Moderator: John Rother, National Coalition on Health Care
3:00pm Session III: The Affordable Care Act in Adolescence: Problems and Prospects Taking stock of the ACA, almost two years after enactment: What’s gone right/wrong? What comes next in implementation?
Unemployment Insurance and the Safety Net in the Wake of the Great Recession
Changing the Conversation: Messaging Social Security
Increasing Rolls in Disability Insurance: Policy Perspective
Premium Support: The Right Prescription for Medicare?
What’s Next in Financing of Long-Term Services and Supports?
10:15am Keynote Speaker: Confronting Long-Term Unemployment and the Changing Labor Market Taking stock of the nature and extent of the current jobs crisis, and how to address it by creating more and better opportunities for workers of all ages
Lawrence Mishel, Economic Policy Institute
With introduction by Margaret Simms, The Urban Institute
10:50am Session IV: Remedies for a Labor Market in Distress Do we need to rethink unemployment insurance? Training and retraining? Education? The tax code? A wide-ranging discussion of the changes and challenges ahead – and the need for fresh thinking
Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Insuring Against Precarity
Robert C. Hockett, Cornell Law School Public Infrastructure Investment: How and What It Will Help
Laura Fortman, Frances Perkins Center
New Deal Policies and Great Recession Realities: A State Perspective
Moderator: Margaret C. Simms, Urban Institute
1:15pm Luncheon Keynote: Messaging Social Insurance: Reframing the Debate Social insurance experts and advocates have a great story to tell. Why aren’t more Americans listening and responding to it?
Drew Westen, Emory University and Westen Strategies, LLC
With introduction by Lisa Mensah, NASI and The Aspen Institute
2:15pm Session V: Exploring Options to Strengthen Social Security Can benefits be made more adequate to meet 21st century needs? Can fresh strategies produce the additional revenues Social Security will need in the future?