The detailed agenda for IPHI’s upcoming Illinois Public Health Performance Improvement Conference has just been released! The conference will be held in Springfield on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. This state-wide event is targeted to staff from all program areas within health departments interested in continuous improvement. The event will include presentations from national experts and peer health departments on a variety of tools and processes to improve public health services, efficiencies, activities and outcomes. With a focus on integrating principles of performance improvement and an emphasis on doing our best with what we have, participants will explore quality improvement tools and methods, engage in peer sharing and problem-solving, and have an opportunity to hear from Illinois health departments regarding their journey toward public health accreditation.