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May 16-20, 2015

2015 Annual Education and Networking Conference & Exhibits

Join us at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA!

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September 28 - 30, 2015

2015 Biennial Technology and Program Integrity Education & Networking Conference and Exhibits

NWA 2015 Biennial Technology and Program Integrity Education & Networking Conference and Exhibits – WIC to EBT by 2020 – Empowering WIC Consumers, Protecting WIC Integrity

September 29 – October 2, 2015 | St. Louis, MO

The National WIC Association (NWA) will host its 2015 biennial Technology and Program Integrity Education & Networking Conference and Exhibits. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Grand hotel located in downtown St. Louis, MO. Details for this conference are pending and will be posted on this site as they are made available.

The NWA Technology and Program Integrity Education & Networking Conference and Exhibits, is an opportunity for you to network, share and learn about technological and program integrity innovations and directions for WIC’s future. The United Sates Department of Agriculture Food & Nutrition Service (FNS) will collaborate with NWA to incorporate the EBT Users Group sessions into the conference program. Please note that Debra Whitford, Director of the Supplemental Food Programs Division, FNS/USDA, has provided NWA with a letter  to assist with your travel requests. Click here to download and print this letter.

This Conference will provide options for improving WIC’s service delivery, and consumer and partner base at the state and local levels, enhancing Management Information Systems (MIS), addressing the importance and value of quality data collection, as well as systems and information security.  The Conference will give WIC agencies knowledge of the latest in MIS and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) technologies and help equip agencies to meet WIC’s Congressionally mandated EBT implementation deadline of 2020!

The Conference will also focus on all aspects of Program Integrity including fraud, waste, and abuse. The Conference will discuss the imperative of MIS/EBT implementation as a “real time” tools for managing WIC Program Integrity, the latest in best practices, and innovations.

We are expecting over 450 attendees this year. Among them will be key decision makers representing the USDA/FNS, State, ITO, and Local WIC agencies, as well as vendors who participate in WIC and who provide WIC technology and program integrity services to the WIC Community.

Don’t Miss this Exciting Opportunity to:

  • Become a partner to advance WIC to EBT by 2020;
  • Learn the latest information and technological advances to improve the daily service delivery to our clients;
  • Gain knowledge to successfully implement technologies that best suit your Agency;
  • Collaborate with WIC colleagues, IT and other vendors from across the nation;
  • Learn what’s new in federal requirements, now and in the future;
  • Discover Best Practices ready to implement in your State or Local Agency.

A tentative Program Agenda will be posted to this Conference site in the coming weeks. We have opened the conference registration rates and hotel links for travel planning purposes. Conference Registration is currently open.

 If you wish to speak to someone in our office, you may contact us on 202-232-5492. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this upcoming Conference.

NWA looks forward to seeing you at this year’s Conference and Exhibits!

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