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2017 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum

Begun by NCCHCA in 1988, the Forum is the oldest annual conference dedicated to improving health outcomes and health care delivery to agricultural workers and their families on the East Coast. It was created for health care providers, outreach workers, and front-line staff that are employed by federally-funded Migrant and Community Health Centers.

 Export to Your Calendar 10/12/2017 to 10/14/2017
When: October 12-14, 2017
Where: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Contact: Mel Goodwin
919-297-0066


Online registration is available until: 10/6/2017
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October 12-14, 2017 Renaissance Atlanta Waverly 2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

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Registration


Training Stipends


Hotel


Program


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities


Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award



 ABOUT THE EAST COAST MIGRANT STREAM FORUM

Begun by the North Carolina Community Health Center Association in 1988, the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum is an annual conference that offers skills-based training and workforce development opportunities to professionals in the agricultural worker health field.


Through workshops and networking opportunities, attendees are exposed to the latest in workforce development skills training, clinical trends, agricultural worker-specific service delivery models, cutting-edge research, and legislative and funding initiatives.

Educational sessions are skills- and outcome-based, and the conference offers Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Nursing Education credits.

Sessions are organized into five major disciplines:

-Clinical
-Outreach/Lay Health/Community Health Workers
-Policy
-Programmatic/Administrative
-Research

We would like to thank the Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, and the National Center for Farmworker Health for providing base funding and support for the East Coast Migrant Stream Forum.

REGISTRATION

Full conference registration is available at the early bird rate of $325. Students, Agricultural Workers, and Lay Health Workers receive an early bird rate of $275. Rates go up by $50 after September 8, 2017.

To register online, scroll up and click the blue 'Register' button near the top of this page. Online registration closes on October 6, 2017. Late registrations processed after this date go up by $125. 

Click here for a printable Registration Form. 


PROGRAM

Check out a draft of our 2017 conference program!


TRAINING STIPENDS

The North Carolina Community Health Center Association is pleased to offer a limited number of training stipends to support attendance at the 30th Annual East Coast Migrant Stream Forum. Priority is given to Outreach Workers, Promotores(as) de Salud, Lay Health Workers, and Community Health Workers. Additional information is available on the Training Stipend Application form. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 25, 2017.

HOTEL

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly
2450 Galleria Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 953-4500

NCCHCA has negotiated a discounted hotel room rate of $139 for single/double rooms. The hotel will honor this group rate until 5pm ET on September 19, 2017, or until the block is sold out, whichever occurs first.

Reserve your room online or by calling Marriott Reservations at (888) 391-8724 and referencing NCCHCA's 30th East Coast Migrant Stream Forum.

SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES

Reach over 200 agricultural worker health professionals from more than 20 states by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2017 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum. Visit our Sponsor & Exhibitor page for additional information. Please contact Mel Goodwin with any questions.

STEVE SHORE COMMUNITY CATALYST AWARD

As a tribute to Steve Shore, NCCHCA's second Executive Director, and his commitment to improving the health and well being of agricultural workers, NCCHCA honors the legacies of others who share this same vision through the Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award. Each year, through a nomination and selection process, NCCHCA identifies one individual, program, or organization whose work has incited positive change in the health and wellness among agricultural workers in an East Coast Migrant Stream Forum state.

To nominate an individual, program, or organization for the Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award, submit a nomination form by Friday, August 25, 2017.

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