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Demystifying Social Security: Academy for Interns 2011

 DEMYSTIFYING SOCIAL SECURITY: ACADEMY for INTERNS 2011
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Kaiser Family Foundation ■ Barbara Jordan Conference Center
1330 G Street, NW ■ Washington, DC

 
8:30am Registration and Light Breakfast
 
9:00am Welcome and Opening Keynote
  • Welcome: Adam Jutha, National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI Intern)
  • Why is Social Security relevant and important to younger generations?
    Hilary Doe, Roosevelt Institute Campus Network


 

9:25am SESSION I - Social Security: How Does It Work?

Moderator: Sarah Berkowitz, Congressional Research Service (NASI Intern)
  • Kathleen Romig, Social Security Administration
  • Scott Szymendera, Congressional Research Service
  • Ashley Carson Cottingham, US Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions


 

10:30am BREAK/NETWORKING

10:45am SESSION II - Social Security: How Big is the Financing Problem and How Can We Pay for What We Want?
 
Moderator: Rohini Khillan, US Department of Health and Human Services (NASI Intern)
  • Stephen Goss, Social Security Administration
  • Ben Veghte, National Academy of Social Insurance

 

11:45am LUNCH

12:20pm The Intern Solution for Social Security (Part I)
 
  • Moderator: Kerry Bowen, The Urban Institute (NASI Intern)
1:20pm The Intern Solution for Social Security (Part II)
 
  • Moderator: Kerry Bowen, The Urban Institute (NASI Intern)
1:45pm BREAK/NETWORKING
 
1:55pm SESSION III - Unfiltered: Straight Talk on Social Security
 
Moderator: Quynh Tran, National PACE Association (NASI Intern)
  • Kathryn Edwards, Economic Policy Institute
  • Marc Goldwein, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

 

2:55 PM SESSION IV - Now What? – How Can I use this Information and Experience?

Moderator: Amanda Volbert, National Research Council (NASI Intern)
  • Jane Farrell, Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • Allessia Owens, Howard University School of Social Work Doctoral Student


 

3:30 PM WRAP-UP AND DOOR PRIZES

  • Maryann Nguyen, National Council on Aging (NASI Intern)