Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference

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Celebrating and Fostering Immunization Champions

September 8-9, 2016

Earle Brown Heritage Center
Minneapolis, MN
Attention: Non-MDH link

Hashtag: #ImmunizeMN

On this page:
Conference objectives
Who should attend
Registration
Agenda

Exhibitors
Lodging

Conference objectives

By the end of this conference, you will be better able to:

    • Understand the changes to the childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules
    • Re-energize your team and create a culture of immunization champions
    • Effectively communicate about immunizations
    • Use MIIC and quality improvement (QI) strategies to improve immunization rates

    Who should attend

  • Physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Community vaccinators
  • Pharmacists
  • Public health professionals
  • Students (medical, pharmacy, nursing, public health, etc.)
  • Anyone interested in immunizations

Registration

GYS Conference Registration
Use this online form to register for the conference.
Attention: Non-MDH link

Registration fees

  • Pre-Conference Workshop - Basics for New Immunizers: $25
  • Conference:
    • Early bird: $100 through August 12
    • Late: $150 after August 12
    • Student: $50

Agenda

Agenda (PDF)
Conference agenda with information on speakers and presentations.
(Agenda is subject to change)

Continuing education credit will be offered. Up to 9 CEUs for the main conference, and an additional 2.4 CEUs for the pre-conference workshop.

Agneda at a glance

Thursday, Sept. 8

8-10 a.m. Pre-Conference Workshop
10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies (Conference Welcome)
11 a.m. Keynote
12 p.m. Lunch and exhibits
1 - 2 p.m. Keynote
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Awards ceremony
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Breakout sessions
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break and exhibits
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Breakout sessions
4:45 - 5:15 p.m. Networking and exhibits (light refreshments provided)
5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Evening entertainment

Friday, Sept. 9

8 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Immunization Program Update
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Keynote
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break and exhibits
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Breakout sessions
10:45 - 11 a.m. Break and exhibits
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Keynote
12 p.m. Closing Ceremonies


Exhibitors

Exhibitor Registration
Use this online form to register as an exhibitor.
Attention: Non-MDH link

  • Exhibitor fee: $1,500
    This includes registration for two people along with an 8-foot skirted table.
  • Exhibit scholarship fee: $150
    Scholarships are available for organizations where the exhibitor fee is a barrier to participating. The fee includes registration for one person and an 8-foot skirted table. Fill out and submit the Exhibit Scholarship Application (Word) by Aug. 1, 2016.

Lodging

Room blocks have been set up at these two hotels. Reserve your room by Aug. 8, 2016, to get the conference rate.

Embassy Suites Minneapolis North - $140/night (plus tax)
(Connected to the conference facility)
6300 Earle Brown Dr. Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

To reserve a room:

  • Call 763-560-2700 and ask for the Got Your Shots Immunization Conference room block. Give them the group code: (GYS)
  • Book online through this GYS conference booking link
    Attention: Non-MDH link

Double Tree by Hilton Minneapolis North - $119/night (plus tax)
(2.5 miles from conference facility)
2200 Freeway Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55430

To reserve a room:

  • Call 763-566-8000 and ask for the Got Your Shots Immunization Conference room block
  • Book online through this GYS conference booking link
    Attention: Non-MDH link

Updated Monday, July 11, 2016 at 09:15AM