Introduction 

The 2019 California Immunization Coalition Summit
April 8-9, 2019
Riverside, CA

Submit an Abstract for a Breakout Session 
It's easy to submit a short on-line abstract to share programs, practices, and lessons learned with other immunization advocates and providers.

Presentations should be approximately 20 minutes long and Abstracts should support the following Summit objectives: 

Goals for the 2019 Summit:

  1. Provide support and technical assistance to enhance existing education, communication, and outreach efforts
  2. Share successful strategies and best practices to strengthen local and statewide advocacy efforts
  3. Review new recommendations, issues and trends in immunizations and vaccine-preventable diseases
  4. Disseminate innovative approaches to promote and deliver immunizations across the lifespan

Possible Ideas Include: 

Specific Populations: Programs and interventions that are tailored to reach specific populations (e.g., educational settings, pharmacies, workplaces, geography, age, race/ethnicity, risk, etc.)
• Tools and Strategies: Development and implementation of effective tools, techniques and strategies to improve immunization rates (e.g., training, education, operations, outreach, vaccine storage and handling, etc.)
• State and Local Advocacy: Projects that support state and local advocacy on vaccine issues, or improve skills in program planning, policy development, and crafting and/or achieving passage of legislation
• Registries and IT Systems: How registries or other IT systems can be utilized to increase immunization rates
• Engaging Partners: Innovative approaches used by local immunization coalitions or advocacy groups to engage partners and/or promote immunizations
• Media: Creative methods using both social and traditional media to promote vaccination
• Clinical: Clinical updates regarding vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases
• Other: Don’t feel limited to the categories above. Tell us what you are doing and how it worked.


Subm
it your abstract by December 19, 2018

 

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