Farewell, Providence! APHL Annual Meeting — Days 3 and 4

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After four days of fascinating speakers, networking with peers and partners from around the world, and enjoying public health jokes that only insiders would understand, the 2017 APHL Annual Meeting came to a close. It was the largest meeting yet with over 700 attendees. We are so thankful to the APHL staff, members, partners, exhibitors and speakers who made this meeting a success! See you all in Pasadena, California in 2018!

Below is a round-up of days 3 and 4.

Day 1 round-up

Day 2 round-up

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APHL Annual Meeting — Day 2

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It was another great day at the APHL Annual Meeting! From cholera to opioids to storytelling, the day was packed full of fascinating presentations from experts. Follow #APHL on Twitter and Instagram to join the conversation!

Day 1 round-up

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Hello, Providence! APHL Annual Meeting — Day 1

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We had an exciting first day of the 2017 APHL Annual Meeting in Providence! The meeting kicked-off with a warm welcome from Dr. Ewa King, director of the Rhode Island State Health Laboratories, and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. For more updates from the meeting, follow #APHL on Twitter and Instagram.

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2016 Annual Meeting — Day 3

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Today we honored public health leaders from around the world. Congratulations to all award winners!

Check out our Storify for more tweets.

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Photo Highlights:

Chris Whelen, APHL board president, presents awards to out-going board members and committee chairs

Chris Whelen, APHL board president, presents awards to out-going board members and committee chairs

 

2016 APHL award winners -- congratulations to all!

2016 APHL award winners — congratulations to all!

 

Meeting attendees enjoy breakfast in the exhibit hall

Meeting attendees enjoy breakfast in the exhibit hall

2016 Annual Meeting — Day 2

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What a day! Below are some of the top tweets and a few photo highlights. For more of the day’s tweets, check out our Storify.

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Photo highlights:

Oz Pearlman wows meeting attendees with his mind-reading, magic and comedy!

Oz Pearlman wows meeting attendees with his mind-reading, magic and comedy!

 

Meeting attendees visit exhibitors

Meeting attendees visit exhibitors

 

In-coming board president, Chris Whelen, gives Judy Lovchik, past president, a parting-gift

In-coming board president, Chris Whelen, gives Judy Lovchik, past president, a parting-gift

2016 Annual Meeting — Day 1

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Today APHL kicked-off our largest annual meeting yet! We are thrilled to be in Albuquerque, New Mexico with over 600 public health laboratory leaders and partners from around the world. Whether you’re with us in Albuquerque or listening from afar, join us for updates and discussions on Twitter using #APHL. Over the next few days, we will also share highlights including tweets and photos from the meeting here on our blog.

Check out the Day 1 Storify for more tweets.

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Highlights:

Scott Becker, APHL executive director, welcomes attendees

Scott Becker, APHL executive director, kicks-off the 2016 annual meeting

 

Lixia Liu, director of the New Mexico Department of Health Scientific Laboratory Division, welcomes attendees to Albuquerque

Lixia Liu, director of the New Mexico Department of Health Scientific Laboratory Division, welcomes attendees to Albuquerque

 

Dr. Isatta Wurie, APHL consultant in Sierra Leone, discusses challenges post-Ebola; Dr. Julie Villanueva, CDC, discusses Zika; Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, US State Department, discusses the Global Health Security Agenda

Dr. Isatta Wurie, APHL consultant in Sierra Leone, discusses challenges post-Ebola; Dr. Julie Villanueva, CDC, discusses Zika; Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, US State Department, discusses the Global Health Security Agenda

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 4

 

Today is the final day of the 2015 APHL Annual Meeting and Ninth Government Environmental Laboratory Conference. Over the past few days, we have all learned a lot and had some fun along the way. Thank you to APHL members, partners, exhibitors and staff who made our biggest meeting ever a huge success! We hope to see everyone in Albuquerque for the 2016 meeting!

 

Want to see highlights from the 2015 annual meeting? Check out these daily blog posts:

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 1

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 2

APHL/CDC Laboratory Fellowship Program is Back!

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 3

 

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 3

Congratulations to all APHL award winners! See the complete list.

The APHL/CDC Laboratory Fellowship is back! Click the link for a few more details along with a list of blog posts written by former fellows.

For more of the day’s top tweets, see our Storify.

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APHL's 2015 award winners

Dr. Chris Portier of the Environmental Defense Fund discusses the exposome and its relationship to our health

Members discuss internet-based laboratory sample submission system at poster session

Willis Gibson, PMP,  of the Texas Department of State Health Services discusses the practical application of cloud computing during the morning plenary session

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 2

Top Tweets

 

For more of the day’s top tweets, see our Storify

 

Top Photos

Attendees rush to the next session

Roxanne Meek of Washington State Public Health Lab presents at plenary on implementation of WGS for foodborne surveillance

Attendees visit the exhibit hall

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, US Dept of State; Beth Skaggs, CDC; and Lucy Maryogo-Robinson, APHL discuss laboratory contributions to the Global Health Security Agenda.

 

2015 Annual Meeting — Day 1

The 2015 APHL Annual Meeting and Ninth Government Environmental Laboratory Conference kicked-off today in Indianapolis, Indiana! We are thrilled to be here in the Hoosier State talking about everything from whole genome sequencing to citizen science to Ebola to marijuana testing. Whether you’re joining us in Indy or not, please follow the live conversation on Twitter using #APHL. You can also catch up here at the end of the day where we’ll feature some of the day’s highlights.

Day 1 Storify

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