Upcoming Conferences

 

2019 TALAE Conference

February 7-9, 2019
Houston Hilton North
Houston, Texas

Join us for the 2019 TALAE Conference in Houston, Texas on February 7-9, 2019. A preconference is planned on February 6, 2019. Registration will open soon.


2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

April 2-3, 2019
Monona Terrace Convention Center
Madison, Wisconsin

Calling all health literacy professionals, educators, researchers and enthusiasts! We invite you to submit a proposal for a breakout session and/or poster presentation for the 2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit. This year’s theme is “A sharper view through the lens of health literacy”. 

Sponsored by Wisconsin Health Literacy, this every-other-year event is going to be on April 2-3, 2019, at Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Speaker proposals are due November 5, 2018. To download the application form and for Summit updates, go to bit.ly/2yz3hO4

Join this year’s line-up:

The keynote speaker is Dean Schillinger, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco and Founding Director of the Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. 

Other plenary speakers are:

  • Perri Klass, MD, Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and National Medical Director at Reach Out and Read

  • Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Kahn Family Professor of Public Health and Senior Scientist at Washington University in St. Louis

  • Shonna Yin, MD, MSc, General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine / Bellevue Hospital Center

  • Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MPH, Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and Editor-in-Chief for Health Literacy Research and Practice. 

  • Closing speaker is Annie Griffiths, National Geographic Photographer and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images 

Pre-conference speakers include:

  • Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed., Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Audrey Riffenburgh, Ph.D., President of Plain Language Works and Founding Member of Clear Language Group. 

The conference also includes twenty-five breakout sessions and a posters presentation. 

For questions, please contact:

Kari LaScala
Project Manager
kari@wisconsinliteracy.org


2019 CCAE State Conference

April 25-27, 2019
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, California

Collaborate with your colleagues from around the state on April 25-27, 2019 in San Diego, California at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

Learn about new best practices and receive targeted training from state- and national-level speakers. Ten strandscomprised of more than 100 breakout sessionswill be offered, providing valuable, state-of-the-art training that you will be able to bring back to your adult ed program!

Join more than 1,000 conferees and enjoy numerous networking opportunities with your peers in adult education and around the state. Registration for the 2019 CCAE State Conference is now open!