Conference Program

Wednesday, July 20

2:00 PM          The Class of 9/11—First Graders from Ground Zero

World Trade Center, Building 7, 10th Floor

Jacques Menasche, Journalist

3:30 PM          World Trade Center Tour

Glenn Corbett

6:00 PM          ACIA Dinner Meeting

Gossip Restaurant
733 9th Ave. – 49th and 50th Streets


Thursday, July 21

8:00 AM          Breakfast

John Jay College
Room 630 T

9:00 AM          Panel One: Mental Health of Children Directly Affected by 9/11

Gerard Fromm
Cynthia Pfeffer, MD
Donna Friedland, Ph.D

10:30 AM        Panel Two: Physical Health of Children Directly Affected by 9/11

Sandro Cinti, MD

11:00 AM     Post 9/11 Storytelling Revelations

Laura Simms

12:00 PM        Lunch      Room 630 T

1:00 PM          Panel Three: Children’s Literature Post 9/11

Betty Kirby
Marina Budnos
Joseph Michael Sommers
Laura Simms

3:00 PM          Panel Four: 9/11 Portrayed in Graphic Novels

Public Session

Jonathan Gray
Margaret Galvin
David Hyman

5:30 PM          Dinner

Faculty Dining Room, 2nd Floor, North Hall

7:00 PM         Five Scenes from a Disaster

Multi-Purpose Room, 2200 North Hall

Critical Incident Players
Seth Baumrin, Director


Friday, July 22

8:00 AM          Breakfast                                                                     Room 630 T

9:00 AM          Panel Five: Teaching  9/11

Glenn Corbett
Ron Miskoff, Rutgers University
Patricia Santora Cardona, Children’s Book Author

10:30 AM        Panel Six: Media Coverage of 9/11

Bruce Shapiro
Panelists?  (Menasche?; Alvarez?)

12:00 PM         Lunch and Adjournment