Omni Interlocken Hotel
Broomfield, Colorado

   
   
7:00 REGISTRATION
COLEMAN INSTITUTE & POSTER DISPLAYS
 

Coffee Service, with Poster Displays

7:10 BOOK SIGNING 
 

With Timothy Shriver, Ph.D. Book signing ends at 8:00 am
Conference participants may receive a signed edition of Fully Alive:  Discovering What Matters Most (limited supply)

8:10 WELCOME - Presentation Slides, PDF
8:15 KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION
 

David Braddock, Ph.D., ( bio   )
Conference Chair, Senior Associate Vice President, University of Colorado; Professor/Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities 

8:20 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:  
FULLY ALIVE:  DISCOVERING WHAT MATTERS MOST
 

Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., ( bio  )
Chairman of Special Olympics, Co-Founder and Chair of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and best-selling author of
Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most

9:10 INEQUALITY AND THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES TO TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION ACCESS  Presentation Slides, PDF
 

David Braddock, Ph.D., ( bio   ) 
Conference Chair, Senior Associate Vice President, University of Colorado; Professor/Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities 

Claudia Coleman,  ( bio   )
Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities
 
Certificates of Appreciation Presented To:

David Ervin, CEO/Executive Director, The Resource Exchange 
Bonnie-Jean Brooks, President/CEO, OHI 

 

View an introductory video for the Declaration.

10:00 MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 

Please see the separate Breakout Schedule for titles, presenters, and room locations.

10:50 WHAT'S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON (PANEL)
 

Moderator and Participants:

Emily "Shea" Tanis, Ph.D., (bio   )
Associate Director for Research, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

Aaron Bishop, ( bio  ) Presentation Slides, PDF
Commissioner, Administration on Disabilities, Administration for Community Living

Ruth Brannon, ( bio   ) Presentation Slides, PDF
Director, Office of Research Sciences, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

Amanda Maisels, JD,(bio   ) Presentation Slides, PDF
Deputy Chief, Civil Rights Division - Disability Rights Section, United States Department of Justice
 
11:40 EMERGING INNOVATIONS IN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE (PANEL)
 

Moderator and Participants:

Cyndi Rowland, Ph.D., bio   ) 
Associate Director, Center for Persons with Disabilities, Utah State University

Cathy Bodine, Ph.D., bio   ) 
Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver; Executive Director, Assistive Technology Partners, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus 

Jonathan Lazar, Ph.D., bio   ) 
Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Director, Undergraduate Program in Information Systems Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University 

Emily Moore, Ph.D., (for Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D.)
Research Coordinator, PHET Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado, Boulder 

12:35 LUNCH & POSTER DISPLAYS
 

Complimentary lunch, with Poster Displays

1:30  PLENARY INTRODUCTION
 

Margaret A. Nygren, Ed.D., ( bio  )
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

  AFTERNOON PLENARY: THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE PERFORMANCE AND ASSESSMENT OF ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR
 

Marc Tassé, Ph.D.,  ( bio  )
Director, Nisonger Center-University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Professor, Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry,
The Ohio State University, Past-President, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

2:10 UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY FOR ADVOCACY (PANEL)
 

Moderator and Participants:

Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D., bio   ) 
Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas; Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

Liz Weintraub bio  ) 
Advocacy Specialist, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

Cathy Enfield  
(bio   ) 
Vice-President, Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered

John Smith 
(bio   ) Presentation Slides Presentation Slides, PDF
Project Coordinator, Research and Training Center on Community Living, University of Minnesota

3:00 AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS
 

Please see the separate Breakout Schedule for titles, presenters and room locations.

3:40 BUILDING CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS IN TECHNOLOGY (PANEL)
 

Moderator and Participants:

Clayton Lewis, Ph.D., bio   ) 
Professor of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder 

Matthew Gerst, JD bio   ) 
Director of Regulatory Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association®

Larry Goldberg  (bio   )
Director, Accessible Media, Yahoo  

Jeffery Hoehl bio   ) 
Software EngineerGoogle Apps Accessibility

4:30 THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
 

Moderator and Participant:

William T. “Bill” Coleman III, 
( bio   )
Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities; Partner, Alsop-Louie Partners

Andrew J. Imparato, JD, ( bio   ) 
Executive Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD

Ruth Brannon, ( bio   )
Director, Office of Research Sciences, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

  Session Video

5:00 CLOSING REMARKS
5:15 ADJOURN