Conference Agenda

2021 MGC ELEVATE CONFERENCE
2021 MGC ELEVATE CONFERENCE

MGC Elevate Conference Agenda

9:00 –
10:00 am

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
MGC 2021 Elevate Conference

Welcome & Opening of 2021 Resource Expo
Marnée Morgan, CEO-Principal Morgan Graves Consultants, LLC

Introduction
Vetta Sanders-Thompson and E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity Washington University in St. Louis

Remarks
Tishaura Jones, Mayor of City of St. Louis
Dr. Sam Page, St. Louis County Executive

Official Opening of the 2021 Elevate Conference!!
Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, Director City of St. Louis Department of Health
Dr. Fredrick Echols, Commissioner City of St. Louis Department of Health

10:00 –
10:45 am

SPEAKER
Health Disparities

Presenter
Dr. Keon Gilbert, DRPH, MA, MPA Associate Professor at St. Louis University

10:45 –
11:00 am

SPONSOR BREAK
Recognition of our Valued Sponsors

11:00 –
11:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION
Maternal Morbidity Prenatal Panel

Presenter
Dr. Jade James-Halbert, MD, MPH Director of Women’s Health Care STL Health

11:45 –
12:00 pm

EXPO BREAK
Featuring our Resource Expo Vendors

12:00 –
1:15 pm

SESSION BREAK
Lunch

DEMONSTRATIONS
Cooking and Fitness

Presentations
Cooking Demonstration with Denise Batts
Fitness Demonstration by Chastity Perry

1:15 –
2:00 pm

SPEAKER
Mental Health, Suicide and Prevention

Presenter
Angela Tate, LPC of Westside Missionary Baptist Church

2:00 –
2:45 pm

SPEAKER
Health Inequities, Cardiovascular and Diabetes

Presenter
Dr. Denise Hooks-Anderson, MD of St. Louis University

2:45 –
3:00 pm

CLOSING
Closing Remarks

Remarks
Dr. LaTonia Collins-Smith, EdD, President of Harris Stowe State University

Closing Remarks
Marnée Morgan, CEO-Principal Morgan Graves Consultants, LLC

Sponsorship Packages

ATTENTION:  Resource Expo Partners and Vendors are encouraged to sign up at the Silver Package and Gold Package Levels.  Vendors are also considered sponsors.

*Additional sponsorship levels available upon request.
** Resource booths are based on COVID capacity.

Friday, October 29, 2021  |  9am – 3pm
Harris-Stowe State University
​3026 Laclede Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Sponsorship Plan 1 - Virtual Expo
Sponsorship Plan 2 - Silver Package
Sponsorship Plan 3 - Gold Package
Sponsorship Plan 4 - VIP Package
Sponsorship Plan 5 - Platinum Package

Thank You to Our Valued Sponsors!!

2021 Featured Organization

Valeda's Hope