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Opening Doors Together Conference

Conference Agenda

Opening Doors Together 2024 Conference: Accessible Housing, A Human Right. Inglis Self Determination Housing of PA Statewide Housing Conference

Below, you will find the agenda for the May 9th and 10th, Housing as a Human Right Conference. 

For more information about any of the sessions, please follow this link for all the session descriptions.

Tuesday, May 9th

  • 11:30am - 12:30pm - Registration & Networking
  • 12:00-12:45pm - Lunch Buffet
  • 12:45- 1:00pm - Welcome Remarks 
  • 1:00- 1:15pm - Break & Networking
  • 1:15- 2:30pm - Breakout Session A:
    • Session A1: Housing and Support Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Presented by: Frank Bartoli, President and CEO, Sophia Mazaleski, Director of Programs, and Jessica Stackbein, Housing Services Director, all from NEPA Inclusive; Merissa Sandusky. Interim Residential Program Director at Croyle-Nielsen Therapeautic Associates; Season Jackson, Account Executive and Christina Lawley, District Manager- Pennsylvania at Safe In Home; Amy McCann, Program Director at Carousel Connections
    • Session A2: County-Level Strategic Planning Around Housing. Presented by: Dan Carney from Union Mission, Dina Ciabattoni from Beaver County COC, and Shelby Nauman with Tenfold, Lancaster Coalition for Sustainable Housing 
  • 2:30- 2:45pm - Break & Networking
  • 2:45- 4:00pm - Breakout Session B
    • Session B1: Mental Health and Safe Housing. Presented by: Jamie Moshe and Maria Bell from Inglis Community Services 
    • Session B2: Modification and Repair: Investing in People, Housing, and Community. Presented by: Bill Culwell from Accessibility Solutions 360, Kevin Huwe from DON Services, Pierce Robinson from UPMC Community HealthChoices, Todd Gladfelter chainsaw carving artist and individual living with spinal cord injury, and Cindy Ross Author and Caregiver
  • 4:00- 5:00pm - Networking and Happy Hour
  • 5:00 - 8:00pm - Accelerator Event and Dinner 

Wednesday, May 10th

  • 7:30 - 9:00 am - Registration and Breakfast Buffet
  • 9:00- 10:00 am - Breakfast Program- Allie Cannington, The Kelsey  link opens in a new window)
  • 10:00- 10:30 am - Networking Break 
  • 10:30- 11:45 am Breakout Session C
    • Session C1: Pitch Your Niche: Accessible Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion. Presented by: Leah Marmo from Inligs Impact Accelerator 
    • Session C2: Housing and More: A Focus on Services and Successful Reentry. Presented by: Shawn Johnson from Friends Rehabilitation Program, Kellie Crawford from Cumberland County Aging and Community Services, Ashley Rohm from Cumberland County Adult Probation, Bruce Quigley from Union County Housing Authority Justice Bridge Program, and Mindy Rickabaugh from Goodwill of Southern Alleghenies
  • 11:45- 12:30 pm - Lunch Buffet
  • 12:30- 1:30 pm- Lunch Program
  • 1:30- 1:45 pm- Networking Break
  • 1:45- 3:00 pm- Breakout Session D
    • Session D1: Step-by-Step: How to Develop a Co-op Presented by Keystone Development Center
    • Session D2: Accessible Design for All Presented by: Nancy Bastian from Cecil Baker & Partners, and Fatimah Aure from The Kelsey