Healthy LifeStars Conference

Improving Health Outcomes Through Preventing Childhood Obesity Conference

Join physicians, nurses, public health educators, researchers, teachers, social workers and dietitians in a conversation about the prevention of, and the implications of, childhood obesity!

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Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST

On Nov. 9, Healthy LifeStars will host its third conference to bring awareness, education and networking opportunities to prevent childhood obesity by bringing together like-minded people to learn and network. The conference will be virtual this year.

The conference will include experts from across the country presenting their cutting edge research in childhood nutrition, physical activity, and prevention of long term adverse health effects caused by obesity.

Registration Information

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Registration Prices:

  • Early Bird Student Registration (Ends 9/10/2021) – $15.00
  • Early Bird Professional Registration w/ Continuing Ed Credits (Ends 9/10/2021) – $50.00
  • Student Registration – $25.00
  • Professional Registration w/ Continuing Ed Credits -$65.00

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Josie Hentzen at josie-hentzen@uiowa.edu or 515-371-2104. 

Conference Agenda

 

Become A Sponsor!

Thank you for your consideration to become a sponsor for the third annual Healthy LifeStars Conference. Your support is critical to the success of our program.

As a sponsor you will receive the following benefits:

Gold
$5,000
Silver
$3,000
Bronze
$1,500
Up to a 3 minute video for business advertisement to be played during conference break (commercial video, etc.) Movement break sponsor (sponsor can lead movement break – 60 seconds between sessions wearing branding / logos) or HLS will lead with recognition of Sponsor  
Recognition of sponsor name and logo on conference materials including 1/2 page promotion on electronic conference brochure Recognition of sponsor name and logo on conference materials including 1/2 page promotion on electronic conference brochure List sponsor name on conference materials and list name in electronic conference brochure
8 complimentary individual registrations for the conference 6 complimentary individual registrations for the conference 4 complimentary individual registrations for the conference
Promote sponsor name and logo on IIPHRP and Healthy LifeStars websites Promote sponsor name and logo on IIPHRP and Healthy LifeStars websites List sponsor name on  IIPHRP and Healthy LifeStars websites
Recognition on Healthy LifeStars social media pages Recognition on Healthy LifeStars social media pages Recognition on Healthy LifeStars social media pages
Recognition plaque Recognition plaque Recognition plaque

If you have other sponsorship requests please contact Josie Hentzen at josie-hentzen@uiowa.edu.

Presentation Guidelines

Oral Presentation

  • Each presenter will have one hour to share their presentation.
  • If you would like attendees to have the opportunity to ask questions, you must account for that time in your one hour scheduled block.
  • All presentation slides must be sent to Josie Hentzen by 5pm on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021.
  • All sessions will be recorded for registered attendees to view after the event.

Poster Presentation

  • Posters will be presented live during the conference lunch break.
  • Each presenter will have 5 minutes to present their poster.
  • If you would like to allow time for live questions, you can make your presentation shorter to do so.
  • There will be an online discussion board for each poster presentation where attendees can leave questions for the presenter to respond to.
  • All poster presentations must be sent to Josie Hentzen by 5pm on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021.
  • All poster presentations will be recorded for registered attendees to view after the event.

Continuing Education Credits

We are in the process of applying for continuing education credits through the American Public Health Association.

Conference Sponsors

Healthy LifeStars sincerely thanks our sponsors for supporting our mission and making our conference possible.

Gold Level Sponsor

Silver Level Sponsor

Bronze Level Sponsor

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Previous Conferences

To view previous conference agendas, please visit the following links:

 

Abstract Submission

Please complete the form below to submit your abstract for the annual Healthy LifeStars Conference. Abstracts are due July 15, 2021. You will be notified if your abstract was accepted in August.

Healthy LifeStars Abstract Submission
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Please upload a photo of yourself for use in our conference materials, including our program and our website.

**Disclaimer: If selected to present this information will be used in the event program.