June 13-15, 2019
The Blackstone Hotel - Chicago, IL
Thank you to everyone who attended WIG's largest conference ever!
2019 National Legislative Conference
The Blackstone Hotel-Chicago, IL
June 13-15, 2019
Click for final Agenda and see below for conference presentations.
Click HERE for the National Legislative Conference Legislator Travel Scholarship Policy-2019 Chicago
If you have any questions, please contact Laura Blake at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 434-4850.
PRESENTATIONS & RESOURCES
State Exchange on Employment & Disability (SEED) - One-Page "Advancing Policy for a More Inclusive Workforce"
State Exchange of Employment & Disability (SEED) - "Work Matters Policy Framework"
Legislative Example Shared by Sen. Valencia Seay during the discussion - GA SB 125 Amend Title 30 of Official Code...relating to handicapped persons
Unveiling Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): What Policymakers Should Know - Jake Johnson, Chron's & Colitis Foundation
Keynote: Mentoring - Reach Out, Pull Forward, Repeat - Joanna McIntosh, NCTA-The Internet & Television Association
The Cost of Not: How Innovation in the Treatment of Diabetes Impacts States - Kate Thomas, American Association of Diabetes Educators
The Cost of Not: How Innovation in the Treatment of Diabetes Impacts States - Susan Thomas, AstraZeneca
Keynote: Believe Chicago! - Eileen Mitchell, AT&T Illinois
Airline Policy - Sean Williams, Airlines for America
The Future of Home Dialysis - Wendy Schrag, Fresenius Medical Care of North America
Safe and Legal Cannabis Access - Kelli Hykes and Alex Lleras, Weedmaps
Nutrition and Vulnerable Populations: From Practice to Policy Implications - Lacresha Johnson, Abbott Nutrition
Innovations in Transportation - Maurice Henderson II, Bird
Innovations in Transportation - Hannah Izon, Global Automakers Association
Virtual Reality Experience - "Safety Moves Us"
Alzheimer's: The Hope for Treatments and How States Should Be Prepared - Jennifer Rosen and Morgan Daven, Alzheimer's Association
Ending Plastic Waste -Kierstin Turnock and Lindsay Stovall, The American Chemistry Council
How Can The Supply Chain Share the Savings with Patients? - Sharon Brigner, PhRMA
How Can The Supply Chain Share the Savings with Patients? - Dorothy Hoffman, UnitedHealth Group
Educational Choice - Leslie Hiner, EdChoice
Uterine Fibroids: What Policymakers Need to Know - Charlotte Owens, AbbVie
Uterine Fibroids: What Policymakers Need to Know - Sateria Venable, The Fibroid Foundation
Communicating in a #MeToo World - Lindsay Strand, Lindsay Strand Associates