Training Opportunities — February 11, 2011

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.

2011 Kenneth E. Warner Lecture Series Sponsored by the Legacy Foundation, upcoming topics include

  • Smoking in Television (February)
  • Is the Tobacco Epidemic a Winnable Battle? (March)
  • Butt Really? The Environmental Impact of Cigarettes (April)

Email to subscribe to the Warner Series email list.

Webinar: Using Social Marketing to Strengthen Public Health Policies, March 31, 2011 1:00 PM pacific

2011 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media This 5th annual conference will be held August 9-11, 2011 in Atlanta, GA.

National Summit on Smokeless & Spit Tobacco: The New Face of Smokeless Tobacco Addiction, May 10-12, 2011, Austin TX.

This conference seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of smokeless tobacco products and to broaden the national coalition of organizations, agencies and individuals committed to reducing and eventually eliminating the use of smokeless and spit tobacco products.  Participants will learn about the latest research in the field and share strategies that have proven effective and successful in the fight against smokes tobacco.  Highly recommended for TPEP grantees!

ACHIEVE Webinars are now archived online at SOPHE.  Available recordings include “Availability and Access to Physical Activity” “Advocacy 101” and more!

Brownfields 2011: Sustainable Communities Start Here, April 3-5, 2011, Philadelphia

The National Brownfields Conference is the largest, most comprehensive conference focused on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment.

XI International HIA Conference: In Crisis Times, Healthier Ways, April 14-15, 2011, Granada, Spain

The overall aim of the conference is to address the new challenges that HIA faces in the context of the current systemic crisis and explore the new opportunities for development that this context might offer. More precisely, the conference will provide an opportunity to discuss HIA potential ability to tackle growing inequalities resulting from this global crisis, and to advance new strategies to move forward the Health in All Policies approach.

Equity Summit 2011: Healthy Communities, Strong Regions, A Prosperous America, November 8-11, 2011, Detroit, Michigan

At Equity Summit 2011, together we will discuss and develop the agenda for sustainable and equitable development with access to jobs, transportation, education, health, and housing.  Learn more at

Webinar: Using Purchasing Power to Improve Nutrition and Health, February 22, 2011, 11:30 Pacific

Co-hosted by the CDC and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, this webinar will highlight how nutrition, including sodium reduction, can be improved through procurement policies that require foods purchased, provided, or made available to meet minimum nutritional standards.  Participants will also learn about the new federal guidelines on procurements.  Listen to the audio at 1.866.866.5771, conference ID #43642117.


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