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Kansas Infectious Disease Symposium 2018

Emergency preparedness activities in the state of KansasJoin leaders in public health, emergency response, preparedness and healthcare to learn how highly infectious disease outbreaks (including zoonotic diseases and foodborne illness) are contained and managed in the state of Kansas and the Midwest. Network with local, state and federal partners to share information on how to plan for disease outbreaks and maintain readiness in your jurisdiction. This event is for public/environmental health, healthcare leaders and providers, school nurses, emergency management, first responders, law enforcement, healthcare coalitions and elected officials. 

When: May 10-11, 2018; FREE pre-conference syndromic surveillance training on May 9th for public health and hospital epidemiology staff who use the ESSENCE tool.

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City/Olathe Hotel & Conference Center, 10401 S. Ridgeview Road, Olathe, KS 66061

Cost: Early Bird Rate: $150 (register on/before March 30, 2018); Regular Rate: $180 (register March 31-April 30, 2018). Continuing education credits are available for purchase for $30. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

Register: Registration is now open on Kansas TRAIN. Registration closes on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Agenda: Session schedule and list of speakers is available here

Would your company or organization like to exhibit or sponsor at this event? Click here for options and prices. 

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