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Diverse Voices Speaker Series: Session 2

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Location
NCSA Auditorium
Date
Oct 6, 2022   9:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Speaker
Jean Driscoll, Laura Rice, Adam Bleakney, and Deana McDonagh
Registration
Registration
Contact
Tyler Wolpert
E-Mail
wolpert1@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-1234
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Originating Calendar
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation

Overview

This event is designed to inspire campus dialogue on topics such as race, gender identity, religion, age, veterans, disability, and social justice in the research enterprise. This event will be both in-person and virtual. Lunch and refreshments will be provided to in-person attendees. If you register for the virtual option, someone from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation will be in touch with Zoom information the week of the event.

This session's theme will focus on the following questions:

  1. What is a disability?
  2. What does it mean to live with a disability?
  3. How can we understand and improve lives through research & innovation?


Note: Zoom meeting information will be emailed the week of the event.

Agenda

Time Topic
8:30 - 9:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Susan Martinis
9:15 - 9:40 a.m. Dream BIG and Work Hard
Jean Driscoll
9:40 - 9:50 a.m. Q&A
9:50 - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Panel: Disability Is a Part of the Human Experience
Adam Bleakney, Deanna McDonagh, and Liz Hsiao-Wecksler
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Q&A
11:00 - 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 - 11:45 a.m. Disability Research at UIUC: A Storied Past and Promising Future
Laura Rice
11:45 - 11:55 a.m. Q&A
11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
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