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Please join the National Academy of Social Insurance and friends on June 5th for an in-person event commemorating SSI's 50th anniversary and looking ahead at the road to reform.

We will be joined by Social Security Administration Commissioner Martin O'Malley, Sen. Tom Harkin (ret-IA), as well as an array of distinguished experts and stakeholders for a half-day of discussion at the NYU Global Campus in Washington DC, followed by an evening reception on the Academy's rooftop. 


1:00pm Welcoming Remarks

Opening Keynote: Social Security Administration Commissioner Martin O'Malley

  • Panel 1: Reflections on 50 Years of SSI 
    • Nancy Altman – Social Security Works
    • Steve Goss - Social Security Administration
  • Panel 2: SSI at 50: "An Institution Without Walls" 
    • Nan Gibson – JP Morgan Chase PolicyCenter
    • Katie Savin – California State University, Sacramento
    • Mia Ives-Rublee – CAP Disability Justice Initiative
    • Darcy Milburn – The Arc of the United States
    • Moderator: Kathleen Romig – Social Security Administration
  • Armchair Conversation: Spotlight on SSI asset limits and the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act
    • Chad Bolt – Legislative Aide for Senator Brown
    • Parker Reynolds – Legislative Aide for Senator Cassidy
  • Panel 3: Looking ahead: The Road to Reform
    • Emerson Sprick – Bipartisan Policy Center
    • Tracey Gronniger – Justice in Aging
    • Wendell Primus – Brookings Institution
    • Jen Burdick – Community Legal Services
    • Rylin Rodgers – Microsoft
    • Moderator: Lorie Konish – CNBC

Closing Keynote: Sen. Tom Harkin (ret.)

5:30pm Rooftop Reception – This will be held at our Academy offices.

1441 L ST NW, Washington, DC 20005

CART captioning will be provided.

To ensure the safety of all attendees COVID-19 testing in advance is encouraged. Masking is also strongly encouraged, and we will have masks available for attendees who need them.

The Academy is grateful to our 'SSI at 50' steering committee and sponsors: AARP, The Arc of the United States, Justice in Aging, the Niskanen Center, the Center for Law and Social Policy, Mathematica, Community Legal Services, the Center for American Progress Disability Justice Initiative, JP Morgan Chase, and Westat.

June 5th, 2024 from  1:00 PM to  7:30 PM
1307 L Street NW
NYU Global Academic Center
Washington, DC 20005
United States
Topics Social Security, Disability, Poverty and Income Assistance
Contact Name Tom Novotny
Contact Email