Kent County
Health Connect
Health Equity Council

2024 Health Equity Conference


The Kent County Health Equity Council 2024 conference will take place on Thursday, September 19th, 8am-3pm at Devos Center for Interdisciplinary Health. The order and time of events is shown below:


Time Event Description
8:00am-8:30am Registration and breakfast
8:30am-8:45am Welcome Address by Hispanic Center Representative
8:45m-9:30am Keynote Presentation: “Operationalizing Health Equity: From Vision to Action” featuring a prominent speaker who will delve into the critical importance of operationalizing health equity in our community, emphasizing the necessity of translating aspirations into action
9:30am-10:15am Poster Sessions/Networking
10:15am-11:15pm First Breakout Session
11:25am-12:25pm Second Breakout Session
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch (boxed lunches) & Networking
1:30pm-2:45pm Community Voice Panel-This panel discussion will explore the critical importance of engaging community members in decision-making processes and empowering them to share the direction of improvement efforts. Members from the HEC, Community Voice group will share their insights, challenges, and experiences for amplifying community voice in the pursuit of health equity