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Voices of September 11th
 
13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
 
Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York City
 
Special Features:
World Trade Center Health Program Presentations
Roundtable conversations, panel discussions, exhibits and more
 
And more panels and presentations to come!
 
Registration Begins: 8:00am
Program: 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
This is a free program, but reservations are required by September 6th:
 
RSVP to Voices of September 11th
203-966-3911
 
 
 
 

 
 

Voices of September 11th
13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum Schedule
 
Promoting Resilience, Healing Families & Communities
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
 
Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street
New York City
 
 
8:00am
 
Registration and Coffee*
9:00am - 9:15am
Financial I & II
 
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mary Fetchet, LCSW - Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
9:15am - 10:15am
Financial I & II
 
The Mental Health Aftermath of 9/11: The Multiple Facets of Trauma
Yuval Neria, Ph. D. - Columbia University Medical Center, Director of Trauma and PTSD Program
Katherine Shear, M.D. - Director of the Center for Complicated Grief at Columbia School of Social Work
10:30am - 11:30am
Financial I & II
 
The World Trade Center Health Program (responders and survivors)
Laurie Breyer - Director, NIOSH World Trade Center Health Program
Michael Crane, M.D. - Director of the WTC Health Program at Mount Sinai
Jacqueline Moline, M.D. - Director of the Queens WTC Clinical Center, North Shore LIJ Health System
Joan Reibman, M.D. - Medical Director of the Survivor Program | Bellevue Hospital
10:30am - 11:30am
Financial III
 
Promoting Resilience in Children and Families (9/11 families)
Robin Goodman, Ph.D., ATR-BC - Executive Director of A Caring Hand, the Billy Esposito Foundation
10:30am - 12:00pm
Traders
 
Introduction to Complicated Grief Treatment (training for professionals and service providers)
Katherine Shear, M.D. - Director of the Center for Complicated Grief at Columbia School of Social Work
Nancy Turret, LCSW, MSW - Therapist at the Center for Complicated Grief
12:00am - 12:15pm
Traders
 
Preview of "Preparing for After" Resource Kit
Mary Fetchet, LCSW - Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
11:30am - 12:15pm
Financial I & II
 
Victims Compensation Fund and Ongoing Legal Considerations of the Zadroga Law (responders and survivors)
Michael Barasch, JD - Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson
Sheila L. Birnbaum, JD - Special Master | September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
Frances Gottfried - Director, New York Office, U.S. Department of Justice, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
Noah H. Kushlesky, JD - Kreindler & Kreindler
11:30am - 12:15pm
Financial III
 
Stories of Resilience and Healing (9/11 families)
Scarlett Lewis - Founder of Jesse Lewis Chose Love Foundation, Author of Nurturing Healing Love: A Mother's Journey of Hope & Forgiveness
Edie Lutnick, JD - Co-founder and President, Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, Author of An Unbroken Bond
12:15pm - 1:00pm
 
Lunch Break (on own)
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Financial III
 
Update from the NYC Chief Medical Examiner's Office (9/11 families)
Barbara Sampson, M.D, Ph.D. - Acting Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Traders
 
Introduction to "Preparing for After" Resource Kit
Mary Fetchet, LCSW - Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Financial I & II
 
Advocacy - Re-Authorization of the Zadroga Law (responders and survivors)
Ben Chevat - Executive Director of Citizens for Extension of the James Zadroga Act, Inc.
John Feal - Advocate, President and Founder FealGood Foundation
Jim Melius, M.D. - NYS Laborers Health and Safety Fund
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Financial III
 
Advocacy Updates - 9/11 Commission, JASTA Legislation/ Guantanamo Trials (9/11 families)
Terry Strada - Wife of Thomas S. Strada, Co-chair 911 Families United Against Terrorism, Update on JASTA legislation
Carol Ashley - Mother of Janice, Family Steering Committee for 9/11 Independent Commission, Update on 9/11 Commission
Gordon Haberman - Father of Andre Lyn Haberman, National Air Disaster Alliance Foundation, Update on Guantanamo Trials
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Financial I & II
 
George D. Martin
Author: Just Around the Bend - My Journey for 9/11, published September 2014, Retired Co-captain of the NY Giants Football Team and Super Bowl XXI Champion. Former president of the NFL Players Association and the NFL Alumni Association
2:30pm - 3:00pm
 
Coffee Break *
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Financial I & II
 
Update from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Mary Fetchet, LCSW - Founding Director, Voices of September 11th, VOICES 9/11 Living Memorial
Alice M. Greenwald - Executive Vice President for Programs, Director of National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Jan Ramirez, Ph.D. - Chief Curator and Vice President of Collections for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
3:45pm - 5:00pm
Financial I & II
 
Breath-Body-Mind Workshop
Richard Brown, M.D. - Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Chairman of the Board, Serving those Who Serve.
Pat Gerbarg, M.D. - Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at New York Medical College, Serving Those Who Serve Medical Advisor
5:00pm - Closing
 
911 Memorial & Museum Visit
 
 
Thank you to our sponsors:
 
Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC
Kreindler & Kreindler
For their generous sponsorship of today's refreshment breaks
 
 
 


 
Information and Exhibitors
 
9/11 Memorial & Museum
Bone Marrow Screenings
Disaster Distress Help Line/MHA-NYC
FEMA
New York State - Workers Compensation Board
Office of the Cheif Medical Examiner of NYC
Seattle Art Project, Dianne Brudnicki
Victim Compensation Fund
World Trade Center Health Program (Spanish, Polish & Chinese)
Authors:Scarlett Lewis, Edie Lutnick, George D. Martin
 
 
 

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