• In response to requests for an extended submission deadline, abstracts for the 2017 Preparedness Summit will now be accepted through October 14 at 11:59PM PDT. Based on what has already been received, NACCHO anticipates a high volume of abstract submissions this year. As a result, applicants are highly advised to take full advantage of the extra time as an opportunity to polish and put the Read more


As public health professionals looks towards the next two decades, one thing is certain, the world will not look the same as it does today. Our changing environment, technological innovation and increasing population density in urban areas are just some of the driving forces that will test our ability to take actions to prepare, respond, and recovery from disasters. The focus of the 2017 Preparedness Summit is to explore the factors driving change in our world, analyze how they will impact the future of public health preparedness, and identify opportunities we have today to drive action toward meeting our future needs. Read more