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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Effective Conferences: A Toolkit for Planning an Event

Description

This toolkit provides practical tools to help event organizers develop, implement, and evaluate their conferences.

Learning Objectives

  • Define conference objectives, audience, duration, resources, and theme
  • Construct an agenda, choose session topics, and designate speakers and facilitators
  • Establish a venue, dates, catering meals, and staff and materials needs
  • Publicize and evaluate the event

Intended Audience

Conference and event organizers

Background

Content for this toolkit was derived from NWCPHP’s workshop guide and evaluation of the Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance’s Cross Border Workshop.

Date: 
April 2, 2015
Topics: 
Program Planning & Evaluation
Tools and Resources
Format: 
Toolkits and Guides
Duration: 
2 hours
Cost: 
Free