AHRQ Annual Conferences

Conference Materials

Conference materials from the AHRQ Annual Conferences, including slide presentations and videos of plenary sessions (when available).


AHRQ Research Conference Returns! AHRQ is excited to announce that its research conference, held annually between 2007-2012, will make a return engagement in 2015. The conference will be held October 4–6, 2015, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, in Crystal City, VA. AHRQ is also excited to announce that AcademyHealth (http://www.academyhealth.org/) will join AHRQ in hosting the conference.

The conference will again bring authorities in health care research and policy together to participate in sessions focused on addressing today’s challenges in improving quality, safety, access and value in health care.

In addition, AHRQ and AcademyHealth will team with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (http://www.pcori.org/) in holding sessions on Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2015, also at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, as part of the AHRQ conference and PCORI’s first annual meeting, which follows at the same location from October 7–9, 2015. The Tuesday afternoon sessions jointly hosted by AHRQ, AcademyHealth, and PCORI will address key issues in dissemination and implementation of patient-centered outcomes research.

Mark your calendars; information about submitting abstracts, registration, details on the conference agenda, and more will be coming soon!

AHRQ 2012 Annual Conference

The sixth AHRQ Annual Conference was held September 9-11, 2012, in Bethesda, Maryland. Entitled Moving Ahead: Leveraging Knowledge and Action to Improve Health Care Quality, the conference featured presentations in seven major themes.

AHRQ 2011 Annual Conference

AHRQ held its fifth annual conference on September 18-21, 2011, in Bethesda, Maryland. Entitled Leading Through Innovation & Collaboration, the conference featured presentations in seven major themes.


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Internet Citation: AHRQ Annual Conferences: Conference Materials. March 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/index.html