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10:00am - 4:00pm
Marriott Downtown Hotel | 85 West Street | New York City

11th Annual Information Forum | 2012

VOICES 11th Annual
Day of Remembrance Information Forum
Promoting Resilience, Healing Families & Communities
Monday, September 10, 2012
Marriott Downtown Hotel | 85 West Street | New York City
Registration Opens: 8:00 am | Program: 8:30am - 4:30pm

On Monday, September 10, 2012 VOICES hosted our 11th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum. This event was an insightful day featuring presentations, panel discussions and interactive workshops led by accomplished clinicians, authors, and researchers. We were pleased to bring together this group of professionals with expertise in the fields of psychology, research, occupational health, and medicine.

The day-long event included the following speakers and presentations:


10:00am - 6:00pm
A special preview of In Memorium
The 9/11 Memorial Museum presents a preview of the memorial exhibition
10:00am - 11:00am
Roundtable discussions family members, rescue workers and survivors
11:00am - 11:30pm
9/11 Museum Presentation
Joe Daniels - President of 9/11 Memorial
Alice Greenwald - Director of 9/11 Memorial
Introduction by Mary and Frank Fetchet, VOICES
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel One - Remarks by Special Master of Victims Compensation Fund
Sheila Birnbaum - Special Master, V.C.F.
Debbie Greenspan - Deputy Special Master, V.C.F.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel Two - Giving Back: Families and Survivors Share Stories of Supporting Others
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel One - The Zadroga Law: 9/11 Health Care
Laurie Breyer - World Trade Center Health Program, NIOSH
John Feal - Founder & President Fealgood Foundation
Scottie Hill, LCSW - WTC Health Program Data Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Terry Miles - Executive Director, WTC Environmental Health Center, Survivor Program
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel Two - The Zadroga Law: 9/11 Health Care
Karen Loftus - Director Victim Witness Assistance Program
Ed Ryan - Trial Counsel, Office of Military Commissions
Gordon Haberman - 9/11 Family Member
Al & Maureen Santora - 9/11 Family Members
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel One - Legal Impact of the 9/11 Compensation Benefits
Sean Patrick Riordan - Sherman, Federman, Sambur & McIntyre, LLP
Richard Donahue - Sherman, Federman, Sambur & McIntyre, LLP
Matthew J. McCauley - Parker Waichman, LLP
John Dearie - Law Offices of John Dearie & Associates, LLP
Michael Barasch - Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson
Noah Kushlefsky - Kreindler & Kreindler
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel Two - Stories of Healing and Resilience

Interfaith Service
St. Peter's R.C. Church - 22 Barclay Street at Church Street
Join us at historic St. Peter's Church to remember those lost and honor the sacrifices made by rescue and recovery workers and survivors. The service will include uplifting music and inspirational reflections