2019 Annual Conference & Trade Show
The next few years will be historic for WIC! This year’s conference will showcase the wave of improvements and innovations that include new technology and fresh perspectives on engaging and sustaining WIC participants. Critical updates, worksite wellness, and exemplary leadership will be featured. Best practices for standing strong, lifting up all of us, and moving families forward, will be integral to our message. Together we will work towards building vibrant communities and strengthening our resolve to collaborate and find solutions. Come ready to learn and enjoy colleagues as we create the WIC program for today’s families!
Check out this year’s draft agenda. Please note that this is a working agenda in progress. Some session titles, dates, and times are subject to change based on speaker availability and WIC alignment. Please check back as a final agenda will be posted soon!
Dates & Location
Preconference: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Main Conference: Monday, April 29 – Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego
Register online using the applicable button below. Register early for the best rates! See lodging information below.
Early Bird rates good through February 1, 2019.
Cancellations will not be accepted after March 22, 2019, however, substitutions may be made.
Online registration closes April 1, 2019.
View Fee Schedule 2019 here.
Questions? Contact Meghan.
If you have been confirmed as a workshop presenter, please contact Jodi about the speaker registration process and forms.
Planning to Attend?
Exhibitors & Sponsors
Trade Show Talk
Local Agency Sharing
Continuing Education Opportunities
Pre-Conference Seminars – Plan to spend in-depth time with top-notch experts in Early Feeding or Leadership at an all-day seminar prior to the main conference. More details coming soon!
Concurrent Workshop Tracks – With over 30 workshops to choose from, you’ll have no problem getting the professional education you want and need to boost your knowledge and skills. Check the draft agenda for specific titles within each Track:
Track 1: Begin Early to Nurture Child Health
Track 2: Lead & Manage to Promote Wellness
Track 3: Equity for All Families
Track 4: Innovate & Collaborate to Advance WIC
Track 5: Welcome Change for eWIC Success
Trade Show & Exhibits – Meet and talk with reps from nearly 70 businesses and nonprofits exhibiting the latest products and services available to WIC Program participants and providers. New this year: Trade Show Talks! We’ll have fun with a scavenger hunt, too.
Local Agency Sharing – Want to showcase a best practice or unique strategy? Here’s a chance to educate your peers about your local agency’s success in Breastfeeding Support, Peer Counseling, Worksite Wellness, Nutrition Education, Local Vendor Liaisons, Data and Evaluation, Outreach, Collaboration, Advocacy, or something else! Sign up using the navy button above, or contact Sarah Diaz with questions. New this year: you can apply to give a short talk during the Trade Show – register using the purple button above.
Trivia Quiz Night! — Get a team together and rev up that competitive WIC spirit for some trivia, prizes and fun. Need a team? No problem. Sign-up details coming soon.
Scavenger Hunt – Did you play eWIC Go! last year? We’re working hard to bring you another fun version of a scavenger hunt. Start building your team, or get psyched to tackle it solo! Check back soon or watch the Flash e-news for registration details.
Special Group Rates for Both Hotels: $125 single/$155 double. Deadline for the group rate is March 27, 2019.
Instructions to make hotel reservations will be on your conference registration confirmation.
Trade Show Materials
Many Thanks to our Sponsors and Exhibitors!
HEALTHY FAMILIES...STRONG COMMUNITIES...BRIGHT FUTURES!
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