2018 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference
April 3 - April 5, 2018
Wichita Marriott

2018 Governor's Public Health Conference Brochure Cover

Conference Attendees

Registration is now closed. Conference registration is only required through the Wichita State University Conference Office. Registration through KS-TRAIN is not required for this program. CEU certificates will be available in KS-TRAIN within 30 days of the conclusion of the conference.

Click HERE to Register for the 2018 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference

To download a copy of the brochure CLICK HERE.

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Public Health Pre-Session
NACCHO Effective Communications Stakeholder Activity
NACCHO Effective Communications Powerpoint
NACCHO Messaging Guide

Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Pre-Session
Alcohol Effects Handout - English
Alcohol Effects Handout - Spanish
Marijuana Effects Handout - English
Marijuana Effects Handout - Spanish
SBIRT Provider Card
SBIRT Presentation Download

Keynote Presentations
Creating a Best Day Ever - Presentation Not Provided
Building Resillient Communities Through Poverty Resolution - Presentation Not Provided
Public Health 3.0: Partnerships for Advancing the Public's Health
Substance Use Disorders: A Perspective for Change
Dr. Tiffany Anderson Presentation

Breakout Session 1
1.1 Home Visitor Personal Safety Presentation Download
1.2 Engaging Adolescents in Your Program Presentation Download
1.3 Responding to the Opiod Epidemic - Presentation not Provided
1.4 Building a Healthier Food Access System for Kansas - Presentation not Provided
1.5 Maintaining Morale in Tough Times - Presentation not Provided

Breakout Session 2
2.1 The Impact of Trauma: Real Stories from Youth in Kansas - Presentation not Provided
2.2 The Importance of Cultural Competency in Advancing Health Equity Presentation Download
2.3 Making Quality Improvement Fun and Practical Presentation Download
2.4 The Latest in Diabetes: From Drugs to Delivery - Presentation not Provided
2.5 Things I Wish Somone Had Told Me When I Became a Public Health Leader -Presentation not Provided

Breakout Session 3
3.1 Poison Prevention: A Prescription for a Safer Home Presentation Download
3.2 ASQ to Z: Developmental Health, Screening, and Early Childhood Systems Handout Download
3.3 Sexually Transmitted Infections & HIV Updates - Presentation not Provided
3.4 Advancing Behavioral Health Priorities Across Communities Presentation Download
3.4 Advancing Behavioral Health Priorities Across Communities Handout
3.5 Local Health Department Financial Planning and Management

Breakout Session 4
4.1 Bright Futures 2018 Presentation Download
4.2 One Key Question Presentation Download
4.2 One Key Question Handout
4.3 You Don't Have to Do it Alone: Action Planning for 3.0 - Presentation not Provided
4.4 Translating Data into Action: What Story does the Data Tell Us?

Breakout Session 5
5.1 Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
5.2 Measuring What Matters - Using Data Beyond Compliance
5.3 It's Friday at 5 pm in Epidemiology...What Could Happen?
5.4 Disaster Exercises Gone Wrong: When the Exercise Becomes the Disaster

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Exhibitor/Sponsor registration is now closed for the 2018 Governor's Public Health Conference!

Click HERE to download the brochure.
Click HERE to register online.

Questions- please contact the WSU Conference Office at 316-978-6493, conference.office@wichita.edu.

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Making a Reservation

Special rates for conference attendees and exhibitors have been arranged with the Wichita Marriott. Single room rates are $105.00 + tax. There is no charge for parking. Reservations must be received by March 19, 2018. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 316-651-0333 or 1-800-228-9290, or by visiting the Marriott's website.

Reservations must be received by March 19, 2018.

Check In/Out

Check in time is 4:00 p.m. If you arrive before 4:00 p.m. the hotel will accommodate as rooms become available. Check out time is 12:00 noon.

Smoking/Non Smoking Rooms

All sleeping rooms are non-smoking.

Internet Access

There is complimentary high-speed internet access in all guest rooms.


There is no charge for parking.

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Special Accommodations

Wichita State University is committed to making programs available to people with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Office of University Conferences at (316) 978-6493.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Retaliation against an individual filing or cooperating in a complaint process is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking are forms of sex discrimination and are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Complaints or concerns related to alleged discrimination may be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity or the Title IX Coordinator, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3187. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.