Rights Under Siege

The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy's
21st Annual Conference
November 21 - 24, 2002, Portland, Oregon

Schedule Overview

Note: This is a web version of the Schedule Overview which appears in the printed NARPA 2002 program. Web links have been added for your convenience.
A more detailed schedule excerpted from the final printed NARPA 2002 program, including room assignments and times for all workshops and events exactly as they appear in the final printed program, is also available.

Thursday, November 21

5:00 - 6:45 p.m. Registration
Holladay Foyer

6:45 - 7:15 p.m. - Multnomah Room

Welcome:
Pat Risser, NARPA President
Janine Delaunay, Director, Oregon Disabilities Commission
Bob Joondeph, Director, Oregon Advocacy Center

7:15 - 8:30 p.m. - Multhomah Room
Keynote
: Sustaining Hope in an Age of Denial
Joanne Greenberg, author
Gail Hornstein, Ph.D., Prof. of Psychology, Mt. Holyoke College

8:30 - 10:00 p.m. Reception (Buffet Dinner) - Holladay Room

Friday, November 22

7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Multnomah Room)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Holladay Room
Keynote
: Mad in America
Robert Whitaker, journalist and author of Mad in America

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:30 - 12:00 noon Workshops I

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon - Pacific Northwest Ballroom
Luncheon Keynote Presentation: The Power of the Powerless
Susan Stefan, J.D., The Center for Public Representation and NARPA Vice President

1:30 - 3:00 p.m . Workshops II

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Workshops III

5:30 p.m. Public Testimony to the White House New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
Hawthorne/Sellwood
Dan Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., White House New Freedom Commissioner, will hear and record testimony, and ensure commission members receive the testimony.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Friday Evening Oral History Open Forum
Three Sisters Room
Facilitator: Darby Penney, Historical Projects, New York State Office of Mental Health

8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Friday Evening Movie Screening: 41 days
Broadway Room
Facilitator: Laura Ziegler, NARPA Board Member

 

Saturday, November 23

7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Multnomah Room)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation: On Desolation Row
Holladay Room
Michael Perlin, J.D., Professor of Law, New York Law School

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:30 - Noon Workshops IV

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
Holladay
Luncheon Keynote: Even a Broken Watch is Right Twice a Day
Kermit Brown, Human Rights Officer, Massachusetts Dept. of Mental Health

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Workshops V

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Workshops VI

5:30 p.m. Award Ceremony, Raffle, and NARPA Membership Meeting

Oregon Room

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Saturday Evening Movie Screening: Spiegelgrund
Holladay
Facilitator: Peter Stastny, film maker

8:30 Party (Sponsored by Support Coalition International)
Multnomah
Host: Phil Schulman, NARPA Board Member and staff member, Support Coalition International

 

Sunday, November 4

7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Multnomah Room)

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Who Needs Professional Help?
Holladay
Peter Davidson, M.D., Medical Director, Department of Community Services, Multnomah County, Oregon

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:30 - 12:00 noon Workshops VII

 

Conference discount on airfares from Northwest/KLM

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