2020 South Texas All Hazards Conference

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JOIN US MARCH 25 AND 26 AT THE MCALLEN CONVENTION CENTER

The 2020 South Texas All Hazards Conference is a joint effort between Hidalgo County and the City of McAllen.  The two day event will take place at the McAllen Convention Center.

This year's theme is Texas Strong. The STAHC provides leaders, decision makers, healthcare clinicians, preparedness professionals, and first responders with opportunities for networking, resource sharing, continuing education, and scholarly exchange. 

The 8th annual conference is sponsored by Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department, City of McAllen, Hidalgo County Emergency Management, and the Texas Department of Emergency Management with funding provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services.  

More than 70 vendors will be available to provide critical preparedness information and resources to help empower participants with the necessary tools to prepare for a hurricane, natural disaster or mass fatality situation. 
2019 STAHC BROCHURE COVER-Created by Romeo Garcia HCHHSD
This year the Opening Ceremony will take place in McAllen's Performing Arts Center!
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2019 South Texas All Hazards Conference
EXHIBIT HALL
​We will have more than 70 vendors available to provide critical preparedness information and resources to help empower participants with the necessary tools to prepare for a hurricane, natural disaster or mass fatality situation. We will also have emergency vehicle demonstrations from several regional agencies.
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SESSION TRACKS

1. Public Health/ Hospitals - Room 101A
2. Emergency Response - Rooms 101BC
3. Faith Based / Non-Profit - Room 102A
4. Educational Institutions - Rooms 102BC
5. COOP/Business - Room 103B
6. Law Enforcement - Rooms 103CD




SEMINAR SCHEDULE
EXHIBIT HALL (Day 1) 7 AM – 4:30 PM                                             EXHIBIT HALL (Day 2) 7 AM – 4:30 PM
 REGISTRATION (Day 1) 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM                                     REGISTRATION (Day 2) 7:30 AM – 12 PM

                                 DAY 1                                                                                                                DAY 2

8:30 AM - 10 AM
Opening Ceremonies in
McAllen Performing Arts Center
8 AM - 5 PM  
Grand Ballroom in
Immunization Summit
10 AM - 10:30 AM  
Morning Break
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM  
Breakout Sessions
10:30 AM - 12 PM  
Plenary Session in
McAllen Performing Arts Center
9:25 AM - 10:25 AM
Breakout Sessions
12 PM - 1:30 PM  
Lunch on your own 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM  
Morning Break in
Exhibit Hall 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  
Special Presentation in
Grand Ballroom
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Breakout Sessions
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMBreakout Sessions12 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch on your own
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  
Afternoon Break – Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  
Breakout Sessions
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
2:40 PM - 3:40 PM  
Breakout Sessions
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM  
Networking – Exhibit Hall 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM  
Reception – Exhibit Hall


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center (on the property)
800 Convention Center Blvd.
McAllen, Texas, 78501
(800) 362-2779
Rate: + Tax
Group Code:
Deadline for group rate:
La Quinta Inn & Suites Convention Center (on the property)
801 S. Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
956-682-6765
Rate: + Tax

Springhill Suites 
(Located across the expressway from the McAllen Convention Center)
1800 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78503
956-682-6336
Rate:
Cambria Hotel and Suites
701 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 618-7207
Rate: + TAX
Home2 Suites by Hilton McAllen
525 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
(800) 362-2779
Rate: + Tax
Group Code: STH
Deadline for group rate:
Homewood Suites by Hilton McAllen
3801 W Expy 83
McAllen, TX 78503
(956) 630-0500
Rate: N/A