Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference
We would like to welcome you at the Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference to be held in Amman, Jordan on November 10–15, 2012. This conference is hosted by the Jordan Ministry of Health, the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) and Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Network (TEPHINET).
The theme of this years' conference is “Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases: Public Health Challenges for Response”.The event will consist of six working days for Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents, graduates, staff and partners/collaborators.
Le Meridian Hotel, located in the heart of Amman in the Shmeisani area on Queen Noor Street, will be the host site of the conference. The hotel is about 35 km from Queen Alia International Airport. As for the participant accommodations, we have two options available for your convenience: Le Meridian Hotel, Amman (conference site) and The Regency Palace, which is centrally located in the heart of Amman, Shmeisani area, on Queen Alia Street on the opposite side of Le Meridian. The distance between the two hotels is only a 5 minute-walk.
Airport transportation to and from the airport will be managed by Arab Organizers Company. Once at the airport’s arrivals gate, look for a sign with our conference title. Please make sure to visit the registration desk at 7:30 a.m. on the first day of the conference (Nov. 10, 2012) to receive your name badge and conference handouts.
To better experience life, culture and history of Amman, Jordan, you are invited to join the optional recreational activities, which will be offered during your stay. Mr. Mohammad A. Zraiqi, EMPHNET Administrative Manager, will be available during the conference period and can be contacted via his email address at firstname.lastname@example.org or directly by mobile at +962 77 5463001 for any further logistical arrangements, requirements or clarifications.
We welcome you and look forward to your participation at this conference. The conference materials will be posted on TEPHINET's and EMPHNET's websites.
We hope to see you in Jordan in November.
TEPHINET Jordan Ministry of Health EMPHNET