[nfb-talk] NFB Employment Seminar 2010

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Thu Jul 1 09:45:52 CDT 2010

Evolutionary Employment; the Foundational Building Blocks

Employment Committee
National Federation of the Blind
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
Dallas, Texas


9:00-9:30 a.m.

9:30-10:00 a.m.
Opening Session

Buna Dahal
           Leadership Strategist
           DynamicBuna, Inc.
           Centennial, Colorado

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Staying on the Cutting Edge

       Evolving Careers, Evolving Structures

Dr. J. W. Smith
Professor of Speech Communication
Ohio University
School of Communication Studies
Athens, Ohio

11:00-11:30 a.m.

Solutions at Hand


11:30-1:00 p.m.

1:00-1:15 p.m.

Print Media ­the Primary Cornerstone
Renee West
Marketing and Outreach Manager for NFB Newsline
Department of Strategic Initiatives
National Federation of the Blind
Baltimore, Maryland

1:15-1:30 p.m.

Professional Documents ­Well Engineered Mortar
Barbara Gant
Business Consultant
Gant Associates, Inc.
Hurst, Texas

1:30-2:00 p.m.

Personal Connections ­the Second Cornerstone

2:00-3:00 p.m.

The Field of Geriatrics ­Are You Open to Remodeling?
Aloma Bouma
International Consultant
Former Deputy Executive Director
Baltimore Commission on Aging and Retirement Education
Baltimore, Maryland

Lynn Heitz
Waiver Implementation Social Worker
Office of Long Term Living
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Joe Ruffalo
Program Manager
Senior Community Independent Living Services
Essex County, New Jersey

3:00-3:15 p.m.

Planning and Design; Resources

Robert Leslie Newman
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Omaha, Nebraska

3:15-3:30 p.m.

Professional Literature ­the Third Cornerstone
John Halverson
Senior Program Management Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
Arlington, Virginia

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Social Networking Media ­the New Cornerstone
Jim Barbour
Principal Systems Engineer
San Francisco, California

4:30-4:45 p.m.



4:45-5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

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