Events

Public Policy Forum 2024

March 06, 2024 12:00 PM - March 07, 2024 5:00 PM

Open to ADCES members.

You must register for EITHER the March 6 Virtual Training only OR both the March 6 Virtual Training AND the March 7 Hill Day.

 
  • Description
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  • Faculty
  • Agenda
  • Sponsors
  • Technical Requirements
Overview

The ADCES Virtual Public Policy Forum & Hill Day are returning in 2024. The event will take place during Obesity Care Week and will focus on advocacy for cardiometabolic care.

This free event is open to all ADCES members with any level of advocacy experience – from beginner to expert.

Times

• Virtual PPF training: March 6, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
• Virtual Hill Day: March 7. Congressional meeting times will vary.

You must register for EITHER the March 6 Virtual Training only OR both the March 6 Virtual Training AND the March 7 Hill Day.

Registration Deadlines

• If you are registering for the March 7 Hill Day - you must register by Thursday, February 22. We cannot accept Hill Day registrations after this date.
• If you are registering for only the March 6 Virtual Training - you must register by Thursday, February 29.

This free event is open to all ADCES members with any level of advocacy experience – from beginner to expert.

You must register for EITHER the March 6 Virtual Training only OR both the March 6 Virtual Training AND the March 7 Hill Day.

Registration Deadlines

• If you are registering for the March 7 Hill Day - you must register by Thursday, February 22. We cannot accept Hill Day registrations after this date.
• If you are registering for only the March 6 Virtual Training - you must register by Thursday, February 29.

Speakers

Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDCES
2024 ADCES President

Hannah Martin, MPH, RDN
Director of Advocacy, ADCES

Sheila Burke, MPA, RN, FAAN
Baker Donelson

Tiffani Williams, JD, MPH
The Daschle Group

Cristy Gallagher, MPAff
Senior Center Administrator, STOP Obesity Alliance at GWU
Co-Chair of the Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN)

Kyle Zebley
Senior Vice President, Public Policy
American Telemedicine Association

Teresa Martin, MS, RD, LD, CDCES
ADCES Advocacy Committee Chair

Rosanne Ainscough, RDN, CDCES
ADCES Advocacy Committee Member

Gayle Jennings, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES
Former ADCES Advocacy Committee Member

Virtual PPF training: Wednesday, March 6

Please Note: All times are Eastern. The virtual training will begin at 12:00 pm Eastern / 11:00 am Central / 10:00 am Mountain / 9:00 am Pacific.

12:00 – 12:10 pm ET Welcome and Leadership Introduction
12:10 – 12:25 pm ET ADCES Advocacy Overview
12:25 – 1:00 pm ET Washington Public Policy Update
1:00 – 1:10 pm ET Overview of the Legislative Process
1:10 – 1:50 pm ET Legislative Training: Expanding Access to DSMT Act
1:50 – 2:25 pm ET Legislative Training: Treat and Reduce Obesity Act
2:25 – 3:00 pm ET Legislative Training: Permanent Telehealth Expansion in Medicare
3:00 – 3:05 pm ET BREAK
3:05 – 3:40 pm ET Preparing for Congressional Meetings
3:40 – 4:05 pm ET Panel Discussion: ADCES Advocacy Committee Members
4:05 – 4:45 pm ET Breakout Session
4:45 – 4:55 pm ET Final Questions & Discussion
4:55 – 5:00 pm ET Closing Remarks
5:00 – 5:30 pm ET Optional Hill Day “Office Hours”

 

Virtual Hill Day: Thursday, March 7

Congressional meeting times will vary.

Event Sponsors

This event is supported by Dexcom and Lilly.

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System Requirements

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