Doug Peterson

Nebraska Attorney General

Nebraska Opioid Summit - Charting the Road to Recovery

WHAT:
Nebraska Opioid Summit: “Charting the Road to Recovery: Nebraska’s Response to Opioid Abuse,” will focus on prevention, treatment, and law enforcement through direct collaboration with the public health, medical, and law enforcement communities in Nebraska.

WHEN:
Friday, October 14th, 2016
7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Opening Session at 8:00 a.m.
Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor UNMC
Attorney General Doug Peterson
Governor Pete Ricketts
U.S. Attorney Deb Gilg

WHERE:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education
619 S. 42nd Street
Omaha, Nebraska

WHO: Hosts
Attorney General Doug Peterson
U.S. Attorney Deb Gilg
Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor UNMC
Nebraska DHHS

Speakers:
Brad Schimel, Attorney General, State of Wisconsin
Jeffrey B. Stamm, Director, Midwest High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
John H. Armstrong, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P., Surgeon General and Secretary of Health, State of Florida

Media Availability (all speakers & hosts/excluding Governor):
Linder Reading Room
10:15-10:45 a.m.

Additional Media Availability upon request

  • Media parking will be available in the curb cutaway area at 42nd and Emile on the south side of the Sorrell Center. If the curb cutaway is filled with vehicles, media should park in Lot 4 on the south side of Emile Street.

MEDIA RESOURCES:
Conference Agenda: https://www.unmc.edu/cce/opioid/agenda.pdf
UNMC will provide a live stream of the conference, at: http://www.unmc.edu/livevideo/unmc_live1.html
U.S. Attorney’s Office will be screening documentary on opiate addiction: “Chasing the Dragon”: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/raising-awareness-of-opioid-addiction
TWITTER: #NEOpioidSummit