Knowledge for Equity Conference

Silver Spring, Maryland
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Knowledge for Equity Conference Agenda

Monday, Nov. 12

6:30pm-8:30pm

Pre-registration

Tuesday, Nov. 13

7:30am-8:30am

Registration

8:30am-9:00am

Welcome and Introduction
David M. Chavis, Ph.D.- President, Community Science

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE- Acting Director, Office of Minority Health

Conference Partners: Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, the Community Indicators Consortium, the Prevention Institute, PolicyLink, and the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership

9:00am-10:30am

Plenary Session – Stephen Thomas, Ph.D.- Professor and Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity/ School of Public Health at University of Maryland

Community Panel– moderated by Victor Rubin, Ph.D.- Vice President for Research, PolicyLink
Participants include community organization leaders who are working to reduce health disparities, with focus on promising practices for data access, analysis, and use.

Earl Hatley, M.A.- President, LEAD Agency, Inc.

Judith Bradford, Ph.D.- Director, Center for Population Research in LGBT Health/ Co-chair, The Fenway Institute

Breanna Morrison- Community Health Councils, Inc.

Shoshanah Brown, M.S., M.B.A.- Executive Director, A.I.R. Harlem

10:30am-10:45am

Break  (Refreshments available)

10:45am-12:15pm

Workshop  Sessions 1 (9 concurrent workshops)

12:15pm-1:30pm

Working Lunch- Presentation on Federal Resources

Rashida Dorsey, Ph.D.- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Jennifer Cheeseman Day- U.S. Census Bureau
Doris Werwie- National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Karen DeBlausia- Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs, Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

1:30pm-1:45pm

Break

Self-organize/ Sign up for Open Space sessions related to issues around community data access, analysis and use to address health disparities (3:30 pm-4:45 pm) - Facilitator: Susanna Shapiro, Managing Associate, Community Science

1:45pm-3:15pm

Workshop Sessions 2 (9 concurrent workshops)

3:15pm-3:30pm

Break (Refreshments available)

3:30pm-4:45pm

Open Space sessions:  How can we improve community data access, analysis and use in order to address health disparities? Facilitator: Susanna Shapiro, Managing Associate, Community Science

4:45pm-5:00pm

Wrap-up  and Summary of Day One

5:00pm-7:00pm

Networking Reception

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Day Two

8:00am-9:00am

Welcome

9:00am-10:30am

Presentation- What have the Community Based Organizations told us About Their Collection and Use of Data: Capacities, Challenges and Opportunities- David Chavis, Ph.D., Principal Associate/CEO, Community Science

Presentation of the major findings from our pre-registrations form completed by 157 participants
9:20am-10:30am Town Hall meeting – Moderated by David Chavis, Ph.D., Principal Associate- Community Science

Speak to Federal agency representatives about the challenges you face getting and using data and what they need to do to help you.

James Craver, co-Acting Associate Director- Office of Analysis and Epidemiology at the National Center for Health Statistics within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Terence McMenamin, Economist- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

10:30am-10:45am

Break  (Refreshments available)

10:45am-12:15pm

Workshop Sessions  3 (8 concurrent workshops)

12:15pm-1:30pm

Lunch (on your own)

Gallery Walk set-up

1:30pm-3:00pm

Gallery Walk- Community groups see and share each other’s work as well as work by Federal and State government representatives.

Snack and Break

3:00pm-4:30pm

Workshop Sessions  4 (8 concurrent workshops)

4:30pm-5:00pm

Conclusion, Next Steps, and Announcements




 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions


  • General Attendees - $110.00
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