Agenda

Agenda is tentative. Final agenda with speaker information will be posted in the following weeks. 

July 10-13, 2019
Oakland and Berkeley, California, USA

 Wednesday July 10
Location: The California Endowment, 2000 Franklin St. Oakland, CA
 

08:15 – 08:45       Registration
08:45 – 09:00       Welcoming Remarks
                                       Xochitl Castaneda, University of California Berkeley 
09:00 – 09:45       Global Migration: Past, Present and Future
                                       Marc Schenker, University of California Davis
09:45 – 10:30       Regional Coordination and Health Response to Mass Migration in Latin America
                                       Karen Carpio, International Organization for Migration
10:30 – 10:45        Break
10:45 – 11:30       Best Practices in Responding to Refugee and Migrant Health Challenges in Europe
                                       Santino Severoni, World Health Organization
11:30 – 12:15       Changes in Immigration Policies in the U.S.
                                       Steven Wallace, University of California Los Angeles
12:15 – 13:30        Lunch & Poster Session
13:30 – 14:45        Breakout Sessions
                                        Data Sources and Research Methods on Migration and Health (part 1)
                                        Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
                                        Alcohol & Substance Related Sexual Risk in Latino Migrant Day Laborers
                                        Kurt Organista, University of California Berkeley
                                        Occupational Health and Safety
                                        Marc Schenker, UC Davis
14:45–15:00          Break
15:00-16:15           Breakout Sessions
                                        Data Sources and Research Methods on Migration and Health (part II)
                                        Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
                                        How to Conduct Engaged and Evidence Informed Policy Making
                                        Lisa Cacari-Stone, University of New Mexico
                                        Occupational Health and Safety
                                        Marc Schenker, UC Davis
16:30 – 18:30        Welcoming Reception at Agave Uptown Restaurant, 2135 Franklin St, Oakland

Thursday July 11
Location: The California Endowment, 2000 Franklin St. Oakland, CA
 

08:15 – 08:30        Coffee
08:30 – 09:15         Human rights and medical-legal partnerships: a framework for research and advocacy
                                        Joseph Shin, Weill Cornell Medicine
09:15 – 10:00         Health Disparities among Asian Immigrants in the U.S. 
 10:00 – 10:15        Break
10:15 – 11:00         How to integrate Migration Health into Global Health Initiatives
                                        Stefano Bertozzi, UC Berkeley
11:00 – 12:15         Panel on Data Collection on Immigrant’s Health: Benefits vs Harm
                                        Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, CDC
                                        Deliana Garcia, Migrant Clinicians Network
                                        Joseph Shin, Weill Cornell Medicine
                                        Moderator: Steve Wallace 
12:15- 13:30           Lunch & Poster Presentations
13:30 – 14:45        Breakout Sessions
                                        Human Trafficking and Genderbased Violence: Conceptual frameworks to inform policy, intervention and research 
                                        Cathy Zimmerman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
                                        Mexican Efforts to Improve the Health of their Migrants (presentation in Spanish)
                                        Gudelia Rangel, US-Mexico Border Health Commission Mexican Section
                                        Visit to Asian Health Center- Oakland (from 2:00 to 4:00 pm)
14:45 – 15:00         Break
13:00 – 16:15         Breakout Sessions
                                        Resilience, Faith & Social Supports in Forced Migrants from Central America and Mexico
                                        Mark Lusk, Sam Terrazas, Janette Caro and Perla Chaparro, University of  Texas at El Paso
                                        Mental Health and PTSD in War Refugees
                                        Patrick Marius Koga, University of California Davis

17:45 – 22:00         Optional social activity (not included in registration fee): Ferry trip from Oakland Jack London Square to San Francisco Ferry Building. Dinner in San Francisco.

Friday July 12
Location: University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley Way West, 2121 Berkeley Way #5302, Colloquium Room, Berkeley, CA

08:15 – 08:30         Coffee
08:30 – 09:15         Gender, Geographic Mobility and HIV/AIDS in Southern and East Africa
                                         Carol Camlin, University of California San Francisco
09:15 – 10:00         Gender, vulnerability, and resilience among children 'left behind' by migrant kin
                                         Michaella Vanore, United Nations University, Netherlands
10:00 – 10:15         Break
10:15 – 11:00         Refugee Health
                                        Clelia Pezzi, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
                                        Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch
11:00 – 11:45         Returning to the Place of Origin
                                        Andrea Bautista, Colegio de Mexico
11:45 – 12:30        The Ulysses Syndrome: The Immigrant Syndrome with Chronic and Multiple Stress
                                        Joseba Achotegui, University of Barcelona
12:30 – 1:30            Lunch 
1:30 – 1:50               Presentation of the “Mario Gutierrez Award on Migrant Health”
                                        Gudelia Rangel, US-Mexico Border Health Commission Mexican Section
                                        Joseba Achotegui Loizate, University of Barcelona 
14:00 – 16:00        Breakout Sessions
                                        Understanding the Tests to Assess the Migratory Mourning and the Ulysses Syndrome
                                        Joseba Achotegui and Dori Espeso, University of Barcelona
                                        Climate Change, Migration, and Health
                                        Federico Castillo, University of California Berkeley
                                        Humanizing Deportation (videos and discussion)
                                        Robert Irwin,  University of California Davis
16:00 – 16:15         Closing remarks

Saturday July 13
Location: TBD

09:00 – 12:30        Field Trip to San Francisco

A half-day tour in the city of San Francisco, visiting neighborhoods with a high percentage of immigrants and seeing their living conditions, social and medical services provided for them. The tour will include a presentation at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and a visit to Strut, a health and wellness center in the Castro neighborhood, serving the LGBTQ community. Important: Tour will be mainly by public transportation and by foot. Group size is limited.