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We are happy to announce that the NAQC Conference titled, Advancing Quitline Practice through Innovations and Research, will be taking place at the Hilton Austin located at 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701. Please note that the room block has been reserved. To make a reservation, please call 1800-HILTONS and reference the group code: NAQ or visit an online booking portal - https://resweb.passkey.com/go/NorthAmericanQuitline
The hotel is adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and will be the most convenient hotel for attendance of both NAQC Conference and the U.S. National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH). The rooms will book quickly, so please make a reservation at your earliest convenience. The room rate is $249 per night. The hotel will provide complimentary guestroom internet service for NAQC guests. All conference participants who book a room under the NAQC room block will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 AMEX gift card! (the winner will be announced at the conference).
Registration is NOW OPEN! The registration fee for NAQC members will be $365 (non-members, $525). The registration fee allows you to attend all workshops and sessions at the conference and includes refreshments and lunches on both days as well as a ticket to the reception on Monday evening, March 20.
Outline of the Conference agenda is located here and a full agenda, including presentation titles, will be available in February.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The call for abstracts is now closed and the elected presenters will be notified in December.
NAQC Conference 2017, Advancing Quitline Practice through Innovations and Research, will bring members of the quitline community together to shine a light on effective and promising initiatives intended to drive quitline quality forward in a rapidly changing environment. Through participation in a series of concurrent sessions and plenary presentations, participants will be able to:
· Identify and explain significant innovations and research findings related to quitline promotion and service delivery; technology; and building and sustaining strategic alliances;
· Describe the significance of promising approaches to quitline operations and service delivery and determine appropriate ways to evaluate these approaches and integrate them into existing practice;
· Demonstrate improved knowledge and skills necessary for adapting quitlines in a rapidly changing environment; and
· Engage in networking, problem-solving, and mentoring together with colleagues from across North America.