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2019 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum

October 9 - October 11

$200.00 – $375.00

The East Coast Migrant Stream Forum, hosted by the North Carolina Community Health Center Association, convenes over 200 health professionals, researchers, advocates, and students from 20+ states and Puerto Rico for three days of professional development and networking opportunities. The conference is organized into five major disciplines – clinical, outreach/lay health/community health workers, policy, programmatic/administrative, and research – and focuses on increasing access to care and reducing health disparities among migrant and seasonal agricultural workers.

Who should attend? Outreach workers, health care providers, health educators, Community Health Workers, Promotores(as) de Salud, agricultural workers, administrators, board members, students, researchers, and others working with migrant and seasonal agricultural workers.

Program

Click Here to view a draft copy of the conference program.

Hotel Information:

The hotel room block is now open! NCCHCA has negotiated a special room rate of $149.00 (single or double occupancy) for conference attendees. Reserve your room by calling (787) 791-6100 and mentioning the 32nd East Coast Migrant Stream Forum. The conference room block will close on September 16, 2019 or until the room block is sold out, whichever occurs first.

Overflow Room Block:

NCCHCA has secured an overflow room block at the Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan. To book your room at the pre-negotiated rate of $129/night, please call 787-791-8777 and mention the group code ECM.  Click Here to Reserve Online. The conference room block will close on September 10, 2019 or until the room block is sold out, whichever occurs first.

Training Stipends

The North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) is pleased to offer a limited number of training stipends to support attendance at the 2019 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum. Priority is given to Outreach Workers, Promotores(as) de Salud, Lay Health Workers, and Community Health Workers in East Coast states (CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, PR, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, and WV). Click here for more information or to apply [hyperlink to https://forms.gle/LcJfBVKZS85xaVSRA]. Applications are due by 11:59pm on Friday August 23rd.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Please contact Michael Barefoot at barefootm@ncchca.org for information about sponsor and exhibitor opportunities at the 2019 East Coast Migrant Stream Forum.

Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award

Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award: Nominate an outstanding colleague (or yourself!) to receive the 2019 Steve Shore Community Catalyst Award for making an impact in access to healthcare for agricultural workers and their families. Nominations are due by 11:59pm on Friday, August 23rd. Submit a nomination by Clicking here.

Registration

Conference registration includes a conference bag, digital conference materials, a welcome reception (10/9), and breakfast and lunch (10/10 and 10/11 only). Early bird registration rates are available until August 31, 2019. Scroll down to register for the conference!

Click Here to Download a Paper Registration Form for Check Payment

Registering More Than One Person: If you would like to register more than one person from the same office, you must have the Login/Password or complete information for each individual you’re registering. Each registration must be associated with a member or nonmember account and have that person’s unique information. (Contact, email, etc.) Registration confirmations will go to the attendee’s email address.

To Pay by Check: Download, complete, and return the hard copy registration form along with payment. A registration form must be completed for each person attending along with individual contact information, including unique email address. Registration confirmations will go to the attendee’s email address. Payment must accompany forms, otherwise it will not be considered.

To Pay by Credit Card: Select Ticket Option and Complete the Online Form Below.

NCCHCA Cancellation & Refund Policies: Notice of cancellation must be postmarked by August 20, 2019 for a partial refund, less a $50.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after August 20, 2019; however participant substitutions from the same organization can be accommodated upon request. Please allow sixty days post-conference for refunds to be processed. No Shows are Non-refundable.

Other Administrative Fees: NCCHCA will charge a $25.00 administrative fee for registrations that have been previously processed and/or require re-submission due to incorrect selection of registration fees or denial of payment for any reason.

Photos and Video: NCCHCA may document the conference for promotional purposes. Your participation may be filmed or photographed at this event. Your registration is your consent for use of these images and recordings by NCCHCA.

HRSA Disclaimer This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,583,856 with 29% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Details

Start:
October 9
End:
October 11
Cost:
$200.00 – $375.00
Event Category:

Organizer

Mel Goodwin
Email:
goodwinm@ncchca.org

Venue

Intercontinental San Juan
5961 Isla Verde Avenue
Carolina, 00979 Puerto Rico
+ Google Map

Tickets

239 available
Early Bird - Full Conference Registration$325.00
239 available
Early Bird - Full Conference Registration - 4th or more from Same Organization$300.00
239 available
Early Bird - Full Conference Registration - Student/Agricultural Worker/Community Health Worker$275.00
239 available
One Day Registration - Thursday Oct. 10th$200.00