CBI Agenda

Tuesday, February 10

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Evening Social and Time to Get Acquainted

Wednesday, February 11

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome: Sheryl Burgstahler, AccessComputing Co-Director

  • Institute objectives and schedule
  • Introductions
  • Project Ideas
  • Accessibility of the CBI
  • AccessComputing: Goals, objectives, activities, and products
  • Video Project

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

The New G.I. Bill: How Will it Affect Your Campus?

Pat Butin, Des Moines Area Community College

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Working Together: Disabled Student Services, Veterans Support, and Computing Departments

Panel:

  • Florida State University: Bea Awoniyi, David Gaitros, Eric Lundblom
  • Georgia State University: Rodney Pennamon, David Smith, Teresita Warren
  • Green River Community College: Kelly Blackwood, Deb Casey, Michael Harris
  • University of Alaska: Mel Kalkowski, Pat Shepherd, Laura Winckler-Moore

Moderator: Sheryl Burgstahler

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Working Group Discussion

Question 1: What are the anticipated effects of the new G.I. Bill on our campuses? What are the characteristics of veterans returning to school?

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.

Opportunities in Computing

Ed Lazowska, Department of Computer Science, UW

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Interventions, Minigrants, and Other Opportunities

Sheryl Burgstahler 

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Break 

3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Working Group Discussion

Question 2: How can disability support services and computing faculty work together to effectively support veterans with disabilities?

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Working Group Reports

Working group representatives each deliver a three-to-five minute summary of their group's discussion and accomplishments.

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback

Complete daily feedback form.

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

6:30 – 8:30

Dinner, Networking, and Discussion of Future Collaborations

Thursday, February 12

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast, Networking and Discussion

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

From Field to Family: Our Perspective

Steve and Lisa Tice, MHN Health Net

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Best Practices: Higher Education Consultation and Outreach

Peter Schmidt, Washington Department of Veterans Affairs

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Military Cultural Competence

Scott Swaim, Valley Cities Counseling

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Campus

Scott Swaim, Valley Cities Counseling

12:30 – 1:40 p.m.

Lunch and Working Group Discussion

Question 3: What types of services and supports can postsecondary institutions enhance or develop in anticipation of the needs of veterans of disabilities? 

1:40 – 1:45 p.m.

AccessComputing Internships for Students and Veterans

Scott Bellman, AccessComputing and DO-IT Coordinator/Counselor

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Lessons Learned: Job Placement and Transition into Civilian Careers

Retired Major General James Collins

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Disability and Computer Science: Statistics and Issues

Richard Ladner, AccessComputing Co-Director

3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Putting the Pieces Together: Assistive Technology and Accessible Design

  • Assistive Technology: Dan Comden, Access Technology Lab Manager, UW
  • Accessible Design: Terry Thompson, Technical Specialist, AccessComputing
  • Applied Technology: Donald Parks, Applied Information Technology

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback

Complete daily feedback form.

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

Friday, February 13

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast, Networking, and Discussion

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Overview of Agenda

Sheryl Burgstahler

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Universal Design

Sheryl Burgstahler

9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

The Healing Effects of Education

Bridgett Cantrell, Hearts Toward Home International & Pat Shepherd, Fort Richardson

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Working Group Discussions

Question 4: How can schools partner with military bases and veterans organizations to improve the recruitment and support of veterans with disabilities into computing departments?

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Collaborative Meeting Evaluation

Complete the post-test and place in the evaluation box.