Meet the QuadFather
Todd Stabelfeldt

You don’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to hear from Todd about his experiences over three decades using assistive technologies. An expert in technologies for the spinal cord-injured, Todd regularly contributes to New Mobility magazine. As a gifted computer technologist, he also participates in usability testing efforts for technology companies. He has been a featured keynote speaker at various events including Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference and the GeekWire Summit. Todd resides in the Puget Sound area of Washington with his wife Karen and is an entrepreneur: founder and CEO of C4 Consulting. We look forward to hearing Todd share his stories about assistive technologies! 

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Station MD

Dr. Matthew Kaufman is the CEO of StationMD,--a telemedicine company designed to improve access and medical care for vulnerable populations through technology. Dr. Kaufman also serves as the Medical Director of an Emergency Department in the New York City area. Dr. Kaufman was honored as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Innovators of 2019. He has over 40 publications, including a series of 7 medical training books in their 3rd edition. He also enjoys participating in a disaster preparedness program in South America, where he travels several times a year to help train medical personnel. 

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Meet Dan Hall

Dan Hall is president of On Course Solutions LLC, a coaching and consulting business. Dan has over 35 years in leadership development, working in 27 countries and throughout the United States. From working with executives of large organizations to helping develop micro-industry in developing countries, Dan’s passion is to maximize the gifts and talents of each individual. With clients including the Federation of State Medical Boards, Jewish Hospital systems in Louisville Ky, the national YMCA, as well as many not-for-profit and public organizations such as the Mississippi State Department of Health, Dan has a plethora of experience in working with various organizations as a strategic coach and consultant. In August 2016, Dan experienced a dramatic shift in his life when a pulmonary embolism caused him to pass out, falling into a wall and injuring his neck, leaving him quadriplegic. Since that time, Dan has continued to coach and consult but has also spoken throughout the country sharing his experience as he lives his new reality. His lectures have already been heard by thousands, encouraging many to rise above the challenges to embrace life as it is. Dan and his wife Hazel live in Madison, MS. They have six children and four perfect grandchildren.

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Disability Cocoon

Dustin Wright is the Founder of Disability Cocoon, where Dustin helps make disability technology easy for everyone through education, resources, and training - so that anyone can enable possibilities. Dustin helps professionals, families, and advocates with disabilities find creative uses of technologies that promote independence. Dustin has worked as a Direct Support Professional, as a Director at a large disability service provider agency and was one of the founders of a nationally known remote support provider. He is a serial entrepreneur working on several other projects, all of which involve the utilization of enabling technologies for people with disabilities. 

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About us

The Future is 2020: Tech It Out Conference
is a collaboration between The Arc of Mississippi, MS Dept of Rehabilitation Services, Project START, MS State University T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability, The University of Southern MS Institute for Disability Studies,  North MS Regional Center TAD Center