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Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act:
Looking Back, Moving Forward

 
EEOC Conference Center
131 M Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20507

July 22, 2010 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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Welcome and "Disability Rights are Civil Rights"

Awards

Panel Discussion Part 1

Panel Discussion Part 2

"ADAAA - Looking to the Future" and Closing Remarks

I. Welcome and Introduction

Jacqueline A. Berrien, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

II. Disability Rights are Civil Rights

Wade Henderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

III. Presentation of Awards

Awards presented to current and former EEOC Commissioners
and staff who played key roles in the passage of the ADA,
promulgation of regulations and guidance, and enforcement
(in order of presentation):

IV. Some Nuts & Bolts of EEOC Work

A Panel Moderated by Chai R. Feldblum, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Panel Members:

  • James Hill, Charging Party in EEOC v. Extra Space Management Inc.
  • Laura Hinton, National Outreach Coordinator, EEOC
  • Jean Kamp, Associate Regional Attorney, EEOC Chicago District Office
  • Lisa Clinton Jones, Investigator, EEOC Baltimore Field Office
  • John Mosby and Marilyn Cain Gordon, Class Counsel in Glover v. United States Postal Service
  • Allison Nichol, Deputy Chief of Disability Rights Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Former EEOC Trial Attorney, Chicago District Office

V. The ADA Amendments Act—Looking to the Future

Andrew J. Imparato, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Association of People with Disabilities and Randel K. Johnson, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

VI. Closing Remarks

Chai R. Feldblum, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission