On October 2, 2019, in honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month, IDPP Deputy Director, Dr. Filippo Trevisan, will be a panelist at the 2019 Key FEDTalks. In preparation for the 30th year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) next summer 2020, Key FEDTalks will be featuring a panel of experts in the Disability Rights field. Acknolwedging that there remains room for improvement when it comes to inclusivity, accessibility and equity for persons with disabilities, these experts will offer key tools and new ideas for people to apply professionally and personally.
It will be moderated by Dr. Zina Sutch, Deputy Associate Director, Outreach, Diversity & Inclusion, Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the panel consists of Dr. Filippo Trevisan, Assistant Professor, American University School of Communication & Deputy Director, Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP), Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton, Principal Attorney & Mediator, Hamilton Law & Mediation, Gary Norman, Senior Staff Attorney, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Natalie Veeney, Diversity Program Manager, Outreach, Diversity and Inclusion Center of Employee Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
The talk will take place Wednesday, October 2nd at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 5:00 to 6:30PM.
Register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-key-fedtalks-workplace-culture-disability-rights-tickets-72249519257