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Sunday, July 7th

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

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Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

10:30am - 5:00pm

Registration Open

Registration Open

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12:00pm - 12:30pm

Plenary Session

Conference Welcoming Remarks:

Master of Ceremonies - Joey Wynn,
Minority Development & Empowerment, Inc.

Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Plenary Session
LUNCH SERVED

Why We Share Our Stories…

Michelle Anderson,
Ms. Plus America, 2011

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Plenary Session

Impact of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion & insurance exchanges

Joseph Jefferson,
Director of Advocacy & Alliance Development
HealthHIV

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout

ADAPs, Latinos, and HIV/AIDS Infrastructure

John Hellman,
Director of Advocacy
Latino Commission on AIDS

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout

What is in Your Spiritual Pillbox?

NOTE: This is a non-demoninational discussion that will attempt to take a holistic approach to better health

Joan McGovern,
Spiritual Director
St. Ignatius Retreat House

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Plenary Session

Town Hall Meeting:

HIV Criminalization and its Impact on Access to Care

Robert Suttle,
Assistant Director
The Sero Project

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Reception

Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Westin Washington DC City Center

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Monday, July 8th

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Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

8:00am - 8:45am

BREAKFAST SERVED

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9:00am - 10:15am

Plenary Session

The ADAP Watch:
Update on the ADAP Crisis

Britten Pund,
Senior Manager, Health Care Access
National Alliance of State &
Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)

10:15am - 11:15am

Breakout:

Impact of Sequestration & CR Funding Cuts on ADAPs

Emily McCloskey,
Manager, Policy and Legislative Affairs
National Alliance of State & Territorial
AIDS Directors (NASTAD)

10:15am - 11:15am

Breakout:

Linkages to Care for Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

David W. Manson, Jr.,
Project Manager
Ramsell Corporation

11:15am - 12:15pm

Breakout:

Essential Health Benefits & Access to Care for PLWHA

Read Carl's recent Op-Ed

Carl Schmid,
Deputy Executive Director
The AIDS Institute

11:15am - 12:15pm

Breakout:

The Future of the Ryan White CARE Act in the Post ACA Era

Jason King,
Advocacy & Legislative Affairs
Manager, Southern Bureau
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Break

NETWORKING

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12:30pm - 2:00pm

Plenary Session
LUNCH SERVED

Luncheon Keynote:

Medical Perspective on HIV/AIDS and the
Importance of Treatment

Rob Caldwell, Ph.D.,
Independent Contractor supporting Biomedical Technology, Biosurveillance and Biological Countermeasures for the Department of Homeland Security

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Plenary Session

The Value of an Integrated National ADAP Enrollment System

Eric Flowers,
President & CEO
Ramsell Corporation

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Break

NETWORKNG

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3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout:

Follow the Yellow Brick Road! The Journey from HRSA's ADAP to the CMS's Marketplace Plans

Joey Wynn,
Public Policy & Community Affairs Consultant
Minority Development & Empowerment, Inc.

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout:

HIV/HCV Co-Infection Treatment: New HCV Drugs and Interferon- Free Therapy

Jules Levin,
Executive Director
National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Breakout:

Bloggers Forum on Access to Care

Bloggers: Candace Montague, Mark King & Christopher Myron

Facilitated by Robert Breining,
Founder
POZIAM.com

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dinner

3rd Annual ADAP Awards Dinner

The 2012-2013 award recipients include:

ADAP Champion of the Year (individual):
President Barack Obama

ADAP Emerging Leader of the Year (individual):
Julio Fonseca, HealthHIV

ADAP Corporate Partner of the Year:
HarborPath

ADAP Community Organization of the Year:
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

ADAP Lawmaker of the Year:
The Honorable Tom Coburn, U.S. Senate (OK), The Honorable Donna Christensen, M.C. (V.I.)

ADAP Social Media Campaign of the Year:
My HIV Journey by Aaron Laxton

ADAP Grassroots Campaign of the Year:
Decriminalization by North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition

ADAP Media Story of the Year:
Why Some with HIV Still Can't Get Treatment, Sarah Childress, PBS Frontline

The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson,
Former Governor of Wisconsin
Former Secretary of Health & Human Services

Tuesday, July 9th

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Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

8:00am - 8:45am

BREAKFAST SERVED

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9:00am - 10:30am

Training Session

Grassroots Advocacy Training:

Lessons Learned from C2EA on Effective Grassroots Advocacy

Christine Campbell, Vice President, National Advocacy and Organizing
Housing Works

10:30am - 11:30am

Closing Session

Open Discussion on Previous Day's Events

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11:30am - 12:00pm

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Hotel Check-Out

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2:30pm - 5:30pm

Hill Visits

Congressional Office Visits:
Meet with Legislative Staff about ADAPs

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Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Health HIV

zGold Sponsors

Merck

ViiV Healthcare

Bronze Sponsors

Abbvie Pharmaceuticals

Gilead

Supporters

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Janssen

Ramsell Holding Corp.

Exhibitors:

Dab the AIDS Bear Project

EMD Serono

Sero Project

Special Thanks to:

The Westin - Washington, DC City Center

Annual ADAP Leadership Awards Sponsors

Abbvie Pharmaceuticals

Base Connect

DC's Most Fabulous Magazine

Gilead

Health HIV

Macsata-Kornegay Group

Merck

Mylan Pharmaceuticals

ViiV Healthcare

Walgreens

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