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State of the Map US 2019
Sep
6
to Sep 8

State of the Map US 2019

Social: #sotmus, #OpenStreetMap

Twitter: @sotmus

Website: https://2019.stateofthemap.us/

The State of the Map US Organizing Committee is delighted to present talks on the past, present, and future of OpenStreetMap from the community that builds it! Dive deep on the intersection of open mapping and cities, community mapping around the world, routing and transportation, and more.

We are hosting 2 and a half days of talks and workshops on September 6th, 7th, and 8th. If you want to be sure not to miss a thing, make sure arrive on Thursday and head out on Sunday evening. Be ready for a mapping packed event!

Does this sound so exciting you want to do more than just attend? We can always use some help organizing. Please send us an email at sotmus@openstreetmap.us to help out!

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Geo for Good Summit 2019
Sep
16
to Sep 19

Geo for Good Summit 2019

Social: #GeoforGood19#GeoForGood

Twitter: @earthoutreach

Website: https://sites.google.com/earthoutreach.org/geoforgood19/

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2019 APPLICATION!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 3, 2019

APPLICATION STATUS NOTIFICATION: JUNE 1, 2019

The eighth annual Geo for Good User Summit is coming up in September!

In 2019, Google Earth Outreach is unifying the Earth Engine User Summit and Earth Outreach’s Geo for Good User Summit for their first ever combined Geo for Good Summit. This Summit will bring together the Earth Engine and Earth Outreach communities to one larger event where scientists, nonprofits and changemakers can learn from each other and potentially collaborate on projects for positive impact for our planet and its inhabitants.

Application Process: To ensure an effective hands-on experience, there will be a limited number of seats. Interested candidates will be asked to apply to attend the workshop.

Cost: Attendance is free, pending approval through Google’s application process.  

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NACCHO Annual 2019
Jul
9
to Jul 11

NACCHO Annual 2019

Theme: “Improving the Nation’s Health through Public and Private Partnerships”

Social: #NA19

Twitter: @NACCHOalerts

Facebook: @NACCHOHQ

Website: http://www.nacchoannual.org/home

NACCHO Annual is the premier public health conference that offers an opportunity for local health department staff, partners, funders, and individuals invested in local public health to share the latest research, ideas, strategies and innovations.

Each year, over 1,100 professionals from across the nation convene to gain insights from leading public health experts and engage in dialogue to address the issues that affect their communities.

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Geographic Information Sharing Special Interest Group (GIS/SIG) Annual Conference
Apr
9
7:30 AM07:30

Geographic Information Sharing Special Interest Group (GIS/SIG) Annual Conference

Social: #GISSIG2019

Twitter: @GIS_SIG

Website: http://gis-sig.org/2019-conference/

Attending our conference is a great way to earn GISP points, and connect with local GIS professionals!

We will have a map contest featuring two categories: Professional map and Student map.  The winner of the Professional category will receive a prize.  The winner of the Student category will receive a $100 scholarship award.

**New this year**

Storymap Contest!  We will have a Professional and Student category just like the printed poster/map contest.  You must submit your Storymap before the day of the conference.  Remember to make your map public so everyone can view them.  These will be voted on by a panel of GIS Professionals that have not submitted a Storymap.

Enter Your Storymap Here

We will also give away a some other awesome prizes at the end of the conference!  You must be present to win.

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23rd World Conference on Health Promotion
Apr
7
to Apr 11

23rd World Conference on Health Promotion

Social: #IUHPE2019

Twitter: @IUHPE2019

Facebook: @IUHPE2019

Website: https://www.iuhpe.org/index.php/en/iuhpe-conferences/1273-23rd-iuhpe-world-conference

The IUHPE, the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand, and their partners are looking forward to host this important global public health event, in Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand, 7-11 April 2019.

The aim is to provide an unparalleled opportunity to link and demonstrate the contribution of health promotion to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to acknowledge the way SDGs contribute to improvements in health and wellbeing.

Waiora, an indigenous Māori concept, refers to the interconnectedness of our physical and spiritual worlds with our own environment. 

As a theme, Waiora reflects the dependence of our own health on that of our planet, and recognises the major global challenge of balancing ongoing development with environmental stewardship. 

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American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
Apr
3
to Apr 7

American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting

THEMES: GEOSPATIAL HEALTH RESEARCH, GEOGRAPHY AND HUMAN RIGHTS, PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Social: #aagDC

Twitter: @theAAG

Facebook: @geographers

Website: https://annualmeeting.aag.org/AAGAnnualMeeting/Home.aspx?hkey=9c5fc57b-feba-472d-9918-f23136815c1b&WebsiteKey=5c824785-24cf-4da2-80b9-d257a3acc8af

Join fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 3, to Sunday, April 7, 2019. and will feature more than 6,000 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. 

All About the Annual Meeting

Welcome to the American Association of Geographers' Annual Meeting! You will be joined by fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held from Wednesday, April 3 - Sunday, April 7, 2019, and will feature over 6,900 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. 

The Annual Meeting of the AAG is quite possibly the largest geography conference in the world, with over 8,500 geographers converging from the U.S., Canada, and nearly 60 other countries in a typical year. With thousands of different papers and presentations scheduled throughout the conference, you’ll find no shortage of activities that reflect your specific interests within the field of geography.

The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park and the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C'.s  Woodley Park neighborhood. 

IMPORTANT
General Meeting Information

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Open edX 2019 Conference
Mar
26
to Mar 29

Open edX 2019 Conference

Social: #OpenEdX2019

Twitter: @OpenEdX @edXOnline

Website: https://open.edx.org/blog/announcing-open-edx-2019-conference-hosted-uc-san-diego

We’re getting ready for the annual Open edX Conference, March 26 – 29, 2019, hosted by UC San Diego. This is going to be a fabulous gathering of online educators, learners and technologists, collaborating on moving the industry forward in an open source way. This year’s theme is all about collaborative learning: collaborating on the technology platform and enabling collaboration in the classroom.  

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2019 National HIV Prevention Conference
Mar
18
to Mar 21

2019 National HIV Prevention Conference

Theme:​​​​​​​ Getting to No New HIV Infections

Abstract Deadline: July 10, 2018

Social: #NHPC2019

Twitter: @CDCgov

Website: https://www.cdc.gov/nhpc/index.html

The 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference will be held March 18-21, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

The 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference is accepting abstracts now through July 10, 2018. Learn more and get started in the  section. You can also register for the conference, apply to be an abstract reviewer, request space for the CBO/NGO Village, and request space for an ancillary meeting. Check back regularly for additional information on sponsored participants and other updates.

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2019 Esri Federal GIS Conference
Jan
29
to Jan 30

2019 Esri Federal GIS Conference

  • Washington, District of Columbia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Social: #FedGIS

Twitter: @EsriFederalGovt

Facebook: @esrigis

Website: https://www.esri.com/en-us/about/events/federal-gis-conference/overview

GIS — Inspiring what's next in government

Join 4,500 of your peers, government thought leaders, GIS innovators, and subject matter experts from Esri at this year’s 2019 Esri Federal GIS Conference. There’s no better place to further your GIS education, grow your skill set, and learn new best practices. Return to the office with ready-to-use GIS solutions you can implement immediately to connect and help everyone.

Discover how GIS is being used by successful thought-leaders to roadmap the future, gain knowledge by attending informative workshops and hands-on-learning, and network with other visionaries solving real-world problems.

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Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 20th Annual Advocacy Summit
Oct
13
to Oct 15

Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 20th Annual Advocacy Summit

Social: #AdvocacySummit18

Twitter: @SOPHEtweets

Facebook: @SocietyforPublicHealthEducation

YouTube: SOPHE US

Website: https://www.sophe.org/

The Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 20th Annual Advocacy Summit (Summit) is a two-and-a-half-day meeting held in Washington, DC. that increases the capacity of health education professionals and students to engage in effective advocacy for a common health education agenda at national, state and local levels. The Summit enables public health leaders to share advocacy training, materials, and resources. Following the Summit, participants are encouraged to continue advocacy efforts in their communities.

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State of the Map US 2018
Oct
5
to Oct 7

State of the Map US 2018

Social: #sotmus

Twitter: @sotmus@openstreetmap

Facebook: OpenStreetMap US Group

YouTube: OpenStreetMap US

Website: https://2018.stateofthemap.us/

The State of the Map US Organizing Committee is delighted to announce the 2018 State of the Map US is going to be held in Detroit on October 5th - 7th! We chose Detroit because of the strong committee of organizers from businesses, government and the local OSM committee and because it is about time we hosted State of the Map US in the Midwest!

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UK Mapping Festival 2018
Sep
4
to Sep 6

UK Mapping Festival 2018

Social: #UKMappingFestival

Twitter: @UKMF18

Website: www.ukmf18.org

Celebrate the UK’s first ever Mapping Festival with a week-long programme of education, inspiration, entertainment and most importantly, maps!

The UKMF will feature exhibitions, workshops, visits, social gatherings, seminars with Festival guests, and activities for families & young people.

There are three exciting conference days, around the themes of GeoTechnologies, Mapping for the Future and Imagery and Survey in a 3D world. Talks from leading specialists and industry innovators along with hands-on workshops allow you to hear about and experience some of the latest developments in our rapidly changing world.

Whether you’re involved in Survey, CAD, GPS, GIS, cartography or just have a general interest in geography or mapping, this is the event for you.

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2018 Public Health Informatics Conference
Aug
20
to Aug 23

2018 Public Health Informatics Conference

Theme: "Connecting Systems and People to Improve Population Health"

Social: #2018PHI

Twitter: @NACCHOalerts, @CDCgov

Facebook: @NACCHOHQ, @CDC

YouTube: NACCHOph, CDCStreamingHealth

Website: http://phiconference.org/

Join the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from August 20-23, 2018 for the next Public Health Informatics Conference, Connecting Systems and People to Improve Population Health. The Conference considers ‘population health‘ to broadly mean “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.” However, we also acknowledge that definitions of ‘population’ – and therefore ‘population health’ – vary by sectors and the collective individuals they serve. Recognizing that these sectors are critical components of the public health system, the conference welcomes engagement and perspectives from all sectors on how to collaboratively and comprehensively achieve better health outcomes for those whom they serve.

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24th International Conference on Dental Public Health & Dental Hygiene
Aug
16
to Aug 17

24th International Conference on Dental Public Health & Dental Hygiene

Social: @dentistry_2019#DentalPublicHealth

Website: https://dentalpublichealth.euroscicon.com/

Theme: "Advancements in Oral Care & Dental Health through New Innovative Approaches"

The EuroSciCon will be holding its CPD accredited for Dental Public Health & Dental Hygiene conference August 16-17, 2018 Madrid, Spain.The theme of this year’s meeting is “Advancements in Oral Care & Dental Health through New Innovative Approaches” which will provide an international platform for discussion of present and future challenges in Dentistry, prevention and treatment of Dental problems, new inventions in technology. World-leading health practitioners, clinicians, educators and researchers will present cutting-edge and practical clinical techniques based upon widely accepted evidence and will introduce new and emerging research.

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8th National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening & Membership Meeting
Aug
3
to Aug 5

8th National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening & Membership Meeting

Social: #NBCC18

Twitter: @USbreastfeeding

Facebook: @usbreastfeeding

Website: http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/

USBC's National Breastfeeding Coalitions Conference brings together breastfeeding coalition leaders from every U.S. state and territory, including representatives from relevant government departments, non-governmental organizations including consumer (parents) groups, and health professional associations.

This gathering assists with development of the leadership capacity to more effectively build and manage coalitions to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding at the national, state, and local/community levels.

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FBI-CDC Augusta, Maine Regional Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshop
Aug
1
to Aug 2

FBI-CDC Augusta, Maine Regional Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshop

The FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 schedule for their Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshops.  

This 2-day workshop utilizes classroom presentations, breakout group sessions, and a tabletop exercise to promote the Crim-Epi Model for conducting joint investigations during a suspicious biological incident.

Register now: https://www.train.org/main/course/1075051/live_event

Event Announcement: https://www.train.org/a/course/1077317/documents/10112/content/

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2018 Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference
Jul
27
to Jul 29

2018 Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference

  • Loews Philadelphia Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Social: #Scleroderma#HardWord#SpeakUp

Twitter: @scleroderma

Facebook: @SclerodermaUS

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/sclerodermaus

Website: http://www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer?pagename=national_conference_home

Join us at the 2018 National Patient Education Conference
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Scleroderma Foundation in the City of Brotherly Love.

The Annual National Patient Education Conference offers educational and networking opportunities for people living with scleroderma, their caregivers, family members and friends. We also offer a juvenile program at the conference that is open to juvenile patients, their siblings or even the child of an adult patient.

With more than 60 workshops, dozens of exhibitors and the chance to meet other patients and caregivers, the weekend's activities offer an excellent opportunity for attendees.

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FBI-CDC San Francisco Regional Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshop
Jul
11
to Jul 12

FBI-CDC San Francisco Regional Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshop

  • InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 schedule for their Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshops.  

This 2-day workshop is free to attend and utilizes classroom presentations, breakout group sessions, and a tabletop exercise to promote the Crim-Epi Model for conducting joint investigations during a suspicious biological incident.

Register now: https://www.train.org/main/course/1075051/live_event

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1st World Malaria Congress
Jul
1
to Jul 5

1st World Malaria Congress

Social: #MalariaCongress, #EndMalaria, #Malaria

Twitter: @MalariaCongress

Facebook: @MalariaCongress

Website: https://www.malariaworldcongress.org/

The First Malaria World Congress will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 1 – 5 July 2018.

Malaria is without doubt one of the world’s leading health problems causing death and severe illness to millions each year at a scale that entrenches poverty and disadvantage in major swathes of the world. Despite impressive advances over the last decade, malaria remains a huge global and regional threat. The recently released World Health Organisation 2017 World Malaria Report is a salutary reminder that we are indeed at a tipping point which could go either way.

At present, there is no mechanism anywhere in the world for ALL stakeholders - those in affected communities, in government, in policy development, in implementation, in program finance, and in research - to gather and share information, to reach a consensus and to build a solid framework for collaborative action against malaria.

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2018 CSTE Annual Conference
Jun
10
to Jun 14

2018 CSTE Annual Conference

  • West Palm Beach, Florida (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

THEME: "Let the Sun Shine: Using Data to Weather The Storms"

Social: #CSTE2018

Twitter: @CSTEconference

Facebook: @CSTE.org

Website: http://csteconference.org/2018/

The CSTE Annual Conference connects more than 1,500 public health epidemiologists from across the country and will include workshops, plenary sessions with leaders in the field of public health, oral breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, poster presentations and networking opportunities.

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2018 Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society - New Paradigms for Global Health
Mar
21
11:30 AM11:30

2018 Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society - New Paradigms for Global Health

“New Paradigms for Global Health: Building Capacity through Science and Technology Partnerships”

Featuring Ambassador Jimmy Kolker, Visiting Scholar in the AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy, and former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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