Annual Conference

October 26, 27, & 28 in Falmouth, MA


Conference Highlights: Dr. Paul Biddinger

  • Keynote Speaker -  Paul Biddinger, MD, Chief Preparedness and Continuity Officer at Mass General Brigham in Boston, Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Director of the Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation and Practice (EPREP) Program at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Q & A with MDPH and MassDEP Commissioners
  • Public Health Law 101 with CDC Law Team & Cheryl Sbarra
  • Risk Based Food Inspections with the FDA
  • Hot Topics from MDPH Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences (BIDLS)
  • Title 5 Review for Boards of Health
  • Tobacco Control Track
  • Housing Court Mock Trial with the Honorable Judge Sullivan on Friday, October 28th. 
  • And more! Please see our Preliminary Program in the AGENDA tab below. 
  • Offering RS/REHS, CP-FS, CHO, SE/SI, RN CEUs

EP and RN approval pending at this time. 


 Plus! Join us for Comedy Night with JIMMY TINGLE on Wednesday!

Jimmy Tingle










Full Conference Registration includes:

Early Bird Registration Aug 5 to Sept 15

Registration after September 15

At the Door                  (if space is available)

All sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 

Lunch and Dinner on Wednesday and Thursday

Breakfast on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Cocktail reception on Wednesday evening

Wednesday night comedy show with Jimmy Tingle

Yoga, massage chairs and more!


Members:  $550

Non-members: $620

Students/Retirees: $225

Non-member student/retirees: $260

$50 increase to all...

Members: $600

Non-Members: $670

Students/Retirees: $275

Non-member student/retirees: $310

$50 increase to all...

Members: $650

Non-Members: $720

Students/Retirees: $325

Non-member student/retirees:$360

Wednesday only


Thursday only

Early Bird Registration Aug 5 to Sept 15 Registration after September 15 At the Door                  (if space is available)
All sessions and lunch included for each day


No breakfast or dinner - must purchase separately

Members:  $175

Non-Members: $235 

Students/Retirees: $90

Non-member student/retirees: $125

Members: $225

Non-Members: $285

Students/Retirees: $150

Non-member student/retirees: $185

Members: $275

Non-Members: $325

Student/Retirees: $200

Non-member student/retirees: $235

Friday only      

Housing Court Mock Trial

9:30am to 11:30am

No meals

Members: $50.00

Non-member: $75.00

Members: $50.00

Non-member: $75.00

Members: $50.00

Non-member: $75.00

Wednesday Dinner and Jimmy Tingle Show $65 $75 $85
Thursday Dinner $65 $75 $85
Breakfast for each day $30 $35 $40



Sponsored By

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Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Sea Crest Beach Hotel


All hotel reservations are to be made directly with the Sea Crest Beach Hotel.  Rates are $159.00/night, excluding tax. 

Call the hotel directly for reservations and be sure to mention the MHOA rate. 1-800-225-3110.

Or book online using code: 10Y1BJ 


Preliminary Conference Program - Updated as of August 2, 2022

View Agenda (PDF)

Sponsors & Exhibitors


The Massachusetts Health Officers Association's Educational Conference continues to provide a high quality exhibit area, shares new technology and information, as well as the opportunity to meet new friends and contacts.  Stand out from the competition and enhance your presence and visibility at the MHOA conference by advertising or sponsoring an event at the conference.

In the past, there have been over 300 participants that included health officers, public health nurses, registered sanitarians, engineers, board of health members, private Title 5 soil evaluators and system inspectors and many more. This is a great opportunity to network and/or maximize brand exposure and increase your booth traffic by sponsoring/advertising.  Your company’s support of the MHOA Conference is vital for the continued excellence of this meeting.  

Click Here to Register!


Exhibitor Booth

($750 8/5/2022 - 9/14/2022), ($800 after 9/15/2022)
Includes: 6’ table, 2 chairs, electricity and
(1) admission with CEUs and coffee/snacks in exhibit hall

SET-UP: Tuesday, October 25th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and/or
Wednesday, October 26th from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Exhibitor Booth Hours:  

               Weds. 10/26:  8:00am – 9:00am, 10:50am – 11:10am, 12:10pm – 1:30pm (Lunch/exhibit) and 2:20pm – 2:40pm
Thurs. 10/27:  8:00am – 9:00am, 10:50am – 11:10am, 12:10pm – 1:30pm (Lunch/exhibit) and 2:20pm – 2:40pm

See Hotel & Travel tab for lodging details

Sponsorship Opportunities

Plenary Speaker Sponsor ($1750.00)
Food Protection Track Sponsor ($1000.00)
Public Health & Management Track Sponsor ($1000.00)
Wastewater Track Sponsor ($1000.00)
Tobacco Control Track ($1000.00)
Network Luncheon Sponsor ($2000.00)
Entertainment Night Sponsor ($1500.00)
Coffee Breaks Sponsor ($1250.00)

Conference Website Ads

Home Page Ad ($750.00)
Registration Page Ad ($500.00)
Program Schedule Ad ($750.00)

Conference Booklet Ads

Whole Inside Page Ad ($300.00)
Half Inside Page Ad ($175.00)


Scholarship Application

The Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA) has scholarships available to assist local public health department staff with attendance at the 2022 MHOA Conference at the Sea Crest in Falmouth, MA. The goal is to reach MHOA members that would otherwise not be able to attend.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Individuals must be a current (2022) MHOA member, new to local public health (within the last two years), never attended an MHOA conference before, and have no available funding from their municipality, PHE Region or HMCC to attend the conference.
  • All of those who accept a scholarship must attend for all 3 days of the conference.

What the scholarship covers:

Conference scholarships cover the hotel and registration costs for the entire conference (3 Days, 2 nights with meals included) on October 26-28, 2022.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is September 15, 2022