Friday, February 19th

11:00AM – 12:00PM:  Late check in and registration.  Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 4000 Ambassador Drive.

12:00PM – 12:05PM:  Welcome by Roald Helgesen, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium CEO

12:05PM – 12:10PM: Opening Comments, Matt Carle, ASHOF Director

12:10PM – 12:50PM: Keynote Address, Dan Bigley, Author

12:50PM – 1:00PM: Transition, Q&A

1:00PM – 2:00PM: Athlete Panel Discussion – “What Does Positive Leadership Look Like?”

2:00PM – 3:00PM: Concussions – Medically Where we are Now (Part 1), Lynne Young, ME, ATC/L, ITAT

3:00PM – 3:15PM: BREAK 

3:15PM – 4:15PM: Concussions – Medically Where we are Now (Part 2), Jayme Ellerbe, CPNP

4:15PM – 5:00PM: Youth Nutrition and Hydration in Sports, Haley Hughes,  Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, MS


Saturday, February 20th

7:00AM – 8:00AM:  Light fare breakfast and coffee, networking.

8:00AM – 9:00AM: The Efficacy of Physical Activity Programs for Alaska Native Children Living in the Remote Arctic,Robert “Trey” H. Coker, PhD, FACSM

9:00AM – 10:00AM: “More than Muscles” – Recognizing and Utilizing our Strengths, Jean Marcey, EdD, NSCA-CPT

10:00AM – 10:15AM: BREAK

10:15AM – 11:15AM:  “A Holding Environment” – How Important is Yours?, Ann Whitley, PhD

11:15AM – 12:15PM:  The Importance of Physical Activity in Suicide Prevention, Eric Boyer, Master Trainer

12:15PM – 1:15PM:  Lunch, Athlete Panel Discussion “Overcoming Adversity”

1:15PM – 2:00PM: Upper Extremity Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes, Jason Capo, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon – Alaska Native Medical Center

2:00PM – 2:45PM:  Shoulder Lab: Wallace Wilson, PT & Amber Walker, PT, DPT

2:45PM – 3:00PM: BREAK

3:00PM – 3:45PM: Lower Extremity Agility for the Adolescent and Pre-adolescent, Maryann V. Hoke, MS, CSCS

3:45PM – 4:30PM: Knee Lab

4:30PM – 5:00PM: Open Panel, Wrap up