Tuberculosis Community Engagement Network Summit

November 18-19, 2020
9:00am-10:00am HST / 12:00-2:00pm PST / 3:00-5:00pm EST

This year’s Summit is by invitation only.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, October 30, 5:00pm local time

Join us for our inaugural two-day virtual summit, happening from November 18th to November 19th! The theme of this year’s Summit is “Eliminating TB Together”. We look forward to bringing together community clinics and health centers, community-based organizations, community groups, health departments, and academic institutions to showcase innovative projects, strategies and initiatives, collaboration efforts, and best practices.

This summit will be entirely virtual where you can look forward to workshop and poster presentations by leading TB experts, networking lounges, and a panel discussion with federal and regional partners. Workshop presentations will be focused on the following topic areas related to TB and LTBI:

  • Community Engagement
  • Provider Education (*CME/CE credit available)
  • Quality Improvement (*CME/CE credit available)
  • Social & Structural Determinants of Health

Can’t join us “live” for both days? All registered attendees will have access to summit on-demand recordings and resources after our live dates!

*Attendees pursuing continuing education credit must attend the live presentation to receive credit due to the rules and regulations from our accreditation partner. 

Summit Agenda

Times are in Eastern Standard Time Zone. 

Wednesday, November 18

2:00pm – 2:10pm Welcome
2:10pm – 3:05pm Workshop Tracks – “Community Engagement” and “Provider Education (CME offered)”
3:05pm – 3:15pm Break
3:15pm – 5:00pm Poster and Networking Sessions 

Thursday, November 19 

2:00pm – 2:10pm Welcome
2:10pm – 3:05pm Workshop Tracks – “Quality Improvement (CME offered)” and “Social & Structural Determinants of Health”
3:05pm – 3:15pm Break
3:15pm – 5:00pm Federal and Regional Partners Panel

Summit Pre-Conference

Thursday, November 5, 3:00pm EST

Join us to learn about the virtual platform! We will cover how to login, set up your profile, attend workshops, poster and networking sessions, and more! Click here to register.

Can’t join us live for this pre-conference? A recording will be made available for all attendees after the event.

Submit to be a Workshop or Poster Presenter

Deadline for final drafts is Friday, October 30, 5:00pm local time. 

Please contact tb-cen@aapcho.org if you are interested in presenting. 

Contact Information

Please contact tb-cen@aapcho.org if you have any questions or need additional information.

2020 TB Summit FAQs

  • What is a virtual event?

A virtual event is one where you can attend from your home, office, or anywhere you are able to connect to the Internet on your computer or mobile device. Due to the pandemic, we are pleased to host a virtual summit in place of what would have been in person.

  • How do I register for the summit? 

This year’s inaugural summit is by invitation only. If you did not receive an invitation and are interested in attending, please contact tb-cen@aacpho.org. Registration and summit information will be sent to the email you provide. 

  • When will I receive instructions on how to attend the summit? 

Instructions will be sent by email a few days before the summit. Please attend the pre-conference session scheduled on Thursday, November 5th at 3:00 PM EST to learn more about the virtual platform. Click here to register. A recording will be made available after the event. Make sure the email address associated with your registration is accurate and up to date so that there is no delay in receiving our communications. 

  • Can my computer or mobile device handle this virtual event?

Most up to date computers or mobile devices will be able to handle a virtual event. Make sure to check with your IT staff prior to the summit regarding any bandwidth or VPN issues. 

  • What do I need to do before the summit?

Before the summit, make sure you are registered and receive an email with your personal event code to be able to login every time you enter the virtual platform. Make sure to check with your IT staff prior to the summit regarding any bandwidth or VPN issues. Try logging in before the summit to set up your profile, get to know your fellow attendees, review speaker profiles, workshop descriptions, networking sessions and poster presentations. 

  • What do I need to do on the day of the summit? 

On the day of the summit, both November 18th and 19th, you will receive an email reminder with the login link. Remember to use your personal event code every time you login. Once you login, proceed to the Agenda icon at the top of the page underneath the banners and select the General tab. Join us for the Welcome at 3:00 PM EST by clicking “Join Session” before proceeding to the Workshops tab for the two (2) workshop tracks. After each workshop you attend, please complete an evaluation that will be included in the workshop description. Repeat this process for each session you attend under the Agenda icon. 

  • What do I need to do after the summit? 

After the summit, make sure you completed evaluations for all workshops you attended as well as for the entire summit. We value your feedback to be able to make improvements and adjustments for next year. If you are pursuing continuing education credits, make sure to follow up with summit organizers. 

FAQs updated as of October 26, 2020

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