The 10th Annual D&I Conference theme, A Decade of Progress and the Path Forward, reflects on the accomplishments of and challenges to the field, and focuses on opportunities ahead. 

Through a combination of plenary, concurrent, and poster sessions, this year's agenda presents research findings and identifies the next set of research priorities, for the next decade.

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Agenda at a Glance

Monday, December 4

TIME ACTIVITY
8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:20 a.m.

Opening Plenary Session

Welcome and Conference Overview
David Chambers, D.Phil., National Institutes of Health
Lisa Simpson, M.B., B.Ch., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., AcademyHealth

9:20 – 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Address

Sandro Galea, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
Robert A. Knox Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Public Health

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session: What is the Minimum Level of Evidence Needed to Implement?
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch – On Your Own
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Post-Lunch Discussion Forums
2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (+ Poster Slam)
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Poster Session #1 & Reception

Tuesday, December 5

TIME ACTIVITY
7:00 a.m. Registration   
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Poster Session #2 & Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 – 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Plenary Session: Achieving Health Equity: The Role of D&I Research
12:45 – 2:15 p.m. Lunch – On Your Own
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Plenary Session: The Next Generation of D&I Research

Wednesday, December 6

TIME ACTIVITY
7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15 – 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:45 – 10:00 a.m Break
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Reflections on the Impact of a Decade of Research