Updated Agenda

Hi all! Just a quick note that we’re updating the agenda regularly. Our most recent update includes speaker information for the morning panel, “Organizing and Engaging Community Stakeholders.” Moderated by Cynthia Baur, PhD, from the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, this panel will discuss innovative collaborations for improving health and equity. Panelists will share examples of best practices and lessons learned from successful collaborations that support communities.

​Panelists include David DeLeon from the City of La Habra; Heng Lam Foong from Asian Americans Advancing Justice; and Regeanie Corona from TNSM Consulting.

Stay tuned for more speaker updates in the coming weeks.

March 20, 2018

Agenda Announced

We’re proud to announce the release of the full agenda for this year’s conference. Head over to hlc.iha4health.org/agenda to check it out, or download the agenda to your computer. Each day of the conference features a load of activities guaranteed to keep your mind abuzz with new information. And don’t miss the preconference on May 9th! As always, we’re offering a mix of free and paid preconference workshops on a variety of topics, from fostering collaboration to whiteboard video production.

Wishing you could attend more sessions? Bring 2 of your favorite co-workers and get in for just $299 per person (if registered by 3/31). Then, divide and conquer, and return home with a team ready to implement health literacy innovations within your organization.

February 21, 2018

Health Literacy Awards from IHA and The Center for Plain Language

Health literacy awards season is officially here! IHA’s Annual Health Literacy Awards and The Center for Plain Language ClearMark Awards are up for grabs.

IHA’s Annual Health Literacy Awards

Do you know someone that has made an outstanding achievement in health literacy? Or maybe your own work has helped empower people to better health. Tell us about it for a chance to win an IHA Health Literacy Award in research, innovative programs, published materials, or international health literacy work. Awardees receive complimentary registration, travel, and hotel stay for 1, not to mention a $500 check!

Don’t know of any specific health literacy projects to nominate, but still want to participate in the awards process? Sign up to become an IHA Health Literacy Awards Judge!

ClearMark Awards

If you create plain language content, you may also want to apply for a ClearMark from The Center for Plain Language. Awards are available in 12 categories, from infographics to legal documents. And even if you don’t win, judges provide you with feedback on how you could make your piece even better. Head over to The Center for Plain Language to read more about the ClearMark. And don’t miss their judging criteria.



January 11, 2018

Free Gift for Early Registration

IHA Travel Mug Gift

Looking for some good news for a change? Here’s some – IHA Conference registration is now open! And that’s not all. We’re embracing the holiday spirit and giving a free gift to each person that registers early.

But what is this infamous “free gift?” And what do you mean by “early?” Why, I’m glad you asked. Register before January 1, 2018 and receive a free IHA travel mug! This mug is a must have for avid conference-goers. Its double-wall insulation is sure to keep your coffee hot and put a pep in your step.  Plus, the mug features the IHA Health Literacy logo. What better way to show your love of health literacy?

November 29, 2017

Registration Opens 11/27/17

Well, it’s that time of year again. No, not the holidays… It’s conference planning season! That is, here at IHA anyway. We’re working hard to make this year’s conference the best yet. And we’re using feedback from last year’s attendees to make sure we get everything from your conference wish list, starting with early registration! You can register for IHA’s 17th Annual Health Literacy Conference starting on November 27th.

If you’re on our email list, you got the Save the Date for our next Health Literacy Conference. If you didn’t get the memo, take a moment to sign up for our emails. There’s a lot more going on behind the scenes, and being on our list is the best way to stay up-to-date.

November 16, 2017