National Summit on Disability Policy 2010 - Summary of Proceedings

Program Agenda

Sunday, July 25, 2010

What: Welcome Reception
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Congressional Hall Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Who: Invited Summit Participants
Food: Light Food and Cash Bar
**Registration opens at 3:00 PM**
Confirmed Special Guests:
  • Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy
  • Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Christine Griffin, Deputy Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, U.S. Department of State
  • Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Marcie Roth, Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Lynnae Ruttledge, Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. Department of Education
  • Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, U.S. Federal Communications Commission

Monday, July 26, 2010

What: ADA Celebration, Foundations for Disability Policy – Community Town Hall
Location: Renaissance Ballroom Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Who: Invited Summit Participants
Food:

Continental Breakfast
Box Lunch

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

U.S. Marine Band
Armed Forces Color Guard
United States Military District of Washington

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Jonathan Young, Chairman, National Council on Disability

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Living, Learning, and Earning with a Global Perspective

Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, U.S. Department of State

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Living, Learning, and Earning with Health Care Reform

Henry Claypool, Director, Office on Disability, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Living, Learning, and Earning with Technology and Telecommunications

Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, U.S. Federal Communications Commission

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Living, Learning, and Earning with Effective Emergency Management

Marcie Roth, Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Instructions for Lunch, Preview of Next Two Sessions

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Box Lunches / Informal Discussions

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Living, Learning, and Earning with Financial Security

Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Living, Learning, and Earning with Secure Disability Rights

Mazen Basrawi, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Justice

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Simulcast of White House ADA event, if possible

The following Congressional ADA anniversary event is taking place on July 26. While not part of the official NCD summit programming, summit participants are very welcome to join this event. However, space is limited.

Congressional Event:

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Senate ADA Celebration
(Organized by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA))
Russell Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building
(accessible entrance on Delaware Ave.)

Participants who wish to attend this event in person are strongly encouraged to allow adequate time to navigate the Metro system during rush hour (Union Station, red line) and go through security at the Russell Senate Office Building. Space is limited.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

What: Policy Dialogue
Location: Renaissance Ballroom (and other rooms as the day progresses)
Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Who: Invited Summit Participants
Food: Continental Breakfast
Box Lunch
8:30 AM – 8:31 AM

Opening Doors & Minds: Celebrating 20 Years of the ADA (Public Service Announcement)

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in partnership with the Loreen Arbus Foundation

8:31 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome

Jonathan Young, Chairman, National Council on Disability

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Kickoff Message

Tom Perez, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department
of Justice

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Cabinet Secretary Dialogue

MODERATOR: Jonathan Young, Chairman, National Council on Disability

Secretary Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation
(Introduced by Thomas Panek, Vice President, Relationship Management, National Industries for the Blind)

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Living, Learning, Earning: Snapshots from the Field

MODERATOR: Marca Bristo, President & CEO, Access Living

Richard Devylder, Senior Advisor for Accessible Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation

Tia Holmes, middle school student, Cary, NC

Susan Sygall, CEO and Co-Founder, Mobility International USA
Sergeant First Class Karl Pasco, SFC U.S. Army, Activities Coordinator, Warrior Transition Brigade

Andraéa LaVant, Youth Development Specialist, National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth, Institute for Educational Leadership

Christina Curry, Executive Director, Harlem Independent Living Center

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Featured Remarks

Michael Astrue, Commissioner, Social Security Administration

General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

"Including Samuel" Film Excerpt

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Primer on State Policy Challenges

  • Nell Ethredge, Legislative Policy Analyst, The Council of State Governments
  • Sara Gelser, State Legislator, State of Oregon; Member, National Council on Disability
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Instructions for Breakout Sessions

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Move to Breakout Locations

12:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions & "Conversations for
Change"

"Conversation for Change" Session
Session 1 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Congressional Hall A&B
Session 2 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM Congressional Hall A&B

  Topic Location
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Community Living Meeting Room 16
Education & Lifelong Learning Meeting Room 2
Employment & Financial Security Meeting Room 4
Healthy Living Meeting Room 3
Disability Rights Meeting Room 12
Veterans with Disabilities Meeting Room 15
Universal Design Meeting Room 10
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM Community Living Meeting Room 16
Education & Lifelong Learning Meeting Room 2
Employment & Financial Security Meeting Room 4
Healthy Living Meeting Room 3
Disability Rights Meeting Room 12
Veterans with Disabilities Meeting Room 15
Universal Design Meeting Room 10
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Community Living Meeting Room 16
Education & Lifelong Learning Meeting Room 2
Employment & Financial Security Meeting Room 4
Healthy Living Meeting Room 3
Disability Rights Meeting Room 12
Veterans with Disabilities Meeting Room 15
Universal Design Meeting Room 10
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Community Living Meeting Room 16
Education & Lifelong Learning Meeting Room 2
Employment & Financial Security Meeting Room 4
Healthy Living Meeting Room 3
Disability Rights Meeting Room 12
Veterans with Disabilities Meeting Room 15
Universal Design Meeting Room 10

Impromptu Networking

Participants may also utilize Congressional Hall C from 12:00 PM to 2:45 PM for networking or other impromptu meetings. Space is limited.

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Reconvene as Plenary Session
(Renaissance Ballroom, Ballroom Level)

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Featured Remarks

Martha Kanter, Under Secretary,
U.S. Department of Education

(Introduced by Tia Holmes, middle school student, Cary, NC)

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

New Directions in Living, Learning, Earning

MODERATOR: Christine Griffin, Deputy Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor

Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education, White House Domestic Policy Council

Mary Lee Fay, Administrator, Office of Developmental Disabilities Seniors and People with Disabilities, State of Oregon

John Kemp, Executive Director and General Counsel, U.S. Business Leadership Network

Dan Habib, Filmmaker in Residence, Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

4:45 PM – 4:55 PM

Featured Remarks

Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy

4:55 PM – 5:15 PM

Discussion Wrap Up / Closing Remarks / Preview of July 28th

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

What:

Summit Wrap-Up / Next Steps

Facilitator team summarizes stakeholder input; NCD Members lead discussion based on summit participant feedback from community input questionnaire

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Renaissance Ballroom
Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Who: Invited Summit Participants
Food: Continental Breakfast

 

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