ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+)

Early Treatment for HIV Summit

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09:30am - 11:00am
Town Hall Meeting on National AIDS Strategy
Speaker: Eric Flowers & Jeff Crowly
12:00pm - 01:30pm
Opening Plenary Session
"HIV & Health Care Reform" (LUNCH SERVED) 
Speaker(s): Andrea Weddle & Laura Hanen
01:45pm - 03:00pm
Plenary Session
"Impressions of HIV/AIDS in America"
Speaker(s): Jonathan Rochkind
03:15pm - 04:30pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1: "National & State-Based Access Advocacy Networks"
Speaker(s): Randy Russell & Charles King

Breakout #2: Awareness & Stigma Update
"Use of Social Networking Sites to Reach People Living with HIV, Other Infectious Diseases"
Speaker(s): Robert Breining

04:45pm - 06:00pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1: "Propose Policy Changes to Secure HIV/AIDS Drugs for the Nations Poor and Uninsured"
Speaker(s): Carl Schmid & William McColl

Breakout #2: "Disparities in HIV Care & Treatment"
Speaker(s): TBA

06:30pm - 07:30pm
Networking Reception
Dinner on your own! Enjoy the City!


09:00am - 10:30am
Plenary Session
"HIV Update: Insight into Early Treatment and Long-Term Complications." (BREAKFAST SERVED)
Speaker: Princy N Kumar, MD 
10:45am - 12:15pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1: ADAP Update
"What's an adequate ADAP? What's an Ideal ADAP?"
Speaker(s): Joey Wynn

Breakout #2: Treatment Update
"Personal Experiences on late Dx and access to Care"
Speaker(s): Chuck Middleton, Lonny LeFever & Thersa Daugherty

12:30pm - 02:00pm
Plenary Session
Speaker: Greg White
02:15pm - 03:45pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1: Prevention Update
"Routine Testing as Rx for Preventing New Infections"
Speaker(s): Tom Myers

Breakout #2: Treatment Update
"Drug Company Assistance Programs & co-pay assistance for Private Insurance Patients"
Speaker(s), Edward Hamilton, Bill Arnold & Ken McCormick

04:00pm - 05:15pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout #1: Legislative Update
"Why Health Care Reform Needs ETHA"
Speaker(s): Seth Koch

Breakout #2: Treatment Update
"HIV Access to Care & Treatment in the District of Columbia"
Speaker(s): Dr. Shannon Hadar

05:30pm - 06:30pm
Plenary Session
"How to Educate Congress?"



This day is reserved for Hill appointments so you can visit your Senators and Representatives.

~ Summit Exhibitors (incomplete list): ~

The AIDS Institute             Diplomat Pharmacy             The Flowers Heritage Foundation          Gilead

Job Accommodation Network             Merck             MomsPharmacy

ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy (DOL)          Ramsell Holding Corporation       Tibotec      Ticket to Work