Virtual Social Engagement Summit

Event Description: 
Join engAGED and Commit to Connect for a joint two-day virtual summit this August. The Summit will bring together researchers and national, state, and local leaders for discussions about the current state of social isolation research and implications for the social engagement work of the Aging Network, disability network and partner organizations. The Summit will present local examples of engagement opportunities and creative solutions to address social isolation.
The summit will be held August 2-3, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.

August 2, 1:00-3:30 pm ET

Day One of the Virtual Summit will spotlight the latest social isolation and loneliness research, tools to support organizations’ social engagement work and insights from researchers and practitioners on intergenerational engagement.  

1:00-1:10 pm ET            Welcome and Purpose Setting  

1:10-2:00 pm ET            Keynote: Latest Research on Social Isolation and  Loneliness 

2:00-2:20 pm ET            Adding to Your Toolbox  

2:20-2:30 pm ET            Break 

2:30-3:25 pm ET            Research and Practice Panel: Intergenerational Engagement

3:25-3:30 pm ET            Wrap Up and Next Day Preview  


August 3, 1:00-3:30 pm ET

Day Two of the Virtual Summit will focus on social engagement and equity, with attendees hearing research and practice perspectives.  

1:00-1:05 pm ET            Welcome 

1:05-1:50 pm ET            Keynote  

1:50-2:35 pm ET            Research Panel: Social Engagement and Equity Issues

2:35-2:45 pm ET            Break 

2:45-3:25 pm ET            Practice Panel: Social Engagement and Equity Issues 

3:25-3:30 pm ET            Call to Action and Wrap Up  

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:00pm EDT to Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 3:30pm EDT
engAGED, Commit to Connect
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