Wednesday, June 9, 2010

3:00      Welcome                                                                                            Holiday Inn Downtown

Introductions and Orientation

Victor Herbert, ACIA Executive  Director,

Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City

Jed Horne, Author Breach of Faith, Random House, 2008

Group Discussion

6: 00 Reception and Dinner    Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club


Judge Kern Reese, Civil District Court, New Orleans, LA

Thursday, June 10, 2010

8:00 Breakfast Holiday Inn Meeting Room

Katrina: A Civil Engineering Disaster

  • Sandy Rosenthal, Director of

9:00 Tour of the Affected Area from Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding Afterwards

11:00 Assembly                                                                                            Greater King Solomon Fellowship Hall

Community Roundtable:  Where are the Displaced and Why are they not Returning?

  • Harold Toussaint
  • Parnell Herbert
  • Reverend  Aldon Cotton
  • Denise Johnson
  • Mitchell Crusto, Moderator

12:30 Lunch Greater King Solomon Fellowship Hall

1:30   Return to Holiday Inn Downtown

2:00 Historical Perspective on Displacement and Recovery

  • Steve Gorelick, Hunter College
  • Glenn Corbett, John Jay College
  • John Ryan, Virginia  Institute of Technology

3:30 Break

4:00   Mental Health Impact of Displacement

  • D’Ann Penner, Scholar in Residence, Tulane University
  • Gerard Fromm, Austen Riggs Center
  • Reverend  Michael Jacques, Pastor, St. Peter Claver Church

7:00 Dinner and Reception  Dooky Chase Restaurant

Community Consequences of Displacement and Recovery

  • Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, Clinical Professor of Cardiology, Emory University
  • Dr. Sandro Cinti, Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of  Michigan

Friday, June 11, 2010

8:00 Breakfast and ACIA Council Meeting Holiday Inn Downtown

9:00 Refugee Rescue and Recovery

  • Arnessa Garret , Editor, Daily Advertiser, Dart Society Board of Directors
  • John McCusker, Photojournalist, Dart Society

11:00 Lessons Learned and Questions for Research

  • Pamela Jenkins, University of New Orleans
  • Salomon Guajardo, John Jay College
  • William Pammer, John Jay College
  • Denise Thompson, John Jay College
  • Mitchell Crusto, Loyola School of Law

12:30 Lunch and Adjournment

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