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2019 ASPPH Sections Retreat

515 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

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The 2019 ASPPH Sections Retreat is June 19-21 at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, WA.

The Sections Retreat is for designated representatives from ASPPH-member schools and programs of public health for Academic Affairs, Data, Diversity & Inclusion, Finance & Administration, Practice, Research, and Student Services.

The primary purpose of Section meetings is to provide these groups with an opportunity to share best practices; increase knowledge; discuss current issues and challenges at schools and programs of public health; and network in an open environment with their peers.

Registration and housing are open until Friday, May 24.

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  • Pre-Retreat Options

    Prior to the official start of the retreat there are two sessions that attendees may opt-in for during registrations.

    1. Managing Change in Schools and Programs of Public Health

    This experiential skill-building workshop on Wednesday, June 19 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, is presented by trained ExperienceChange™ facilitator and ASPPH teaching award winner, Joel Lee (Georgia). The workshop fee is $175 and is in addition to the registration fee, lunch is included. View flyer for additional information.

    2. ASPPH Orientation

    The orientation is for those new to ASPPH or the retreat on Wednesday, June 19 from 11:00 am – 1:30pm. There is no additional fee for the orientation, lunch is included. Attendees must opt-in during registration.

  • Registration Details and Fees

    Members: Participation is limited to one attendee per track, per ASPPH-member institution. Section registrants must select a main track during registration (Academic Affairs, Data, Diversity & Inclusion, Finance & Administration, Practice, Research, and Student Services), but may also attend sessions hosted by other tracks at the retreat. Member registration fee is $575.

    Guests: Guests are welcome at all meals and events at the retreat which include: reception Wednesday evening, breakfast, lunch, and evening group activity on Thursday, and breakfast on Friday. Guest registration fee is $350. There is no registration fee for guests 12 and under.

    NOTE: The Thursday evening group activity will require an accurate count so all registrants (members and guests) are asked to RSVP during registration. The cost is included in the registration fee.

    Meeting Cancellations/Refunds: Attendees may cancel their registrations up until Friday, June 7, and receive a refund. Cancellations after June 7 will not be eligible for a refund.

  • Accommodations & Transportation

    The Sections Retreat is at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, WA. The group discounted rate is $259 per night plus tax. Reservations can be booked online using the group link or by calling the hotel directly at (206) 583-0300 or (800) 546-9184 and referencing the “2019 ASPPH Sections Retreat.”

    The reservation cut-off date to book a room is Friday, May 24 but we advise you to book as soon as possible to ensure availability at the group rate.

    Hotel Cancellations: All hotel cancellation requests must be received by the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a fee equal to one night’s room and tax.

    The Renaissance Seattle is 15 miles (20 minutes) from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

    The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

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Contact Information

Jessica Petrush 202-296-1099, ext. 136

jpetrush@aspph.org