2021 Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference










Date: October 21st & 22nd, 2021

Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Why attend?

For 47 years, the Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference has supported people engaged in substance abuse prevention. Countless communities, agencies, and individuals come together to do this work, including you. Your contributions to the prevention field and dedication to public health make a difference in our state. This work is not easy. It can be downright exhausting, difficult to see a way through. Join us online, to re-energize, inspire, connect, share new skills and strategies for prevention work, build peer relationships, and forge a new way through.

This year's conference includes...

  • 3 keynote speakers

  • 32 live breakout presentations

  • 1 month's access to all recorded presentations

  • 2 "flash networking" sessions

  • A box of SWAG mailed to your house


  • Opportunities to engage with exhibitors and coalitions from around Minnesota

  • Access to the latest research to inform your team and community.

  • Opportunities to learn action steps, skills, and strategies to provide the building blocks to succeed.

Who Attends?

Community Coalition Leaders • Prevention Specialists • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Professionals • Parents & Youth • College Students • Educators • Public Health Professionals • Law Enforcement • Researchers • Faith Leaders • And More!



Registration Fees

$75 - Attendee Early Bird Registration (register before Sept. 1st)

$100 - Attendee Regular Registration (register after Sept. 2nd)

$80 - Group Registration (register three or more people for this discounted rate)

$35 - Student Registration (must be currently enrolled in high school or higher education institution only)

$150 - Exhibitor Registration (includes one attendee registration + exhibitor status)

**All ticket costs include access to the live conference, 30-day access to all recorded presentations, and a box of promotional items sent to your house.



The Minnesota Prevention Resource Center strives to ensure this conference is accessible to all working on substance abuse prevention in Minnesota. Limited scholarships are available to cover the registration cost of attending the conference. All scholarship applications must be received by the end of the day, Friday, October 8th. Click the button below to fill out an application.

Apply Here



Why Exhibit?

With 3 keynote speakers, 32 breakout workshops, and over 200 attendees, this 2-day conference brings together people across Minnesota who work in substance use prevention. By sharing effective prevention strategies and programs, presenters, participants, and exhibitors learn from one another in this exemplary learning community.

Exhibiting at this year's conference is an opportunity to share your organization's mission, services, resources, and initiatives with the prevention community in Minnesota.


Opportunities for exhibitors during the conference

  • The virtual platform provides several opportunities for attendees to interact with exhibitors through chat or video calls.
  • Exhibitors have the option to give an informal 5 minute presentation before a breakout workshop.
  • Exhibitors can opt to send trinkets or paper resources to conference attendees, included in a SWAG box sent to all attendees by MPRC. Items must be received by MPRC by September 17th at the latest.
  • Exhibitor profiles are included in the conference program, as well as included in banners around the virtual portal, and in the pre-roll video that plays before sessions begin.


Email India Medaris at india@ansrmn.org

Funded by the MN Department of Human Services, Behavioral Health Division