Hotel Information
All meetings, continuing education sessions, and special events at the 2018 TPHA Conference will be held at the Cool Springs Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Franklin, Tennessee. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Cool Springs Marriott at a special rate of $139 per night (single or double occupancy).

Reservations can be made by calling the Marriott at (615) 261-6100. Please specify you are attending the TPHA Conference. The deadline for making hotel
reservations is August 20, 2018. In order to avoid a penalty, you must notify the hotel at least two weeks in advance of the conference if you need to cancel the reservation. The hotel can be accessed from I-65 South at Exit #68A, East Cool Springs Blvd.

Cool Springs Marriott Hotel
& Conference Center
700 Cool Springs Blvd.
Franklin, Tennessee 37067

Conference Registration
Registration for the full conference includes all educational sessions and luncheons, exhibits, poster session, and the Thursday evening reception. Additional guest tickets for the Thursday evening social event can be purchased as indicated on the registration form. Pay the daily registration rate only if you will be attending the conference for fewer than three days and indicate which days you plan to attend. If you register for the full conference, do not pay the daily rate.

Attendance at the conference is limited; individuals who register for the full conference will be given priority. If the conference is sold-out, your full payment will be refunded. If you plan to register for workshops only (no food events or plenary sessions are included), there is no fee required, but you must register in advance of the meeting.

Cancellations And Refunds
All cancellations must be received in writing for consideration. If TPHA is notified of a cancellation by August 31, 2018, a full refund will be issued, less a $25 non-refundable fee, for all cancellations. No refunds will be granted after August 31, 2018.

Registration Materials
Conference materials will not be mailed in advance. Attendees who have registered in advance can pick up their registration materials on-site at the registration area.

Continuing Education
Continuing education credit has been requested for conference attendees in the following professions: physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nutritionists, certified health education specialists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, certified public health and environmental health specialists.

TPHA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

TPHA Membership
The Tennessee Public Health Association is the official professional organization for those engaged or interested in public health services and is the voice for public health in Tennessee. Endorsed by the Tennessee Department of Health, TPHA is an organization in which different disciplines work together to secure administrative policies and legislative actions that will afford all Tennesseans a safer and healthier life.

TPHA, a member of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), and an affiliate member of the American Public Health Association, provides opportunities for health professionals representing diverse service areas to meet and share ideas in an effort to maintain high standards of quality in all aspects of public health. Membership is encouraged for any person, organization, or agency interested in the advancement of public health in Tennessee. Additional information about TPHA and the benefits of membership are located at the Association’s website, www.tnpublichealth.org.

Mail completed registration forms to:

TPHA
P.O. Box 210147
Nashville, TN 37221
If you have questions or need additional information, visit the TPHA website at www.tnpublichealth.org, or contact the TPHA office at (615) 426-1667 or by e-mail: khharrell@tnpublichealth.org