THE CHANGING FACE OF DISABILITY LAW IN THE NEW MILLENIUM: Thursday - Friday, March 14th -15th, 2002; UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law

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Schedule

Thursday, March 14th, 2002
Opening dinner - 6:30pm - Goldberg Room
There is no more seating available for this event
Speaker: Arlene Mayerson,
Directing Atty., Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF)

Friday, March 15, 2002
8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

*** All panels will be held in Boalt's Booth Auditorium ***

8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
Healthcare panel
      * Debbie Kaplan, World Institute on Disability
      * Dr. J Dougal Mackinnon, Alta Bates Hospital
      * Dr. Barbara Ridgeley, Alta Bates Hospitall

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Community activism panel
     * Moderator: Paul Longmore, SFSU Professor & Activist
     * Jan Garrett, Executive Director, Center for Independent Living
     * Jean Lin, Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
     * Dan Sorenson, State Department of Mental Health

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Technology panel
     * Moderator: Dierdre Mulligan, Samuelson Law & Technology,                           Clinic, Acting Director
     * Cynthia Waddel, Accessibility Center for Excellence
     * Jackie Brand, Alliance for Technology Access, Co-Founder
     * Laura A. Heymann, Senior Counsel, America Online Inc.

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Lunch:
* Art and Disability: Asst. Prof. Katherine Sherwood

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Litigation strategies panel
* Moderator: Professor Linda Kreiger
* Melissa Kasnitz, Disability Rights Advocates
* Linda Kilb, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
* Lainey Feingold, Attorney
* Claudia Center, Employment Law Center

3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Education panel
* Moderator: Stephen Rosenbaum, Protection & Advocacy Inc.
* Janeen Steel, Western Law Center for Disability Rights, Director of               Learning Rights Project
* Rhoda Benedetti, Disability Rights Advocates
* Paul D. Grossman, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Civil Rights,               Region IX, Chief Civil Rights Attorney
* Lenore Silverman, General Counsel, SF Unified School District

SPONSORS:
Disabled Students' Program TRIO/SSS Project
The Pacific Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)

Co-sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
(Boalt Hall).

Our co-sponsor, the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
(Boalt Hall) is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE Credit Provider
(#02442)