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Preliminary Program, SATH 12th World Congress (December 28, 2007 - Subject to change)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2008



9:00am - 5:00PM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

9:30AM - 12:30PM CLIA Workshhop "Building a Smart Business Plan"

1:30PM - 3:00PM ORIENTATION FOR FIRST TIME ATTENDEES Includes “10 Commandments of Disability Etiquette”

3:30PM - 5:30PM INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING TEA

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet & chat with your fellow delegates!

7:00PM - 8:00PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION

8:00PM - 10:00PM DINNER & AWARDS



MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008



7:30AM - 8:30AM BREAKFAST

8:30AM - 8:35AM Welcome from Stuart Vidockler, SATH Chairman

8:35AM - 8:40AM Welcome Address Greg Hale. Vice President of Worldwide Safety and Accessibility, Chief Safety Officer of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

8:40AM - 9:10AM Keynote speaker Joseph Leonard, AirTran Airways. Chairman

9:20AM - 10:20AM GENERAL SESSION - "What Do Travelers with Disabilities Really Need - A Dialogue with the Industry and the Travelers"

10:20AM - 10:50AM BREAK

10:50AM - 11:50AM GENERAL SESSION (continued)

12:00PM - 1:30PM LUNCHEON

1:45PM - 2:45PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 1

* Session 1A - Destination Panel

* Session 1B - What Travel Agents Need to Know About ADA

* Session 1C - Airline Panel

2:45PM - 3:15PM BREAK

3:15PM - 4:15PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 2

* Session 2A - Making $$ Panel

* Session 2B - Accessible Websites for the Travel Industry

* Session 2C - Inclusive Design: Raising Industry Standards

5:00PM - 6:30PM Transfer to SeaWorld

6:30PM - 9:30PM SeaWorld ORLANDO EVENT



TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2008



7:30AM - 8:30AM BREAKFAST

8:30AM - 8:45AM Group Photo

9:00AM - 12:30PM TRADE SHOW

12:45PM - 2:00PM LUNCH

2:15PM - 3:15PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 3

* Session 3A - Adventure Travel Part 1

* Session 3B - Working with the Deaf Traveler

* Session 3C - Doggy Dilemma - Travel with Comfort and Therapy animals

3:15PM - 3:45PM BREAK

3:45PM - 4:45PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 4

* Session 4A - Adventure Travel Part 2

* Session 4B - Traveling with Oxygen

* Session 4C - Guidelines to Evaluate Hotels & Other Built Space [for Tourism].

5:15PM - 7:00PM Transfer to Universal Orlando

7:00PM - 10:00PM UNIVERSAL ORLANDO EVENT



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2008



8:00AM - 9:00AM BREAKFAST & GENERAL SESSION

9:00AM - 11:00AM Government presentation, US Dept of Homeland Security

11:00AM - 7:30PM FREE TIME

7:00PM - Transfer to Epcot

8:30PM - 9:30PM FAREWELL RECEPTION & Epcot Illuminations



THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2008



DEPARTURES