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Thursday Oct. 24
Noon to 1 p.m.
The University of Texas at Austin | RLP 1.302E

Jonathan M. Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II professor of sociology and psychiatry at Vanderbilt University and director of its Center for Medicine, Health, and Society. He is the author of several books and a prominent expert on gun violence and mental illness. Interviewing a range of everyday Americans, he examines how racial resentment has fueled progun laws in Missouri, resistance to the Affordable Care Act in Tennessee, and cuts to schools and social services in Kansas. Event Details

Nov. 5 - 7
All-day event
Austin Texas

Partners in Prevention is the largest annual gathering of prevention and early intervention professionals in Texas. The conference attracts parent educators, youth service providers, civic leaders, policy advocates, researchers and others with a professional interest in child and family well-being, youth development and juvenile justice. Event Details

Tuesday Nov. 5
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Online

In January 2019, the national Fatherhood Research and Practice Network awarded $10,000 planning grants to 11 states to develop or enhance existing state-level initiatives on father inclusion. This webinar will feature a conversation with directors of some of these initiatives about the progress of their projects. Event Details

Tuesday Nov. 5
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Online

In January 2019, the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) awarded $10,000 planning grants to 11 states to develop or enhance existing state-level initiatives on father inclusion. This webinar will feature a conversation with directors of some of these initiatives about the progress of their projects. Event Details

Nov. 7 - 9
All-day event
Denver Colorado

The current political context underscores the value of bringing together researchers and practitioners with a wide range of perspectives to engage the evidence and discuss how best to improve public policy. The theme, Rising to the Challenge: Engaging Diverse Perspectives on the Issues and Evidence, will encourage a conference with conversations that reach across disciplinary, methodological and ideological divides. Event Details

Wednesday Dec. 11
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UT Austin

The Aging and Health Informatics Conference aims to provide a highly interdisciplinary forum for researchers, educators, clinicians, as well as government agencies, non-profit, and for-profit organizations at the national, state, and local levels to explore and collaborate on the social, behavioral, and design aspects of health informatics as related to aging, culture, and community. Event Details

Jan. 29 - 31, 2020
All-day event
Washington DC

The Ounce of Prevention Fund is pleased to host the 2020 National Home Visiting Summit. Focused on the latest research, innovations, and policies, the Summit brings together systems leaders, researchers, practitioners, policy advocates, key stakeholders and decision makers in a collaborative pursuit to advance the home visiting field and systems of care to increase service quality and improve child and family outcomes. Event Details

Friday March 6, 2020
All-day event
Austin TX

Event Details

March 9 - 12, 2020
All-day event
Austin TX

The South by Southwest Education Conference & Festival is an annual event that fosters innovation in learning and cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning. Event Details

March 23 - 24, 2020
All-day event
The University of Texas at Austin

The 2020 Pediatric Brain Health Summit in Austin, Texas is part of the pediatric brain health initiative, a multi-sector, multi-agency collaboration focused on the prenatal to three-year-old developmental window. The purpose of the initiative is to use the current science on pediatric brain development to help inform and support programs that promote community resilience and optimal development in Texas’ children. Event Details