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separator1Questions about your abstract submission?  Contact Jennifer Lewis at jenniferlewis@preventionresearch.org. For faster service, please include your abstract ID# in all correspondence.

separator1The following Calls for SPR 2020 Annual Meeting are now available. Deadline for all Calls: October 31, 2019

Over the last 28 years, the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) has established itself as the leading scientific organization devoted to the goal of advancing prevention science to promote health and well-being. The cornerstone of SPR’s efforts is the Annual Meeting, where the prevention science community, including researchers, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy-makers, come together to discuss new directions in prevention science and opportunities for the future.

The SPR Conference Committee invites submissions for the conference that focus on the core areas of interest to SPR, including the general themes of research related to epidemiology and etiology; development and testing of interventions; implementation and dissemination strategies; research, policy, and practice; and innovative methods and statistics (see below). Submissions are encouraged from researchers and policy-makers across the world at all stages of their career and from varied backgrounds including bio-behavioral sciences, communication, computer science, criminal justice, developmental science, education, engineering, genetics, human services, informatics, medicine, public health, social science, and social work. In addition to the general themes we encourage submissions related to the special conference themes.


About the SPR Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

The SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance this vision by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, methods, and results from prevention research and related public health fields; and by providing a forum for the communication between scientists, public policy leaders and practitioners concerning the implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions in all areas of public health.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and network with more than 800 U.S. and international researchers, policy-makers and practitioners at the premier meeting for prevention science!

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 USA
Tel: 1-202-737-1234    Fax: 1-202-737-5773
Email: qualitywasrw@hyatt.com

Questions? Please contact:

Jennifer Lewis
Executive Director
Society for Prevention Research
11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
703-934-4850, ext. 213
703-359-7562 fax