October 16-17, 2018


This is a sample agenda—not the final one. You will receive the final agenda upon registration check-in. Sessions on both days will be held in the Fitger’s complex. Cocktail reception and dinner will be held at Hailey Sault.

Click here for a printable version of the agenda.


Monday October 15

4:00–7:00 PM

Welcome Reception at Hailey Sault

Day 1

Tuesday, October 16th

7:30 AM

Fitger’s Spirit of the North Theater

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Mayor Emily Larson
Marsha Hystead, Mike Seyfer, Stephen Moegling

8:30 AM

Philip Kurtz
The Power to Be Well

9:30 AM

Gray Miller
Readmissions Reduction Through High Risk Clinics

10:30 AM


10:45 AM

Janelle Waldock
The State of Health in Minnesota

11:45 AM


12:45 PM

Sarah Bamford Seidelmann
My Unexpected Pilgrimage From Physician to Healer:
Walruses, Bears and Black Mambas, Oh My!

1:45 PM

Don Sloane
The Basics of Addiction and Access to Quality and Ethical Care

2:45-5:00 PM

Break for Activities

6:00 PM

Cocktails & Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
Hailey Sault

Day 2

Wednesday October 17

6:30 AM

Morning Activities in Canal Park

8:00 AM

Marsha Hystead, Mike Seyfer, Stephen Moegling

8:15 AM

Jay Pryor
Woman in Man Skin aka Transgender
Training Beyond Tolerance

9:15 AM

Denise Tahara
Using Systems Thinking to Design for Health and Well-Being

10:15 AM


10:30 AM

Kirat Kharode
All In

11:30 AM

Stephanie Stillwell
A Community Approach to Managing the Opioid Crisis in Rural Alaska

12:30 PM


1:15 PM

Caspar Szulc
A Fresh Perspective

2:15 PM

“Where to go from here”

3:00 PM


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October 16-17, 2019

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