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Poster Submission Instructions for the

2016 Connecticut Public Health Association Centennial Conference


The Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) is accepting poster submissions from students, new graduates, and professionals of public health at the CPHA’s 2016 Centennial Conference to be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Anthony's Ocean view in New Haven, Connecticut from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. The theme is "Back to the Future - 100 years of Public Health in CT and Beyond."

All posters will be displayed throughout the day; however, a designated poster presentation period will take place so that conference attendees can discuss content with poster presenter(s).

Guidelines/Rules for Submission:

· Deadline: No later than October 4, 2016

· Poster presenters will be notified by October 18, 2016 of their status

· Public Health Students (undergraduate and graduate) will be given priority for poster presentations.

· CPHA is committed to creating opportunities for students and new graduates of public health to showcase their academic or professional achievements.


Posters are selected based on overall quality and relevance to the conference theme.  Please note that  posters may be submitted with reference to multiple “authors,” but at least one author must registered for, and be a presenter, at the conference. In addition, poster presenters must be registered for the conference in order to submit and present their poster.

Poster presenters will have the opportunity to present research, theses, or community projects relevant to the conference theme - “Back to the Future - 100 years of Public Health in Connecticut and Beyond.”  Examples include (but not limited to):

o   History of public health in Connecticut

o   Public health successes and challenges

o   Future of public health in Connecticut

o   Future public health Innovations

o   Recognized public health professionals & how they are making a difference

o   Current topics affecting our state and nation

o   Public health diversity


Links to submission form and resources to assist you in developing your poster:

1.      Poster Submission Form

2.      Designing an Effective Poster Presentation


Poster presenters will be expected to have their posters set up by 8:15 am on November 10, 2016 and must bring an easel on which to mount the poster.

Please feel free to share this information with other students, recent graduates (students completing degrees during 2016) and public health professionals or organizations.  Questions may be submitted to CPHA at


CPHA respectfully requests that attendees refrain from wearing colognes and perfumes to this event.

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