"Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"

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APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health. Prepare for the meeting by learning specific information for presenters and attendees.

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APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo, Nov. 10-14
Theme: "
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"
San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
Check out the Online Program.

Featured Speakers

Ai-Jen Poo, David Richards, Linda Blount, Michael Liu, Melissa Harris-Perry, Cynthia Lamberth 

APHA's Opening, Monday, Closing and Special Sessions unite speakers from all over the world. Learn more about key events to look forward to on the Schedule at a Glance


APHA Live offers the opportunity to view 14 special sessions live and on-demand and earn up to 19 CE credits no matter where you are. Purchase now!

Start Building Your Schedule

Download the APHA 2018 mobile app (search "APHA 2018" in your app store) and navigate the meeting like a pro. Learn more about the new features.

Calling All Exhibitors

Connect with attendees before they arrive at the meeting. Submit a video to the Exhibitor Video Contest. Introduce yourself to attendees and let them know why your booth should be at the top of their visit list!

Be a Part of APHA 2018

It's not too late to exhibit or sponsor! We still have lots of opportunities for your organization to become an integral part of the Public Health Expo and meeting. Show your commitment to public health, the attendee experience and our meeting with a sponsorship campaign!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the Annual Meeting? View our FAQ page or contact us.

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