2022 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH COMMUNICATION, MARKETING AND MEDIA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Conference Information

Who is the Vendor for the Conference?

The vendor for the conference is the National Public Health Information Coalition, 225 Reformation Parkway, Suite 200, Canton, GA 30114,  770-509-5555.  Tax ID Number:  58-1883255.

What is the conference format?

The conference will be hybrid, both in person and virtual. Sessions will be available, virtually, live streamed during the conference dates.

Where will the conference be held?

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Georgia, Tuesday, August 16 through Thursday, August 18, 2022.

What are the registration rates?
 Registration Type  In-Person  Virtual
General  $575*  $425*
Government  $525  $325
Full-time Student  $225**  $100

* These rates will apply until 11:59pm EDT on July 31, 2022. General registration received after July 31 will increase to $625 (in-person) and $475 (virtual) respectively.

** Student registration is for persons currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate program who are actively pursuing a degree in public health or related field. Proof of current enrollment may be required.  *Open to first 25 student registrations received on a first come first served basis.
What’s the cancellation/refund policy?

Refunds are limited to registration fees paid. Refunds will be made in the manner they were paid. To qualify for a full refund minus a $75 administrative fee, written cancellation must be received by the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media registration manager no later than Friday, July 15, 2022. Cancellations received between July 16, 2022 and July 31, 2022 inclusive will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given on or after August 1, 2022. Substitutions may be submitted at any time but must be submitted to the registration manager in writing at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Is there an Early-Bird registration?

Early-Bird registrations are only available to General Attendees. Early-Bird General attendee registration rates are valid until 11:59 pm EDT on July 31, 2022.   Registration rates will increase on August 1, 2022.  Government and Students have fixed registration rates.

Can I pay by check?

Yes, attendees may register online by check. Check payment must be received at the NPHIC  National Office within 15 days from online registration. All check payments must be postmarked by August 1, 2022 or the attendee will be required to bring the check and register on site at the conference.

Can I pay for registration by purchase order?

Yes, purchase orders are accepted.  However, all payments must be received at the NPHIC National Office postmarked by August 1, 2022 or the attendee will be required to bring the check and register on site at the conference.

Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?

Yes, you will receive a confirmation of your registration via email immediately upon registering on-line. If you do not receive confirmation email with 24-hours, please do not hesitate to contact the NPHIC National Office at (770) 509-5555.

Where does onsite registration and check-in take place?

Onsite registration and check-in will take place at the Atlanta Hyatt Regency beginning on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 8:00 am

Do I need to be vaccinated in order to attend onsite?

We strongly encourage all on-site attendees to be fully vaccinated (with booster) for COVID-19.  While vaccination for in-person attendance is not currently mandated, the 2022 NCHCMM event organizers reserve the right to change its policy to be consistent with local public health recommendations.

Do I have to register or pay registration fees for the conference if my panel submission is accepted?

By submitting a panel proposal, all presenting authors are required to register and pay related registration rates for the conference.  NCHCMM does not provide a travel allowance or honorarium for presenting authors attending the conference.

As a virtual attendee, would I be able to ask questions or participate in discussions?

Yes, during sessions that are live presenters will be available to answer questions and address comments.

Are meals included in the cost of registration?

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner are not provided as part of  registration fees. Any reception with food is intended to be light hors d’oeuvres or desserts only and not a meal substitute.  The conference will provide a morning beverage refreshment and afternoon snack from Tuesday through Thursday.

What time zones will be used?

The conference schedule will refer to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Will NCHCMM offer Continuing Education Credits this year?

Unfortunately, continuing education for the 2022 NCHCMM will not be available.

Panel Information

What is the panel submission process?

Your panel submission will be a two-part process.   The first step is to submit a  concept proposal that would include a summary, information about the panel organizer, and the bios of the panel members.  If your panel concept is accepted, we would contact the panel organizer and ask that individual abstracts per panelist are submitted to the system within a two-to-three-week timeframe, after receipt of panel acceptance notification.  See Panel Submission for more detailed information.

When is the deadline for the panel proposal submissions?

The extended deadline for concept panel submissions is Friday, May 6, 2022.

Do panel submissions need to be for in-person, or can they be virtual?

Panel presentations are preferred to be live, onsite. 

When and how do we find out if our panel submission was accepted?

Invitations for accepted panel submissions will be sent to the panel organizer by June 24, 2022. 

Do I have to register or pay registration fees for the conference if my panel submission is accepted?

By submitting a panel proposal, all presenting authors are required to register and pay related registration rates for the conference.  NCHCMM does not provide a travel allowance or honorarium for presenting authors attending the conference.

Please check back periodically for more FAQ updates.

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