2019 National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

Held in conjunction with

The HUD Program Manager’s School

May 14 – 17, 2019

Minneapolis, MN

 

A Special Conference that Combines Two Training, Educational

and Networking Programs into a Single Event

The Conference brings together a cross-section of environmental specialists, health and housing officials, facility managers, health advocates, and environmental companies and consultants. The conference features grant management training, “how to” workshops dealing with childhood lead poisoning prevention, lead hazard control, healthy and green housing, grant administration, and education and outreach.

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

** REQUIRED for all 2018 Lead Hazard Control grantees and Tribal Healthy Homes grantees

7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration

9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Overview of the day

9:30 am – 10:00 am OLHCHH Lead and HH Grantee Basics

10:00 am – 10:15 am Networking Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am OLHCHH Building Blocks

11:15 am – 12:15 am What is HHGMS?

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm It’s All in the Numbers – Fiscal Accountability

TWO CONCURRENT BREAK OUT SESSIONS

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ballroom Section B – Lead Hazard Control 101

Ballroom Section C – Healthy Homes 101

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Networking Break

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Ballroom Section B – Lead Hazard Control 201

Ballroom Section C – Healthy Homes 201

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Setting the Stage – Successfully Implementing Your OLHCHH Grant Program

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm TWO CONCURRENT PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

#1 – Workshop on Lead and Healthy Housing Technical Issues (Ballroom Section A1)
#2 – Workshop on Grant Management Issues – from Intake to Closeout (Ballroom Section A2)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

** REQUIRED for OLHCHH Lead and Healthy Homes Grantees

7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration

9:00 am – 9:10 am Welcome to Minneapolis!

9:10 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Opening

9:30 am – 10:00 am 2019 Program Manager School Overview

10:00 am – 10:30 am Building Program Capacity

10:30 am – 11:00 am What’s the Latest (Hot Topics) in Lead and Healthy Homes

11:00 am – 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am – 11:45 am What’s Guiding Your Efforts

11:45 am – 12:15 pm Grant Administration

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own

THREE CONCURRENT BREAK OUT SESSIONS

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Ballroom Section A – Financing Strategies for Program Sustainability 
Ballroom Section B – Disaster Planning, Recovery and Resources
Ballroom Section C – Program Evaluation

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Ballroom Section A – Financing Strategies for Program Sustainability 
Ballroom Section B – Disaster Planning, Recovery and Resources
Ballroom Section C – Program Evaluation

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Networking Break

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Grant Administration – Oversight and Monitoring

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm TBD session on research and data

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Networking Reception and Exhibit Viewing

Thursday, May 16, 2019

** REQUIRED for OLHCHH Lead and Healthy Homes Grantees

8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing

9:00 am – 9:45 am Gather Your Friends at the Table

9:45 am – 10:15 am Dispelling Myths and Setting the Record

10:15 am – 10:45 am Jump In – National Healthy Homes Month

10:45 am – 11:15 am Engaging State and Local Leaders to Use Housing as a Platform to Good Health

11:15 am – 11:45 am Who Gets the Units

11:45 am – 12:15 pm Speaking of…..Eligibility

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own

THREE CONCURRENT BREAK OUT SESSIONS

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Ballroom Section A – Fiscal Accountability for OLHCHH Grants
Ballroom Section B – Workplan Development Q/A for New Grantees
Ballroom Section C – HHGMS I

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Ballroom Section A – Back to Basics – LHC I
Ballroom Section B – Getting it Right – Healthy Homes Protocols
Ballroom Section C – HHGMS II

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Ballroom Section A – Getting it Right – LHC II
Ballroom Section B – TBD
Ballroom Section C – TBD

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Conflict Resolution and Dealing with Difficult Clients

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Verifying Income – What is Needed?

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Networking Reception and Exhibit Viewing

Friday, May 17, 2019

** REQUIRED for OLHCHH Lead and Healthy Homes Grantees

8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing

9:00 am – 9:30 am National Lead and Healthy Homes Strategy – What Lies Ahead

9:30 am – 1015 am Anticipating and Overcoming Program Obstacles

10:15 am – 10:45 am Creating and Implementing State and Local Policies

10:45 am – 11:15 am Engaging and Building Better Health Partnerships

11:15 am – 12:00 pm Let’s Get BUILDing and Is Your Mayor Up to the Challenge

Other Conference Features

City Showcases and Poster Presentations provide attendees with the opportunity to examine what has worked well in other communities and what research findings support the need for undertaking lead poisoning prevention, lead hazard control and healthy housing programs.

“Don’t Reinvent the Wheel” Displays of Educational and Outreach Materials give attendees a look at what some organizations have created to reach out to populations in their community.

Networking Opportunities to meet with colleagues from throughout the country to exchange ideas, solve problems and establish working relationships.

Conference Location and Hotel Information

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Hotel Reservations: (612) 370-1234

Booking Link: https://book.passkey.com/go/NLHHC2019

The Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis located in the downtown area. The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located at 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Phone: 612.370.1234.

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special conference rate of $199 for a single or double occupancy; $224 for triple occupancy; and, $249 for quad occupancy. These rates are available from check-in on Saturday, May 12 through check-out on Saturday, May 18 based on availability.

To be guaranteed the conference rate, make your reservations as soon as possible. Reservations must be made by April 22, 2019. When making your reservation, be sure to tell the hotel that you are attending the Lead and Healthy Housing Conference. To make your hotel reservations, call the Hyatt at 612.370.1234 or use this link which will connect you with the Conference Hotel Reservations Page.

Internet Services
Basic internet access is available in all sleeping rooms.

Other Hotel Services

  • ADA-accessible guest rooms
  • Federal Express Office
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room safes
  • In-room coffee and tea maker
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Jogging paths

Registration Information

For those registering March 15 to April 30, 2019:

 

Number Attending: For 1 person from an organization
Regular Rate: $275
LEHA Member Rate: $245
HUD Grantees: $190 per person*

Number Attending: For 2 or 3 persons from an organization
Regular Rate: $250 per person
LEHA Member Rate: $220 per person
HUD Grantees: $190 per person*

Number Attending: For 4 or more persons from an organization
Regular Rate: $225 per person
LEHA Member Rate: $195 per person
HUD Grantees: $190 per person*

 

*The $190 registration fee is available to HUD grantees and subgrantees who are required to attend the conference which incorporates the HUD Program Manager’s School

Additional Fees
Add $45 if you are attending a pre-conference workshop.

There is no additional fee for grantees attending the HUD Tuesday Program.

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