2013 Program Schedule

DAY 1
 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

link to PDF of presentation

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

Link to PDF resources related to this panel

12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Box Lunch Roundtable - link to more information

Roundtable starts at 12:30

Opportunity to visit sponsor displays

1:45-2:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions I

State of the Science: Prevention of Alzheimer's and Cognitive Decline

  • Soo Borson, UW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director, Memory Disorder Clinic 
  • Jeff Harris, (moderator/facilitator), Professor, UW Health Services, Director, UW Health Promotion Research Center

Link to PDF resources related to this panel

Panel: Health Disparities

  • Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, Professor,  UW School of Social Work (health disparities for LGBT)
  • Ivan Molton, Assistant Professor, UW  Department of Rehabilitation Medicine  (disparities for people with disabilities)
  • Heather Young, Associate Vice Chancellor, Dean and Professor, University of California, Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing (rural health disparities)
  • Jay Woolford, Executive Director, Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG) (income disparities)
  • Barb Cochrane, (moderator/facilitator), de Tornyay Endowed Professor for Healthy Aging, UW School of  Nursing, Director, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

Link to PDF resources related to this panel

Panel: Empowering Elders through Hospital Discharges — Toward Safer Care Transitions

  • Susan Shepherd, ADRC Program Manager, State Unit on Aging, DSHS - Aging & Disability Services
  • Selena Bolotin, Director WA Patient Safety & Care Transitions, Qualis Health
  • Nellis Y. Kim, Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources
  • Sheryl Schwartz, (moderator/facilitator), Deputy Director, UW Health Promotion Research Center

Link to PDF resources related to this panel

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

DAY 2
 Thursday, September 12, 2013
8:00 am

Registration Desk opens

Coffee

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

link to PDF of presentation

10:30-10:45 am Morning Break - Opportunity to visit sponsor displays
10:45- 11:45 am

Concurrent Sessions III

Panel: 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

Link to PDF resources

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

Link to PDF resources

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 - link to list of showcase participants

Research Poster Session - link to posters

Geriatric Health - top-rated lectures from the Northwest Geriatric Education Center Lecture Series:

  • End of Life Management: Hospice
    Wayne McCormick, Professor, UW Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine & Geriatric Medicine, Lead Medical Director for Providence Hospice Seattle Nursing Practitioner
  • Resilient Caregiving
    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

Link to PDF resources related to Geriatric Health sessions

 

Continuing Education Contact Hours for Nursing, Social Work and Pharmacy will be available. Click here for more details.