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. This year’s 2022 Annual Conference – Adapting in Times of Adversity:  The Role of Public Health in Strengthening Maine’s Communities – will take place virtually October 11, 12 and 13.

Our Call for Abstracts is now open! We will be accepting submissions through Friday, June 17th at 5pm. Abstracts may be submitted for long orals, short orals or posters for one of the two following tracks:

  •  Adapting in Times of Adversity: The Role of Public Health in Maine – Programs, Policy, Research, Systems and Funding
  • Social Determinants of Health – Programs, Policy, Research, Systems and Funding

You may view the full application here. If you have any questions about the submission process, please email

Sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities are available!

Please stay tuned for more information on the conference, including speakers, registration and agenda.

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