Annual Meeting

The Maine Public Health Association’s fall conference is the largest meeting dedicated to public health in Maine, attracting 400+ professionals across the state.

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 10th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. This year’s theme is “The Public’s Health and the Economy: Working Across Sectors.” The Conference will be dedicated to showcasing a broad array of programs, projects, and initiatives – formal and informal – that seek to address multiple factors impacting individual and community health and are connected, directly or indirectly, to economic prosperity.

Call for Abstracts!

Abstracts are 300 words, and due by 5:00pm on Friday, June 23rd. We will confirm conference presenters by Friday, July 28th. To learn more and to submit an abstract, please visit our Abstract Submission Site. Note: Please review the full application before submitting.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities coming soon!

We look forward to seeing you in October! If you have questions, please email

Thank You to Our 2022 Annual Meeting Sponsors!

Platform Sponsor

Keynote Speaker Sponsor

Plenary Session Sponsor

Networking Room Sponsor

Thank You to Our Exhibitors!
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine • American Lung Association • Bookkeeping207City of Portland, Health and Human Services Department, Portland Public Health Division • Flavors Hook Kids Maine HealthReach Community Health Centers • Help Me Grow • MaineGeneral Health • Maine Conservation Voters • MaineHealth • MaineHealth Let’s Go!MCD Public Health • New England Public Health Training Center • Northern Light Health • University of Southern Maine • WinterKids
* Italics indicate a Sustaining or Alliance organizational member

Past MPHA Conferences:

37th Fall Conference (2021): Dirigo: Rebuilding and Moving Forward Together

36th Fall Conference (2020): The Intersection of Mental Health and Public Health (Eastern), Food and Behavioral Health (Western), One Maine, One Health (Northern), and Public Health Innovation and Adaptation and Social Determinants of Health (Southern)

35th Fall Conference (2019): One Maine, One Health.

34th Fall Conference (2018): Addiction and the State of Public Health in Maine

33rd Fall Conference (2017). Health Equity: Can We Get There From Here?

32nd Fall Conference (2016). Population. Environment. Policy.

31st Fall Conference (2015). Building Our Brand: Making Public Health Visible in Maine

30th Fall Conference (2014). Building on 30 years of Public Health Progress in Maine

29th Fall Conference (2013). Health in All Policy:  The Value of Public Health in Maine

28th Fall Conference (2012).  Community Connections: Building Creative Partnerships for the Health of all Mainers

27th Fall Conference (2011).  Facing Public Health Challenges Today for a Healthier Tomorrow

26th Fall Conference (2010). Mosaic of Public Health: Putting the Pieces Together

25th Fall Conference (2009). Portraits of the Past, Visions of the Future

24th Fall Conference (2008). Politics and Public Health

23rd Fall Conference (2007). Public Health Emergencies