2013 Program

2013 Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

7:45 am Registration Desk opens
Coffee and light refreshments
8:30-9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Provost Ana Mari Cauce, UW Provost
Nancy Hooyman, Conference Chair, Dean Emeritus, Hooyman Endowed Professor of Gerontology, UW School of Social Work
9:00-10:30 am Keynote: “Working Together for Sustainable Change
Nancy Whitelaw, Senior Fellow, National Council on Aging
10:30- 10:45 am Morning Break – Opportunity to visit sponsor displays
10:45 am-noon Panel: Community Innovations to Support Aging in Place

  • Jim Diers, Community Builder, Former Director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
  • Tom Minty, Able Environments, John L. Scott Realty
  • Judy Kinney, Executive Director, North East Seattle Together (NEST)
  • Marigrace Becker, Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation and Alzheimer’s Services Coalition
  • Basia Belza, (moderator/facilitator), Aljoya Endowed Professor in Aging, UW Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Investigator, Heath Promotion Research Center
12:00 pm-1:30 pm Box Lunch Roundtable
1:45-2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions IState of the Science: Prevention of Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Decline

  • Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, Professor, UW School of Social Work (health disparities for LGBT)
  • Heather Young, Associate Vice Chancellor, Dean and Professor, University of California, Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing (rural health disparities)
  • Susan Shepherd, ADRC Program Manager, State Unit on Aging, DSHS – Aging & Disability Services
  • Nellis Y. Kim, Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources
  • Sheryl Schwartz, (moderator/facilitator), Deputy Director, UW Health Promotion Research Center
2:45-3:00 pm Afternoon Break - Opportunity to visit sponsor displays
3:00-4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions II
Repeat of Topics above in Concurrent Session I
4:15-4:30 pm Plenary/ Wrap-Up
Robin Arnold-Williams, Senior Advisor, Leavitt Partners, LLC, Former Secretary, Washington State Department of Social & Health Services
4:30-6:00 pm RECEPTION
Tribute to Denise Klein, CEO, Senior Services

Thursday, September 12, 2013

8:00 am Registration Desk opensCoffee
8:30-9:00 am Welcome/Recap of Day 1
Pam Piering, Consultant
9:00-10:30 am Keynote: “Preparing for a Better World of Aging Throught Policy, Payment and Delivery Reform
Cheryl Phillips, Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Leading Age
10:30-10:45 am Morning Break – Opportunity to visit sponsor displays
10:45- 11:45 am Concurrent Sessions IIIPanel: Affordable Care Act

  • John Hammarlund, Regional Administrator, CMS Seattle Regional Office
  • Jane Beyer, DSHS Assistant Secretary for Aging and Disability Services Behavioral Health and Service Integration Administration
  • Dan Lessler, Chief Medical Officer, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Ingrid McDonald, Policy Director, Washington State, AARP
  • Barbara Lantz, (moderator/facilitator), Washington State Health Care Authority

State of the Science: “Pharmacogenomics & Clinical Practice: Ready for Prime Time?”

  • Manju Beier, Chief Scientific Officer, Natural Molecular Testing Corporation, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan Collage of Pharmacy
  • Joy Plein, (moderator/facilitator), Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy, UW School of Pharmacy

Panel: Community Innovations for Underserved Populations

  • Christine Takada, President and CEO National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
  • Jordan Lewis, Senior Research Fellow Trainee, UW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
  • Romelia Perez, Medical Director, Consejo Counseling & Referral Services
  • Mark Snowden, Associate Professor, UW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Harborview Medical Center
  • Charles Emlet (moderator/facilitator), Social Work, UW-Tacoma
11:45 am-1:00 pm Lunch - Opportunity to visit sponsor displays
1:00 pm-2:0 pm Concurrent Sessions IV
Repeat of Topics above in Concurrent Sessions III
2:00 pm-3:15 pm Afternoon Break – Ice Cream Social
2:30 pm-4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions V
Innovation Showcase
Poster Session
Geriatric Health - top-rated lectures from the Northwest Geriatric Education Center Lecture Series:

  • End of Life Management: Hospice Susan McCurry, Research Professor, UW School of Nursing
  • Pain Management in Older Adults Mary Shelkey, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Group Health Cooperative
  • Barbara Cochrane, (moderator/facilitator), de Tornyay Endowed Professor for Healthy Aging, UW School of Nursing, Director, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging