• Top Digital Strategists Convening
  • Latest COVID-19 Communications
  • Breakouts for Cross-sector Exchange

All times in posted in Eastern Time

Agenda - Monday, June 1, 2020


Keynote 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Welcome & Risk Communication in the Time of COVID-19: Where Digital Succeeds... and Fails
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Welcome - Virtual Summit Overview
This session will provide a welcome on behalf of the sponsors and conveners and an overview of the Summit objectives, logistics, and anticipated outcomes.

Risk Communication in the Time of COVID-19: Where Digital Succeeds... and Fails
The COVID-19 pandemic is driving the rapid adoption of digital technologies and ways of working across every sector of society, including health care, public health, and health promotion. This presentation will address how well we have responded to the new reality of working and communicating via digital avenues and how we must adapt and innovate to the new “norm” in COVID-19 recovery.
Speakers

Welcome - Virtual Summit Overview
M. Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES®, Chief Executive Officer, Society for Public Health Education (Summit Convener), Twitter handle: @MEAuld

Lorien Abroms, ScD, MA, Professor of Prevention and Community Health and Associate Dean for Academic Graduate Programs, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University (Summit Program Co-chair)

John P. Allegrante, PhD, Professor of Health Education, Teachers College, and Adjunct Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and Editor Emeritus, Health Education & Behavior (Summit Program Co-chair), Twitter handle: @JAllegrante

Keynote I - Risk Communication in the Time of COVID-19: Where Digital Succeeds... and Fails
Scott C. Ratzan MD, MPA, Distinguished Lecturer, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives

Moderator: John P. Allegrante, PhD, Professor of Health Education, Teachers College, and Adjunct Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and Editor Emeritus, Health Education & Behavior (Summit Program Co-chair), Twitter handle: @JAllegrante

Plenary Panel I 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Addressing Misinformation in a Rapidly Changing Information Environment
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This panel will discuss the importance of understanding how health misinformation emerges, the consequences of misinformation, and what can be done to address it during emerging health crises or outbreaks like COVID-19.
Speakers

David Broniatowski, PhD, Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, George Washington University, Twitter handle: @Broniatowski

Amelia Montgomery Jamison, MAA, MPH, Faculty Research Assistant, Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland School of Public Health

Cong Yu, PhD, Google Research, New York City

Shawn Turner, MA, Professor, National Security Communication, Michigan State University

Victoria McCullough, Director of Social Impact and Public Policy, Tumblr/Automattic

Moderator: Vanessa Boudewyns, PhD, Senior Scientist, RTI International and co-author, Misinformation and Mass Audiences

Breakout 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout A - KEYNOTE I – Risk Communication in the Time of COVID-19: Where Digital Succeeds... and Fails

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Overview

Please plan to register for this small group breakout. Registration is limited to 75.
Speakers

M. Elaine Auld, MPH, MCHES®, Chief Executive Officer, Society for Public Health Education (Summit Convener), Twitter handle: @MEAuld

Lorien Abroms, ScD, MA, Professor of Prevention and Community Health and Associate Dean for Academic Graduate Programs, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University (Summit Program Co-chair)

John P. Allegrante, PhD, Professor of Health Education, Teachers College, and Adjunct Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and Editor Emeritus, Health Education & Behavior (Summit Program Co-chair), Twitter handle: @JAllegrante

Breakout 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout B - PLENARY PANEL I – Addressing Misinformation in a Rapidly Changing Information Environment

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Please plan to register for this small group breakout. Registration is limited to 75.
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Plenary Panel II & Summary Day 1 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Intersectoral Collaboration in Action: Tackling COVID-19 Misinformation
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Moderated by Dr. Joe Smyser, CEO of PGP and summit Co-Chair, this panel will explore how different sectors have been responding to COVID-19 misinformation, and what the explosion and increasing sophistication of misinformation and disinformation portends for public health and healthcare. 

Twitter Chat 

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Speakers

Intersectoral Collaboration in Action: Tackling COVID-19 through Digital and Social Media 
Sonni Efron, President and COO, National Press Foundation, Twitter handle: @sonniefron

Scott Weier, National Director, Public Relations and Communications, Kaiser Permanente, Twitter handle: @scottweier
Brian Byrd, Senior Program Officer, New York State Health Foundation, Twitter handle: @bbyrdi

Moderator: Joseph Smyser, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Public Good Projects 


Summary of Day 1 and Preview of Day 2
Lorien Abroms, ScD, MA, Professor of Prevention and Community Health and Associate Dean for Academic Graduate Programs, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University (Summit Program Co-chair)