Training Opportunities – August 13, 2010

Please note: Grantee attendance at non-HPCDP sponsored events, conferences, and trainings is encouraged as long as the content of the learning opportunity directly supports the workplan and the associated expenses fit within the approved budget. Please consult with your liaison to determine whether a training opportunity meets these requirements.

Clearing the Air:  An Institute for Policy Advocacy.

The ANR Foundation has opened registration for its seventh national conference on smokefree policy, Sept. 25-28, 2011 at Fallen Leaf Lake (South Lake Tahoe, CA).  For information, contact Stephanie Shedd, stephanie.shedd@no-smoke.org or 510 841-3060.

FDA Tobacco Retailer Compliance Training Sessions, September 2010

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products will hold training sessions on new federal tobacco regulations in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles.  Retailers who sell tobacco are encouraged to attend in person or participate by phone or webcast.

Oregon Prevention Conference: Prevention.  Promotion.  Possibilities* September 15-17, 2010, University of Oregon, Eugene

This conference will provide participants with the latest research, prevention strategies, and best practices regarding the prevention and health promotion across disciplines.  The goals for this conference are: (1) highlight Oregon and the Pacific Northwest’s outstanding research and data, and (2) increase knowledge on current research and provide evidence-based strategies and tools that will assist communities in strengthening new and existing programs that decrease adverse health effects.

*Grantees, if you are interested in attending this conference, you must contact your state liaison to determine how this learning opportunity fits within your selected Best Practice Objective areas.

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