Overview & Agenda

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This years’ theme -- Injury Prevention in the Midwest: Our Goal is Zero - will cover important topics that will inspire, instruct and illustrate the power of partnerships, the passion of programs, and the practice of policy in changing the landscape of injury and violence in each of our states. The Summit will include current research, innovative programs, new strategies and policies that are being tested along with key opportunities to connect – to establish new linkages and strengthen friendships and working relationships from this past decade.  

Agenda

The following Agenda is subject to change. 

Day 1: Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington 3900 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN 55437

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am: Registration and Networking
  • 9:00 –  9:15 am: Welcome - Salon A
    • Jon Roesler, MDH, MIPA President

  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Keynote - Salon A –How Brain Biology has Helped us Move Injury Prevention Programs Forward
    • Presenter: Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD Associate Dean for Research, University of Iowa College of Public Health; Director, Injury Prevention Research Center
  • 10:15 – 10:30 am: Break
  • 10:30 am – 12:00: Breakout Session Topics (Block 1) 
    1. Communications Workshop - Salon A
      • Susy Schultz
    2. Prescription Drug Overdose Panel - Salon C
      • Moderator: Dana Farley
      • Presenter/Panelists: Dr. Ruth Lynfield, Dr. Kurt Devine, Sarah Rinn
  • 12:00 – 1:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 – 3:00 pm: Breakout sessions (Block 2) 
    1. Preparing for a Career in Injury Prevention Panel - Salon A
      • Moderator: Gary Smith
      • Panelists: Cori Peek-Asa, Becky Turpin, Mark Kinde
    2. Occupational Injury – Salon C
      • Paul Aasen, Brian Zaidman, Dr. Marizen Ramirez
    3. Older Adult Falls – Jefferson Room (second floor) 
      • Mary Hertel, Mary DeLaquil, Jon Roesler
  • 3:00 – 3:15 pm: Break
  • 3:15 – 4:30 pm: Plenary Session/Panel Presentation – Salon A
    • Zero Suicide
      • Moderator: Rachel Kenny
      • Panelists: Laurie Gerdt, Chelsea Booth Tanya Carter
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm: MIPA Reception and Poster Session  – Salon B (submit entries here)

Day 2: Friday, December 1, 2017 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am: Breakfast and Committee Meetings - Salon A
    • Committees:
      • Child injury
      • Communications/Membership
      • Data
      • Older adult falls
      • Policy
      • Prescription drug overdose
      • VDRS
  • 9:00 – 9:15 am: Break
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Keynote - Salon A – From Despair to Hope – Doing the Triple Aim of Health Equity as we Target Zero Injury and Violence
    • Presenter: Dr. Ed Ehlinger,  Minnesota Commissioner of Health
  • 10:15 – 10:30 am: Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00 pm: Breakout sessions (Block 3)
    • Distracted Driving/Policy & Discussion Q & A – Salon A  
      • Tom Goeltz, Paul Aasen, Lisa Kons
    • Child Injury – Drowning & Pediatric Falls Prevention – Salon C
      • Tankeeya Butts (45 mins) & Peter Kerin (45 mins)
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Lunch and Closing Keynote - Salon A – Lessons from the Road to Zero Coalition: Making Zero a Reality
    • Presenter: Kelly Nantel

Presenters & Session Descriptions can be found here: Keynote/Plenary Session Descriptions and Breakout Session Descriptions