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
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Keynote –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)
    • Prescription Drug Overdose
    • Communications Workshop
  • 12:00 – 1:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30 – 3:00 pm: Breakout sessions (Block 2)
    • Occupational Health
    • Preparing for a Career in Injury Prevention
    • Older Adult Falls
  • 3:00 – 3:15 pm: Break
  • 3:15 – 4:30 pm: Plenary Session/Panel Presentation – Zero Suicide
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm: MIPA Reception and Poster Session (submit entries here)

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

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am: Breakfast and Committee Meetings
    • Committees: Child injury, Communications, Data, Membership, Older adult falls, Policy, Prescription drug overdose, and VDRS
  • 9:00 – 9:15 am: Break
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Keynote
    • Presenter: Dr. Ed Ehlinger,  Minnesota Commissioner of Health
  • 10:15 – 10:30 am: Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00 pm: Breakout sessions (Block 3) – 3 or 4 sessions
    • Distracted Driving/Policy
    • Child Injury -- Falls and Drowning
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Lunch and Closing Keynote -- Road to Zero 
    • Presenter: Kelly Nantel, Vice President, Communications & Advocacy, National Safety Council

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