2016 Annual Conference Agenda

October 11, 2016

8:00 – 9:00 AM - Registration Check-In

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Welcome and Opening Remarks by AKCH2, ACEH & Governor Bill Walker

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM –Local Coalition Updates and ICA Update

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Lunch Plenary

Nan Roman, President and CEO of National Alliance to End Homelessness

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM – Panel Session I

Room 1: Coordinated Entry in Alaska (Adam Smith and Alissa Parrish, Institute for Community Alliances)

Room 2: 1115 Waivers and Benefit Design Team Presentation (Diane Casto, Department of Health & Social Services)

Room 3: Collaborative Approaches to Improving Youth Access to Services (Alison Kear, Covenant House; April Kylie, VP Behavioral Services)

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM – Panel Session II

Room 1: A Community Approach to Alaska’s Basic Homeless Assistance Program (Carrie Collins, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation)

Room 2: Safe Families for Children Alaska: Creating Sustainable Community Safe Homes for Children and Families Facing Crisis (Charity Carmody, Beacon Hill)

Room 3: University and Community Partnerships (Travis Hedwig, University of Alaska Anchorage)


October 12, 2016

8:45 AM – 10:15 AM – Panel Session III

Room 1: Permanent Supportive Housing Workshop (Mariya Lovishchuck, The Glory Hole; Scott Ciambor, City and Borough of Juneau)

Room 2: Addressing the Fair Housing Barriers for People with a Criminal History (Jeremy Baker, Alaska Legal Services Corporation)

Room 3: Regional Housing Authority Panel

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM – Panel Session IV

Room 1: Criminal Justice Reform: Local Efforts to Reduce Recidivism (Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority)

Room 2: Listen to Me: Teen Panel on their Ideas and Solutions to Ending Youth Homelessness (Facilitated By: Alison Kear, Covenant House)

Room 3: Alaska Homeless Management Information System New User and Technical Assistance Training (Adam Smith and Alissa Parrish, Institute for Community Alliances)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch Plenary

Kevin Martone, Executive Director of Technical Assistance Collaborative

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Emergency Shelter Forum

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Governor’s Council on the Homeless Fall Meeting