Conference Agenda

Think universal, act local: Preparing the Colorado Movement for 2020

Fourth Annual Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care UHC Conference Agenda

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29
Pipefitters Union Hall
6350 Broadway Denver CO 80216

9:00 Check-in and late registration
9:30 Continental breakfast and warm-up bingo Laurie Beckel
10:00 Welcome: “Getting Ready for 2020” T. R. Reid
10:20 Conference dedication
10:30 Keynote address and Q & A Wendell Potter
11:20 Ady Barkin video
11:30 Medicare for All 2019
State-based universal health care legislation
12:00 Lunch break
12-12:45 Simultaneous Live Facebook presentation by Wendell Potter for people who couldn’t attend the conference Patricia Rice
12:45 Progress and Opportunities Ivan Miller
12:55 People move to breakout sessions
1:00 Breakout Sessions

  1. “How to be a Candidate Liaison” Laurie Fowler Beckel & Virginia Gebhart
  2. “Engaging Elected Officials” State Rep. Sonja Jaquez Lewis
  3. “Grassroots Organizing” Dr. Madeleine Jacobs & Elaine Branjord
  4. “City and County Resolutions” Rich Shannon, Arvada City Councilwoman Dot Miller, and Grand County Commissioner Rich Cimino
  5. “1176 Next Steps” Jim Potter & Ivan Miller
  6. “Self Care for Advocates” Laura Collins & Cathy Blake

1:45 Break
1:55 Repeat breakout sessions
2:40 “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” Awards    Elaine Branjord
2:55 Live entertainment     Ranger Miller
3:40 Award ceremony     Drs. Christine Ebert-Santos & Sen. Irene Aguilar
3:55 Drawing    Bethany Winder
4:00 Close of conference