Our preliminary agenda for our October 19th program can be found below. We will update the final program closer to the event date and look forward to having you join us virtually! 

TIME

PROGRAM

12:00pm

Optional: Virtual Networking and Attendee Meetings

12:59pm

National Anthem

1:01pm

Opening Remarks: 
Steve Schwab, CEO, Elizabeth Dole Foundation 
Lisa Pape, Executive Director of Care Management and Social Work, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

1:06pm

Welcome Remarks: 
Senator Elizabeth Dole, Chairman and Founder Elizabeth Dole Foundation

1:11pm

Remarks:
The Honorable Secretary Robert Wilkie, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

1:19pm

Wounded Warrior Project and Community Navigator Spotlight

1:26pm

Remarks:
Paula Cobb, Head of Global Strategic Marketing, Connected Care Solutions, Philips 

1:31pm

Hidden Heroes City Spotlight:
Mayor Michael Tubbs (Stockton, CA)

1:32pm

Progress on Key VA Initiatives and Programs Supporting Veteran Caregivers and Responsiveness to COVID-19: 
Dr. Lynda Davis, Chief Veteran Experience Officer
Accompanied by: Michael Fisher, Chief Readjustment Counseling Officer, Veterans Health Administration

1:42pm

Hidden Heroes State Spotlight:
Governor Ricketts (NE)

1:44pm

Campaign for Inclusive Care Spotlight

1:46pm

Remarks and Special Announcement:
Dr. Kevin Vigilante, Chief Medical Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton

1:53pm

Legislative Spotlight:
Governor Larry Hogan (MD)

1:55pm

COVID 19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges:
Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIAID Director

2:15pm

Promoting Mental Health & Wellness in the Caregiver Community:
Dr. Rajeev Ramchand, Senior Advisor for Psychiatric Epidemiology & Suicide Prevention, National Institute of Mental Health 
Dr. Matt Miller, Acting Director for Suicide Prevention, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

2:43pm 

Legislative Spotlight:
Chairman Mark Takano, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

2:45pm

Keynote Address:
Harris Faulkner, News Anchor, Fox News Channel

2:57pm

Legislative Spotlight:
Chairman Jerry Moran, Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

2:57pm

Caregiver Spotlight:
Ida Carson

3:03pm - 4:15pm

Virtual Innovation Showcase
Live Demos being played by Philips (3:15pm), Prudential (3:30pm), and Booz Allen Hamilton (3:45pm)

4:15pm

Closing Remarks:
Steve Schwab, CEO Elizabeth Dole Foundation 

4:20pm - 5:00pm

Optional: Virtual Networking and Attendee Meetings