Conference Agenda

18th Annual Health Literacy Conference

  • May  1
  • ​May 2
  • ​May 3

Wednesday, May 1st

Preconference Sessions

​This year the preconference sessions are grouped into categories.  Participants can choose to remain in a specific track or switch between tracks and attend any Introductory or Spotlight Session.

Introductory Sessions
​All professionals relatively new to health literacy may be particularly interested in these sessions. They are designed to introduce important components of health literacy.

​Plain Language Makes Plain Sense

​​Everything I Need to Know (About Health Literacy), I Learned in Kindergarten

​Lunch (On Your Own)

Designing for Health Literacy

​The Health Literacy Environment- A Hands-On Experience

​Health Literacy 101 - An Introduction to the Field

​Newcomer Reception - Meet and chat with longtime health literacy experts in an informal setting.

Spotlight Sessions
​Each year the spotlight will be on innovative developments in health literacy.  This year the spotlight is on digital innovation and patient engagement.

​Building Health Literate Care Through Meaningful Patient Engagement

​Adding Video Education to Your Patient Education Efforts

Lunch (On Your Own)

Creating a Whiteboard Video

Paid Sessions

​Teach-back: Making it an Always Event

​Creating Health Forms That People Can Understand: Strategies for Clearly Explaining Legal Requirements and Addressing Organizational Barriers