Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference Schedule

09/06/2012

Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference 2012 Schedule

 

THURSDAY

(All Thursday activities are in the Big Room except for the Walk to Action Site.)

8 AM-8:30 AM

Welcome and the Singing of the Southern Harm Reduction Fight Song

8:30 AM-8:50 AM

Why We Need Syringe Access in the South

8:50 AM-9:10 AM

Why We Need 911 Good Samaritan Laws and Increased Overdose Prevention Efforts in the South

9:10 AM-9:30 AM

Why Sex Workers Should Not Be Criminalized in the South

9:30 AM-9:45 AM

Overview of Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Network Action

9:45 AM-10 AM

Break

10 AM-Noon

(Everybody who can/is willing) WALK TO ACTION SITE (Georgia Capital-just a couple blocks from the hotel)

10 AM-Noon

(For those who don’t go to the action site) DPA Screening of "The House I Live In"

Noon-1 PM

Break

1 PM-2 PM

HIV & HCV in the South

2 PM-2:30 PM

The Importance of Including Drug Users and Sex Workers in Decision-Making

2:30 PM-3 PM

The Prescription Painkiller Crisis and What It Means for Harm Reduction

3 PM-3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM-4:15 PM

Including Armed Service Personnel, Veterans, Cops and Reverends: Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Reform

4:15 PM-5 PM

Advocacy & Lobbying in the American South Panel

5 PM-7 PM

Break

Evening

Evening Activities: Social at the Hotel Pool

FRIDAY

 

Big Room

Break Out Room 1

Break Out Room 2

9 AM-10 AM

National and Regional Drug Policy Update

Harm Reduction Media

Syringe Exchange in the South

10 AM-10:10 AM

Break

Break

Break

10:10 AM-11:10 AM

War on Drugs, A War on the People

Working with people of Transgender Experience in Harm Reduction

Crack User and Injection Drug User Harm Reduction 

11:10 AM-11:20 AM

Break

Break

Break

11:20 AM-12:20 AM

Drug Testing Policy

Funding Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Reform

Sex Work in the South

12:20 AM- 12:55 AM

Break

Break

Break

12:55 PM-1:55 PM

LUNCH LECTURE: Faith and Harm Reduction

 

LUNCH AND LEARN: Reversing Drug Overdoses

1:55 PM- 2 PM

Break

Break

Break

2 PM-3 PM

Mass Incarceration

Street Nursing and Outreach Skills

Pill User Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction

3 PM -3:10 PM

Break

Break

Break

3:10 PM-4:10 PM

Marijuana Policy

Drug User Stigma

Law Enforcement As Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Reform Advocates

4:10 PM-4:20 PM

Break

Break

Break

4:20 PM-5:20 PM

Sex Worker Criminalization

HCV and Harm Reduction

Advocacy Skills Development

5:20 PM-8 PM

Break

Break

Break

Evening

PARTY!

 

SATURDAY

10 AM-1 PM

Mapping a Southern Strategy (Big Room)

 

1 PM-4 PM

Drug User Stigma Training (Big Room)

Vine City Tour ($5; must sign up w/ AHRC in advance.)