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40th Annual NARRTC Conference – Shaping the Future

March 26 and 27, 2018

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington VA

Conference Registration is open! Registration Deadline is February 1, 2018.

Book Your Hotel Online or call the Ritz at: 1-800-241-3333
Use Group Code: RRTRRTA to get the discounted rate

Workshop for NIDILRR Grantees on Outreach to Policymakers
Wednesday, March 28, 2017

The Center on KTDRR is sponsoring a free post-NARRTC Conference workshop for NIDILRR grantees on Wednesday morning, March 28, 2018. Bobby Silverstein will present research-based practices on strategies for networking and sharing research results with representatives on Capitol Hill and within grantees' respective states. A webinar will be held on February 6 (3-4 PM Eastern) to help grantees prepare for the workshop (more information later). This event is co-sponsored by NARRTC.

Date/time: March 28, 2018, 8:30 AM-12 PM (Registration/refreshments 8:30-9:00 AM)

Location: Plaza D, The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City – 1250 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202

Presenter: Bobby Silverstein – Principal, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC


NARRTC 2018 Preliminary Conference Schedule:

Monday March 26, 2018

8:00am – 9.00am Registration, coffee, networking
9.00am – 9.15am Opening Remarks - NARRTC President
9:15am – 10.15am KEYNOTE PANEL: The Future of Disability Research, Policy and Advocacy
AUCD (Andy Imparato), NCIL (Kelly Buckland), Mathematica (David Wittenburg)
10.15am – 10.30am Coffee break, transition, networking
10.30am – 11.30amConcurrent presentations Concurrent presentations
11.30am – 12.30pm Concurrent presentations Concurrent presentations
12.30pm – 1.30pm Buffet Lunch and NARRTC Business Meeting
1.30pm – 3.00pm Concurrent presentations Concurrent presentations
3.00pm – 4.00pm Concurrent presentations Concurrent presentations
4.00pm – 5.30pmPoster session and reception (Light food provided, cash bar available)

Tuesday March 27, 2018

8:00am – 9.00am Registration, coffee, networking
9:00am – 10:00am KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Transmedia Knowledge: Translating Research for Greater Social Impact
Jon McKenzie
Dean’s Fellow for Media and Design and Visiting Professor of English, Cornell University
10.00am – 11.00amConcurrent presentations Concurrent presentations
11.00am – 11.15am Coffee break, transition, networking
11.15am – 12.15pm Invited Panel Presentation: NARRTC Best Paper Award finalists
12.15pm – 3.00pmBuffet Lunch, Invited ACL and NIDILRR Panel Presentation, NARRTC Awards Ceremony

Past Conferences:

NARRTC 2017 Annual Conference:

NARRTC 2016 Annual Conference:

NARRTC 2015 Annual Conference:

The Intersection of Rehabilitation and Community Living

NARRTC 2014 Annual Conference:

The Way Forward: Informing Policy with Evidence

NARRTC 2013 Annual Conference:

The Times, They are a-Changin': Turning Research into Impact During Changing Times

NARRTC 2012 Annual Conference:

Advancing and Sustaining Research in Disability and Rehabilitation