Below is the official 2020 USCHA conference agenda. 

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Dates Subject to Change.
All Times Eastern Standard Time

Main Agenda

Monday, October 19, 2020

11:15 am - 11:35 am ESTOffice of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) Live with Leadership Session
Guest: Kaye Hayes, OIDP Acting Director, and Executive Director, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Topic: Importance of USCHA to EHE
11:30 am ESTDaily Break (sponsored by Gilead)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ESTOpening Plenary Session: Family Reunion 2
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ESTVirtual Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Virtual Exhibit Hall “Live Hour”
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ESTInstitutes
South Institute - COVID Revelations (Presented by AIDS Alabama)
Hepatitis in the US: Why is it still a problem? (Presented by The AIDS Institute and NASTAD)
Advocate for HOPWA! Modernization and Funding Housing NOW
Co-Morbidities and Aging Related Health Challenges Living with HIV
Women in Leadership: Checking the Box or Building Power
What's the "T" in Sustainabili-T
Transmasculine Entanglement: Dismantling the Invisibility Complex
Youth Institute - It Starts with YOUth: Demystifying HIV in Modern Times
The Blacker the Plan: Where We Are, and Where we’re headed (Presented by Black AIDS Insti-tute)
HIV, Aging and COVID-19: Practices and Policies
Community Empowerment and Interracial Strategies for Ending the HIV Epidemic
Let's Talk About Sex.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST Session 1 Workshops
Health Not Prisons Collective
Health and treatment satisfaction perceptions among people living with HIV
HIV 50+ and Social Media - Building Virtual Communities
HIV Prevention Among Asian American Young Adults During COVID-19
Impact of COVID-19 on organizations of color providing HIV/STI/HCV services
Apoyando a la comunidad LGBTQ Latinx: estrategias virtuales
Health Care Policies Affecting PLWH in the Context of COVID-19
Practicing Antiracism: A framework for the HIV healthcare workforce
National Implementation of Interventions to Address Trauma
Knowledge = Power: Demystifying Philanthropy for Trans Leaders
National Implementation of Interventions for Black MSM with HIV
EHE in ATL: Ending the HIV Epidemic in Metropolitan Atlanta
Expansion/ Integration: HIV Testing & PrEP During a Pandemic
Words Matter: Using non-stigmatizing language in the HIV field
Responding to a New Epidemic: Structural Interventions for PWH during COVID
Historical Distrust Impact on Infectious Disease Research Community Engagement Efforts
HRSA’s Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA): The Fundamentals
Advancing Evidence Based Prevention Approaches: Using Innovative and Emerging Technologies
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST Gilead Plenary Session: Creating A Different World
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm ESTHomecoming Virtual Happy Hour powered by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

11:30 am ESTDaily Break (sponsored by Gilead)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ESTViiV Positive Action: How Arts and Culture Can Spark Change and Combat Stigma
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ESTSession 2 Workshops
Community Engagement and Education: NMAC's HIV 50+ Mini-Grants Project
On the Front Lines: Modifying Syringe Services Due to COVID-19
The LA Family AIDS Network Responds to COVID-19 for Women/Children/Youth
Impacto del COVID-19 en hombres gay/bi hispanos/latinos viviendo con VIH
Taking It To The Screen: Creating Virtual Community
Dismantling White Supremacy Work Culture and Anti-Blackness in HIV-Service Organizations
Field Testing: Reaching & Engaging Transgender Women of Color
Comics as a medium to educate black women on HIV
COVID Unmasks Ageism in HIV Communities
TRANSforming HIV Research: Systemic Change to Advance Transgender Inclusion
The Role of Emergency Departments in Ending the HIV Epidemic
Long-Acting Antiretroviral Injectables (LAIs) and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies (bNAbs)
Messaging/Considerations for Women and POC
How Do we build #stigma-free systems of HIV care?
Trauma-informed Medications for Opiate-Use Disorder (Ti-MOUD): A New Relational Approach
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Formula Modernization: Updates from the Fourth Year of Implementation
The Intersection of HIV, COVID-19 and Systemic Racism
HIV Education, Prevention, and Treatment in Indian Country
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS: Addressing Stigma and Disparities
Integrating Social Media in Community Engagement and Programming during COVID-19
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ESTVirtual Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm ESTOffice of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) Live with Leadership Session
Guest: Leisha McKinley-Beach, Community Advocate and Public Health Consultant
Topic: Updates from the Community on EHE
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST Virtual Exhibit Hall “Live Hour”
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTJob Fair
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ESTSession 3 Workshops
HIV 50+ Peer Education Project. The Role of Healthy Living in Preventing and Managing Co-Morbidities
Inequidades en las pandemias de COVID-19 y VIH en poblaciones latinxs y la adaptación de proyectos virtuales para enfrentarlas
Documenting the impact of COVID-19 on older adults with HIV
Follow the Money - Advocating for Federal HIV/AIDS Funding
Preventing HIV Infections in Asian and Pacific Islanders
Nothing About Me Without Me: Centering the Voices of PLWH
Meet Me Where I Am: Mentoring Youth to Champion Health
Using lessons learned in THRIVE to guide success in EHE
Ending AIDS Through Jobs: Employing PLWH as CHW's during COVID-19
TelePrEP: The Nuts and Bolts
A New Normal: HIV, HCV and STI Screening during Covid-19
Seeking Racial Justice: A Case for Prioritizing Structural Interventions
Voices from Stolen Land in the Time of COVID-19
Sex during COVID: Keeping it hot while isolating
Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States Through Community Engagement: The Impact of the Stories We Tell
Fearlessly Forward: Journaling to Fuel Mind, Body and Spirit
The Impact of NIH HIV/AIDS Research and Discovery– Follow on Conversations from AIDS 2020
AHEAD: A Dashboard for Ending the HIV Epidemic Plan for America
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ESTInstitutes
E pae pū ana: Rising Together - Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Institute (Presented by NMAC CAP)
Fierce D.I.V.A.S - The Change Black Women are looking for (Presented by NMAC CAP)
African American Institute: “Ain’t No Stimulus Coming this Way” (Presented by NMAC CAP)
Living & Surviving with Indigenous Resilience (Presented by NMAC CAP)
Asian Institute: The Invisible Struggle (Presented by NMAC CAP)
Latinx Institute: Addressing health inequities and the repercussions of colonialism in Latinx communities: A public health imperative?
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm ESTOffice of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) Live with Leadership Session
Guest: NMAC’s Paul Kawata, Executive Director & Ace Robinson, Director of Strategic Partnerships
Topic: NMAC Update from USCHA

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ESTSession 4 Workshops
The National Agenda to End HIV. Who is advocating for the HIV 50+ Community?
Adapting HIV Prevention Activities to COVID-19 Restrictions in Tennessee
Social Media Support Group: Implementation, Evaluation, and COVID-19 Response
Burnout & Self-Care: Sustaining Young Queer Leaders in the Movement
Strategies to Address Systemic Racism within State Health Departments
PrEP Uptake among MSM and Transgender Persons - Project PrIDE (CDC)
Culturally Sensitive Services Guide for HIV Care Link & Retention
Not enough funding: Latinx-Serving Organizations Barriers in the Deep South
DAART Program Evaluation: Solutions to Barriers in Rapid HIV Treatment
Novel Rapid HIV Testing Strategies During the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic
Let's Expand and Improve Telehealth: A Dialogue With You
Peer education as a tool for advocacy, empowerment and HIV prevention
The Impact of COVID-19 on NIH HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks Research
From Zero To Zoom: Notes From The Field On Telehealth Services
NIH Stakeholder Engagement in the Era of COVID-19 and Social Justice Movements – Priorities for FY2021
Affirming Life: Self-Advocacy against Implicit Bias in Clinical Settings Delivering HIV Services
Providing for the Provider: Approaches to Enhancing Joy & Reducing Burnout
Viremia, Vulnerability and Victory: The Black experience living with HIV
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ESTVirtual Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST Closing Plenary Session: Federal Perspectives on EHE Efforts in the Era of COVID-19