19th Annual Advocacy Summit

October 21 – 23, 2017 Washington, D.C. at the Washington Court Hotel

SOPHE’s 19th Annual Advocacy Summit returns this year with a new theme: “Equipping and Empowering Advocates for Public Health.”

Spend an engaging 1.5 days in skill-building workshops designed to develop and hone participant advocacy skills.

Sessions provide updates on priority areas from a diverse group of public health, education, and health equity experts


The call for abstracts is open

Submit a proposal for an oral presentation or skill-building workshop.

Find additional abstract submission information/instructions.

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 2, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m. EDT


“With the support of the conference, my summit attendees, and my advisor, I could go through my senator meetings with confidence in the knowledge and skills I had recently acquired. I am ecstatic to motivate others to attend a future Advocacy Summit to better themselves as future health educators.”

Christian, Missouri