Throughout the Conference

Shawna Suckow

Creating Community at the Conference and Afterward

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Networking is the number one reason Minnesota public health professionals say they attend the Community Health Conference. Shawna Suckow will focus on increasing networking skills and engaging conference participants in new ways to form partnerships.

About Shawna

ImageShawna Suckow has been planning meetings and events since 1992. In 2008, she founded SPIN, the Senior Planners Industry Network, which is now the world's largest association for senior-level planners. Honors include being named to Successful Meetings Magazine's Top 25 Most Influential in the Meetings Industry in 2012 and 2013, being named one of the Top 8 Speakers of 2013 by MeetingsNet, and one of the Top 10 Women Influencers in Meetings & Events in 2012. She's published two books: Planner Pet Peeves in 2012, followed in 2013 by Supplier Pet Peeves. Shawna has written for several industry publications and spoken worldwide to industry audiences. Her philosophy: "What are you waiting for? Take the risk, or you will never know what could have been."

2013 General Sessions

Thursday-
Friday
Shawna Suckow
Creating Community at the Conference and Afterward
Thursday
8:40 a.m.
Minnesota State Agency Panel
Health in All Policies: How State Agencies are
Creating Opportunities for Health
Thursday
3:45 p.m.
Rex Archer
Public Health and Community Organizing:
The Evolution of Public Health Practice in the 21st Century
Friday
11:00 a.m.
Syl Jones
Telling the Truth about Trauma