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Even Here: A Community Conversation About Opioids

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:30am - 2:00pm

Even Here: A Community Conversation About Opioids

Location: Washington Pavilion, downtown Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is not immune to the devastation of opioid addiction. Join us for a conversation about opioids, featuring the persepctives of both national and local experts.

Wednesday, September 25 at the Washington Pavilion. REGISTER ONLINE.

  • Morning Session: 7:30-11:00 a.m. - FREE
  • Afternoon Session with Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ($20 for lunch)

Schedule
Morning Session
7:30 AM—Doors open, registration, light breakfast 
7:45 AM—Screening of the documentary Heroin(e) – Belbas Theater
8:30 AM—Keynote Session with Sam Quinones, author of the book Dreamland
9:55 AM-10:15 AM—Break and Vendor Fair
10:15 AM—Local Perspectives Panel providing information about the impact of opioids in the Sioux Falls community from the voices of public health, law enforcement and first responders, and an impacted family. Moderated by Angela Kennecke. 
11:15 AM— Closing Remarks, followed by a book signing with Sam Quinones.

Afternoon Session with Lunch
11:30 AM— Policy Approaches to Addressing Opioids Luncheon – Schulte Room
The afternoon includes a presentation by Jill Krueger, from the Network of Public Health Law, regarding state and local approaches to addressing opioids, as well as question and answer session with Jill Krueger and Sam Quinones.
1:55 PM—Closing Remarks.
2:00 PM—Event concludes.