2017 Poster Session – BUILDING A BRIGHTER FUTURE

 

Every day, WIC Local Agency staff is on the front line of efforts to educate, inspire, support and promote WIC participants. During this years’ poster session, show us what motivates and brightens your local agency through the creative efforts of building a brighter future in the lives of WIC participants and staff.

 

Poster Session topic examples include, but not limited:

  • Implementation of Power of Influence (POI)
  • Creativity of Innovation Centers
  • Ongoing WIC Wellness Works activities
  • Participation retention strategies and implementation
  • Celebration of National Breastfeeding Month or exciting ways to promote exclusive breastfeeding
  • Collaborations with other community organizations like local area food bank, Master Gardeners, colleges/universities, farmers markets, etc.
  • Improving Participant Experience Project(s) or nutrition education initiatives such as cooking classes, gardening activities, and fairs

 

We encourage you to submit a poster to demonstrate your hard work, share new ideas, and highlight your collaborative work. Conference attendees will get to vote on their favorite poster, so don’t miss out, register your poster today. Showcase how you are Building a Brighter Future!

 

Poster Session Information:

  • Set up poster on the first day of the conference, Wednesday, June 21, by 4 pm. Posters will remain on display during the conference.
  • Poster presenters are encouraged to stand by their poster for a meet-and-greet to answer questions for the first hour of the networking reception/poster viewing on June 21 from 5-6 pm.
  • You can request either an easel or table top for your display. Easels hold a standard poster size display (28''x22''). Table top displays should be no wider than 3 feet (2 posters/table).
  • Please remove posters by 12 pm on Friday, June 23. Posters left up after this time will be discarded.
  • Agencies can submit more than one poster.

 

Registration:

To register for the poster session, please fill out the online form, or complete the Word document form and email to info@wicconference.com. Deadline to Register Extended: Monday, June 12

 

If you have questions about the poster session, please contact Yvonne Martinez at 512-341-4514 or email at Yvonne.Martinez2@dshs.texas.gov.