2015 Training Conference, Washington, DC

Conference Agenda

CLE Information/Packet

Presenter Biographies

After Hours Information

 Tuesday, June 23, 2015

  • Opening Plenary, Scott B. Sanders, Executive Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)
  • USDOL Update, Gay Gilbert, Administrator , Office of Unemployment Insurance Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor
  • Plenary: Rules of Evidence, Frank E. Brown, Chair, Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Plenary: Overview of the Information Technology Support Center (ITSC), Joe Vitale, ITSC Director, National Association of Workforce Agencies (NASWA)
  • Plenary: State Conformity Issues, Suzanne Simonetta, Division Chief, Division of Legislation, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor
  • Plenary: Rights and Responsibilities of Providing Meaningful Access to the Unemployment Insurance Program, Naomi Barry-Perez, Director, Civil Rights Center, United States Department of Labor

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

  • Plenary: The National Appeals Review and the Current State of UI Appeals, Stephanie Garcia, Supervisor, State & Federal Programs and Corey Pitts, Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist Division of Unemployment Insurance Operations, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor
  • Plenary: Modernization Efforts in UI Appeals, Ralph Dorsey, Chief, Lynne Knox, Chair , Nick Parico, Referee, Employment Security Appeals Division, Connecticut Department of Labor
  • Plenary: Worker Misclassification, Betty Castillo, Division Chief, Division of Unemployment Insurance Operations, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor
  • Plenary: Successful Practices in Interpretive Services, Stephanie Garcia, Supervisor, State & Federal Programs, Division of Unemployment Insurance Operations, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor, and Marisa De La Paz, Director of Multilingual Services, Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
  • Plenary: Judiciary Independence of Lower Authority Appeals, Steve Massey, Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist, Division of Legislation, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor

Friday, June 26, 2015

  • Closing Plenary: Federal Funding Formula & State Planning, Ronald Wilus, Division Chief, Division of Fiscal & Actuary Services, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Employment & Training Administration, United States Department of Labor

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