NGA CHAIR TO HOST EXPERTS ROUNDTABLE ON EMPLOYING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
WHO: Delaware Governor Jack Markell, NGA Chair
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
WHAT: As part of Gov. Markell’s A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities Chair’s Initiative, this roundtable will gather experts from government, academia, and business to frame the issues around employment for individuals with disabilities. The roundtable discussion will identify promising state and business practices and develop a set of state policy options.
WHERE: Hall of the States Room 283/285
444 N Capitol Street NW
WHEN: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Sessions open to the media include:
8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome by Dan Crippen, NGA Executive Director
9:05 a.m. Opening Remarks by Gov. Markell and Gov.
9:30 - 11 a.m. Round Robin: Introductions and Quick Fire Question
NOTE: All media planning to attend must register RSVP to the NGA’s Office of Communications at 202-624-5301. Requests for individual interviews with Gov. Markell should also be directed to this number.
Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 55 states, territories and commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices. For more information, visit www.nga.org.