DeafNation Expo & Conference: Staten Island, New York – DeafNation
DeafNation Expo & Conference

Sept. 27 & 28, 2019 - Staten Island, NY

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DeafNation Day Conference

Friday, September 27

College of Staten Island
Building 1P, Williamson Theater
2800 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314

Our conference is the place to be for knowledge, inspiration, and networking with others who are dedicated to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

Conference Session Schedule

Friday, SEPT. 27, 2019

  • 9:00 - 10:00
Welcome and Sign-In
  • 10:00 - 10:30
Communication that will never sleep in the City of NY!

Phil Bravin, ZVRS/Purple Communications

  • 10:30 - 11:00
Empowering Diversity in the Community/Workplace

Alana Beal, Sprint Accessibility

  • 11:00 - 11:30
Changing STEM workplaces to fit a changing a STEM workforce

Caro Salaverria

  • 12:00 - 1:30
Lunch Break
  • 1:30 - 2:00
Theater in the Deaf Community: So What?

James Guido

  • 2:00 - 2:30
Lost in Sign Language

Joel Barish, CEO of DeafNation & Host of No Barriers

  • 2:30 - 3:00
What is RDI? And How to leverage RDI Framework for your personal and professional projects

Marina Fanshteyn, MBA & Boris Reyblat, MA

  • 3:00 - 3:30
Build Your Next Mobile App

Jed Barish, Chief Technologist, DeafNation

  • 3:30 - 4:00
Today's Technology for Children

Jody Kulchinsky, District Manager

Expo Stage Schedule

Saturday, SEPT. 21, 20198

  • 9:00 - 11:00
DeafNation Videos
  • 11:30 - 12:00
Into Acts Returns!

Sponsored by ASLCart.com

  • 12:00 - 12:30
Game Show

Sponsored by SVRS

  • 12:30 - 1:00
Deaf King International

Aaron Loggins

  • 1:30 - 2:00
New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
  • 2:00 - 2:30
TBD
  • 2:30 - 3:00
Deaf History Game Show

Sponsored by sComm

  • 3:00 - 3:30
Traveler Quiz with Joel

Joel Barish - CEO, DeafNation

  • 4:00 - 4:15
Drawing Prizes by Event Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Our philosophy is that free admission brings a diversity of attendees who can share our culture, needs, language, and information.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Holiday Inn Express
300 Wild Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
BOOK ONLINE or CALL 718-370-8777 CODE: DNE

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event. Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZGGV824901 in the Offer Code box. You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon-Fri 8am – 10pm ET and Sat/Sun 8am – 6pm ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. Please note that travel must be booked before the events to receive the discount.

Hertz is offering special rates to DeafNation attendees. Enter code CV#03HV0012 to receive a discount on your rental car. To reserve special meeting rates, please include your CV# when making reservations.
• 1-800-654-2240
• 1-405-749-4434
www.hertz.com
At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply.

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