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

Register Now for Virtual Dakota Conference

Mar 1, 2021

Dakota Conference LogoThe 36th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health taking place June 2-4, will be presented virtually. Registration is now open with reduced fees. 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, vice president for Health Affairs at the University of North Dakota (UND), and dean of the UND School of Medicine & 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 banquet.

Benefits to 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


Consider applying for a scholarship to cover the registration fee. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously attended the conference.


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


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

Facilitated By:

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

Supported By: