The 4th Annual Coleman Institute Conference

Enhancing The Quality Of Life For People With Cognitive Disabilities Through Technology

October 4-5, 2004
Hilton Denver Tech Center
Denver, Colorado

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Monday, October 4
3:30 p.m.

Opening Reception and Keynote Speaker

Vinton Cerf, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy, MCI, Co-designer of the protocols and architecture of the Internet.
" Disability and the Future of the Internet"

5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

6:15 p.m.

Conference Dinner

Distinguished Guest Speaker

Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research! America
"Biomedical Research and Advocacy in the 21st Century: A National View"

Remarks by:

University of Colorado President Elizabeth (Betsy) Hoffman, PhD.,

Bill and Claudia Coleman, Founding Donors of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities,

David Braddock, PhD., Coleman-Turner Chair in Cognitive Disability, Executive Director of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities and Associate Vice President, CU System

Tuesday, October 5
7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks, David Braddock, PhD,

8:45 a.m.

Keynote Panel: “Enhancing the Quality of Life Through Technology”

Robert Schalock, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, Hastings College and Past President, American Association on Mental Retardation. " Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Intellectual Disabilities through Technology"

Eric Dishman, Director, Intel Proactive Health Research and National Chair, Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST) "The Intel Aging and Technology Initiative Part I: Research and Development "

Respondents:

Allan Bergman, Immediate Past President and CEO, Brain Injury Association of America, President, Anixter Center. Presentation

Michael Rogers, Member, President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

10:15 a.m.

Break, Poster Session, Vendor Exhibits

11:00 a.m.

Developing and Marketing Cognitive Technologies: “The Marketplace”

Moderator and Respondent: Bill Coleman

Dan Davies, President, AbleLink Technologies.
R&D and the Market for Cognitive Technologies

Eric Dishman, Director, Intel Proactive Health Research, and National Chair, Center for Aging Services Technology "The Intel Aging and Technology Initiative Part II: The Marketplace"

Clayton Lewis, PhD., Professor, Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder and Scientist in Residence, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities.
Industry Standards and Cognitive Technologies

12:00 p.m.

Lunch with Poster Session, Vendor Exhibits

1:15 p.m.

Developing and Marketing Cognitive Technologies: “Emerging Technology”

Moderator and Respondent: David Braddock, PhD, Presentation

Tim Mills, PhD., Managing Director, Sanderling Biomedical Venture Capital.
A Primer on Commercialization of University Intellectual Property

David Drake, Executive Director, University Licence Equity Holdings, Inc., CU Technology Transfer. “ Emerging Technologies and Commercialization

2:15 p.m.

What’s Happening in Washington?

Moderator: Claudia Coleman

Madeleine Will, Chair, President’s Committee on People with Intellectual Disabilities

Steven J. Tingus, M.S., C.Phil., Director, The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Presentation [pdf, 970k]

Allan Bergman, Immediate Past President and CEO, Brain Injury Association of America, President, Anixter Center. Presentation

Respondent: Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research! America

3:15 p.m.

Break, Poster Session and Vendor Exhibits

4:00 p.m.

President’s Dialogue:

Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Cognitive Disabilities Through Technology

Moderator: CU President Betsy Hoffman, PhD

Panelists: Bill Coleman, Eric Dishman, and Robert Schalock

4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks: David Braddock, PhD

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