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Call for Proposals for Spring HEAU Conference

December 12, 2011 by  
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Call for Proposals for Spring HEAU Conference 2012

Conference Details:
Date: March 9, 2012

Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Place: Noah’s South Jordan
322 W. 11000 S.
South Jordan, UT

Save the date for the annual HEAU Spring Conference set for March 9, 2012 at Noah’s of South Jordan. Join us for a full day of great presentations addressing our conference theme: “HEAU with 2020 Vision- Focusing on the Future”

We are currently building our conference agenda and are looking for exciting and knowledgable presenters to address topics applicable to Health Education as we progress toward the year 2020. If you are interested in presenting during a 50 minute session, please read the following information about submitting an abstract. The deadline for submissions is January 6, 2012.

You may submit your proposal by filling out the online application: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dFZ4TXl4WF9sTXhRWnJBbXVlOHFtOWc6MQ#gid=0

or by submitting the information below by email, mail or fax.

Abstract Submission:

The Health Education Association of Utah invites both professionals and students to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2012 Spring Conference. We are particularly interested in receiving breakout session presentations on topics that demonstrate application of knowledge, skills and tools of the future or other areas that are of particular interest to HEAU students and professionals such as public health issues, collaboration strategies, program planning and research. Another important topic could be how the new National Prevention Strategy released this June will affect the future of our profession.(This is not a comprehensive list and all submissions will be carefully and fairly reviewed). Anyone with knowledge and experience in the health field is encouraged to submit an abstract for review.

Submission Deadline is January 6, 2012.

Theme: “HEAU with 2020 Vision- Focusing on the Future”

Oral Presentations:
- Professionals may submit an abstract to present during a 50 minute session
- Students may submit an abstract to be one of two-three oral presenters during a 50 minute session

Abstract Criteria:

· Session Description – Two to four sentences to be used in marketing materials to describe the session to participants

· Word Count – Abstracts may not exceed 300 words

· Learning Objectives – Three or more learning objectives must be listed

· Contact Information -Abstracts must include name, address, phone, and email of presenter

Abstracts will be reviewed using the following criteria:

· Topic is significant to Health Education

· Abstract is consistent with HEAU’s theme of “HEAU with 2020 Vision- A Focus on the Future”
· Learning objectives are clearly defined & relevant to conference participants

Submission:
Abstracts may be submitted to Andrea Jensen, HEAU Program Committee Chair, via email, fax, or mail by January 6, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Presenters will be notified via email by January 16, 2012.

Email: andreaj.uchlth@state.ut.us
Fax: 801-851-7508
Phone: 801-851-7509

Mailing Address:
Health & Justice Building
151 South University Ave. Suite 2600
Provo, Utah 84601

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