Disability Matters 2012: United States

WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

HELP:

 

If you have any questions regarding this conference, please contact:

 

Ivette Lopez at ivette@consultspringboard.com; T: 973-813-7260 x. 102

 

Erickka Dominguez at erickka@consultspringboard.com; T: 973-813-7260

 

Contact us:

 

Continue to check back with us as we update our sponsors daily! If interested in becoming a Sponsor or participating in the event, there is still time! To become a sponsor, please contact Ivette Lopez; E: ivette@consultspringboard.com; T: 1-973-813-7260 x.102.  To purchase a ticket, click link below.

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

APRIL 18, 2012:

Time Topic Location
12:00 pm -1:00 pm Registration (Boxed Lunch Served) Outer Area –
Dryden Hall
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks: Dryden Hall
Speakers:
Nadine Vogel, Springboard Consulting
John R. Strangfeld, Prudential Financial
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm Workforce Panel: Dryden Hall
Moderator: Lisa Tealer, Genentech
Speakers:Andy Traub, AMC Entertainment, Honoree
Susan Hamilton, CSX Corporation Inc., Honoree
Felica Coney, The Procter & Gamble Company, Honoree
Shannon Williams, UPMC, Honoree
Sherlynn Bessick, Millersville University
Shelley Kaplan, Springboard Consulting
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Legislation Specialty Session: Dryden Hall
Moderator: Nadine Vogel, Springboard Consulting
Speakers:
Claudia L. Gordon, US Dept. of Labor, OFCCP
Kathy Martinez, US Dept. of Labor, ODEP
Corrado Gigante, US EEOC
Veronica Villalobos, US OPM
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Disability Champion Panel: Dryden Hall
Moderator: Bob Feiner, Dell
Speakers:
Miguel Garcia, The Procter & Gamble Company, Honoree
CDR Erik Neal, US Navy, Honoree
Bernita Thigpen, KPMG LLP, Honoree
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
Senior Executive Reception
NJPAC
Chase Room
Parsonnet Room
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Nadine Vogel, Springboard Consulting
Dana Foote, KPMG LLP, Keynote Introduction
NJPAC – Lobby
Keynote speaker: Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the EEOC
Dinner
Award Presentations
Dessert

 

APRIL 19, 2012:

Time Topic Location
7:30 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast Outer Area- Dryden Hall
8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Nadine Vogel, Springboard Consulting
Steve Pelletier, Prudential Financial
Dryden Hall

9:00 am – 10:45 am

Workplace Panel Dryden Hall
Moderator: Kathryn Komsa, Marsh & McLennan Companies
Speakers:
Herbertina Johnson, Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Honoree Gregory Akers, Cisco Systems Inc., Honoree
Maryellen Reardon, Prudential Financial, Honoree
Barbara Geiger-Parker, The Brain Injury Alliance of NJ
Marsha Gewirtzman, Springboard Consulting
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break Dryden Hall
11:00 am – 11:40 am Veterans Specialty Session:
Moderator: Prudential Financial
Speakers: John Campbell, US Department of Defense
Dryden Hall

11:45 am – 2:15pm

Keynote Introduction:
Keynote Speaker: John Crowley, Chairman & CEO, Amicus Therapeutics
Dryden Hall
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Buffet lunch Outer Area- Dryden Hall
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Marketplace panel: Dryden Hall
Moderator: Eugene Kelly, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Speakers:
Julie St. Marie, Best Buy Co., Inc., Honoree
Yvette Lopez Adams, EMC Corporation, Honoree
Sloane Lucas, Toys”R”Us Inc., Honoree
Julie Cevallos, National Down Syndrome Society
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break Dryden Hall
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Idea Exchange/Networking Session:
ERG’s, Veterans, Talent Acquisition/Employment, Compliance/Legislative, Training, Accommodations, Marketing/Communications, Technology/Website
Dryden Hall
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Disability Matters Europe 2012 Highlights:
Lois Cooper, Adecco Group North America
Antoinette Hamilton, L’Oreal
Dryden Hall
Announcement: Disability Matters US 2013
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Grand Prize Raffle (*must be present to win) Dryden Hall
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Closing Remarks, Survey Completion & Departures Dryden Hall

WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters Conference & Awards

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WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

he Sixth Annual Disability Matters Conference & Awards

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DISABILITY CHAMPION AWARD

MARKETPLACE AWARD

WORKFORCE AWARD

WORKPLACE AWARD

 

WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

WELCOME

The Sixth Annual Disability Matters North America Conference & Awards

When: April 18-19, 2012
Where: NEWARK, NJ

Disability Matters U.S. 2012: Program Book

 

 

Download PDF to access program book

 

 

Award Applications – 2012

Should you wish to apply for any of the 2012 U.S. Disability Matters Awards: Workplace, Workforce, or Marketplace or the new Disability Champion or Employer of Choice Awards, please contact:

 

Jill Frankel
Conference Coordinator
Springboard Consulting, LLC
14 Glenbrook Drive, Mendham, NJ 07945
T: 973-813-7260  X. 106
E: jill@consultspringboard.com

 

Jill will be happy to provide you with an application as well as additional information and directive you may require for the completion and submission of your application by the due date, Thursday, December 15, 2011.