2021 Annual Conference

When:

April 6, 2021 | Pre-conference workshops

April 7 – 9, 2021 | SOPHE 2021

April 9, 2021 | Post-conference workshops

Where:

St. Louis at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis Arch

Why:

SOPHE’s Annual Conference supports professional development by:

  • Presenting new ideas and skills
  • Providing continuing education opportunities for professionals who may not have immediate access to key leaders in the field
  • Promoting SOPHE to different audiences in the country
  • Raising non-dues revenue that supports SOPHE’s mission and activities

Call for abstracts

Expected opening date: April 2020


Previous SOPHE Conference locations:

2020 | annual | Atlanta | Georgia Chapter

2019 | annual | Salt Lake City | Utah Chapter

2018 | annual | Columbus, Ohio | Ohio Chapter

2017 | annual | Denver | attendance 775 | Colorado Chapter

2016 | annual | Charlotte, North Carolina | attendance 925 | North Carolina Chapter

2015 | annual | Portland, Oregon | attendance 804 | Pacific Northwest Chapter

2014 | annual | Baltimore | attendance 732

2013 | annual | Orlando, Florida |attendance 455

2012 | annual | San Francisco | attendance 433

2012 | mid-year | Nashville |attendance 186 | co-sponsor: CDC Healthy Aging Research Network

2011 | annual | Arlington, Virginia | attendance 423

2011 | mid-year | Albuquerque, New Mexico | attendance 300 | co-sponsor: NACDD

2010 | annual | Denver | attendance 448

2010 | mid-year | Atlanta | attendance 567 | co-sponsor: Prevention Research Centers/CDC

2009 | annual | Philadelphia | attendance 476

2009 | mid-year | New Orleans | attendance 267 | Delta Chapter

2008 | annual | San Diego | attendance 506

2008 | mid-year | Chicago | attendance 378 | co-sponsored: CDC, Illinois Chapter

2007 | annual | Alexandria, Virginia |attendance 763

2007 | mid-year | Seattle | attendance 650 | co-sponsored: DHPE/IUPHE/NARO. Pacific Northwest Chapter

2006 | annual | Boston | attendance 565

2006 | mid-year | Las Vegas | attendance 509 | Nevada Chapter

*Note: Until 2013, SOPHE held two meetings per year and the annual conference was often co-located with APHA. Since 2013, SOPHE has held one single conference per year.