Upcoming Chapter Events

This page showcases APIC chapter events occurring locally throughout the year. To have your chapter event posted here, send meeting details and related attachments to cedwards@apic.org.

Smoky Mountain Chapter #079 Annual Conference


Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.   Henry Ford

Date: November 2nd and 3rd, 2017

Time: 8:00 am to 4 pm on Thursday, and 8-12 on Friday

Event Address: Courtyard Marriott

120 Community Center Drive

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (Phone 865-366-3201)

Mention APIC to get the special rate we have provided

Registration Fees: Member: $175 (Early—Post Marked before October 15th, 2017)

Registration after October 15th or at the door: $200


Chapter Event Contact:

Tarry Samsel RN, BSN, CIC, President Elect of Smoky Mountain APIC



Contact Stephanie Brooks RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, Treasurer of Smoky Mountain APIC,


North Knoxville Medical Center

Attn:  Stephanie Brooks

Powell, TN  37849

Phone: 865-859-1192

Contact Address:7565 Dannaher Drive


Speakers include Nancy Hailpern, Maureen Spencer, Marion Kainer, and Carol Calabrese.

Topics include:

  • The Indiana HIV outbreak from the public health perspective
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship from an ID pharmacist
  • The role of the environment in HAI
  • Legislation and Public Policy