Northstar Conference Schedule

     

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

7:00am Registration opens

9:00-11:00am – Plenary 1

Fact vs. Fiction: The Intersection of Guns and  Mental Illness

Dr. Amy Barnhorst
Dean John Finnegan, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Josh Horwitz, Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy
Rep. Dave Pinto, Minnesota House of Representatives
Jeff Swanson, PhD, Duke University

11:15-12:40pm

Lunch and Panel Discussion with Minnesota Mental  Health Leaders

Sue Abderholden, NAMI-MN
Glenace Edwall, MDHS, Retired
Jennifer Polzin, Tubman
Dr. Daniel Reidenberg, SAVE
Dr. Michael Trangle, Health Partners
Emily Truscott, Tubman — Moderator

  1:00-4:50pm

Breakout Sessions 

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Dinner on your own

7:00-9:00pm

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA

Minnesota Public Health Association will screen the documentary Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA and facilitate discussion afterwards. Popcorn, snacks, and beverages will be provided.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

7:00am Registration opens

9:00-11:00am – Plenary 2

Community-Wide Solutions to Urban Gun  Violence

Erica Ford, Life Camp, Bury Da Beef, NY Peace Week
Rev. Michael McBride, Live Free Campaign
Amber Goodwin, Community Justice Reform Coalition
Nina Vinik, Joyce Foundation

11:15-12:40pm

Lunch and Panel Discussion with Minnesota Law Enforcement Leaders  

John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Chief John Harrington, Metro Transit Police
Chief Scott Knight, Chaska Police
Chief Mike Tusken, Duluth Police
Lt. Myron “Mike” Taylor, Minneapolis Police
Sondra Samuels, Northside Achievement Zone, Moderator
Ben Schweigert, Hennepin County District Attorney’s Office

 1:00-4:50pm

Breakout Sessions  

See listing in online HERE or download the full schedule HERE.

 

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