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Tentative Schedule
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MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008

 

Bienvenidos / Welcoming Reception

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Washington Plaza Hotel, DC

   
Welcoming Remarks

Mercedes Lemp, Director

Office of Latino Affairs, Washington DC


Honorable Mayor Adrian M. Fenty,

Washington DC

   

Voices of Hope

Luis Lopez, Director, HIV Policy & External Affairs

Altamed/Health Services, Los Angeles, CA

Latino Coalition Against AIDS

Evelyn Ullah, Director, HIV/AIDS Program

Miami/Dade Department of Health, FL


Dr. Patricia Canessa, Executive Director

Salud Latina/Latina Health, Chicago, IL

   

Master of Ceremonies

Soraya Galeas, Director of Community Education

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan DC

NLAAD DC/Northern Virginia

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2008
 

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration

   

Setting Our AIDS Action Agenda

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Opening Ceremony

   

Invocation

Reverend Francisco Cañas , National Coordinator

The United Methodist Church, New York, NY


Father Jose E Hoyos, Director

Spanish Apostolate of Northern Virginia Arlington Dioceses

   

Summit Opening Remarks

Honorable Mayor Adrian M Fenty,

Washington DC

   

Why we are here?

Congress Member Hilda Solis, 32nd District of California

Chair Health Committee, Congressional Hispanic Caucus


Congress Member Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 18th District of Florida

Ranking Member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs


Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen, U.S. Virgin Islands

Chairwoman, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust


Congress Member Joe Baca, 43rd District of California

Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus


Dr. Shannon L. Hader, MPH, Sr. Deputy Director

HIV/AIDS Administration, DC Department of Health


Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis, Professor of Health Science, Director

NCLR/CSULB, Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, & Leadership Training

   

10:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Community Forum

   

Presenting Our Agenda

Catalina Sol, Director of HIV/AIDS Program

La Clinica del Pueblo, Washington, DC


Oscar de la O, President & CEO

BIENESTAR, Los Angeles, CA


Dennis de León, President

Latino Commission on AIDS, New York, NY

   

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Community response and feedback

   

Facilitators

Alberto Santana, Florida Latino AIDS Coordinator

Miami/Dade Health Department, FL

Guillermo Chacon, Vice President

Latino Commission on AIDS, New York, NY

   

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch/Networking

   

Keynote speakers

Christopher Bates, Acting Director Office of HIV/AIDS Policy Department of Health & Human Services, Washington DC

Dr. Cristina V. Beato, Deputy Director

Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Washington DC

   

Developing Strategies and Defining Goals*

   

*The working group sessions are divided by the eight key topics of the Agenda. The purpose of the session is to begin to create a specific action plan on the respective topic to be incorporated in the overall national action plan. The workgroups are split into two sessions giving the participant the opportunity to participate in two separate sessions. The session presentations are identical.

 


1:15 PM – 3:15 PM (including realities of Puerto Rico, Washington DC and US Virgin Islands.) Track One


Session A: Immigration/Migration / Facilitated by Catalina Sol & Sergio Farfan


Session B: Prevention / Facilitated by Alberto Santana & Dora Gutierrez


Session C: Access to Care Facilitated by Jose Davila & Sandy Torres


Session D: Epidemiology / Data & Surveillance / Facilitated by Gilda Roman & Freddy Ceja


Session E: Funding and Resources / Facilitated by James Albino & Doralba Muñoz


Session F: Research / Facilitated by Dr. Miriam Vega and Dr. Patricia Canessa


Session G: Leadership / Facilitated by Yolanda Rodriguez and Carlos Soles


Session F: Treatment, Advocacy & Education / Facilitated by Dennis de Leon &

Oscar Gonzales

 


3:30 PM – 5:30 PM (All sessions from the previous time slot are identical.)*

Track Two


Session A: Immigration/Migration / Facilitated by Catalina Sol & Sergio Farfan


Session B: Prevention / Facilitated by Alberto Santana & Dora Gutierrez


Session C: Access to Care Facilitated by Jose Davila & Sandy Torres


Session D: Epidemiology / Data & Surveillance / Facilitated by Gilda Roman & Freddy Ceja


Session E: Funding and Resources / Facilitated by James Albino & Doralba Muñoz


Session F: Research / Facilitated by Dr. Miriam Vega and Dr. Patricia Canessa


Session G: Leadership / Facilitated by Yolanda Rodriguez and Carlos Soles


Session F: Treatment, Advocacy & Education / Facilitated by Dennis de Leon &

Oscar Gonzales


Celebrating Victories & Making a New Path

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Dinner Reception

   

Guest speakers

Honorable Charles Rangel, Chairman

Ways & Means Committee


Honorable Luis Gutierrez, Chair of Immigration

Congressional Hispanic Caucus

 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2008
 

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Breakfast

   

Sharing Ideas

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

 
   

Opening Remarks

Jennifer Kates
Vice President and Director, HIV Policy
Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC

   

Where we are going?

Dr. Elena Rios, President

Hispanic Medical Association

Dr. Kurt C. Organista, Associate Professor

School of Social Welfare

University of California

   

- Report back from the Strategic Session Track One & Track Two

        *Presentation of the recommendations and priorities from strategic sessions

- Ranking recommendation as plenary

- Establishing a National Priority Process

   

Facilitators

Alberto Santana

Florida Latino AIDS Coordinator

Miami/Dade Health Department, FL

Guillermo Chacon, Vice President

Latino Commission on AIDS, New York, NY

   

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

   

One Voice, One Vision, One Action Plan

An Action Plan: Monitoring and Next Steps

 

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Presentation of the 2008-2010 Action Plan

   

Discussion

All

Approval for monitoring

and follow up program

All

   

Un Cafecito

 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

 
   

Closing Remarks

Guillermo Chacon, Vice-President

Latino Commission on AIDS, New York, NY

   

Summit Reflection

“What I learned at the Summit”

All

 
 
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The Latino/Hispanic AIDS Action Agenda wishes to acknowledge the generous support from Abbott Laboratories that made possible organizing the National Latino AIDS Leadership Summit and the development of the Latino AIDS Action Agenda.