Featured Speakers
William R. Hite, Jr., EdD
Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia; Session: "Cross-sector Partnerships to Support Schools in COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond: The Vision from Education Leaders"
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH
President and CEO, AcademyHealth
Indivar Dutta-Gupta
Co-Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality; Session: "A Caregiving Agenda that Delivers for Children and Families"
Sara Rosenbaum, JD
Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy, George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health; Session: "What's on the Horizon for Federal Children's Health Policy: A Conversation Over Lunch"
Debra Lancaster, MLER
Executive Director, Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University; Session: "A Caregiving Agenda that Delivers for Children and Families"
Shawn Gremminger, MPP
Director of Health Policy, Purchaser Business Group on Health; Session: "Addressing the Crisis of Underinsurance for Children and Families"
Kyla Johnson-Trammell, EdD
Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District; Session: "Cross-Sector Partnerships to Support Schools in COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond: The Vision From Education Leaders"
Jessica Altman, MPP
Insurance Commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department; Session: "Addressing the Crisis of Underinsurance for Children and Families"

Frequently Asked Questions

When does early bird pricing end?

Early bird pricing for regular registration ($275) ends Feb. 15, 2022. The regular registration fee after February 15 will be $375. We are also offering discounted rates for government and nonprofit employees and students.

Can I register for one day?

We do not offer the option to register for one day. We have one registration fee for both days that covers the cost of hosting the event for each attendee. 

When is the last day to register?

You have until April 22, 2022, to register for the event.

Is PolicyLab offering any student scholarships?

Yes, PolicyLab is offering a limited number of scholarships for undergraduate and full-time graduate students interested in attending the forum. If interested, please email Lauren Walens by Feb. 24, 2022, with a few sentences on why you’re interested in attending this event. Recipients will be notified about scholarships by March 17, 2022.

Will there be a virtual component?

PolicyLab Forum 2022 will be held in-person for a day and a half. There will be no opportunity for virtual participation during the live event. 

What are the COVID-19 protocols?

The Kimmel Center’s current policy is that all guests 12 years of age or older for all public events will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for entry into all Kimmel Cultural Campus venues. Attendees will be required to show photo identification with their vaccination proof.

  • As of December 2021, “Fully Vaccinated” means that a guest’s event is at least 14 days after their final COVID-19 vaccine dose.
  • Valid proof of vaccination includes: vaccination card, photo or digital copy of proof of vaccination
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test will not be accepted, with the exception of children under the age of 12
  • All patrons are required to wear masks inside the venue at all times (except when consuming food or beverage). Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted.

How can I receive updates about the agenda?

You can find our Agenda at a Glance here, which we will update regularly as new speakers and details are confirmed. We will share larger updates about the agenda through our newsletter—be sure to subscribe to it here—and plan to launch an event app a few months before the event with all of the details about each session. 

Are you offering CME or CEU Credits?

We are not offering CME credits for this event, but we are offering CEU credits.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a pre-approved provider of continuing education credits for Pennsylvania Licensed Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. Participants licensed in Pennsylvania who attend PolicyLab Forum 2022 and complete the required evaluation are eligible for 8.0 Continuing Education Credits. Participants licensed in other states should check with local licensing boards to determine continuing education approval.

Is parking available at the Kimmel Center?

Yes, parking is available for a fee. You can find more information on parking here

How can I stay connected via social media?

Engage with the event on Twitter and LinkedIn by following the hashtag #PolicyLabForum2022!

Forum Supporters

Our partners are crucial to the success of this event. If your organization is interested in supporting PolicyLab Forum 2022, please view our support package document, located below. Thank you in advance for your support!

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