Annual Meeting Agendas

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2020 ELC Annual Meeting
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center at CDC Headquarters
Atlanta, Georgia
March 10-13, 2020

Pre-Meeting: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • 9:00am – 5:00pm:
    Pacific and Caribbean Islands and Hawaii Pre-Meeting
    • Cross-cutting Priorities and Needs
    • Public Health Surveillance Priorities
      • Epidemiology
      • Laboratory
      • Health Information Systems (HIS) (Cross-CDC Program Benefits and Common Solutions)
    • Resource Sharing (Programmatically and Financially) – Using federal funding (PHEP, ELC other CDC resources) to meet local needs and priorities
    • Networking and Peer-to-Peer Opportunities
Day 1: Wednesday, MARCH 11, 2020
  • 9:00am – 10:00am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:00am – 11:00am: Applications: Updates and Modifications
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm: Completing the Budget Template for 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity
  • 12:00pm – 1:30pm: Pre-ordered Lunch Served Onsite and Networking Opportunity
  • 1:30pm – 2:05pm:
    • Breakout: Vector-Borne Disease Program: What will be new in Budget Period 2 (repeats session 3/12 @ 4pm)
    • Budget 101: Annual Performance Report (APR) Guidance
    • Breakout: Workplans: Milestones and More (repeats session 3/11 @ 2:15pm)
  • 2:15pm – 2:50pm:
    • Breakout: HAI/AR Program Updates: Epidemiology and Laboratory (repeats session 3/12 @ 2:15pm)
    • Budget 102: Understanding your Notice of Award (NOA)
    • Breakout: Workplans: Milestones and More (repeated session from 3/11 @ 1:30pm)
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Break and Networking Opportunity
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Budget 1:1 – Financial staff sign up for a 30-min. individualized session
  • 4:00pm – 4:50pm:
    • Breakout: Influenza Surveillance and Diagnostic Testing Project: Successfully Incorporating Surveillance Enhancement Activities (repeats 3/11 @1:30pm)
    • Budget 103: Expanded Authority and what it means for ELC
    • Breakout: Bolstering Fungal Disease Capacity (repeats session 3/12 @ 2:15pm)
Day 2: Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • 9:00am – 9:50am: Insights from ELC Recipients, Part I (only offered once)
  • 10:00am – 10:50am:
    • Breakout: Using Excel to Assess the Quantitative Impact of Public Health Decisions (repeats session 3/13 @ 1:30pm)
    • Budget 104: All about the Money: FFR, Indirect Costs, PMS, and so much more
    • Breakout: Updates on Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Preparations for 2020 (repeats session 3/12 @ 11:00am)
  • 11:00am – 11:50am:
    • Breakout: Advanced Molecular Detection (repeats 3/12 @ 4:00pm)
    • Budget 105: GrantSolutions
    • Breakout: Updates on Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Preparations for 2020 (repeated session from 3/11 @ 10:00am)
  • 12:00pm – 1:30pm: Pre-ordered Lunch Served Onsite and Networking Opportunity
  • 1:30pm – 2:05pm:
    • Breakout: Peer-2-Peer (only offered once)
    • Breakout: Influenza Surveillance and Diagnostic Testing Project: Successfully Incorporating Surveillance Enhancement Activities (repeated from 3/11 @ 4:00pm)
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm: Budget 1:1 – Financial staff sign up for a 30-min. individualized session
  • 2:15pm – 2:50pm: Breakout: Bolstering Fungal Disease Capacity (repeated session from 3/11 @ 4:00pm)
  • 2:15pm – 2:50pm: Breakout: HAI/AR Program Updates: Epidemiology and Laboratory (repeated from 3/11 @ 2:15pm)
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Break and Networking Opportunity
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Budget 1:1 – Financial staff sign up for a 30-min. individualized session
  • 4:00pm – 4:50pm:
    • Breakout: Advanced Molecular Detection (repeated from 3/12 @ 11:00am)
    • Breakout: Vector-Borne Disease Program: What will be new in Budget Period 2 (repeated session from 3/12 @ 1:30pm)
  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm: ELC’s 25th Anniversary Social Event
Day 3: Friday, March 13, 2020
  • 9:00am – 9:50am:
    • Breakout: Insights from ELC Recipients, Part II (only offered once)
    • Breakout: Public Health Lab Demo (repeats session 3/13 @ 10:00am)
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm: Budget 1:1 – Financial staff sign up for a 30-min. individualized session
  • 10:00am – 10:50am:
    • Breakout: Foodborne, Waterborne, Enteric, and Environmentally Transmitted Diseases Program: Overview and Updates (repeats session 3/13 @ 1:30pm)
    • Breakout: Public Health Lab Demo (repeated from 3/13 @ 9:00am)
  • 11:00am – 11:50am:
    • Breakout: Health Information Systems Capacity Project (only offered once)
    • Breakout: Tips and Tricks to Complete Applications (only offered once)
  • 12:00pm – 1:30pm: Pre-ordered Lunch Served Onsite and Networking Opportunity
  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm: Budget 1:1 – Financial staff sign up for a 30-min. individualized session
  • 1:30pm – 2:05pm:
    • Breakout: Foodborne, Waterborne, Enteric, and Environmentally Transmitted Diseases Program: Overview and Updates (repeated session from 3/13 @ 10:00am)
    • Breakout: Using Excel to Assess the Quantitative Impact of Public Health Decisions (repeated session from 3/12 @ 10:00am)
  • 2:15pm – 4:45pm:
    Project Officers Meet with Their Jurisdictions
    AL, AR, CHI, FL, GA, HOU, IL, LA, MS, MO, OK, TN, TX, DC, DE, IN, IA, KY, MD, MI, NC, OH, SC, SD, VA, WV, AS, MP, FM, GU, ID, MN, MT, ND, PW, MH, WA, WI, CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, NYC, PA, PHL, PR, RI, VI, VT, AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, NE, NV, NM, LAC, OR, UT, WY
Day 1: Wednesday, MARCH 11, 2020
ELC Partner Programs
  • 12:00pm:
    • Health Information Systems Capacity Project (C)
    • Non-Influenza Respiratory Diseases: Diagnostics, Reporting, and Surveillance Project (R)
    • Binational Border Infectious Disease Surveillance Project (J)
    • Global Migration, Border Interventions, and Migrant Health Project (K)
  • 3:00pm
    • Impact and Evaluation Project (D)
    • Advanced Molecular Detection
    • Vector-borne Diseases Program: Building Comprehensive Programs to Identify, Diagnose, Report, Prevent, and Respond Program (H)
    • Enhanced Vaccine-Preventable Disease Project (O)
    • Healthcare-associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Program (G)
    • Influenza Surveillance and Diagnostic Testing Project (Q)
Day 2: Thursday, March 12, 2020
ELC Partner Programs
  • 12:00pm:
    • Health Information Systems Capacity Project (C)
    • Threat of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: Rapid Detection and Response Capacity Project (S)
    • Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (T)
    • Prion Surveillance Project (L)
    • Rabies Surveillance Project (M)
    • Infants with Congenital Exposure: Surveillance and Monitoring of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Other Health Threats Project (W)
  • 3:00pm
    • Health Information Systems Capacity Project (C)
    • Parasitic Diseases Surveillance Project (N)
    • Vector-borne Diseases Program: Building Comprehensive Programs to Identify, Diagnose, Report, Prevent, and Respond (H)
    • Foodborne, Waterborne, Enteric, and Environmentally Transmitted Diseases Program: Capacity Building for Surveillance, Detection, Response, Reporting, and Prevention Program (F)
    • Healthcare-associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Program (G)
    • Mycotics: Detecting and Preventing Fungal Infections Project (I)
    • Legionnaires’ Disease Prevention Project (P)
Day 3: Friday, March 13, 2020
ELC Partner Programs
  • 12:00pm:
    • Foodborne, Waterborne, Enteric, and Environmentally Transmitted Diseases Program: Capacity Building for Surveillance, Detection, Response, Reporting, and Prevention Program (F)
    • Syphilis and HIV Prevention through Social, Sexual, and Phylogenetic Networks Project (U)
    • Human Papillomavirus Surveillance Among Men Project (V)
    • Legionnaires’ Disease Prevention Project (P)

An evaluation will be sent to you via the ELC email account (elc@cdc.gov) for your feedback on the 2020 ELC Annual Meeting.

*Program and Project staff may be available throughout the 2020 ELC Annual Meeting during networking times shown on the agenda. However, the above lists days/times secured to ensure program consultants and/or subject matter experts being available.

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