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Mar 18, 2008

The 2008 da Vinci Awards search committee is now accepting nominations worldwide for pioneering inventions or research, developed by corporations or individuals, that enables people with disabilities to participate and contribute to all aspects of society.

Mar 18, 2008

Adaptive Environments/Institute for Human-Centered Design is re-launching the Access to Design Professions E-Mentoring Program. This Program finds mentors for students with disabilities who have graduated from high school and are interested in careers in design.

Mar 6, 2008

Does being cool make it difficult to lead in challenging circumstances? Are architects up to the task of speaking for those people who lack an effective voice, whether due to infirmity, poverty, or other forms of social injustice? Can those of us in the academy educate our students to make such leadership the new cool?

Feb 23, 2008

The symposium derives its name "NETWORKS FOR MOBILITY" from the network
approach and sees itself as a forum for interdisciplinary exchange of the various areas of transportation science and related fields.

Feb 14, 2008

The National Academy of Environmental Design (NAED) is being established by a coalition of education and professional organizations focused on the built environment. The academy, which is proposed to be housed within the the existing National Academies, would share their mission of addressing critical national issues and providing advice to the federal government and the public.

Jan 26, 2008

A flagship partnership initiative of GAID, the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development, G3ict is headed by W2i , the Wireless Internet Institute in cooperation with the Secretariat for the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities and UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

Jan 20, 2008

Abstracts are due by February 17, 2008. The 3rd Annual International Forum, hosted by the Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs, will bring together advocates, family members, scholars, and practitioners from a variety of perspectives to explore the theme of Sport and Ability.

Jan 20, 2008

The IDC 2008 conference will continue to present significant contributions to research, development, and practice in the field of interaction design for children. The goals of the 2008 conference are to better understand children's needs, and how to design for them, with a specific focus on creativity and innovation.

Jan 20, 2008

LAS VEGAS

Jan 20, 2008

The CIB Working Commission 084 "Building Comfortable Environments for All" invites you to submit high quality research papers for the International Meeting in 2008 in USA. After the Rome Meeting in 2004 and the one in Verona in 2006, the new Meeting of the WC 084 will be held in United States.