ConnectHomeUSA Summit Agenda

September 17th - 19th, 2018

Day 1

8:00 - 8:45am: Security Check-in

  • HUD HQ, South Entrance, 451 7th Street, SW

8:45 - 9:00am: Welcome

  • Brooke-Mondale Auditorium
  • David Byrd, Senior Advisor to the HUD Secretary, Economic Opportunity Lead

9:00 - 9:15am: ConnectHomeUSA Welcome & Summit Goals

  • Dina Lehmann-Kim, Acting ConnectHome Manager, PIH, HUD
  • Maribel Martinez, Director of National Programs, EveryoneOn

9:15 - 10:15am: Strategies for Maintaining and Sustaining Your Digital Inclusion Coalition

  • Moderator: Angela Siefer, Executive Director, National Digital Inclusion Alliance
  • Salt Lake City
  • San Antonio
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Northern Ponca

10:15 - 10:45am: ConnectHome Talk 1: Importance of City-PHA Relationship

  • Pittsburgh City
  • Pittsburgh PHA

11:15 - 12:15pm: Strategies for Developing Philanthropic Partnerships

  • Matthew Hennessey, Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation, Office of Policy Development & Research, HUD
  • Yennie Tse, Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation, Office of Policy Development & Research, HUD

12:15 - 1:30pm: Lunch & Stakeholder Office Hours

1:30 - 2:30pm: Breakout: Pilots and Expansion Sites - Coalition Building Exercise/Funding Proposal Drafting

  • Moderators:
    • Pilot Communities (Auditorium A) - HUD ConnectHome Staff, PIH, HUD
    • New Communities (Auditorium B+C) - Maribel Martinez, Director, National Programs, EveryoneOn, Enterprise Staff/HUD Staff
  • Funding Piece/Exercise
  • Coaltion Building: what are their aspiration goals, talk through them and round table

2:30 - 2:45pm: BREAK

3:00 - 4:00pm: Collaborating for 21st Century Solutions

  • Urban Institute
  • Boston
  • St. Louis

4:30 - 6:00pm: Evening Networking Session

  • Kirwin's at the Wharf (upstairs)
  • 749 Wharf Street, SW (10 minute walk from HUD)

Day 2

8:00 - 8:45am: Security Check-in

  • HUD HQ, South Entrance, 451 7th Street, SW

8:45 - 9:00am: Welcome Back & Summit Goals Check-in

  • Brooke-Mondale Auditorium
  • Maribel Martinez, Director of National Programs, EveryoneOn

9:00 - 9:45am: Keynote Address

  • Devin Wardell Cook, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

9:45 - 10:45am: Impact Tracking

  • Calvin Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Monitoring, Office of Policy, Development & Research
  • Dylan Sweeney, Research Analyst, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Monitoring, Office of Policy, Development, & Research
  • Rhode Island PHA's/Governor's Office

10:45 - 11:45am: Leveraging HUD Grants for ConnectHome

  • Moderator: Erich Yost, HUD ConnectHome Staff, PIH, HUD
  • Juleian Curtis, Cuyahoga Metropolitan housing Authority
  • Camden
  • Winnebago
  • Las Vegas
  • Louisville

11:45 - 12:00pm: ConnectHome Talk 3: Obtaining VISTAs for Your ConnectHomeUSA Program

  • Stephanie Wrightsman, Acting Deputy Director, Americorps VISTA, Corporation for National and Community Service 

12:00 - 1:15pm: Lunch

1:15 - 2:15pm: Working with Seniors

  • Marian Christmon, Manager of Digital Inclusion Intiatives, Nashville Public Library
  • CommonSense Media
  • Generations on Line
  • OATS/AHA
  • TechBoomers
  • North Little Rock

2:15 - 3:15pm: Apps and Tech for Resident Services Programming

  • NYCHA
  • Austin
  • GitHub

3:15 - 3:30pm: BREAK

3:30 - 4:30pm: Bob McGlaughlin, National Alliance for Digital Equity

  • Las Vegas Bank
  • USAA
  • Wells Fargo

4:30 - 5:00pm: Office Hours with Philanthropy Advisors

  • This time will be used for communities to present their funding proposals and receive feedback from panelists

5:00 - 5:15pm: Wrap-up

Panel Discussion with Philanthropic Representatives:

  • Moderators: Matthew Hennessey and Yennie Tse
  • Stephanie Powers, Vice President for Policy & Partnerships, Council on Foundations
  • Middle Tennessee/Triangle Foundation

Day 3

8:30 - 9:00am: Security Check-in and Registration

  • HUD HQ, South Entrance, 451 7th Street, SW

9:00 - 9:30am: ConnectHome Pilots - Recognizing Your Success

  • Dominique Blom, General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD

9:30 - 10:30am: Presentation of Awards

  • Dina Lehmann-Kim, Acting ConnectHome Manager, Office of Public Housing Investments, Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD