Wednesday, May 21

9:00am-12:00pm: Pre-Conference Workshops (Preregistration & additional fee required)

Media Relations and Effective Messaging: How to Have a Shot at Success (Note: this workshop will start at 8:30am.)

Coalition Health: Building Toward Success

  • Vic Colman & Robbi Kay Norman, Uncommon Solutions, Inc.

2:00pm-3:30pm: Opening Plenary

3:30pm-4:00pm: Break

4:00pm-5:30pm: Concurrent Sessions

1A: WE Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

  • Moderator: Michelle Basket, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunization Services Division
  • Jill B. Roark, MPH & Dr. Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunization Services Division: You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

1B: Adults Need Vaccines Too: Strategies to Improve Adult Immunization

1C. Health Communication in the Digital Age

1D. Policy and Advocacy for Coalitions

1E. Social Media Development and Engagement: An Interactive Exercise

  • Session Moderator: Amy Pisani, Every Child By Two
  • Christine Vara, Blogger & Strategic Communication Specialist

5:30pm-6:30pm: Opening Reception

Thursday, May 22
7:30am-9:00am: Continental Breakfast

8:00am-9:00am: Coalition Directors Meeting

9:00am-10:00am: Plenary Panel: Immunization and Affordable Care Act Implementation from State, Regional, and National Perspectives

  • Moderated by Deb Wexler, Immunization Action Coalition
  • L.J Tan, Immunization Action Coalition
  • Susan Johnson, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Region X
  • Debbie McCune Davis, The Arizona Partnership for Immunization

10:00am-10:30am: Break

10:30am-12:00pm: Concurrent Sessions

2A. Adolescents and Beyond: MCV4, Flu, and HPV

2B. Challenges of Keeping Our Communities Immunized and Up to Date

2C. Ignite! Getting Your Community Coalition “Fired Up” for Change

  • Session Moderator: Erica Bloom, Colorado Department of Health
  • Fran Butterfoss, PhD, Coalition Works

2D. Social Marketing for a Healthy Tomorrow

2E. Let Data Tell Your Story

12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch Plenary: David Williams Building A Healthier Future: Opportunities for Action

1:30pm-2:00pm: Break

2:00pm-3:30pm: Concurrent Sessions

3A. Vaccine Decision-Making: Trends, Theories, and Tools

3B. Policy and Legal Strategies to Strengthen Immunization Rates

3C. Bringing Influenza Vaccine to the Community

3D. Social Media That Works

3E. Addressing Health Disparities: Data, Research, and Evaluation

3:30pm-4:00pm: Break

4:00pm-5:30pm: Film Festival featuring Invisible Threat and Everybody’s Business

  • Moderated by: Amy Pisani, Every Child by Two
  • Special Guests: Invisible Threat producer Lisa Posard and Everybody’s Business parent advocate Celina Yarkin

Friday, May 23
7:30am-9:00am: Continental Breakfast

9:00am-10:00am: Concurrent Sessions

4A. Does Your Community Have Immunity? Mobilizing Parents Who Immunize to Influence Their Vaccine-Hesitant Peers

  • Session Moderator: Todd Faubion, PhD, WithinReach
  • Mackenzie Melton, MPH, WithinReach
  • Dawn Crawford, BCDC Ideas
  • Jennie Schoeppe, MPH, MSPT and Clarissa Hsu, PhD, Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute

4B. Increasing Immunization Rates through Quality Improvement

4C. Create a Canopy of Coverage through Deeply Rooted Partnerships

4D. If Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, What Does?

4E. Speaking with One Voice: How Immunization Coalitions, Government Program Managers, and Public Information Officers Can Work Together to Develop and Use Effective Communication Strategies

10:00am-10:15am: Break

10:15am-11:30am: Closing Plenary with Bill Foege and Closing Remarks