OCTOBER 24 & 25, 2019


Call for Sessions



October 24


Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, 811 7thAvenue, New York, NY

1:00 p.m.  Registration

General Session

2:30 p.m.  Welcome from the AITF’s Chair

2:35 p.m.  Director’s Report, Goals for the Day and Overview of the Agenda

2:50 p.m.  Plenary Session on Education

4:10 p.m.   Break

4:20 p.m.   Plenary Session on Economic Development

5:45 p.m.  Special Briefings from AITF Subgroups

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Opening Reception


October 25

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, 811 7thAvenue, New York, NY

General Session

7:30 a.m.    Registration

8:15 a.m.    Welcome and Agenda Review for the Day

8:20 a.m.    Opening Keynote Plenary

9:15 a.m.    Presentation of Anchor Institution Community Partnership Award

9:30 a.m.    Networking Break

10:00 a.m.  Concurrent Sessions

General Session

11:30 a.m.  Networking Break (and gather lunch)

11:45 a.m.   Luncheon Plenary

1:00 p.m.   Break

1:10 p.m.     Plenary Session on Health Anchors and Strategies to Improve Community Health

2:30 p.m.     Thematic Breakout Groups What are your reflections on what you have heard during the conference? What are the implications for the AITF’s policy, research, and advocacy going forward?

General Session

3:30 p.m.    Highlights from Groups

3:45 p.m.    Closing Remarks and AITF Next Steps

4:00 p.m.    Adjourn

4:15 p.m.    Closing Reception


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