National WIC Association

NWA’s WIC Voices Summit

9/9/2024 - 9/10/2024




Save the Date!

Save the date!

NWA’s WIC Voices Summit will be held September 9-10, 2024. This in-person summit will kickoff with workshops on current WIC issues, and include a Capitol Hill Education Day.

More details to come!

This event is open to current state or local WIC staff only.

NWA Event Policies

By registering for this conference, you agree to all Summit policies.

 

General Policies

  • All individuals and/or entities are strictly prohibited from electronically recording or broadcasting any events without prior written consent from NWA.
  • Press representatives must register and receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from NWA.
  • Seating at all sessions/events are first come, first served.
  • Information presented in sessions and posters may not represent the views or standards of NWA.
  • NWA cannot be held liable for non-refundable airline tickets or hotel room deposits.
  • NWA cannot be liable for any penalties or fare increases.
  • In the event the attendee is a “no-show,” the attendee is responsible for all fees and penalties in connection with being a “no-show.”
  • NWA is not responsible for lost items or returning those lost items to the attendee.
  • NWA does not claim to be allergen free. We encourage all participants to take all necessary medical precautions to prepare for the possibility of exposure to allergens.
  • We kindly request that only infants/toddlers who require breastfeeding/chestfeeding be brought to the conference venue. This policy is in place to maintain a conducive environment for all participants to fully engage in the sessions. Waiver of liability required.

 

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 19, 2024
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing to confsupport@nwica.org and should include the registration ID number and registrant name(s).
  • Cancellations are not accepted by phone.
  • Cancellations received before July 31 will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received starting August 1 will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after August 19, 2024.
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations. Limit one special offer/discount code per registration.
  • Refunds are not issued for no-shows.
  • If you DO NOT CANCEL YOU WILL STILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT! 
  • If registration balance is not paid, a hold will be placed on your account, preventing you from accessing your NWA Membership Benefits.
  • NWA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any or all summit activities due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of NWA, which includes, without limitation, computer-related attacks, hacking, earthquakes, governmental regulation, fire, flood, labor difficulties, civil disorder, public health crisis, acts of terrorism, or acts of God (“Force Majeure Events”). In the event the NWA WIC Voices Summit is cancelled due to Force Majeure Events, NWA reserves the right to either retain the entire registration fee and credit it toward a future NWA event or reimburse the registrant after deducting costs already incurred by NWA, which could not be recovered from third parties.

 

COVID-19 Policy (No Vaccination Requirements)

Our priority is to create a safe environment for all that are in attendance. The precautions that the NWA has put in place for a safe  experience do not rule out the risk of breakthrough infections. NWA cannot be held liable for COVID-19 cases arising because of event attendance.

  • NWA will no longer require proof of vaccination to attend an in-person meeting or event. 
  • Mask-wearing at meetings and events is encouraged but optional.
  • NWA expects attendees to take responsibility for following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on measures to reduce infection from COVID-19 and to protect against severe complications. 
  • NWA encourages attendees to follow the CDC’s recommendations and guidelines. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html
  • Please do not attend if you test positive or have symptoms of COVID-19. NWA will not require proof of negative test; however, we expect all individuals to act responsibly and consider the health and safety of others.

NWA’s Meetings & Events Entry Policy is subject to change based on COVID-19 community levels and any updated guidance from CDC and/or federal or state officials. NWA may update these requirements at any time at its sole discretion.

 

Privacy Policy

Your data privacy and security are important to us. When you register for this event, NWA will process your data in accordance with our legitimate interests for hosting an industry event and for being a community-based organization. Please review our privacy policy, including how to exercise your rights under the GDPR.

 

Liability Waiver

I understand that travel and gathering involves risk of sickness, including sickness from COVID-19 and injury. I (and on behalf of my guest(s) waive and release NWA and its sponsors and exhibitors, and their employees and agents, from and against claims, liabilities and expenses arising from injury, sickness or death from contraction or spread of COVID-19 or other communicable disease due to travel to or attendance at an event sponsored by NWA.

I will take necessary precautions while at the event including, but not limited to, engaging in appropriate social distancing, minimizing face touching, frequently washing hands, and avoiding risky environments such as overcrowded bars or restaurants. I agree to not attend any NWA event if I feel ill or had recent exposure to a COVID-19 case. This waiver and release is binding on me and my heirs and successors.

 

Code of Conduct

NWA is a listening organization focused on its participants. The summit is designed to increase interaction, engagement, collaboration, connectivity, and community, in a fun and safe environment.

We value the participation of each member of the community and endeavor to deliver an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Conference participants are expected to conduct themselves with integrity, courtesy and respect for others and maintain the highest level of professionalism at all conference programs and events, whether officially sponsored by NWA or not. All attendees, guests, speakers, organizers, volunteers, partners, vendors, and staff at any NWA event are required to observe the following Code of Conduct.

NWA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for the conference.

Be kind to others. Do not insult or defame participants. Harassment in any form, sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not condoned at NWA Events.

Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave the conference at the sole discretion of NWA. Thank you for helping to make this a welcoming event for all.

 

Media Disclaimer 

NWA intends to record, take photographs and video of this event for use in NWA news, educational material, and promotional material, in print, electronic and other media, including the NWA websites. By participating in this event, I grant NWA the right to use any image, photograph, voice, or likeness, without limitation, in its promotional materials and publicity efforts without compensation. All media becomes the property of NWA. Media may be displayed, distributed or used by NWA for any purpose.