Friday, May 7
Deep-Sea Fishing Charter 5:00am-8:00pm
Have you dreamed of hooking the big one? There's nowhere better than Alaska! Alaska boasts the record for the biggest sportfish-caught halibut-450 lbs.! Join your fellow EH professionals on NEHA's private fishing charter. Buses will pick you up at your hotel at 5:00am for the ride to Seward where you will leave the dock at 7:30am for a full day of fishing, returning to your hotel about 8:00pm. And just think, you can brag about your big catch the whole conference!
Saturday, May 8
Golf Tournament 3:30pm-9:30pm
(Buses will leave hotels at approximately 1:00pm.)
Golfing in the middle of the beauty surrounding Anchorage is an experience that is hard to beat. About 45 minutes outside Anchorage is the Palmer Golf Course, the site of this year's tournament. This challenging course (it is long and can be windy) is located at the base of spectacular mountains, heightening that unique combination of intensity and relaxation that is golf. Dress in plenty of layers.
Ice Breaker Party 6:00pm-7:30pm
Catch up with old friends at this lively reception. Snacks will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Spouses and friends are welcome to join us for this first evening event. No charge.
Sunday, May 9
Conference Kick-off, Awards Ceremony & Keynote Addresses 9:00am-12:00noon
Four days of focus on your profession begins this morning with a welcome from NEHA's leadership. Recognition of those who have made significant contributions to the profession in the past year will be made to inspire you and your fellow attendees, as you begin the learning that will enhance your performance in the coming year. The inspiration continues with the presentations from our dual keynote speakers, four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser, and CDC's Joseph Henderson (see p. 9 for more keynote information).
AAS & USPHS Honor Awards Reception 5:30pm-6:30pm
Join the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) as they present their annual awards. The Davis Calvin Wagner Award will be presented by AAS. USPHS will present its John G. Todd, Edward (Ted) Moran, and John C. Eason Awards. No charge.
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening &...