2019 Schedule

PHIR, with sponsorship from Colorado Health Institute and Mothers’ Milk Bank, is proud to announce the availability of a Lactation/ Pumping/Mother’s Room at the conference.


Pre-Conference Session Information

Pre-Conference Announcement

Please join us for a special Public Health in the Rockies pre-conference event!

The Colorado Public Health Association and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Prevention Services Division, is offering a free pre-conference workshop: Advancing Equity and Justice through Chronic Disease Prevention & Management in Colorado for public health professionals and community and healthcare partners on Tuesday, August 27th at the Keystone Lodge & Conference Center.  Welcome and breakfast will be from 8:15am-9:00am.  The pre-conference workshop will go from 9:00am-4:00pm.

This day-long interactive workshop will include: 

  • Opening Presentation and Dialogue. Socially Determined: Moving to Public Health 3.0: Outline of an Implementation Roadmap for Chronic Disease Programs
  • Panel Discussion. Panel and Discussion: Collaborations that Keep Chronic Disease Relevant in Public Health 3.0 (Highlighting Food Security, Transportation and Housing)
  • Presentation and Discussion:  CDPHE Chronic Disease Framework & Funding
  • Presentation: Moving to Chronic Disease 3.0 Discussion: CDPHE Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Branch Priorities and Collaborations that Address the Determinants of Health
  • Discussions: Moving to Chronic Disease 3.0 Together: Examples, Ideas, Discussions.

Linking Chronic Disease Priorities, Collaborations that Address Determinants of Health, Data and More (Topics will be generated by participants throughout the day.  This portion of the agenda will be highly interactive)

Please register by August 15, 2019 using the registration link below. The event is free but space is limited to room capacity.  Note: This registration is separate from your PH in the Rockies registration.

Register For Pre-Conference Here 

A light breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments will be served.

Location: Keystone Conference Center – Castle Peak Rotunda
633 Tennis Club Rd, Dillon, CO 80435
Keystone, CO 80435


Registration: Rochelle Manchego at 303.692.2698 or [email protected].

Workshop details: Amanda Ozee at 303.692.2577 or [email protected].



Registration8:00 AM5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session8:00 AM5:00 PM
Exhibitor Load-in2:00 PM5:00 PM
Registration7:00 AM5:00 PM
Breakfast7:00 AM8:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Keynote Speaker: Emily Braucher
Program: Our Brains and the Challenge of Engaging Underserved Communities
8:15 AM9:45 AM
Exhibits9:00 AM5:00 PM
Breakout Sessions10:00 AM5:00 PM
Lunch12:00 PM1:00 PM
Evening Networking Event – TBA

6:00 PM7:30 PM

Morning Fitness – 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Class6:30 AM7:30 AM
Registration7:00 AM5:00 PM
Breakfast7:30 AM8:45 AM
Exhibits9:00 AM5:00 PM
Breakouts9:00 AM5:00 PM
Lunch12:00 AM1:15 PM
CPHA Business Meeting12:30 PM1:15 PM
Poster Sessions & Networking5:00 PM6:00 PM
PHiR Reception & Ignite and Awards Celebration & Networking

6:00 PM7:30 PM

Fitness Class – Yoga6:30 AM7:30 AM
Breakfast7:00 AM8:15 AM
Registration7:00 AM12:00 PM
Closing Keynote Speaker: Charles Brown, MPA
Program: Why Equity Matters: From the Urban Core to the Rural Countryside
8:30 AM9:45 AM
Breakout Sessions10:00 AM12:00 PM

MEAL Information

The following meals with be provided to PHiR attendees:

Wednesday – Breakfast, Lunch

Thursday – Breakfast, Lunch, Light Evening Reception (not dinner!)

Friday – Breakfast

The Colorado Public Health Association invites you to join us for our annual Public Health in the Rockies Conference on August 27 through August 30. This year’s event will take place at the Keystone Conference Center in Keystone, Colorado.

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected].