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Agenda - Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Keynote II 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Mapping the Digital Landscape
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The digital landscape has rapidly transformed communication with respect to disease prevention, health promotion and health care. This presentation will describe the steady integration of digital tools into health communications research and practice and the challenges and opportunities for digital strategists in advancing consumer health literacy.
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Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, PhD, MPH, Program Director, Health Communications and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute  

Moderator: Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES, Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and Member, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University and 2020-2021 SOPHE President. Twitter handle: @camescoffery


Plenary Panel III 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Health Information Policy on Digital Media Platforms
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Organizational policies on social media shape the health information environment. This panel will explore policies of government, industry and academia as they relate to providing information to the public on social media platforms and related challenges. Each panel member will speak for 10 minutes, followed by Q & A with audience. 

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Liz Lagone, MPH, Head, Health Policy, Facebook

Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, DrPH, MPH, CAPT, US Public Health Service, Senior Advisor, Associate Director, Office of Strategy and Innovation, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elad Yom-Tov, PhD MA, Senior Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Twitter handle: @elad1 

Annice Kim, PhD, MPH, Senior Scientist, Director, Health Media Impact and Digital Analytics Program, RTI International, Twitter handle: @annicekim 

Moderator: Jeanine Guidry, PhD, Assistant Professor, Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Twitter handle: @redheadacademic     

Breakout 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Breakout C – KEYNOTE II - Mapping the Digital Landscape

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Breakout 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Breakout D - PLENARY PANEL III – Health Information Policy on Digital Media Platforms

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PLENARY PANEL IV 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Digital Media Issues for Children and Adolescents
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Today’s children and adolescents are engaged in both traditional media, such as television, and new forms of interactive and social media. This panel will address contemporary research findings on the benefits and risks of different digital media to the health of children and teens. Each panel member will speak for 10 minutes, followed by Q & A with audience.
Speakers

Ellen Wartella, PhD, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani Professor of Communication Studies, professor of psychology, of human development, and of behavioral medicine, and director of the Center on Media and Human Development at Northwestern University

Dina L. G. Borzekowski, EdD, Research Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, Twitter handle: @DinaBorzekowski

Dan Romer, PhD, Research Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania 

Amita N. Vyas, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor, Director, Maternal & Child Health Program, Editor-in-Chief, Women's Health Issues, George Washington University, School of Public Health, Twitter handle: @AmitaNVyas

Moderator: Joseph Smyser, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Public Good Projects, Twitter handle: @JoeSmyser 

Plenary Panel V & Summary of Day 2 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Innovations in Digital Media for Behavior Change in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
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Communication and intervention designed to change behavior in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) increasingly use digital media tools to achieve system-level, community, and individual outcomes. However, the circumstances in LMIC differ in important ways from highly resourced countries (as defined by the World Bank and other entities) that affects HOW and for WHAT PURPOSE digital media are applied in program. This session presents an overview of issues in the field, conceptual and theoretical perspectives on how digital tools can be leveraged in LMIC, and addresses evidence- and theory-based case studies of digital media in vaccination/immunization, family planning, water and sanitation, and emergency response.
Speakers

Innovations in Digital Media for Behavior Change in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
W. Douglas Evans, PhD, Professor of Prevention and Community Health, and of Global Health, and Director of the Public Health Communication and Marketing Program, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Twitter handle: @douge66

Molly Canty, MSc, Director of Innovation Grants & Partnerships, Dimagi, Inc, Twitter handle: @MECanty

Annie Feighery, MPA, EdD, Founding Partner and CEO, mWater, and CEO, Solstice, Twitter handle: @AnnieFeighery

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

Summary of Day 2 and Preview Day 3
Joseph Smyser, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Public Good Projects (Summit Program Co-chair)