April 7-11 2014
Moderator Lead: Janine O'Hara, PHN
April 10 Conference at Long Beach Airport Marriott
Health industry audience of 400 expected - primarily 300 DHHS employees
Serving as moderator for 11:30 AM breakout session
8:00 Registration, light breakfast, and networking
8:30 Welcome and Introduction: DHHS Director Kelly Colopy and City Manager Pat West
9:00 Keynote speaker #1: Dr. Eric Walsh
9:30 Small group discussion: Led by Kelly
10:00 Panel discussion (Community Collaboration): Led by Kelly
Joseph Prevratil, Archstone
Julie Meenan, Gumbiner
James Worsham, Long Beach Community Foundation
Judy Ross, Long Beach Nonprofit
11:00 - 11:30 Exhibitor Passport
11:30 - 12:30 Breakout Session #1: Improving the Public's Health
(Note: There are other choices in this session; ours will be the best!)
Senior Connections: How Successful Collaborations Happen
Room: Richenbacher 1
Description: Overview of issues affecting this fast-growing population and linking community resources
Heart of Ida (Falls Prevention): Gretchen Swanson, DPT, MPH & Dina Berg, CEO
Long Beach City College (Senior Studies): Mary Thoits
Press-Telegram (Successful Aging Expo): Rich Archbold, Community Liaison Director/Editor Emeritus
City of Long Beach DHHS Senior Links (Community Partnerships): Cynthia Brayboy, MSW, ACSW
Moderator Questions for Panel:
- Will you provide a one- to two-minute thumbnail of how you connect to seniors in the community? How is health a component?
- What motivated you to seek senior partnerships?
(Prompt: How did you recognize the need?)
(Prompt: Why was collaboration important / what was in it for you / how did you think collaboration would make a difference for you?)
3. How did you get your partners and how are you keeping them?
4. Please talk to us about any collaboration obstacles and how you dealt with them.
5. What has been the impact of collaboration, and how do you measure the results?
6. If you could work with one partner from the historical past, who would you choose, and why?
12:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 Keynote #2: Dr. Steven Goodwin, Turning West Consulting: Organizational Development & Leadership
2:00 Physical activity (10 minutes - snacks available) followed by Healthcare Partnerships Panel Discussion moderated by DHHS Medical Director Dr. Kushner
Dr. Diane Hendel: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Joe Avelino: College Medical Center
Tom Salerno: St. Mary Medical Center
3:15 Break-out Session #2: Improving the Public's Health (various)
4:15 Closing Remarks by Kelly: Public Health: Ready, Set, Go