top of page
summit24-bkgd.png
Summit24-groupPeople.png

Agenda At A Glance

All times are listed in ET

Below, you'll find the quick highlights of the 2024 agenda. We regularly update the full agenda with new speakers and sessions, so be sure to keep checking in! Times, titles, and speakers are subject to change. Last updated 4/30/24.

Sunday, June 9

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Registration & Info Desk

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Vendor Marketplace Open

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Welcome to the Summit
Bridge to Belonging
Keynote: Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams, Miss Native American USA, Activist, Model
Moderator: Natalie Williams, Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Officer

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

Monday, June 10

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration & Info Desk

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Opening General Session

Welcome

Grace Hou, Chair, APHSA Executive Governing Board of Directors; Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

Reggie Bicha, President & CEO, American Public Human Services Association

Jeff Hild, Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children & Families

Bridging to Bipartisanship in Human Services
Layla Zaidane, CEO, Future Caucus
Moderator; Kristi Putnam,
Secretary, Arkansas Department of
Human Services

Angie Rodgers, Director, Arizona Department of Economic Security

Reggie Bicha, President & CEO, APHSA

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ACF / State Meetings

(by appointment)

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Vendor Marketplace Open

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 5 tracks:

Advancing Social and Economic Mobility; Centering Equity and Lived Experience; Fostering Leadership and Workforce Well-Being; Moving Human Services Upstream; Strengthening the Human Services Sector. See full agenda at a glance PDF for full session details.

Open Evening

Tuesday, June 11

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Registration & Info Desk

7:45 AM – 9:15 AM

General Session

Strategies for Advancing Family Economic Mobility

(Includes Buffet Breakfast starting at 7:45 AM)
Elaine Zimmerman, Regional Administrator, Region 1, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Regional Operations

Amy Kershaw, Commissioner, MA Department of Early Education and Child Care

Bob Anderson, Executive Director, MS Department of Human Services

Bryan Samuels, Executive Director, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Janine McMahon
 

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Vendor Marketplace Open

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 5 tracks:

Advancing Social and Economic Mobility; Centering Equity and Lived Experience; Fostering Leadership and Workforce Well-Being; Moving Human Services Upstream; Strengthening the Human Services Sector. See full agenda at a glance PDF for full session details.

6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Grand Networking Event
Underwritten by
Change & Innovation Agency

Wednesday, June 12

7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Registration & Info Desk

8:15 AM – 9:30 PM

General Session
National AI and Tech Policy: The Present and Future

(Includes Buffet Breakfast starting at 7:45 AM)
Travis Hoppe (invited), Assistant Director for AI Research and Development, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Kevin DuVall
TBD, AI and Technology Leaders from Federal Agencies

9:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Closing General Session
The Lighthouse Effect

Reflections: Reggie Bicha, President & CEO, American Public Human Services Association
Keynote: Steve Pemberton,
Chief Global Diversity Officer, Walgreens; Child Advocate; Author of A Chance in the World and The Lighthouse Effect

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

ICW Registration & Information Desk

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

ICW, Transition Age Youth Convening, Breakout Sessions

Thursday, June 13

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

ICW Registration & Information Desk

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

ICW, Transition Age Youth Convening, Breakout Sessions

Want to know more about the Summit?