Present at AHEPP Annual

Applications due May 31, 2020

The Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP) Annual Planning Committee invites public health, health care, disaster relief, emergency management, and other planning and preparedness professionals nationwide to present their best practices, research findings, or other resources that support moving healthcare preparedness forward.

 

The AHEPP Annual Conference focuses on educating employees of hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, long term care, residential care, home health, hospice, group home, nursing home, intermediate care facilities, public health departments, and other healthcare settings and offers networking opportunities to build critical relationships with healthcare preparedness professionals across the globe. 

The AHEPP Annual Planning Committee is seeking applications for the following sessions:

General Session

About the General Sessions

The general sessions are 50 minutes in length and facilitated in a presentation format with 15 minutes allotted for questions and answers at the end of the presentation

 

General Session Topics

  • Business continuity

  • Communication (social media, methods, lessons learned)

  • Current research

  • Exercise design and facilitation

  • Hazard vulnerability assessment

  • Threat assessment

  • Leadership in disasters

  • Lessons learned/recent events

  • Policies and procedures

  • Training and testing

  • Pediatric preparedness

  • Biological, radiological or chemical preparedness

  • Behavioral health

  • Mass violence, targeted violence or workplace violence

  • Other

 

Application Process

  • Applications are due May 31, 2020 (12:00 noon CST).

  • Applications may be submitted through this online form or you may email ahepp@ahepp.org for a manual form.

  • Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 31, 2020.

  • Presenters, if accepted, must submit an electronic copy of all presentation materials by October 1, 2020.

Review Criteria

  • AHEPP Conference planners strive to engage attendees with interactive sessions and/or discussion and Q & A. Applications that describe how the presenter will engage the participants will be considered first.

Other Information

  • Primary presenters for accepted presentations will receive only one (1) complimentary conference registration. 

  • Primary presenters must register for the conference. Presenters will receive instructions from an AHEPP staff member following application selection. 

  • Co-presenters are required to pay conference registration fees and must register online.

 

201 Workshop Session

About the 201 Sessions

The 201 sessions are 2-hours in length and facilitated in a workshop format to provide an interactive and engaging experience and enhance learning. 

 

201 Session Topics

  • Business continuity

  • Communication (social media, methods, lessons learned)

  • Current research

  • Exercise design and facilitation

  • Hazard vulnerability assessment

  • Threat assessment

  • Leadership in disasters

  • Lessons learned/recent events

  • Policies and procedures

  • Training and testing

  • Pediatric preparedness

  • Biological, radiological or chemical preparedness

  • Behavioral health

  • Mass violence, targeted violence or workplace violence

  • Other

 

201 Session Requirements

  • Applications will only be considered if the presenter submits additional documentation of a draft tool (e.g., template, methodology) or presentation with workshop instructions that describe the interactive activities the presenter(s) will facilitate.

  • Send additional documentation to ksanger@ahepp.org with reference to "201 submission" in the subject line and the presenter's name before the application deadline. 

 

Application Process

  • Applications and additional documentation are due May 31, 2020 (12:00 noon CST). 

    • The additional documentation required to complete the application should be sent directly to ksanger@ahepp.org with reference to "201 submission" in the subject line and the presenter's name. accompanied by your name. 

  • Applications may be submitted through this online form or you may email ahepp@ahepp.org for a manual form.

  • Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 31, 2020.

  • Presenters, if accepted, must submit an electronic copy of all presentation materials by October 1, 2020.

Review Criteria

  • AHEPP Conference planners strive to engage attendees with interactive sessions and/or discussion and Q & A. Applications that describe how the presenter will engage the participants will be considered first.

  • The application also must include additional documentation describing the draft tool or presentation with workshop instructions.

Other Information

  • Primary presenters for accepted presentations will receive only one (1) complimentary conference registration. 

  • Primary presenters must register for the conference. Presenters will receive instructions from an AHEPP staff member following application selection.

  • Co-presenters are required to pay conference registration fees and must register online.

 

Quick Hit Sessions

About the Quick Hit Sessions

AHEPP Leadership has added a new type of presentation for 2020 called "QuickHits". These presentations are intended for healthcare emergency managers to share their own experiences and lessons learned during real events. These session will be a shared 50 minutes session in which each presenter will have 20 minutes to share their story, which will leave 10 minutes at the end for combined questions at the end of each session. We will do our best to pair similar or relative presentations together.

 

Quick Hit Session Topics

  • Lessons learned and experiences gained during responses to real events

 

Application Process

  • Applications are due May 31, 2020 (12:00 noon CST).

  • Applications may be submitted through this online form or you may email ahepp@ahepp.org for a manual form.

  • Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 31, 2020.

  • Presenters, if accepted, must submit an electronic copy of all presentation materials by October 1, 2020.

Review Criteria

  • AHEPP Conference planners strive to engage attendees with interactive sessions and/or discussion and Q & A. Applications that describe how the presenter will engage the participants will be considered first.

Other Information

  • Accepted quick hit presenters will receive a discount for $200 off conference registration fees for only one (1) presenter.

  • Primary presenters must register for the conference. Presenters will receive instructions from an AHEPP staff member following application selection.

 

Breakout Sessions

About the Breakout Sessions

The Breakout sessions will be 50 minute traditional presentation sessions. Basic level information should be the focus with topics that apply to multiple healthcare fields and professionals of different levels in their career.

 

Breakout Session Topics

  • Business continuity

  • Communication (social media, methods, lessons learned)

  • Current research

  • Exercise design and facilitation

  • Hazard vulnerability assessment

  • Threat assessment

  • Leadership in disasters

  • Lessons learned/recent events

  • Policies and procedures

  • Training and testing

  • Pediatric preparedness

  • Biological, radiological or chemical preparedness

  • Behavioral health

  • Mass violence, targeted violence or workplace violence

  • Other

 

Application Process

  • Applications are due May 31, 2020 (12:00 noon CST).

  • Applications may be submitted through this online form or you may email ahepp@ahepp.org for a manual form.

  • Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 31, 2020.

  • Presenters, if accepted, must submit an electronic copy of all presentation materials by October 1, 2020.

Review Criteria

  • AHEPP Conference planners strive to engage attendees with interactive sessions and/or discussion and Q & A. Applications that describe how the presenter will engage the participants will be considered first.

Other Information

  • Primary presenters for accepted presentations will receive only one (1) complimentary conference registration. 

  • Primary presenters must register for the conference. Presenters will receive instructions from an AHEPP staff member following application selection.

  • Co-presenters are required to pay conference registration fees and must register online.

 
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