2019 NARRTC Conference

April 23 and 24, 2019

Inclusive Disability Research and Practice: Building on our History

Ritz Carlton – Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202
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Room Reservations:

  • Start date of room rate: 4/22/19
  • End date of room rate: 4/24/19
  • Deadline (no changes permitted) March 25, 2019
  • Reservation Line: 703-415-5000 or 7-800-422-2410
  • Group Code: NRTNRTA
  • Link: Book your group rate for NARRTC MEETING 2019
  • Room Rate: $251 per night

Call for Papers Deadline extended to Jan. 18

Questions regarding the 2019 NARRTC Conference should be directed to Wendy Strobel Gower, conference chairperson.



Free Post-Conference Workshop, April 25

In-Person Workshop on Outreach to Policymakers. What strategies are best for reaching out to share research information with state and national policymakers? The Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR), NARRTC, and AIR will sponsor a free post-Conference workshop for NIDILRR grantees on Thursday morning, April 25, 2019, at The Ritz-Carlton. Bobby Silverstein from Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC will present research-based strategies for networking and sharing research results with representatives on Capitol Hill and in grantees’ home states. Restrictions on lobbying will also be addressed.


Tentative Agenda NARRTC 2019

TimeDAY 1: April 23, 2019
Monday
8:00–8.45am
Registration
Monday
8.45–9.00am
OPENING REMARKS – NARRTC President (Jae Kennedy)
Monday
9:00–10.00am
KEYNOTE PANEL – Inclusive Disability Research and Practice: Building on our History
Charlie Lakin and John Tschida
Monday
10.00–10.15am
Transition
Monday
10:15–11:15am
Concurrent Session 1a. EmploymentConcurrent Session 1b. Health
Monday
11:15–12:15pm
NIDILRR TA Topics
Assignments TBD
Monday
12:15–12:30pm
Transition
Monday
12:30–1:30pm
(NARRTC Members)         (Non-Members)
BUFFET LUNCH AND BUSINESS MEETING
Monday
1:30–1:45pm
Transition
Monday
1:45–2:45pm
Concurrent Session 3a. Community Participation Concurrent Session 3b. Health
Monday
2:45–3:00pm
Transition
Monday
3:00–4:30pm
Concurrent Session 4a. Employment Concurrent Session 4b. Knowledge Translation PANEL
Monday
4:30– 5:30pm
POSTER SESSION
TimeDAY 2: April 24, 2019
Tuesday
8:00–9:00am
Registration
Tuesday
8:00–9:00am
Mentor Breakfast for those who select to participate
Tuesday
9:00–10:00am
KEYNOTE Panel: Knowledge Translation in Action
Tuesday
10:00–10:15am
Transition
Tuesday
10:15–11:15am
Concurrent Session 5a. Employment PANEL Concurrent Session 5b. Community Participation PANEL
Tuesday
11:15–11:30am
Transition
Tuesday
11:30–12:30pm
Moderator: Debra Brucker
NARRTC “BEST PAPER AWARD” FINALISTS PANEL
Tuesday
12:30–3:00pm
BUFFET LUNCH, ACL/NIDILRR PANEL, NARRTC AWARDS
12.30pm Buffet Lunch
12.45pm ACL Presentation
1.00pm NIDILRR Panel
2.00pm NARRTC Awards

Past Conferences:

NARRTC 2018 Annual Conference:

NARRTC 2017 Annual Conference:

NARRTC 2016 Annual Conference:

NARRTC 2015 Annual Conference:

The Intersection of Rehabilitation and Community Living

NARRTC 2014 Annual Conferenc:

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