2019 Annual Meeting

17th Annual Meeting: Catalyst for Collaboration - October 30, 2019






The National Forum 17th Annual Meeting, “Catalyst for Collaboration,” will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at the Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Kaiser Family Foundation, 1330 G ST, NW, Washington, DC 20005, from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT.



“It takes a village, and that’s why the National Forum exists: to bring stakeholders together to identify prevention strategies, then use our collective voice to drive action and create urgency around those strategies. The National Forum Annual Meeting is an important moment to share our successes, showcase best practices and energize our efforts for the coming year.”
– Laura Gordon, Chair, National Forum Board of Directors
and CEO,
I-ACT for Children

2019 National Forum Awards – Call for Nominations

Each year at our Annual Meeting, the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention recognizes individuals and organizations that have helped advance heart disease and stroke prevention above and beyond the norm. We invite you to submit nominations for the National Forum Awards, which will be presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention in Washington, DC, on October 30, 2019.  Nomination deadline: July 31, 2019 


Annual Meeting Goals


The goals for the 2019 Annual Meeting, “Catalyst for Collaboration” are:

  • CONNECT: Attendees will meet at least one new organization/individual.
  • PROVIDE AND STIMULATE THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:  Attendees will learn at least one new strategy to reduce heart disease and stroke in the population.
  • ACCELERATE COLLABORATION: Attendees will establish at least one collaboration with an attendee member to implement a policy or best practice.


Find Out Why You Should Attend the Annual Meeting

Watch the video below to experience what our Annual Meetings are like and hear from participants.