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Due to COVID-19, CRH will continue working remotely until further notice.

2021 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Will Be Virtual

Mar 17, 2021

Dakota Conference is June 2-4 The 36th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health is taking place June 2-4 and will be held virtually. The schedule of keynotes and presentations will remain the same as in previous years, with the added benefit of not having to leave home.

You won't want to miss the first keynote, North Dakota's COVID-19 Response and Lessons Learned, presented by Joshua Wynne, MD, chief health strategist for the state of North Dakota and dean of the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

The Dakota Conference provides an opportunity for hundreds of healthcare professionals, educators, and students to share strategies for building and sustaining healthy communities in North Dakota. It includes two and one half days of pre and post conference meetings, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, poster presentations, and an awards program.

Benefits of Attending

  • Learn about current rural and public health issues
  • Experience the collaboration of organizations, health and human service disciplines, and communities
  • Get a taste of the professional side of being in healthcare

Conference Registration

Registration fees have been reduced for the 2021 Conference. Registration and payment are due June 2.


Since the 2021 Conference is virtual, we have added additional exhibitor benefits to provide more opportunity to be in front of participants:

  • Become a sponsor/exhibitor
  • Speaking time in front of an audience for all levels
  • Organization video on the conference website for all to see
  • Designated exhibit time where participants can come visit your "booth" between presentations and before the awards banquet
  • Registration list prior to the conference
  • Schedule private meetings with participants
  • Plus MANY more benefits


For more information, visit the Dakota Conference website, or contact Amy Breigenzer at (701) 777-8002.

Conference is Coordinated and Facilitated By:

  • Center for Rural Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Supported By: