Agenda

Please note that the agenda is subject to change. All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021

  • Virtual Exhibit Hall Open • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Opening Plenary • 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    • Nan Roman, President and CEO, National Alliance to End Homelessness 
  • Breakout Sessions 1 • 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
    • 1.01 – Housing First: A Proven Approach to Producing the Best Results for Your Homelessness System
    • 1.02 – Housing Is Healthcare: How Medicaid Can Help End Homelessness
    • 1.03 – Filling the Data Gaps: How to Overcome Pandemic-Related Disruptions
  • Breakout Sessions 2 • 2:25 – 3:40 p.m.
    • 2.01 – Making Sense of 2020: What Congress Did and Did Not Do to Reduce Homelessness
    • 2.02 – Use Your Data on Racial Disparities to Inform Systemic and Programmatic Change
    • 2.03 – Shared Housing Is Affordable Housing
  • Breakout Sessions 3 • 3:50 – 5:05 p.m.
    • 3.01 – Getting to Scale: Sheltering, Supporting and Re-Housing Every Family
    • 3.02 – Improve Rapid Re-Housing Outcomes Using Critical Time Intervention (CTI): A Time-Limited Case Management Approach
    • 3.03 – Listening to the People We Serve
  • Meet & Mingle w/ Alliance Staff • 5:05 – 6:05 p.m. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021

  • Virtual Exhibit Hall Open • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wellness Session (Meditation)  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Plenary • 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Breakout Sessions 4 • 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
    • 4.01 – Reducing Inflow with Diversion: Pandemic Lessons Learned
    • 4.02 – The Implications of an Aging Homeless Population
    • 4.03 – Meeting Behavioral Health Needs During COVID-19 and Beyond: Medicaid is the Key
  • Breakout Sessions 5 • 2:25 – 3:40 p.m.
    • 5.01 – Robust and Dynamic Coordinated Entry: Getting Everyone Connected
    • 5.02 – Using Data to Make Decisions on Homeless Services
    • 5.03 – Achieving Housing through Culturally Responsive, Tailored Solutions
  • Breakout Sessions 6 • 3:50 – 5:05 p.m.
    • 6.01 – The Keys: Unlocking Strategies that Overcome Re-Housing Challenges
    • 6.02 – Targeting New Federal Rental Assistance Funds to Prevent Homelessness
    • 6.03 – Robust and Dynamic Coordinated Entry: Getting Everyone Connected
  • Alliance Lounges (Virtual Networking Event) • 5:05 p.m. – 6:05 p.m.
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall Open • 5:05 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2021

  • Virtual Exhibit Hall Open • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wellness Session (Yoga)  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Breakout Sessions 7 • 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
    • 7.01 – Moving Towards Better Outcomes for Homelessness’ Biggest Subpopulation
    • 7.02 – Seizing an Unprecedented Opportunity: The New Administration and Congress
    • 7.03 – Unlocking Re-Entry Housing Solutions
  • Breakout Sessions 8 • 1:25 – 2:40 p.m.
    • 8.01 – Exploring Encampment Resolution Strategies: Pursuing Options and the Trade-Offs That Come with Them
    • 8.02 – Hotels to Housing: A Race Against Time to Add New Housing Stock
    • 8.03 – How Efforts to End Racism Can Help End Homelessness
  • Breakout Sessions 9 • 2:50 – 4:05 p.m.
    • 9.01 – Our Neighborhood, Too: Facing Community Pushback to Visible Homelessness 
    • 9.02 – Increasing Housing Placements in a Disrupted Rental Market
    • 9.03 – What the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Teaching Us about Solving Unsheltered Homelessness
    • 9.04 – Employment Now: How Providers Are Connecting Their Clients to Employment during an Economic Downturn and Pandemic
  • Closing Plenary  • 4:05 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.