Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Conference Information

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.

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

Yes, all onsite attendees must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (boosters are strongly recommended). 

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.

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.
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 sometime in the first two weeks of June, 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.

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