CBI Agenda


Tuesday

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Evening Social and Time to Get Acquainted

Wednesday

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast and Networking
9:00-10:00
Welcome
  • Institute objectives and schedule
  • Introductions
  • Project ideas
  • Accessibility of the CBI
  • AccessComputing: Goals, objectives, activities, and products
  • Video Project
    Sheryl Burgstahler, AccessComputing Co-Director
10:00-10:45
The New G.I. Bill: How Will It Affect Your Campus?
Pat Butin, Des Moines Area Community College
10:45-11:00
Break
11:00-12:30 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:
12:30-1:45
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
Opportunities in Computing
Ed Lazowska, Department of Computer Science, UW
2:15-2:45
Interventions, Minigrants, and Other Opportunities
Sheryl Burgstahler
2:45-3:00
Break
3:00-4:15
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
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
Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback
Complete daily feedback form.
5:00
Adjourn
6:30-8:30
Dinner, Networking, and Discussion of Future Collaborations

Thursday

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast, Networking, and Discussion
9:00-10:00
From Field to Family: Our Perspective
Steve and Lisa Tice, MHN Health Net
10:00-11:00
Best Practices: Higher Education Consultation and Outreach
Peter Schmidt, Washington Department of Veterans Affairs
11:00-11:15
Break
11:15-12:00 p.m.
Military Cultural Competence
Scott Swaim, Valley Cities Counseling
12:00-12:30
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Campus
Scott Swaim, Valley Cities Counseling
12:30-1:40
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
AccessComputing Internships for Students and Veterans
Scott Bellman, AccessComputing and DO-IT Coordinator/Counselor
1:45-2:45
Lessons Learned: Job Placement and Transition into Civilian Careers
Retired Major General James Collins
2:45-3:00
Break
3:00-3:45
Disability and Computer Science: Statistics and Issues
Richard Ladner, AccessComputing Co-Director
3:45-4:45
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
Preview of Tomorrow's Agenda, Daily Feedback
Complete daily feedback form.
5:00
Adjourn

Friday

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast, Networking, and Discussion
9:00-9:30
Overview of Agenda
Sheryl Burgstahler
9:30-9:45
Universal Design
Sheryl Burgstahler
9:45-11:00
The Healing Effects of Education
Bridgett Cantrell, Hearts Toward Home International
Pat Shepherd, Fort Richardson
11:00-11:15
Break
11:15-12:00 p.m.
Working Group Discussion
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
Lunch and Collaborative Meeting Evaluation
Complete post-test and place in the evaluation box.