2013 NARRTC 35th Annual Conference:
Agenda

The Times, They are a-Changin’: Turning Research into Impact during Changing Times

April 18 - 19, 2013
Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Thursday, April 18, 2013

8:30 am – 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am Salon A & B. Opening Remarks from NARRTC President
Jana Burke
8:45 am – 10:45 am

Salon A & B.  Plenary Session:  NIDRR Update
NIDRR Leadership

Please note – NIDRR staff will be available during the Q&A periods of each concurrent session to contribute to the presentations.
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposia (Salon A)
  2. Research Papers (Salon B)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet—All conference attendees
(Salon B) NARRTC Business Meeting, Updates & Elections--NARRTC MEMBERS Only
(Salon C) Non-members
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposium (Salon A)
  2. Symposium (Salon B)
  3. Research Papers (Salon C)
2:40 pm – 3:40 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposium (Salon A)
  2. Symposium (Salon B)
  3. Research Papers (Salon C)
3:40 pm- 3:50 pm Break
3:50 pm – 4:50 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposium (Salon A)
  2. Research Papers (Salon B)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

NARRTC Executive Committee Meeting (location TBD)
NARRTC Executive Members Only

Friday, April 19, 2013

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:30 am Salon A & B. Panel discussion: Disability Policy & Imperatives Over the Next Four Years
  • Andy Imparato, Senior Counsel and Disability Policy Director at U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
  • Michael Gamel-McCormick, Education Policy Advisor, Chairman Tom Harkin, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
  • Thomas Golden, Associate Director Employment & Disability Institute, Cornell University
  • Barbara Kornblau, Executive Director, Society for Participatory Medicine
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposium (Salon A)
  2. Research Papers (Salon B)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet and Awards Ceremony & Best Paper Presentation
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions. Please see Concurrent Sessions for more information
  1. Symposium (Salon A)
  2. Research Papers (Salon B)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

(Salon A & B) Conference Wrap up
Jana Burke

Please note – NIDRR staff will be available during the Q&A periods of each concurrent session to contribute to the presentations.