2019 Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability & Technology Registration

Agenda

AT-A-GLANCE AGENDA

7:00 am - 8:00 pm  Registration 

8:00 am - 8:15 am  Welcome

8:15 am - 9:30 am  Morning Plenary Presentation : ​Authentic Inclusion

Frances West, CEO, FrancesWestCo and former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer

10:00 am - 11:30 am ​ Morning Breakout Sessions (see below for more detail)

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Book Signing and Networking Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Afternoon Plenary Presentation: ​Unleash Different

Richard Donovan, CEO, The Return on Disability Group

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Book Signing and Networking Session

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  Afternoon Breakout Sessions (see below for more detail)

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm  Braving the New Frontier

 

Morning Breakout Sessions 

 

Westminster Ballroom I

Technology and Expanding Employment Success 

Corinne Weible, Co-Director, Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)

Lisa Wadors, Benetech

 

Westminster Ballroom II

Building the Road Map for Conversational Agents: A pre-conference workshop report

Clayton Lewis, PhD., Co-Director for Technology, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

Bill Coleman, Founding Donor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

Alice Brouhard, Founding Member, Families at the Forefront of Technology

Kara Brouhard, Member, Families at the Forefront of Technology and Advocate

The Lake House (external building)

Virtual Reality (VR), to Support People with Cognitive Disabilities 

Ted Selker, PhD., Professor, University of Maryland

Meagan Little, Imagine! Colorado

Chris Baumgart, Assistive Technology Specialist, Imagine! Colorado

Brenda Lee, Reality Garage

Bob Ottinger, Reality Garage

 

Waverly

Communication Technologies: Building for cognitive disability

Nichole Guerra, DBA, Director, Research Center, The Resource Exchange

Jack Rice, University of Colorado Boulder

Annika Muehlbradt, University of Colorado Boulder

Cotton Creek I

TechnologyFirst Statewide Movement

Shea Tanis, PhD. Co-Director Policy and Advocacy, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

Barbara Brent, Director of State Policy, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Valerie Huhn, Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Missouri Department of Mental Health

Harold Sloves, Director, Division of Program Innovation, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 

Cotton Creek II

(WITH Foundation Sponsored Presentation)

 Client-Centered Medicine: Applications of telemedicine and teletherapy

Rob Greenblatt, Station MD

Patrick Romani, PhD., BCBA-D, Clinical Director, Intensive Services Division, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado

 

Flatirons (2nd Floor)

Understanding the U.S. Legal Framework for Digital Accessibility

Jonathan Lazar, PhD., JD, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

 

Gray’s Peak (2nd Floor)

Inclusive Coding

Laurie Dale, Senior Leader of Assistive Technology Solutions, Ability Beyond

Varsha Koushik, University of Colorado Boulder

 

Long’s Peak (2nd Floor)

Celebrating 15 Years of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for the Advancement of Cognitive Technologies

(RERC-ACT)

Cathy Bodine, PhD., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Colorado Construction Industry Endowed Professorship, and Executive Director, Assistive Technology Partners

Tori Hagget, MS, Senior Professional Research Assistant, Department of Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Morris Huang, PhD., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Greg McGrew, MEBME, Research Instructor, Product Testing Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Afternoon Breakout Sessions 

 

Westminster Ballroom I

The Rights of People with Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access: Policy to practice

Mary Schuh, PhD., Director of Development and Consumer Affairs, Institute on Disability (UCED), University of New Hampshire

Amber Nelson, Director of Arts and Education, The Arc of the Capital Area

Joseph Mancini, Executive Director, The Arc of Philadelphia

Dustin Wright, Founder/CEO, Disability Cocoon

 

Westminster Ballroom II

Living in an App World!

Amy Fuchs, Program Coordinator, Bridging Apps

Lisa Wadors, Benetech

 

The Lake House (external building)

(AAIDD Technology Interest Network Sponsored Presentation)

Inclusive Research Design

Kim Wolowiec Fisher, PhD., Teaching Assistant Professor, Special Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Zoe Gross, Director of Operations, Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Heather Williamson, PhD., Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Northern Arizona University

 

Waverly

Getting There. The Future of Mobile and Transportation Technologies

Dan Davies, Founder and President, AbleLink Smart Living Technologies

Shaleea Shields, Innovation Manager, Merakey

Claudia Folska, PhD., Director, Regional Transportation District

 

Cotton Creek I

Accessible Social Media is Inclusive Social Media

Clark Matthews, Lead Producer, Rooted in Rights

Cotton Creek II

(WITH Foundation Sponsored Presentation)

Joining the Global Unicorn Club: The market power of people with disabilities

Anne Cohen, Disability and Health Access, LLC

Flatirons (2nd Floor) 

Inclusive Higher Education

Howard Kramer, University of Colorado Boulder

Story Kaiser, University of Colorado Boulder

Marissa Tracy, University of Colorado Boulder

 

Gray’s Peak (2nd Floor)

Natural Language Processing

Clayton Lewis, Ph.D., Co-Director for Technology, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

Jim Martin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

Long’s Peak (2nd Floor)

The Future of Technology: Design for us

Shea Tanis, Ph.D., Co-Director for Policy and Advocacy, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

Ben Genzel, Founder, Utility, LLC

Julian Wang, President, Speaking for Ourselves Colorado




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