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Schedule A Seminar
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
AGENDA

OBJECTIVE: To provide information about and support the use of the Schedule A Hiring Authority for people with disabilities.

9:00 Coffee and pastries available
9:30 Open and welcoming remarks
- Commissioner Christine M. Griffin, US EEOC
- Chair Naomi C. Earp, US EEOC
- Deputy Director Daniel G. Blair, US Office of Personnel Management
10:00 The New Schedule A Policy:
- Deidre Dessommes, Human Resource Specialist,
Strategic Human Resource Policy, OPM
10:30 Break
10:40 Best Practices for Increasing the Employment of Individuals with Disabilities
- Tanya Cantrell, Disability Program Manager,
Office of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, US Department of Homeland Security
11:00 What Have I Done for You Lately?
- Kathleen Lane, Selective Placement Coordinator
Office of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, US Department of Homeland Security
11:20 Selective Placement Program Managers Community of Practice
- Scott Wortman, Program Director
GoLearn Program, US Office of Personnel Management
- John L. Martin, Special Counselor for Presidential Initiatives and E-Government,
Office of the General Counsel, US Office of Personnel Management
11:40 Selective Placement Program Managers Roles and Responsibilities:
- Kitty Kobert, Disability Employment Liaison,
Human Capital Leadership, US Office of Personnel Management
11:50 Closing Remarks
- Olegario D. Cantos VII, Esq., Associate Director for Domestic Policy
The White House