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National Home Visiting Summit Agenda

February 22 - 26, 2021

Virtual Conference

National Home Visiting Summit Agenda

This year’s virtual Summit will offer a mix of live and on demand content. Pre-Summit sessions will begin opening February 9, attendees will receive further communication via email as on demand content becomes available. Live sessions commence Monday, February 22. Session times listed are in Eastern Time. Questions? Check out our Virtual Summit FAQs or connect with our conference team Events@StartEarly.org, we’d be happy to assist you.

Live Session Descriptions

Panel Presentation
Session Description: Explore topics of common interest using innovative thought-provoking content blended with audience participation. Presenters act as content leaders, presenting short segments of content and then lead engaging activities, group discussion and participant reflection segments on how to apply their new knowledge to practice. This session can include pre-recorded video/presentation/podcast or written report/paper + 30-minute VR panel discussion OR be just a live 30-minute VR panel discussion. Participants would be engaged via non-verbal feedback methods (chat, polls, Q&A).
Session Length: 30-45 minutes
Delivery Method: Mix of live and on demand
Session Capacity: 1,000

Collaborative Learn Shop
Session Description: Collaborative learn shops engage participants in learning and peer reflection over the course of several weeks. This format provides both speakers and participants with the ability to dive deeper into topics and unpack learning collaboratively. Resources and materials will be shared along with a community discussion board to host engagement before, during, and after the virtual experience. Collaborative learn shops can also be designed for participants within a certain job function/role or affinity group. Spanning over the course of several weeks collaborative learnshops will be planned as part of the pre-conference experience starting January – February of 2021. Learn shops with high demand may be asked to repeat the experience as part of the post-conference experience February – March 2021. This session type is intended for a smaller audience to encourage peer engagement and reflection. Presenters have the option to pre-record content to focus live sessions on engagement.
Session Length: 45-60 minutes (2-4 sessions)
Delivery Method: Mix of live and on demand
Session Capacity: 30-75

Facilitated Community Discussion ‘VR Round Table’
Session Description: Pre-recorded video/presentation/podcast or written report/paper + 30-minute live VR discussion. Pre-recorded content can be created by the facilitators or curated from past work. The content of the recording/report will be the focus of the live discussion. Facilitators will be asked to provide discussion questions and will be asked to host an online discussion board. Sessions with high demand may be asked to repeat the experience. Discussion forums are limited to 50 participants to allow for both verbal and non-verbal audience engagement.
Session Length: 30 minutes
Delivery Method: Mix of live and on demand
Session Capacity: 50

Virtual Poster Session
Session Description: Live poster session in VR exhibition hall; w/optional recorded presentation. Presenters engage participants live and via a discussion board linked to the poster presentation.
Session Length: 60 minutes
Delivery Method: Mix of live and on demand
Session Capacity: N/A

On Demand Session Descriptions

Lightening Talks
Session Description: 5-minute recorded presentations on key issues/questions facing the field. Lightning Talks can also be focused on sharing a single resource, strategy, or innovation. Presenters will be given the opportunity to engage participants by hosting a discussion board linked to the video.
Session Length: 5 minutes
Delivery Method: On demand
Session Capacity: N/A

PechaKucha (Paw-chalk’-Ahh-Cha)
Session Description: PechaKucha (Japanese for “chatter or chit chat”) storytelling presentation format. 20 slides x 20 seconds commentary per slide. PowerPoints are to be set to advance every 20-seconds automatically. Slides should contain images with little to no text. This format is most commonly used to tell a story and will require presenters to practice commentary ahead of the recording. No exceptions will be made to the format, we encourage you to use the structured format to spur creativity and engagement. PehcaKucha recordings will be pre-recorded with a discussion board linked to the video. *If interest is high a live session along with a moderated Q&A will be hosted.
Session Length: 6:40 minutes
Delivery Method: On demand
Session Capacity: N/A

Podcast
Session Description: Create an audio recording of a conversation on a question or issue facing the field.
Session Length: 10-60 minutes
Delivery Method: On demand