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 Can I attend the conference if I don’t work for a public health organization?

Absolutely! In fact, public health draws its strength from robust interdisciplinary collaboration. If you’re interested in sharing ideas and taking action to achieve a healthier Washington, this conference is for you.

 What time does the conference start and end?

The conference officially begins at 10:00 am on the first day, October 12th, and ends at 12:00 pm on the last day, October 16th. 

Can I register for one day only?

This year there is a Two Day registration option for those who do not wish to attend the full conference.

Can I register day of?

Yes, you may register day of to attend the conference. However, please note that the costs are higher after the regular registration deadline ends.

What are the cancellation policies?

The Washington State Public Health Association incurs costs based on the number of expected attendees, and late cancellations impact our ability to continue to offer a high-quality conference and learning experience for our participants. WSPHA cannot offer refunds except on the schedule below:

September 1st: 100% refund
Between September 2nd and 30th: 50% refund
After September 30th: No refund

I can no longer attend the conference. Can I transfer my registration payment to someone else at my organization?

Yes. You may transfer the registration portion of your payment to a new attendee (WSPHA memberships are non-transferable). The new attendee will still need to complete the registration form and may be responsible for any remaining portion of their registration payment (if their registration rate is higher than yours). In addition, a registration transfer fee of $25 will apply if the transfer occurs after September 1st.

Will scholarships be available?

Yes. There are a limited number of scholarships available each year. They are awarded on a competitive basis to individuals with financial need. Scholarships include the cost of the conference registration and a one-year WSHPA membership. Visit our Scholarship page for more information and application. Join our mailing list to receive the scholarship announcement and deadline.

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