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Tuesday, July 5th

Agenda: The following is a tentative agenda-at-glance, which is subject to change.

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Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

11:00am - 5:00pm

Registration Open

Registration Open

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1:00pm - 1:30pm

Plenary Session

Conference Welcoming Remarks:
Master of Ceremonies - Joey Wynn, Broward House
Lead Sponsor - Michael Weinstein, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Plenary Session
LUNCH SERVED

ADAP, HIV & ME:
Why People Living with HIV/AIDS Need to Stand-Up
and Be Counted During the ADAP Crisis!

Arch Bishop Joyce Turner Keller
Founder & CEO
Aspirations Holistic Tutorial Services

2:15pm - 3:15pm

Plenary Session

ADAP Update:
The ADAP Watch: An Update on the Perfect Storm

Britten Pund, Manager
Health Care Access
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Plenary Session

Legislative Update:
What is Happening on Capitol Hill 

Jirair Ratevosian, M.P.H.
Senior Legislative Assistant
The Hon. Barbara Lee (CA-9)

4:15pm - 4:30pm

Break

NETWORKING

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4:30pm - 5:30pm

Breakout:

Impact of State Level ADAP Eligibility Restrictions:
Update from Florida by Joey Wynn, Broward House
Update from Ohio by Eddie Hamilton
Update from Virginia by (speaker to be announced)

Moderated By: Bill Arnold
Executive Director
Community Access National Network (CANN)

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Breakout:

State Medicaid 1115 Waiver Option to Expand HIV Care and Treatment Access

Amy Killelea, Fellow
Harvard Law School Health Law & Policy Clinic
Treatment Access Expansion Project

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Plenary Session

Lobbying & Other Advocacy for Nonprofits:
Knowing the Rules and Using Them to Maximum Advantage

Ben Tesdahl, Principal
Law Firm of Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Reception

Networking Reception
Sponsored by American Association of Homecare
American Association of Homecare

Alexandra Bennewith, MPA
Senior Manager, Government Affairs
American Association of Homecare

Wednesday, July 6th

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Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

8:00am - 8:45am

Recap Session
BREAKFAST SERVED

Open Discussion on Previous Day's Events

Moderated By: Joey Wynn
Director of Public Policy
Broward House

9:00am - 10:00am

Plenary Session

Why ADAPs Play Vital Role in HIV Patient Treatment:
Access, Adherence & Resistance

Princy Kumar, MD
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine

10:00am - 10:45am

Plenary Session

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)

Ariel Novick, Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CIIO)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

11:00am - 12:15pm

Breakout:

Patient Advocate Foundation:
The Patient's Partner

Alan Richardson
Chief Corporate Development Operations Officer
Patient Advocate Foundation

11:00am - 12:15pm

Breakout:

Providing HIV Services during Changing Times:
Hot Topics on the Federal Scene

Kathie Hiers, President & CEO
AIDS Alabama

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Break

NETWORKING

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12:30pm - 2:00pm

Plenary Session
LUNCH SERVED

Congress, Legislature must act to preserve drugs for HIV/AIDS

The Honorable David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
16th Surgeon General of the United States
Director, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities and The Satcher Health Leadership Institute Initiative
Poussaint-Satcher-Cosby Chair in Mental Health
Morehouse School of Medicine

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Breakout:

Federal Funding Shortfall's Impact on Rural Communities:
A Rural State's Homegrown Solutions to Access to Care and Stigma Elimination.
Update from Elizabeth McLendon, SC AIDS Task Force
Update from Deadra Lawson-Smith, SC HIV/AIDS Council

Moderated By:
Elizabeth Shepherd, Board Member
ADAP Advocacy Association

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Breakout:

TBA

TBA

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Break

NETWORKNG

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3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout:

Grassroots Advocacy Campaigns:
An HIV Community Responds - Tips & Strategies from Florida

Joey Wynn, Director of Public Policy
Broward House

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout:

Social Media Advocacy Campaigns:
Let's Get the Civic Party Started to End ADAP Wait Lists

Jay Resio, President
MyGov365

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Plenary Session

Why Politics Matters:
Learning How to Leverage Effective Political
Strategies to Achieve Legislative Wins

Ballard Everett, Ballard Everett & Associates, LLC
Jordan Gehrke, GOP strategist
Scott Drexel, Mamet & Associates, LLC (invited) FACE="Helvetica, Arial" SIZE="1">
Clark Ray, Democratic strategist (invited)

Moderated By:
Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

5:15pm - 6:00pm

Plenary Session

Closing Remarks

TBA

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dinner

1st Annual ADAP Awards Dinner
The HIV/AIDS Community: We Stand Together to Change the Status Quo, Forever

Jeffrey Lewis, President & CEO
Heinz Family Philanthropies

Thursday, July 7th

Start/End

Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

8:00am - 8:45am

Recap Session BREAKFAST SERVED

Open Discussion on Previous Day's Events

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9:00am - 10:00am

Training Session

Grassroots Advocacy Training: Module 1:
HIV Meds Access Campaign - How to Meet Your Member of Congress in Your Neighborhood

Jessica Terlikowski
Director of Regional Organizing
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

10:00am - 11:00am

Training Session

Grassroots Advocacy Training Module 2:
ADAP Sustainability /Advocacy Strategies

Joseph Terrell
Domestic Advocacy Manager
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

11:00am - 11:30am

Training Session

Grassroots Advocacy Training Module 3:
How to Educate Members of Congress on ADAPs

Seth Koch
Manager of Policy & Politics
Community Access National Network

11:30am - 12:00pm

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Hotel Check-Out

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12:30pm - 2:00pm

Briefing
LUNCH SERVED

Congressional Briefing on ADAPs

Impact on southern states & communities of color
by Kathie Hiers, AIDS Alabama

Impact on care providers
by Joey Wynn, Broward House

Impact on public health access,
by Dr. Bambi W. Gaddist, South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council

Impact on social service delivery system
by Chris Aldridge, HealthHIV

Impact on patient health,
by Darryl Flore, Ohio ADAP client

The ADAP Watch Update,
by Britten Pund, National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors

This briefing is being hosted
by The Honorable Richard Burr, U.S. Senator (NC) 

Moderated By:
Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

2:00pm - 5:30pm

Hill Visits

Congressional Office Visits:
Meet with Legislative Staff about ADAPs

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Summit Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Merck

Morgali Films

Silver Sponsors

ViiV Healthcare

Bronze Sponsors

Gilead

Ramsell Holding Corp.

Exhibitors

EMD Serono

Tibotec

Schlorship Funders

Flowers Heritage Foundation

help 4 u

HousingWorks

MedData Services

WE Movement

Annual ADAP Leadership Awards Sponsors

Abbott

AIDS Alabama

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Broward House

GettingHired.com

Gilead

Health HIV

Merck

Ramsell Holding Corp.

Southern AIDS Coalition

Tibotec Therapeutics

ViiV Healthcare

Other Supporters

Starbucks

Macsata-Kornegay Group

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