The 2nd Annual Coleman Institute Conference

Research Frontiers and Partnerships in Cognitive Disability and Technology II

September 26-27, 2002
4001 Discovery Drive, Suite 210
Boulder, Colorado2

Thursday, September 26
3:00 p.m.

POSTER SESSION

- Lobby at 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder

JOHN LANGDON DOWN SCHOOL ART EXHIBIT

7:00 p.m.

“WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS” – David Braddock, PhD

Elizabeth Hoffman, President, University of Colorado System

Dinner at Omni Hotel at Interlocken, Centennial Ballroom

TECHNOLOGY & THE FUTURE” (pdf)

Keynote Speaker: John Seely Brown, PhD, Chief Scientist for Xerox Corporation

Friday, September 27
7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast – Lobby at 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder

8:15 a.m.

“WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS AND OVERVIEW

David Braddock, PhD, Executive Director, Coleman Institute

Bill and Claudia Coleman, Founding Donors

“The Convergence of Technologies” – Bill Coleman
9:15 a.m.

“THE COLLECTOR OF BEDFORD STREET,” Alice Elliott, Director

Screening of an Aspen Film Festival award-winning documentary on the life of an individual with a cognitive disability

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

“Review of Current Research on Cognitive Disability & Technology"

Moderator:
Michael Lightner, PhD, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Steven J. Tingus, M.S., C. Phil.,Director, The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Greg Vanderheiden, PhD, Director of the Trace Research and Development Center, University of Wisconsin, Presentation

Helena Mitchell, PhD, Director of the Mobile Wireless Technologies for Persons with Disabilities Center, Georgia Institute of Technology. Presentation

William C. Mann, PhD, Director of the Technology for Successful Aging Center, University of Florida. Presentation

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

“WHAT’S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON IN COGNITIVE DISABILITY?”

Paul Marchand, Assistant Executive Director for Policy and Advocacy, The Arc of the United States

2:00 p.m.

“SCIENTIFIC ADVANCES IN COGNITIVE DISABILITY”

Moderator: Curt Freed, MD, Professor and Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Imaging Science: Francois Meyer, PhD, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Bioinformatics: Lawrence Hunter, PhD, Director, Center for Computational Pharmacology, Professor, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Nanotechnology: Roop Mahajan, PhD, Director, Micro Electronic Devices in Cardiovascular Applications, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Cognitive Disorders:Christopher Filley, MD, Director, Behavior Neurology Section, Professor, Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

3:45 p.m.

Break

4:00 p.m.

“COGNITIVE DISABILITY, TECHNOLOGY & THE FUTURE” PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: Cathy Bodine, PhD, Director, Assistive Technology Partners, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

John Seely Brown, PhD, Chief Scientist for Xerox Corporation

Bill Coleman, Founding Donor

Gerhard Fischer, PhD, Director, Center for LifeLong Learning and Design (L3D), Professor, Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder

Stephen Greenspan, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado

5:00 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS

5:30 p.m.

RECEPTION FOR THE “ARTISTS WITHOUT BORDERS” EXHIBIT

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, featuring paintings by exceptional artists with cognitive disabilities from the John Langdon Down School in Mexico City. This event is co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute and the Museum.

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