The Joint Central/Midwest Regional PulseNet and OutbreakNet meeting will bring together laboratorians, epidemiologists and environmental health specialists involved with foodborne and enteric disease outbreak response. Issues discussed will include regional surveillance and outbreak detection of enteric diseases.This 2 ½ day meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown Hotel in Chicago, IL from March 7-9, 2017.Combined sessions and discipline-specific sessions are planned over the course of the meeting.
Laboratory and epidemiology personnel that have ELC or EIP funding are expected to use those funds for travel expenses to this meeting. Limited travel scholarships will be available.
OutBreakNet attendees and epidemiologists interested in applying for travel scholarships should complete the CSTE Funding Award Request Form by 5pm Eastern on Friday, January 20, 2017.
Awardees will be notified by 5pm Eastern on Monday, January 30th. If you have additional questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For OutbreakNet attendees and epidemiologists who would like to request a letter of support for travel using ELC funding, please send a request to OutbreakNet@cdc.gov
with the following information:
- Subject line: Letter of Support for Regional Meeting Attendance
- Name, department, and address for attendees who should be listed in the letter
PulseNet and Environmental Health Specialist attendees interested in applying for travel scholarships should complete the PulseNet or Environmental Health funding award request form by 5pm Eastern on Friday, January 20, 2017.
Awardees will be notified by 5pm Eastern on Monday, January 30th. If you have additional questions or concerns, please email email@example.com.
For PulseNet attendees who would like to request a letter of support for travel, please send a request to Kristy Kubota, firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no registration fee for this meeting, however, you must be registered to attend. Click on the “Register Now!” link at the top of this page to begin the process. Registration is due February 14, 2017.Hotel
This meeting will take place in the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown Hotel which is located in downtown Chicago. The conference rate is $137.00 single/double plus tax per night.
This is the federal per diem rate. This rate is valid until February 8, 2017 or until the block is filled.
Call 800.445.8667 to make your reservation and refer to “APHL PulseNet Regional Meeting” or provide the code “AOP”. You may also make your reservation online.
Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown, 600 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60654, 312.943.3800
As detailed information becomes available we will update this page and activate the appropriate links below.
Online Registration – click on the Register Now!
link at the top of this page Meeting Registration Form
- Due February 14, 2017
OutBreakNet Travel Award Request Form - Due January 20, 2017
PulseNet Travel Award Request Form - Due January 20, 2017