The 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 to 31 July 2015.
The main objective of the Conference remains to promote and encourage the development of transport services and systems that meet the needs of people with some sort of disability through the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and experience. The conference is hosted by IST (Técnico) (www.ist.eu) with the support of several official entities.
The inaugural International Sports Science Symposium on Performance Enhancement and Technology will be held at the University of Oregon (UO) in Eugene, OR, July 18-21, 2014. IHCD's Eli Wolff will be a keynote speaker focusing adaptive technology in sport.
The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences with elements of architecture, through collaboration between architects and neuroscientists. The goal is to inspire ideas and new collaborations that will ignite change and unlock the potential of Neuroscience for Architecture.
The LEAD® conference continues to be the one place where leaders and newcomers in the field of access to the cultural arts for individuals with disabilities and older adults can meet and mingle with peers, learn about the latest technological advances, get the straight talk on legal issues, and contribute to the collective knowledge base of what does and doesn’t work for building and engaging audiences, patrons, and visitors of all ages and abilities.
The conference program hosts more than 175 workshops and tours covering relevant industry issues and projects. A diverse range of topics and ideas attracts the full spectrum of building-industry professionals, including architects, engineers, builders/contractors and owners/clients.
Destinations for All, the first ever international summit on accessible tourism, will take place October 19 to 22, 2014. Set into motion by Kéroul and supported by international organizations such as the United Nations and the ENAT, the Destinations for All World Summit will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Québec, where key players in tourism, culture, and transportation will aim to identify and implement the necessary measures to establish international tourism that is inclusive and accessible.
Our aim is to make UD2014 in Lund a creative and diverse meeting place for both speakers and participants. By exchanging knowledge, experiences and ideas we can build global connections and creative networks for future work on universal design.
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, The Institute for Human Centered Design is sponsoring our annual Socially Sustainable Design Symposium at the ArchitectureBoston Expo.
Elected officials, technicians for local authorities, employment professionals, and planners are all invited to participate in a two-day event to discuss and debate key questions in the field of accessibility.