The Northwest Immunization Conference (NWIC) is an annual event bringing together regional and national specialists to learn the latest information on immunizations and vaccine issues impacting health care practices. The curriculum is designed for a diverse field of health professionals, including immunization providers, public health advocates, epidemiologists, students of nursing and medical professions, and program managers seeking a comprehensive knowledge of immunizations.
Expert speakers will discuss strategies to address vaccine hesitancy, further the discussion around immunizations in the community, and review vaccine-specific updates. Attendees will have the opportunitiy to participate in educational workshops and clinical skill building training while networking with fellow immunization stakeholders throughout the Pacific Nortwhest.
To maintain safety for our community, Immunize Oregon will be hosting NWIC 2021 as a virtual event with speaker presentations held the first two weeks of August.
CODE OF CONDUCT
The Northwest Immunization Conference will bring together health professionals from a variety of disciplines across the nation. The curriculum will focus on evidence-based immunization topics and sharing of best practices. We encourage networking, discussion and will provide specific agenda time for questions. Interruptions, impoliteness, or disruptive behavior will result in forfeit of NWIC registration fees and dismissal from the event.
The planning committee, presenters, and funding agencies treat potential or perceived conflicts of interest very seriously. All potential conflicts will be disclosed by presenters and strict limitations exist on any non-educational activities or materials utilized with the clinical education provided at NWIC.