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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ETOpening Plenary
1:00 – 1:15 p.m.Break
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.First Session Block
Five Concurrent Sessions 60 minutes each

COVID-19 Tracking and Control Measures

Contact Tracing, Intrastate and Interstate Quarantine, and Isolation
• Ross Silverman

Surveillance, Privacy, and App Tracking
• Jennifer Oliva

Impact of Federalism and Preemption on State and Local Efforts

Federalism in Pandemic Prevention and Response
• Lindsay Wiley

Preemption, Public Health, and Equity in the Time of COVID-19
• Kim Haddow, Derek Carr, Benjamin D. Winig

Legal Epidemiology and Crisis Standards of Care

Is Law Working? A Brief Look at the Legal Epidemiology of COVID-19
• Scott Burris and Evan Anderson

Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources and Crisis Standards of Care
• Lance Gable

Harm Reduction and Behavioral Health in the Midst of a Pandemic

Access to Care for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder
• Corey Davis and Amy Lieberman

Legal Strategies for Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing in the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Jill Krueger

Assessing Federal, State and Local Response Measures

A Chronological Overview of Federal, State, and Local Emergency Measures
• Katie Moran-McCabe

A Portrait of COVID-19 in Minnesota
• Patricia Freeman
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.Second Session Block
Five Concurrent Sessions 60 minutes each

Challenges for Government, Business and Health Care Sectors

Government Authority: Mass Movement, Business and Property Control Measures
• Lance Gable

Liability Protections for Businesses and Medical Professionals
• Nicolas Terry

Access to Health Care in a Pandemic

State and Federal Medicaid’s Vital Role in Addressing Health and Economic Emergencies
• Sidney Watson and Nicole Huberfeld

The Limits of Private Health Insurance
• Elizabeth Weeks

Protecting Marginalized and Vulnerable Populations

Immigration Law’s Adverse Impact on COVID-19
• Wendy Parmet

Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities
• Elizabeth Pendo

Civil Rights and Public Health

The Endless Looping of Public Health and Scientific Racism
• Patricia Williams

Fostering the Civil Rights of Health
• Aysha Pamukcu

Privacy, Civic and Public Health

COVID-19: Data Sharing for Public Health Surveillance, Investigation and Intervention
• Sallie Milam and Denise Chrysler

Conducting Elections during a Pandemic
• David Becker
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.Break
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Public Health Law and Policy Q&A Sessions

Thursday, September 17, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ETFirst Session Block
Five Concurrent Sessions 60 minutes each

Governance and Decision-Making in a Pandemic

Executive Decision Making for COVID-19: Public Health Science Through a Political Lens
• Peter Jacobson and Denise Chrysler

Upholding Tribal Sovereignty and Promoting Tribal Public Health Capacity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Aila Hoss and Heather Tanana

Safety for Care Facilities and Essential Workers

Implementation and Enforcement of Quality and Safety in Long-Term Care
• Tara Sklar

Protecting Workers that Provide Essential Services
• Ruqaiijah Yearby

COVID-19 and the Social Determinants of Health

A Pandemic Meets a Housing Crisis
• Courtney Anderson

Protecting Jobs and Income During COVID-19
• Sharon Terman

The Crisis for Marginalized Populations

COVID-19, Incarceration, and the Criminal Legal System
• Leo Beletsky and Jessica Bresler

LGBT Communities in the COVID Pandemic
• Craig Konnoth

Public Health Messaging in a Politicized Pandemic
Communicating about COVID-19 Response Measures in a Volatile Environment
• Gene Matthews, Dawn Hunter and Elizabeth Thomas
1:00 – 1:15 p.m. Break
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.Second Session Block
Five Concurrent Sessions 60 minutes each

The Critical Need for Digital Access and Telehealth

Telehealth in the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Cason Schmidt

COVID-19 Illuminates Need to Close the Digital Divide
• Betsy Lawton

Legal Reforms Impacting Public Health during COVID-19 and Beyond

Public Health Law on the Frontlines: Changing Lessons for the 21st Century
• James G. Hodge, Jr.

Assuring Access to Abortion and Reproductive Services
• Rachel Rebouche

Protecting the Health of Children and Families

Using SNAP to Address Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
• Mathew Swinburne

To Open or Not to Open: Deciding How to Educate Children During a Pandemic
• Kathi Hoke

Addressing the Critical Shortage of Medical Supplies

Assuring Essential Medical Supplies during a Pandemic: Markets, Mandates, Coordination and the Law
• Scott Burris and Evan Anderson

COVID-19: State and Local Responses to PPE Shortages
• Michael Sinha

Fast-Tracking Development of Medical Products and Vaccines

Expanding Access to Patents for COVID-19
• Jorge Contreras

Drug and Vaccine Development and Access
• Patricia Zettler, Micah Berman, Efthimios Parasidis
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.Closing Plenary
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.Break
3:45 – 5:00 p.m.Networking Sessions