OPHA 79th Annual Conference & Meeting


Date: Monday, October 16 & Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Location: Oregon State University - LaSelles & CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Corvallis, OR.

We are planning an in-person conference. There will be no hybrid options at this time due to capacity of the planning team.


EARLY BIRD registration will open June 1, 2023. 


Highlights include:

  • Education: More than 80 presentations on key areas of public health, facilitated discussions to learn from your peers, and an interactive poster session.
  • Networking: Connect with public health professionals and stakeholders from around the Northwest
  • Association Awards: Join OPHA in recognizing Oregon's public health advocates and leaders.
  • Professional Opportunities, Products and Services: Connect with OPHA Sponsors and visit the Exhibit Hall.

Our program content is guided by the abstracts submitted. Our call for abstracts opens May 1!

Stay tuned for the announcement of our Plenary Speakers and we look forward to seeing you in October!

Conference Sponsors & Exhibitor Opportunities

The 79th OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting is the premier annual event for more than 500 public health professionals throughout Oregon. As an OPHA Conference Sponsor or Exhibitor, you have the chance to showcase your organization with the decision makers responsible for crafting and implementing local and state-level policies and programs that directly contribute to the effectiveness and success of public health in Oregon.

Interested in sponsoring? Please contact OPHA Executive Director Jessica Nischik-Long for more information.

ADA Accessibility

ADA accommodation requests should be directed to Jessica Coughlin, at [email protected]. Requests for accommodation should be made at least 1 month prior to the event. OPHA will do it's best to accommodate requests made after August 16th, but we cannot guarantee availability of all services.  


The deadline to request a refund for conference registration is two weeks before the event: Monday, October 3. No refunds will be allowed after this date with no exceptions including testing positive for COVID or illness. A 5% cancellation fee will be taken from the refund to cover administrative costs.  Paid registration is required for all attendees prior to participating in the conference.