Call for Speakers

We’ll be featuring several dynamic speakers.

Applications now open for the 2018 Conference!

NYSARH is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, grassroots membership organization working to improve access to timely health and / or community based services in rural New York State. Our members include Rural Health Networks, Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Primary Care Providers, Insurance Companies, Educational Institutions and more. Our mission is to lead and collaborate on issues affecting the health and well-being of New York’s rural residents. As part of our continuing efforts to be the “voice for rural health” we sponsor our annual conference, which is known for its high “take away” value and camaraderie. Our conference will include outstanding key note presentations, policy panel discussion, a dozen breakout sessions on a variety of topics of interest to our various membership constituencies, networking event, and awards luncheon highlighting outstanding contributors to rural health in New York State.

In crafting your presentation proposal, we encourage you to consider both our conference theme as well as the needs and interests of our various membership constituencies.

Important Information

Proposed presentations will be evaluated on how helpful and practical the presentation will be to our audience. The presentation hour can go quickly. Don’t spend time with your background or information about your program or institution. Get right to the practical information that people can use, and make sure to leave time for audience questions and interaction. Be Dynamic!

• The deadline for submission of proposals is May 14, 2018

• Complimentary full conference registration is provided for all selected presenters (limit of 2 presenters per organization)

• Presentations that are clearly intended as a “sales pitch” for your product or service will not be considered.

• All fields in the Call for Presenter Application form must be completed.

• Sessions will be approximately one hour in length.

• Formal notification of acceptance will be e-mailed in late May.


For additional information, contact:

Jackie Leaf, Executive Director

Phone: 607.756.4198