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2018 Annual Conference: Agenda at a Glance

Agenda at a Glance

Speakers, session locations, details, and additional materials can be found by visiting the GIH App and mobile website.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. CEO Working Group on Access and Coverage (by invitation)
Terrance Keenan Institute Reunion (by invitation)
Healthy Eating/Active Living Learning Community (by invitation)
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Newcomers' Welcome
12:00 12:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet
12:30 1:00 p.m. Conference Welcome: Faith Mitchell – President and Chief Executive Officer, Grantmakers In Health
1:00 2:00 p.m. Opening Plenary: Candice C. Jones – President and Chief Executive Officer, Public Welfare Foundation
2:30 5:30 p.m. Workshops (preregistration required)
  • Addressing Addiction: Evidence, Equity, and Empathy
  • The Art and Science of Health Grantmaking: Reimagining the Program Officer Role for Authentic Community Engagement
  • Building Health Advocacy Capacity in Rural Communities
  • Innovative Strategies and Solutions for Complex Care Populations

Site Visits (preregistration required)

  • A New Frontier: A Paradigm Shift from Rehabilitation to Ability
  • Elevated Chicago: Promoting Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities
  • The Kids Are All Right: Advancing Adolescent Health at Erie Teen and Young Adult Health Center
  • There Grows the Neighborhood: Practicing Regenerative Placemaking
6:00 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Thursday, June 21, 2018
8:00 9:15 a.m. Breakfast Discussions and Networking Breakfasts:
  • Behavioral Health Funder Network Breakfast
  • Children and Families Funder Network Breakfast
  • HEAL Funder Network Breakfast
  • Health Equity Funder Network Breakfast
  • Together Our Impact is Greater: CDC Foundation and the Acceleration of 6|18
  • What's Keeping CEOs up at Night?
  • What's Keeping Trustees up at Night?
9:30 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session: Dr. Vivek Murthy – 19th Surgeon General of the United States
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
  • A Public/Philanthropic Partnership to Support Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Helping Municipal Leaders Create Healthy, Thriving Cities through Policy Change
  • How Foundations Can Shape Medicaid's Future
  • If You Want to Serve Native Americans, Start in Your Cities
  • Navigating Change: Innovative Evaluation Frameworks and Tools for Staff, Boards, and Communities
  • Place-Based Investments for Health: What Have We Learned?
  • Protecting Immigrant Health through Policy Advocacy, Research, and Direct Service
  • Stepping up to Take on the Opioid Epidemic
Quick Takes:
  • A Challenge to Philanthropists: Investing in Integrated Models of Care for Enabling Successful Aging
  • Design for Community Ownership: Principles from the Raising Places Project
  • Framing Domestic Violence through the Lens of Neurobiology, Trauma, and Gender Norms
  • Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are: How Philanthropy Can Tackle Gun Violence as a Public Health Threat
12:15 1:30 p.m. Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy Luncheon
2:00 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
  • Aligning Behavior and Values for Grantee Success
  • Changing the Current of Children's Oral Health Care
  • Confronting a Public Health Crisis: Solitary Confinement in the Criminal Justice System
  • Cultural Competency for Rural America: What Foundations Need to Know
  • Entering the Policy Arena: Advancing Mental Health and Wellness
  • Making the Case for Racial and Gender Equity in Grantmaking
  • Pursuing Collective Action: A Multi-Funder Workforce Collaboration

Tech Bytes:

  • County-Level Overdose Mapping: Considering Social Determinants of Overdose Deaths

Quick Takes:

  • A Cross-Sector Approach to Reducing Preterm Birth
  • Including Children in State Health Reform Efforts: Lessons from Connecticut
3:30 4:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
  • Addressing the Many Faces of Food Insecurity
  • Collaborative Learning to Navigate Change and Accelerate Promising Practices
  • Housing as a Prescription: Using Health Care Dollars to Pay for Housing
  • Legislation Has Passed: Now What?
  • No Child Left Behind: Promoting Universal Early Developmental and Behavioral Screenings
  • Pathways to Addressing Trauma: Navigating an Emerging Field
  • The Evolving Needs of Veterans' Health
  • Using Collective Impact to Improve Birth Outcomes

Tech Bytes:

  • Advancing Health Insurance Literacy with Data-Driven Consumer Tools
  • An App for That: Smartphone App for Homeless Youth

Quick Takes:

  • Health Funders' Role in Building a Reflective Democracy
4:45 5:45 p.m. Guided Riverwalk Activity (preregistration required)
6:00 7:30 p.m. Off-Site Reception
Friday, June 22, 2018
8:00 9:15 a.m. Breakfast Discussions and Networking Breakfasts:
  • A Breakfast Gathering for Foundations with Assets under $25 Million
  • Health Reform Funder Network Breakfast
  • Integrative Health Funder Network Breakfast
  • Health Care Conversion Foundations: Contributions, Impact, and Lessons Learned along the Way
  • Oral Health Funder Network Breakfast
  • Population Health Funder Network Breakfast
  • Worst Grant I Ever Made
9:30 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session: Dr. Laura Mosqueda – Dean of the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
  • Building Community Resilience to Address Climate, Health, and Equity
  • Nonprofit Capacity Building
  • Orienting towards Action: Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis
  • People, Place, and Power: Putting Community Voices at the Center of Health Transformation
  • Targeting Resources and Building Trust: Strategies to Prevent Street Violence
  • Weaving the Safety Net
  • What Can the World Teach Us about Health Equity?
12:15 1:30 p.m. Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy Luncheon
2:00 3:00 p.m. Guided Riverwalk Activity (preregistration required)


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