Get Involved! NCPPA’s 2002 Events & Observances Calendar

FEBRUARY 2002

(American Heart  Month and Wise Health Consumer Month)

February 6 5th Annual Bike/Ped Symposium: One Less Car Annapolis, MD Bob Chauncey

410-810-9011

  • safety and access for pedestrians

 

February 10-13 CDC: 2002 National Leadership Conference, Health Kids, Healthy Communities: Integrating Health and Information Washington, DC

Renaissance Hotel

Helen Leonard

703-476-3403

  • Registration deadline: 12/21/01
  • Speaker abstract -deadline:08/31/01
  • Registration: $250
  • preventative school programs
February 20-24 American College of Preventive Medicine

Preventative Medicine 2002

San Antonio, TX

 

Adams Mark San Antonio Riverwalk

Maureen Crane

202-466-2044 x103

  • Speaker abstract
  • deadline:08/31/01
  • Registration $495
  • public health, exercise, self-help
February 23-27 1st Annual Nutrition Week: A Scientific and Clinical Forum San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Convention Center

February 25-March 1 American Journal of Public Health: 13th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference Lake Tahoe, NV

 

Harrahs and Harveys Resort

248-682-0707

 

inquiries@healthpromotionjournal.com

  • health improvement in schools, work place, and community
  • Speaker deadline: 11/1/01

 

 

 

February 27-Mar 1 CDC: 16th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Atlanta, GA

Sheraton Hotel

Sharon Kelly

703-538-1798

 

skelly001@aol.com

  • current research, coaltion strengthening
  • Reg: $180
  • exhibit deadline: 12/1/01

 

February 27-Mar 2 National Recreation and Park Association

Legislative Conference and Mid-Year Forum

Washington, D.C.

 

Renaissance Washington Hotel

Christine Lyons or Cheryl Gamble

Convention Services Dept.

National Park and Recreation Association

22377 Belmont Ridge Road

Ashburn, VA 20148

703-858-2184 phone

703-858-0794 fax

cgamble@nrpa.org

URL:  www.nrpa.org

  • Registration deadline: Feb 18th
  • Grant workshops, networking with legislators, Capitals Ice Hockey Game

 

MARCH

(National Nutrition Month and National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month)

March 2002 NATA National Athletic Training Month
March 6 – 9 IHRSA 2002

21st Annual Convention and Trade Show   

Phoenix, AZ

 

Phoenix Civic Plaza

International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association

617-951-0055 phone

617-737-3323 fax

meetings@ihrsa.org

 

  • Packages vary:
  • $150-450 Members
  • $275-750 Non-members
  • Golf tournament
  • Sponsorships/exhibits available

 

March 7-10 8th Annual Diabetes Conference:  “Diabetes and Obesity” Ocho Rios, Jamaica UDOP@uwimona@edu.jm
March 21-23 Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine: 60th Annual Meeting Washington, D.C. Marcia Britt

202-463-0550

 

presentations@atpm.org

  • institutional strategies for health promotion
  • speaker deadline: 12/17/01 Reg: $450, $295 for member
March 25-27 Institute for Transportation Engineers Spring 2002 Conference and Exhibit The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Tampa, FL 202-289-0222
  • safe transportation systems in communities
  • minimization of impact of growing transportation
  • accessibility
  • livable communities
  • pedestrian/bike safety

APRIL

(Stress Awareness Month, Cancer Control Month, and National Youth Sports Safety Month)

April 2002 National Youth Sports Safety Month Everywhere! Rita Glassman

National Youth Sports Safety Foundation

333 Longwood Avenue, Ste 202

Boston, MA  02115

617-277-1171

nyssf@aol.com

URL:  www.nyssf.org

  • materials available, please call

 

April 2002 American Medical Athletic Association: 31st Annual Sports Medicine Symposium Boston, MA
April 1-7 National Public Health Week Everywhere! Sharon Hammon

American Public Health Association

800 I Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

202-777-APHA

comments@apha.org

URL:  www.apha.org

 

  • materials available, please call
April 4-7 2nd Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging and the American Society on Aging Denver, CO 415-974-9600
  • Human Kinetics

 

April 4-7 Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists

SCAN 2002 Symposium

Orlando, FL

 

Disney Hilton

SCAN

PO Box 4995

Buena Vista, CO 81211

719-395-9271 phone

719-395-5615 fax

scan@nutrifit.org

  • Eating Disorders

 

April 4-6 3rd Annual Conference on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Salt Lake City, UT

 

Grand America Hotel

American Heart Association

 

scientificconferences@heart.org 

April 7 World Health Day Everywhere! American Association for World Health

1825 K Street NW, Ste. 1280

Washington, DC 20006

202-466-5883

staff@aawhworldhealth.org

URL:  www.aawhworldhealth.org

 

  • materials available, please call

 

April 9-13 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education & Dance

A New Alliance 2002:  Power in Partnership

San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Convention Center

Fran Gilbride

703-476-3401 phone

fgilbride@aahperd.org

URL:

www.aahperd.org/convention/convention_main.html

  • Registration $25.00-$540.00, depending on member status
  • Registration deadline is March 22, 2002
  • Speaker submission deadline has passed for 2002, but sponsorship still available
  • Speaker submission for 2003 available online
April 10-13 American College of Sports Medicine: Health & Fitness Expo Orlando, FL
April 13 YMCA Healthy Kids Day Local YMCAs Michael Spezzano

YMCA of the USA

101 North Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

312-977-0031

URL:  www.ymca.net

  • materials available

 

April 27-28 2002 WalkAmerica for Birth Defects Select Towns and Cities Ann Hill

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

1275 Mamaroneck Avenue

White Plains, NY 10605

888-663-4637

walkamerica@modimes.org

URL:  www.modimes.org

 

  • materials available, please call

 

April 27-28 American Heart Association: Prevention VII Conference on Obesity Honolulu, HI
April 30 P.E.4Life Dinner Washington, D.C.

 

The Capitol Hilton

Reservations & Sponsorships:

Susan Knapp

865-769-3848 phone

 

General Info:

Brenda VanLengen

PE4LIFE Director of Marketing

6341 Theden Street

Shawnee, KS  66218

913-441-9189 phone

913-422-1574 fax

bvanlengen@pe4life.org

URL:  www.pe4life.org

  • Join the celebrities, professional athletes, politicians and others who will come together to celebrate the important role of Physical Education!
  • 6:00 PM – Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 PM – Dinner Show
  • Table reservations required

 

MAY

(National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Arthritis Month, National High Blood Pressure Education Month,

Mental Health Month, and National Stroke Awareness Month)

May 2002 National High Blood Pressure Education Month Everywhere! National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Information Center

PO Box  30105

Bethesda, MD 20824

301-592-8573

nhlbiinfo@rover.nhlbi.nih.gov

URL:  www.nhlbi.nih.gov

  • materials available, please call
May 2002 National Arthritis Month Everywhere! National Arthritis Foundation

Public Relations Dept.

1330 W. Peachtree St.

Atlanta, GA  30309

800-283-7800

info@arthritis.org

URL:  www.arthritis.org

  • materials available, please call

 

May 2002 Mental Health Month Everywhere! Kristin Battista-Frazee

National Mental Health Association

1021 Prince Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

800-969-6642 x4787

URL:  www.nmha.org

  • materials available, please call

 

May 1 National P.E. Day Everywhere! Brenda VanLengen

PE4LIFE Director of Marketing

6341 Theden Street

Shawnee, KS  66218

913-441-9189 phone

913-422-1574 fax

bvanlengen@pe4life.org

URL:  www.pe4life.org

 

  • materials available, please call

 

May 2 – 4 SOPHE’s 2002 Mid-year Scientific Conferences Cincinnati, OH Society for Public Health Education

750 First St. NE, Suite 910
Washington, DC 20002

(202) 408-9804

info@sophe.org

May 12-18 National Running and Fitness Week Everywhere! Barbara Baldwin

American Running Association

4405 East-West Hwy, Ste 405

Bethesda, MD 20814

800-776-2732

run@americarunning.org

URL:  www.americarunning.org

  • materials available, please call

 

May 15 National Employee Health & Fitness Day Everywhere! Sara Utley

National Association for Health and Fitness

401 W. Michigan St.

Indianapolis, IN  46202

317-955-0957

info@physicalfitness.org

URL:  www.physicalfitness.org

 

  • materials available, please call

 

 

May 28-June 1 American College Health Association Annual Meeting Washington, DC
May 29-June 1 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting St. Louis, MO

JUNE

June 2002 National Athletic Trainers Association

53rd Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia

June 2002 International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 1st Conference TBA
June 10-13 National Strength & Conditioning Association

2002 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Las Vegas, NV

 

Riviera Hotel

719-632-6722

 

nsca@nsca-lift.org

  • $175 – member, $275 – non-member

 

 

June 10-16 National Men’s Health Week Everywhere! National Men’s Health Foundation

154-182 East Minor Street

Emmaus, PA 18098

610-967-8620

610-967-8955 fax

URL:  www.nationalmenshealthweek.com

  • materials available, please call

 

June 14-18 American Diabetes Association: 62nd Scientific Session San Francisco, CA
June 14-18 National Athletic Trainers Association

53rd Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium

Dallas, TX

 

Dallas Convention Center

Registration:

NATA c/o ExpoExchange

P.O. Box 972252

Dallas, TX 75391

301-694-5243 phone

301-694-5124 fax

URL: www.nata.org

 

Hotel Reservations:

Global Reservations

807 W. Pioneer Dr.

Irving, TX 75061

972-253-9889 phone

972-259-4103 fax

  • Gatorade Golf Classic, Mesquite Championship Rodeo, Dr. Scholl’s Run/Walk, Blood Drive
  • Registration: $195.00-285.00
  • Courses: $15.00-25.00
  • Special Activities: $10.00-100.00
  • Courses count towards NATABOC CEUs
June 16-20 American Medical Association Annual Meeting Chicago, IL
June 30-July 2 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Orlando, FL

JULY

(National Recreation and Parks Month)

July 2002 American Institute for Cancer Research: Annual Research Conference on Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Washington, DC

July 10-13

National Strength and Conditioning Association

National Conference and Exhibition

Las Vegas, NV

 

Riviera Hotel

(702) 794-9412

National Strength and Conditioning Association

1955 N. Union Blvd

Colorado Springs, CO  80909

(719) 632-6722

(719) 632-6367 fax

URL: www.nsca-lift.org

  • Registration is $175 for members, $275 for nonmembers, and $150 for student members
  • Registration fees will increase after June 10, 2002
  • Special hockey, basketball, nutrition, and speed symposia are available; range from $95-$115 each
  • Refunds until June 14, 2002

July 14-20

National Therapeutic Recreation Week Everywhere! Rikki Epstein

National Therapeutic Recreation Society

22377 Belmont Ridge Road

Ashburn, VA  20148

703-858-0784

ntrsnrpa@aol.com

URL:  www.nrpa.org/branches/ntrs.htm

  • materials available, please call

 

July 31- August 4

National Conference of Family Practice Residents and Student Members Kansas City, MO American Academy of Family Physicians

AUGUST

(National Golf Month)

August 4-6 National Academy for State Health Policy

15th Annual Conference

Philadelphia, PA

 

Wyndham Franklin Plaza

207-874-6524

 

info@nashp.org

August 4-7 Institute of Transportation Engineers 2002 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Philadelphia, PA 202-289-0222
August 7-11 American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA

SEPTEMBER

(Healthy Aging Month and National Cholesterol Education Month)

September 2002 Healthy Aging Month Everywhere! Carolyn Worthington

Educational Television Network

PO Box 442

Unionville, PA 19375

610-793-0979

610-793-0978 fax

etnet@discovernet.net

URL:  www.healthyaging.net

  • call for information

 

September 2002 National Cholesterol Education Month Everywhere! National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Information Center

PO Box  30105

Bethesda, MD 20824

301-592-8573

nhlbiinfo@rover.nhlbi.nih.gov

URL:  www.nhlbi.nih.gov

  • materials available, please call

 

September 3-6 ProBike/ProWalk 2002

International Symposium on Bicycling and Walking

St. Paul, MN
September 9-15 National 5-a-Day Week Everywhere! National Cancer Institute

6130 Executive Blvd., EPN 4076A

Bethesda, MD 20892

301-496-8520

URL:  www.5aday.gov

  • materials available, please call
September 26-28 North American Federation on Adapted Physical Activity

2002 Symposium

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

541-737-2631
  • disability sport disciplines
  • adapted physical activity
September 29-30 Family Health and Fitness Days Everywhere! Pat Henze

Health Information Resource Center

1850 West Winchester, Ste 213

Libertyville, IL  60048

800-828-8225

healthprogrmas@aol.com

URL:  www.fitnessday.com/family

  • materials available, please call
September 30 – October 4 Walk a Child to School Week Everywhere! Harold Thompson

National Safety Council &

Partner ship for a  Walkable America

1121 Spring Lake Drive

Itasca, IL 60143

630-285-1121

thompsoh@nsc.org

URL: www.nsc.org/walkable.htm

  • materials available, please call

OCTOBER

( Family Health Month, Healthy Lung Month,  National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Liver AwarenessMonth,

National Physical Therapy Month, National Youth Against Tobacco Month)

October 2002 Family Health Month Everywhere! American Academy of Family Physicians

11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy

Leawood, KS 66211

800-274-2237

URL: www.familyhealthmonth.org

  • materials available, please call
October 2002 Healthy Lung Month Everywhere! American Lung Association

Communications Department

1740 Broadway

New York, NY  10019

800-586-4872

info@lungusa.org

URL:  www.lungusa.org

 

 

  • call for information
October 2002 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Everywhere! B.J. Iacino

Board of Sponsors – Breast Cancer Awareness

PO Box 15437

Wilmington, DE 19850

URL:  www.nbcam.org

  • materials available, please call
October 2002 National Liver Awareness Month Everywhere! American Liver Foundation

75 maiden lane, Ste 603

New York, NY  10038

800-465-4837

webmail@liverfoundation.org

URL:  www.liverfoundation.org

  • materials available, please call
October 2002 National Physical Therapy Month Everywhere! American Physical Therapy Association

Public Relations Department

1111 North Fairfax Street

Alexandria, VA  22314

703-684-2782 x3248

URL:  www.apta.org

  • materials available, please call
October 1-4 Walk a Child to School Week Everywhere! Harold Thompson

National Safety Council &

Partner ship for a Walkable America

1121 Spring Lake Drive

Itasca, IL 60143

630-285-1121

thompsoh@nsc.org

URL: www.nsc.org/walkable.htm

  • materials available, please call
October 7 National Child Health Day Everywhere! Patricia Campbell

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Parklawn Building, Rooms 18-20

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857

301-443-0205

pcampbell@hrsa.gov

URL:  www.mchb.hrsa.gov

 

  • materials available, please call

 

October 16-19 National Recreation & Park Association Annual Congress and Expo Tampa, FL

 

Tampa Convention Center

2002 NRPA Congress and Exposition

National Park and Recreation Association

22377 Belmont Ridge Road

Ashburn, VA 20148

703-858-2184 phone

703-858-0794 fax

expo@nrpa.org

URL:  www.nrpa.org

 
October 16-20 American Academy of Family Physicians, “Scientific Assembly” Atlanta, GA
October 18-23 American Academy of Pediatrics: National Conference & Exhibition Boston, MA
October 21-27 National Health Education Week Everywhere! Roz Coralle

National Center for Health Education

72 Spring Street, Ste 208

New York, NY  10012

212-594-8001

nche@nche.org

URL:  www.nche.org

  • materials available, please call

 

NOVEMBER

(American Diabetes Month and Child Safety and Protection Month)

November 2002 American Diabetes Month Everywhere! American Diabetes Association

1701 North Beauregard Street

Alexandria, VA  22314

800-232-3472

URL:  www.diabetes.org

  • materials available, please call
November 8-10 SOPHE’s 53rd Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA Society for Public Health Education

750 First St. NE, Suite 910
Washington, DC 20002

(202) 408-9804

info@sophe.org

November 9-13 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo, “Putting the ‘Public’ back into Public Health” Philadelphia, PA Edward Shipley

202-777-2478

Edward.Shipley@apha.org

 

 

November 13 American Trails

16th National Trails Symposium

Haines City, FL AmTrails@futureone.com
November 17-20 American Heart Association

Scientific Sessions 2002

Chicago, IL American Heart Association

214-706-1543

214-706-5262

sessions@heart.org

  • speaking abstracts accepted, please call
  • exhibits available

DECEMBER

(National Stress-Free Month)

Kai Sommer ist ein etablierter Fachmann in den Branchen Gesundheit, Fitness und Medizin. Er schreibt bereits - neben anderen Tätigkeiten in diesen Bereichen - seit über 7 Jahren für unseren Gesundheitsblog Ncppa.org und beweist dabei immer wieder seinen einmaligen Expertenstatus.

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