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Sunday, August 3rd

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

Start / End

Function

Topic

Speaker(s)

11:00am - 5:00pm

Registration Open

Registration Open

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12:00pm - 12:30pm

Plenary Session

Conference Welcoming Remarks:
Master of Ceremonies - Joey Wynn, Empower U

Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Plenary Session
Lunch Served

Opening PLWHA Keynote:
Why the Patient’s Voice Still Matters

Bob Bowers
Founder
www.HIVictorious.org

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Plenary Session

Using Technology to Provide HIV Continuity of Care - Lessons Learned from Africa

Chrys Thorsen
Managing Director
TBH Consulting

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout

Public/Private ADAP Partnership:
The District of Columbia Success Story

Glen Pietrandoni, R.Ph.
Senior Director, Pharmacy Services
Walgreens

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout

HIV Medication Self-Management

Monica Stanton Koko, MPH, EdM
Pre-Doctoral Fellow of the Research
Group on Disparities in Health
Teachers College, Columbia University

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Plenary Session

Launch of the ADAP Directory

Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Reception
Hors d’Oeuvres

Networking Reception
Sponsored by: Westin Washington DC City Center

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Monday, August 4th

Time

Format

Topic

Speaker(s)

8:00am - 8:45am

Breakfast Served

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9:00am - 10:15am

Plenaryl Session

The ADAP Watch:
Update on the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs

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

10:15am - 11:15am

Plenary Session

Medical Perspective on HIV/AIDS and the Importance of Treatment

Corklin Steinhart, MD,
Medical Director
ViiV Healthcare

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout

Stigma: Barriers in Healthcare

Learn more: www.positivechampions.org/about-us/

Jeff Allen, Mary Bennefield & Omar Mayes
Consultants
Positive Champions

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout

Patient Access Network Foundation: A Free Financial Resource for Underinsured Patients

Korab Zuka
VP of External Relations and Patient Services,
Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation

11:30am - 12:30pm

Breakout

ADAP Eligibility & LGBT Married Couples

Kyle Palazzolo
HIV Project Staff Attorney
Lambda Legal

11:30am - 12:30pm

Breakout

Transitioning ADAP Clients to Medicaid & Marketplace Plans: The Colorado Success Story

Todd Grove
ADAP - Insurance Assistance Program Coordinator
Colorado Department of Health

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Plenary Session
Lunch Served

Luncheon Keynote:
Helping the HIV/AIDS Patient Access Affordable Care

Laurie-Marie Pisciotta
Outreach & Education Coordinator
NeedyMeds

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Plenary Session

New Report: Many Exchange Plans Burden the Most Vulnerable Patients with High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Vital Medicines

Kelly Brantley
Senior Manager
Avalere Health

Hillary Bray
Senior Associate
Avalere Health

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Break
Snacks Served

Networking

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3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout

Black Market HIV/AIDS Drugs in the News, 2006 - 2013

Jim Dahl
Board Member
Partnership for Safe Medicines

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Breakout

Healthcare Reform and the Future of the HCV Workforce

Marissa Tonelli
Senior Manager, HealthHCV Initiative
HealthHIV

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Breakout

NHeLP and The AIDS Institute File HIV/AIDS Discrimination Complaint Against Florida Health Insurers

Carl Schmid
Deputy Executive Director
The AIDS Institute

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Breakout:

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs Support
New ACA Coverage Options for Thousands
of People Living with HIV

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

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dinner

4th Annual ADAP Awards Dinner:
"Maya Angelou Had It Right"

The 2013-2014 award recipients include:

  • ADAP Champion of the Year (individual):
    Kathie Hiers, AIDS Alabama
  • ADAP Emerging Leader of the Year (individual):
    Wanda Brendle-Moss
  • ADAP Corporate Partner of the Year:
    Ramsell Corporation
  • ADAP Community Organization of the Year:
    Community Education Group
  • ADAP Lawmaker of the Year:
    The Honorable Henry Waxman, M.C. (California)
  • ADAP Social Media Campaign of the Year:
    The Poz Life by Patrick Ingram
  • ADAP Grassroots Campaign of the Year:
    Moral Mondays
  • ADAP Media Story of the Year:
    Continuing HIV Care for Formerly Incarcerated U.S. Citizens, by Candace Y.A. Montague, TheBodyDotCom

John D. Kemp
President & CEO
The Viscardi Center

Tuesday, August 5th

Time

Format

Topic

Speaker(s)

10:00am - 12:00pm

Plenary Session

Town Hall Meeting & Open Discussion

Brandon M. Macsata, CEO
ADAP Advocacy Association

12:00pm - 12:30pm

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Hotel Check-Out & Lunch on Your Own

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1:00pm - 5:30pm

Hill Visits

Congressional Office Visits:
Meet with Legislative Staff about ADAPs

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MODERATOR:

TBD

PANELISTS:

Jeff Allen · Mary Bennefield · Bob Bowers · Kelly Brantley · Hillary Bray · Jim Dahl · Todd Grove · John D. Kemp
Brandon M. Macsata · Omar Mayes · Emily McCloskey · Kyle Palazzolo · Glen Pietrandoni · Laurie-Marie Pisciotta
Britten Pund · Carl Schmid · Corklin Steinhart · Chrys Thorsen · Marissa Tonelli · Joey Wynn · Korab Zuka

 

Summit Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Your Logo Here

Silver Sponsors

Health HIV

Bronze Sponsors

Abbvie Pharmaceuticals

Gilead

Merck

Supporters

Janssen

Patient Access Network (PAN Foundation)

Scholarship Funders

Bender Consulting Services, Inc.

Flowers Heritage Foundation

HousingWorks

MedData Services

Special Thanks to:

The Westin - Washington, DC City Center

Awards Sponsors

Abbvie Pharmaceuticals

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Gilead

Health HIV

Merck

Macsata-Kornegay Group

Walgreens

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