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Appendix A Conference Participants and Program Participants ROBERTA ALEX, Medical Services, General Dynamics Corporation, San Diego, Cali£ IAN BAILEY, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley GERALD BARRETT, Department of Psychology, University of Akron LOUISE BIRKHO[Z, Medical Aid Office, SAC Electric Company, Chicago, Ill. RICHARD BURKHAUSER, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University SARA CZAJA, Department of Industrial Eng~neer~g, State University of New York, Buffalo STEVEN FERRIS, New York University School of Medicine* JAMES FOZARD, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging ROBERT GOTTSDANKER, Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara* CHRIS JOHNSON, Department of Ophthahnology, University of California, Davm HILDA KAHNE, Department of Econorn~cs, Wheaton College CORINNE KIRCHNER, Research Division, American Foundation for the Blind, New York DONALD KLINE, Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame* *Member, Working Group on Aging Workers and Visual Impairment 49
50 WILLIAM KOSNIK, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University ALAN LEWIS, Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York JOSEPH MAINO, Eye-VICTORS Clinic, Kansas City VA Medical Center STEPHEN McCONNELL, Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate DAVID MICHAEL`S, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles* MEREDITH MORGAN (emeritus), School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley* LEON PASTALAN, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan PAULINE ROBINSON (formerly), Andrus Gerontology Center, San Francisco BRUCE ROSENTHAL, Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York TIMOTHY SALTHOUSE, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia ROBERT SEKULER, Cresap Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University* HAROLD SHEPPARD, International Exchange Center on Gerontology, University of South Florida ARNOLD SMALL (emeritus), Department of Human Factors, University of Southern California DAVID WALSH, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California RONALD WILSON, Division of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics Observera RAY BRIGGS, Institute of Safety and Systems Management, University of Southern California DAN FIFE. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Washington, ~ ~ _ ~ v ~ ~ ~ D.C. WlI`~lAM FREEDMAN, National Science Foundation HOWARD MANNA, Office of Highway Safety, Federal Highway Administration
51 LEONARD JAKUBCZAK, National Institute on Aging SOL LANDAU, Midlife Services Foundation, Miami BERNARD E. NASH, Worker Equity Department, American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, D.C. CYNTHIA NULL, Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Washington, D.C. L. DENO REED, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Washington, D.C. FRED ROYER, VA Medical Center, Breckeville, Ohio STEVEN SANDELL, National Commission for Employment Policy, Washington, D.C. MICHAEL SLOANE, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama JOAN STELMACK, Blind Rehabilitation Center, Hines Veterans Hospital, Illinois LAETITLA STOCK, National Society to Prevent Blindness, New York JOSEPH F. STURR, Psychology Department, Syracuse University THOMAS TRECIDI, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas DAVID WORTHEN, Veterans Administration
52 CONFERENCE ON WORK, AGING, AND VISION February 25 and 26, 1986 The Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences Washington, D.C. Tuesday, February 25 8:30 a.m. Welcome Inherited remarks 9:00 a.m. Panel 1: Relationships Between Vision and Age Robert Sekuler David Worthen Veterans Administration Leonard Jakubczak National Institute on Aging What happens to the eye with age; some relationships between visual changes with age and changes in behavior; impact of visual deficits on cognitive functions; relationship of visual changes with age to other health changes; coping strategies. William Koenik David Michaels Meredith Morgan 11:00 a.m. Break Leon Pastalan Robert Sekuler David Walsh 11:15 a.m. Panel 2: Changing Demographics of the U.S. Labor Force: Vision, Age and Work Incidence and prevalence of visual impairment with age; health status factors in leaving the work force; demographic changes in the U.S. work force. Richard Burkhauser Hilda Kahne Corinne Kirchner 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Stephen McConnell Pauline Robinson Ronald Wilson
53 2:30 p.m. Panel 3: Vision, Age and Human Performance Effects of visual changes with age on job skills, problems of performance aseesement; driving as a special example; bona fide occupational qualifications. James Fosard Sara Czaja Donald Kline 5:00 p.m. Cocktaile 6:00 p.m. Dinner Wednesday, February 26 Chris Johnson Gerald Barrett Timothy Salthouse 9:00 a.m. Panel 4: Keeping Older Americans in the Work Force Longer Screening practices; providing visual prosthetics; job redesign/task redesign; work station redesign; economic incenti~res/disincenti~res. Roberta Alex Joseph Maino Ian Bailey Bruce Rosenthal Louise Birkhols Harold Sheppard Alan Lewis Arnold Small Noon Luncheon 2:00 p.m. O,rer~riew 2:30 p.m. General discussion 4:00 p.m. Adjournment Steven Ferris Robert Gottsdanker Robert Sekuler