2018 #MCSMN Annual Conference



A nighttime view of Downtown Jacksonville.

A nighttime view of Downtown Jacksonville.

November 14-15, 2018
Omni Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida

Join us for two days packed with inspirational keynotes, compelling case studies, workshops, and presentations, expert consultation sessions, evening reception, and plenty of networking! We've negotiated a discounted rate with the Omni, so be sure to make your reservations here to lock in the reduced rate.

Keynote Presenters

Keynote Presenter Bar

Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.
The Magic of Storytelling on Social Media

Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, Ph.D., MPH
Health Communication on Social Media: A Framework for Addressing Mistrust and Misinformation

Susannah Fox
Share, Connect, Engage: Social Media as a Platform for Hope

Jacob Weiss, Ph.D.
How Juggling Taught Me to Engage my Community for Health and Well-Being

We’re capping attendance so you'll have plenty of opportunities to contribute, interact, and connect with your peers. You’ll leave energized with more knowledge and enthusiasm to tackle, analyze, and solve the biggest social media problems you face today.

You don't need to belong to the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network to attend. Members receive a 25% discount on conference registration. If you’re not a member, your registration includes a full year membership in the Network (a $495 value).

Read more about the program, speaker bios, and session descriptions

The Conference Hotel

The conference will be held at the beautiful Omni Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. We've negotiated a discounted rate with the Omni, so be sure to make your reservations here to lock in the reduced rate.

Special Discounts 

 If three or more members from your organization plan to attend, contact us for a special discount. 

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities 

If you want to connect with our attendees through sponsorship or exhibition booths, read about opportunities. Packages include conference registrations. 

Consider Social Media Residency

You may want to join us on the Mayo Clinic Florida Campus November 13 for our Social Media Residency, too!

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Networking Reception Sponsor



Padilla is an independently operated, globally resourced public relations and communications company with offices across the United States. The agency builds, grows, and protects brands and reputations worldwide by creating purposeful connections with the people who matter most through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations, and brand strategy. Padilla specializes in all things health, from marketing, educating, and connecting consumers to programs and products that advance healthy lifestyles, to building brands that make a difference in our communities and our world. Our health team specializes in medical device and technology, hospitals and health systems, insurance, health care services, pharmaceuticals, associations and nonprofits, and consumer health.

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Boston University

Be part of the fast-growing field of professional health communication and expand your career options. Boston University’s Metropolitan College (BU MET) offers two flexible, part-time, 100% online programs with no GRE, GMAT tests, or capstone requirement. Busy adults and professionals can earn the 10-course Master of Science in Health Communication in 18 months, or the four-course Graduate Certificate in Visual & Digital Health Communication in less than a year. For more than half a century, MET has brought academic excellence and resources of an internationally respected research university to students through innovative, award-winning, part-time programs.

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