Governor Sandoval Announces Final Agenda for Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

Event to Feature U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin


Contact

Mari N. St. Martin
Communications Director
(775) 684-5670
CARSON CITY, NV - August 25, 2016

Governor Brian Sandoval today released the full agenda for the Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit which will take place on Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. This two-day event will bring together the top local and national minds for a candid conversation on this national opioid crisis and possible solutions for Nevada. In addition to opening remarks presented by Governor Sandoval, keynote and featured speakers will include United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin who have been national leaders in fighting this problem and establishing best practices in policy making. This event has reached capacity for attendee registration.

WHAT:

Governor’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit Agenda

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
  • Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin
  • National Governors Association Executive Director Scott Pattison
  • Center for Disease Control Chief of Health Systems and Trauma Branch Rita Noonan

LOCATION:

MGM Grand
3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard,
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

MEDIA RSVP:

Members of the media who plan to attend should email Mari St. Martin at mstmartin@gov.nv.gov

MEDIA AVAILABILITY:

Morning and lunch plenary sessions will be open to members of the media who RSVP. Breakout sessions will be closed for press discussions. Governor Sandoval can be available for brief interviews following the morning and lunch plenary sessions on Wednesday, August 31 and following the morning plenary session on Thursday, September 1.

Request interview with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

If you would like to request an interview with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, please contact Catherine Cochran at Catherine.Cochran.1@oc.usda.gov

Request Interview with Vermont Governor Peter Shumin

If you would like to request an interview with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, please contact James Pepper at James.Pepper@vermont.gov

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