Breakout Sessions

Date Track Session Time Start Time End Session Title Room Speakers
Thursday, April 11, 2019     7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Atrium  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Registration Open Prefunction Area  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     8:00 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     8:45 a.m. 8:50 a.m. Tribal Land Welcome with the Oneida Nation Regency Ballroom  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     8:50 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Welcome Regency Ballroom Rich Poirier, President and CEO, Church Mutual
Thursday, April 11, 2019     9:00 a.m. 9:05 a.m. Announcements Regency Ballroom  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     9:05 a.m. 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks Regency Ballroom  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     9:15 a.m. 9:20 a.m. Introduction of Presenter Regency Ballroom  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     9:20 a.m. 9:50 a.m. Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom Pardeep Kaleka, Co-Founder, Serve2Unite
Thursday, April 11, 2019     9:50 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Resident Artist Regency Ballroom Dasha Kelly, Writer, performer, facilitator
Thursday, April 11, 2019     10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Passing Time - Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Thursday, April 11, 2019   1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Section One    
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Creating Pathways to Career Success Through Inclusive Leadership Development Programs Regency Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Building a Diverse Workforce Through Apprenticeship Strategies Regency Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Developing an Equity Hub for Workforce Development in Milwaukee Regency Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Improving Employment Outcomes for the Reentry Population Regency Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Aligning Communities through Innovative Interactions Gilpatrick  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. How Faith Communities Help us Heal from Acts of Hate, Discrimination, and Oppression Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Dismantling White Supremacy in the Workplace to Create More Inclusive Communities Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 1a 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Circles of Change: Moving from Dialogue to Action in Your Community/City Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 1b 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. ALICE: How Understanding Financial Hardship can Strengthen Wisconsin's Workforce Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 ` 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Interrupting Bias in Academic Settings Solomon Juneau  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. How America Pays for College 2018 Manager's Room  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Re-framing Equity in the Wisconsin Technical College System Milwaukee Room A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Education and Career Challenges for the Immigrant Youth Milwaukee Room B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Addressing Racism as a Health Issue Executive Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Pathways to Partnerships Growing the Next Generation of Healers Executive Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Health Equity Capacity Building: Building Powerful Coalitions and Alliances Executive Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Conscious/Unconscious Biases, Policies, and Practices that Limit Access, Treatment, and Health Outcomes of "Marginalized Populations" Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 1 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Building Healthy Resiliency in High-Risk Youth Pier Marquette  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Break - Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Lunch Regency Ballroom  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     12:30 p.m. 12:35 p.m. Introduction of Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom Bernie Sherry, CEO, Ascension
Thursday, April 11, 2019     12:35 p.m. 12:55 p.m. Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom Thomas Frank, Political Analyst, Historian, Journalist
Thursday, April 11, 2019     12:55 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Resident Artist Regency Ballroom Dasha Kelly, Writer, performer, facilitator
Thursday, April 11, 2019     1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Passing Time - Exhibit Area Open    
Thursday, April 11, 2019   2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions - Section Two    
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Employer Best Practices I Regency Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Diversifying Your Workforce – Insights for Inclusive Hiring Regency Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Partnering with High Schools to Develop a Youth Pipeline and Increase Diversity Regency Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Challenges and Barriers Faced by People Returning to the Community after Incarceration Regency Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Local Government Institute’s Future Region’s Initiative Gilpatrick  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. The Role of the Arts in Shaping Inclusive Communities Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Seeing Defensiveness as a Tool for Community Change Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Q and A with Dr. Edward Lee Vargas Crystal Room  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Activities and Metaphors to Facilitate Deeper Discussion Solomon Juneau  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Emerging Research on Early Brain Development Milwaukee Room A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Exclusivity is Status Quo – Inclusivity Transforms: Changing Our World One EQ Point at a Time Pier Marquette  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Resources to Enhance ACT College and Career Readiness Milwaukee Room B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Empowering, Not Exploiting: Using Stories to Build Community Power Executive Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Building a Culture of Health for Hmong Americans in Wisconsin Executive Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 2 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Centering Voices of Lived Experiences in Health Equity Work Executive Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 2a 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Toward Social Accountability: Exploring the Integration of Community Health Workers into Family Medicine Residency Clinics Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 2b 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Pathways to Workforce Development - Community Health Workers Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. Passing time    
Thursday, April 11, 2019   3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session - Section Three    
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Embracing Multiple Dimensions of Diversity and Inclusion Regency Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Inclusion for Reentry-Success Story of Oakhill Correctional Institution Job Center Regency Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Access to Broadband as a Barrier to Inclusivity: The Digital Divide Regency Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Community Equity Regency Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Overcoming Barriers to Equity in Rural Community Needs Assessments: Employing Innovative Tactics to include Chronically Underemployed and ALICE Community Members Gilpatrick  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Impact of CDFI's in the Communities, Improving Inclusion Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 3a 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Advancing Equity and Inclusion Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 3b 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Project Hais Lus: Perspectives on Language Access, Cultural Barriers, and Multilingualism in Wisconsin's Hmong Communities Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Cultural Reverence Workshop Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Making Inclusion Work Accessible to All Crystal Room  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Equity in Higher Ed Math Success through Integrated Academic Support Solomon Juneau  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Creating a World-Ready Wisconsin Through Equity in Access to Language Learning Milwaukee Room A  
    3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Higher Education's Role in Promoting Inclusivity Milwaukee Room B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Juggling Apples and Other Circus Tricks Pier Marquette  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. A Framework for Building a Resilient Trauma-Informed Community Executive Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3a 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Understanding ALICE and Resources to Address Social Determinants to Health Executive Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3b 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Reducing Wisconsin Poverty by Half: The Best Prescription for Improving Health Outcomes and Equity Executive Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3c 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Gun Violence: A Biopsychosocial Disease Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3d 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Suicide in Wisconsin: Disparities in Suicide Across the State Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 3 2:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Our Diversity is our Strength: Our Students are our Future Executive Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019     3:45 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Passing Time    
Thursday, April 11, 2019   4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions - Section Four    
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Ready to Work: Understanding Immigrant Skills in the US to Build a Competitive Workforce Regency Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Using Labor Market Information for Decision Making/The Wisconsin Workforce: A look at the data; and WisConomy.com-your Source for Wisconsin Economic and Labor Market Information Regency Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 1 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. The Impact of Unconscious Bias and Micro-Aggressions in Building Cohesive Teams Regency Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Breaking Down Barriers Through Storytelling Gilpatrick  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Cultural Reverence Workshop Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 4a 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Libraries are for Everyone: Supporting Inclusive Services in Wisconsin Public Libraries Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 4b 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Importance of Networking and Connecting Beyond Cultural Barriers Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Community Building with Servant Leadership Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Addressing Academic and Career Barriers Faced by Students from Disadvantaged Communities Crystal Room  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. The UW-Madison Posse Program: A Model for Increasing Educational Excellence and Leadership Amount Underrepresented Solomon Juneau  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Non-traditional Occupations: Bridging the Workforce Gap by Taking the Road Less Traveled Milwaukee Room A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 4a 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. High School Supermileage Vehicle Milwaukee Room B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 3 4b 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. The True Skool Experience Milwaukee Room B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health for All Pier Marquette  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Climbing the Engagement Ladder: Strategies to Involve Diverse Voices Executive Ballroom B  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Empowerment: Understanding and Accepting Gender Dysphoria Executive Ballroom A  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4a 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Safe Shelter for Sisters : Housing Access for Women in Street-based Sex Work Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4b 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Community Development Sector Investments to Build Healthy Communities Executive Ballroom D  
Thursday, April 11, 2019 4 4 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Youth in Action: Community Activated Medicine Executive Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019     7:30 a.m. 8:20 a.m. Continental Breakfast Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     7:30 a.m. 8:20 a.m. Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Friday, April 12, 2019     8:20 a.m. 8:25 a.m. Introduction of Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     8:30 a.m. 8:50 a.m. Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom Dr. Edward Lee Vargas, AVID Executive VP for National and International Programs,
Friday, April 12, 2019     8:50 a.m. 8:55 a.m. Announcements Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Passing Time - Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Friday, April 12, 2019   5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Section Five    
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Effective Community Collaboration in Workforce Development in Madison Regency Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Employers Best Practices II Regency Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Minority Women Business Start Ups: A Story of Entrepreneurship Regency Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Eliminating Barriers to Inclusivity in the Workforce for Veterans and Those with Disabilities Regency Ballroom D  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Wisconsin's Rural/Urban FLOW Arts/Agriculture Network - A Search for Balance, Reciprocity, and Joy in a Climate of Extreme Solomon Juneau  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Closing Racial and Ethnic Wealth Gaps: College is Not Enough Gilpatrick  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Why Women Don’t Run Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. The Role of Housing in Creating Inclusive Communities Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Inclusion: The Future of Diversity! Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Authentically Engaging Youth to be Inclusive Leaders and Activities: Because THEY are the Experts! Crystal Room  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Elevating Early Childhood Educators: How to celebrate and professionalize your workforce? Manager's Room  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Empowerment: The Other Side of Female Leadership Milwaukee Room A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 5a 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. TechGYRLS-Running on STEAM Milwaukee Room B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 5b 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Increasing Opportunities for Inclusion in Wisconsin's Workforce Through Apprenticeships Milwaukee Room B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Community Connection Team: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Rural Wisconsin Executive Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Marathon County Teen: A Documentary Video Series and Teen Panel Discussion  Executive Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5a 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Tool Exploration: How effective is your partnership? Executive Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5b 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. A Walk in Their Shoes Executive Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5c 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Social Determinants of Health in Action: Ascension Wisconsin's Family Care Center Creating Healthier Communities Outside the Hospital Walls Executive Ballroom D  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5d 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. SMARTIE Objectives at SSM Health to Introduce and Build Equity and Inclusion Executive Ballroom D  
Friday, April 12, 2019     10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Passing Time    
Friday, April 12, 2019   6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Section 6    
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Marathon County's Martin Luther King Day Regency Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Inclusion and Diversity in Wisconsin's Dairy Industry Regency Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 1 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Connecting to Wisconsin's Workforce System to Strengthen Workplace Diversity  Regency Ballroom D  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Policing with the Community: Inclusive Practices and Lessons Learned Lakeshore Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Broad-based Relationships in an Era of Divisiveness: Practicing a Better Community Lakeshore Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Bridge and Build: Using Sports to Empower Youth and Communities in Beloit Lakeshore Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 2 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. The Role of Professional Sports Teams in Strengthening Inclusive Communities Gilpatrick  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Transforming Campus Culture: Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts Crystal Room  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Raising the Bar to Inclusivity: Discovering Diversity within First Generation College Students Solomon Juneau  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Building a Culture of Inclusivity into your Organization Milwaukee Room A  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. ACT WorkKeys NCRC Milwaukee Room B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6a 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Tetwatunhatenyehse "We are Changing Our Lives" Oneida Rites of Passage Manager's Room  
Friday, April 12, 2019 3 6b 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Rewiring the Brain and Collectively Cultivating a New World of Future Inclusive Leaders Manager's Room  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. PATCH (Providers and Teens Communicating for Health) for Providers Workshop Regency Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6a 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Wisconsin Healthy Communities Designation Program: Advancing Health Equity Locally Executive Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6b 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Improving Health Equity Through Service and Training: The Wisconsin Population Heath Service Fellowship Executive Ballroom B  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6c 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Innovative, Collaborative, and Community Based Approaches to Combating Wisconsin's Racial Inequities in Infant Mortality Executive Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6d 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Community Partnerships can Reduce the Infant Mortality Rate in Milwaukee County's Vulnerable Patient Populations Executive Ballroom C  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 6 10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Investing in Young Children to Promote Inclusive Opportunity Executive Ballroom D  
Friday, April 12, 2019 4 5 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Making the Most of the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps to Advance Equity Executive Ballroom A  
Friday, April 12, 2019     11:45 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Break - Exhibit Area Open Atrium  
Friday, April 12, 2019     12:15 p.m. 12:55 p.m. Lunch Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     12:55 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Introduction of Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     1:00 p.m. 1:25 p.m. Plenary Speaker Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     1:25 p.m. 2:45 p.m. Next Step Facilitated Discussion Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     2:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Performance Regency Ballroom Dasha Kelly, Writer, performer, facilitator
Friday, April 12, 2019     3:00 p.m. 3:05 p.m. Introduction of Closing Speaker Regency Ballroom  
Friday, April 12, 2019     3:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Closing Speaker Regency Ballroom Dr. George Koonce, Senior VP, Marian University, Market Board Member of Ascension Wisconsin