9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.

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Voices’ 20th Anniversary Remembrance Symposium – New York, NY and livestream

September 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

As they have done for many years, Voices of September 11th will hold an anniversary Remembrance Symposium on the days leading up to the anniversary. This year’s theme is Remembrance, Reflection and Resilience.

The Symposium will be held from 9:00am until 4:00pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021 and from 9:00am until 5:00pm on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Marriott West Street just south of the World Trade Center.

This year’s event will held both in person and via online streaming.

To register, please click here.

Agenda for September 10th

Sites of Memory: Building 9/11 Memorials on Sacred Ground

  • Governor George Pataki – former Governor of New York on 9/11
  • Alice Greenwald – president and chief executive, 911 Memorial & Museum
  • Steve Clark – superintendent of National Parks of Western Pennsylvania
  • Gordon Felt – president, Families of Flight 93
  • Mary Fetchet, LSCW – founding director, Voices Center for Resilience
  • Anthony Gardner – founder of September 11 Education Trust
  • Jim Laychak – executive director, Pentagon Memorial Fund

The 9/11 Commission: A Retrospective

  • The Honorable Thomas H. Kean – Chairman, 9/11 Commission
  • Senator Susan Collins – US Senator of Maine
  • Senator Joseph I. Lieberman – former US Senator of Connecticut
  • Richard Ben Veniste – 9/11 Commissioner

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Compensation Programs

  • Rupa Bhattacharyya – special master September 11th Victims Compensation Fund
  • Stefanie Langsam – deputy special master September 11th Victims Compensation Fund
    Michael Barasch – partner McGarry, Salzman and Penson
  • Joseph Cavalcante – advocate for injured workers NYS Workers’ Compensation Board
  • John Dearie – managing attorney, Dearie Law Firm
  • Noah Kushlefsky – partner, Kreindler & Kreindler
  • Matt McCauley – partner, Turken, Heath and McCauley

Our Voices Together Peer-to-Peer Discussion Groups for 9/11 Families

  • Facilitated by American Group Psychotherapy Association Representatives

Private meeting for 9/11 Families with NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

  • Barbara Sampson – NYC Chief Medical Examiner
  • Mark Desire – Acting Public Affairs Officer NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  • Jennifer Odien – WTC Anthropologist NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Progress Report on September 11 Litigation

  • John Eubanks – attorney Motley Rice
  • Robert Haefele – senior counsel Motley Rice
  • Jim Kreindler – partner, Kreindler & Kreindler

World Trade Center Medical & Mental Health Updates

  • Robert Brackbill – PhD Director of Research WTC Health Registry
  • Joan Reibman – Medical Director NYU/Bellevue Asthma Center
  • Rebecca Rosen – Director of Mental Health Services, NYC Health and Hospitals and
    WTC Environmental Health Center
  • Leigh Wilson – Medical Director, Northwell Health Center of Excellence

The Role of Sports Following 9/11

  • Jeremy Schapp – ESPN
  • Bobby Valentine – former manager, NY Mets
  • Jeff Van Gundy – former head coach, NY Knicks

Please note: Due to the vulnerability of the 9/11 community all attendees must be vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination upon arrival.

Marriott West Street
85 West Street
New York, NY 10006


September 10, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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