IT'S TIME TEXAS and The University of Texas System Host Statewide Health & Wellness Summit in Austin, October 25 & 26.
The Healthier Texas Summit, powered by The University of Texas System and IT'S TIME TEXAS, draws thought leaders and professionals from all sectors around one shared vision: a healthier Texas with significantly reduced rates of obesity and preventable chronic disease. The event offers a mix of informative sessions, interactive workshops, town hall conversations, and symposiums with industry leaders. To break down industry silos and increase cross-sector collaboration, tracks at the Summit are flexible and cover what we believe to be the most influential forces in community and population health today. We encourage attendees to mix sessions in their own field with sessions on topics they are interested in but may know less about.
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be available in numerous fields including: Continuing Medical Education (CME), Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), Community Health Workers (CHW), Community Health Education Specialist (CHES), Dieticians/Nutritionists (D/N), Human Resources (HR), K-12 Educator (TEA), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), and Social Work (SW).
Healthier Texas, a collaboration between The University of Texas System and IT'S TIME TEXAS, is a joint initiative designed to rapidly reduce the burden of preventable chronic disease in the Lone Star State.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Business leaders, educators, public health professionals, health benefits administrators, workplace wellness consultants, fitness professionals, health+med+tech innovators and collaborative members, health communications professionals, healthcare professionals, physicians, nurses, and other practitioners, civic leaders, nonprofit and government employees, students, parents, and the health and wellness community.
About IT'S TIME TEXAS
IT'S TIME TEXAS is a social change organization that empowers Texans to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities. IT'S TIME TEXAS focuses on uniting and equipping the motivated -- an army of passionate individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to improving the health of their communities. Person by person and community by community, IT'S TIME TEXAS is creating significantly healthier people, places, providers, and policies for the Lone Star State and, ultimately, the nation. Learn more at itstimetexas.org, like on Facebook at facebook.com/itstimetx, follow on Twitter at twitter.com/itstime and Instagram at instagram.com/itstimetx.