Opportunities

Julie Fleck at CDD Forum

Start Date: 
Nov 16, 2015
Event Time: 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
10-485
Address: 
77 Massachusetts Ave
City: 
Cambridge
State: 
MA
Country: 
U.S.A.

Julie Fleck will present to the MIT school of Urban Studies and Planning on Monday November 16 at 12:00 PM about the Built Environment Professional Education Project (BEPE). BEPE aims to make inclusive design an essential part of the education and training of built environment professionals.

How I Walk: A Campaign to Rebrand the Word Walking

How I Walk: A Campaign to Rebrand WalkingHow I Walk is a movement  to rebrand the word walking by challenging individual and societal perspectives.

The visual campaign aims to promote walking as an inclusive physical activity term that is individualized.  There are various ways to walk, and now is the time to rebrand the word walking so that everybody is included in walking initiatives.

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Start Date: 
Apr 25, 2016
End Date: 
Apr 26, 2016
Location
Hawai'i Convention Center
City: 
Honolulu
State: 
Hawai'i
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information

24:HOUR Universal Design Hackathon 2015

Start Date: 
Nov 12, 2015
End Date: 
Nov 13, 2015
Location
City: 
Dublin
Country: 
Ireland
Contact Information

Gallaudet University International Design Competition

As the world’s only liberal arts university for deaf and hard of hearing students, Gallaudet University, in Washington, D.C., is the preeminent center of deaf experience, research and culture.

A new design competition for the historic core of the Gallaudet campus and adjacent public realm will focus on themes of cultural exchange and innovative placemaking.

MIT's assistive technology design class is looking for clients with disabilities interested in creating customized assistive technology & visually impaired volunteers to test a wearable navigation system

The MIT class, 6.811, Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology, team's engineering students want to work with clients with disabilities to create customized assistive technology solutions. They are looking for clients with specific project ideas for their class this upcoming fall. 

Find out more and apply

Smithsonian's Festival ADA: 25 Years of Disability Civil Rights

Start Date: 
Jul 24, 2015
End Date: 
Jul 26, 2015
Event Time: 
10:00AM - 7:30PM
Location
National Museum of American History
City: 
Washington D.C.
Country: 
U.S.A.

The weekend of July 24-26 brings nation-wide celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA into law on July 26th, 1990, capping decades of legal efforts and activism to end discrimination against people with disabilities. The Smithsonian is partnering with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts in producing a range of activities to mark this historic moment and highlight the ADA’s on-going legacy in American life.

NEA's Summit on Creative Aging in America Webcast

Date: 
May 18, 2015

The Summit on Creative Aging in America: A Pre-Conference to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging will be held on May 18, 2015 to gather recommendations for the field of creativity and aging. The Summit will bring together practitioners, policymakers, and researchers from the field to contribute to the larger White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA), which is tentatively scheduled for late July 2015. The Summit on Creative Aging in America will be co-hosted by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA). 

First theatrical screening of "INVITATION TO DANCE" at the Regent Theatre Arlington

Start Date: 
Apr 21, 2015
Event Time: 
7:00PM
Location
Regent Theatre
Address: 
7 Medford Street
City: 
Arlington
State: 
MA
Country: 
U.S.A.

Invitation to Dance

A wheelchair-riding social activist takes us out dancing with the avant-garde ofdisabled artists and radical thinkers - unstoppable in their quest for “equality, justice, and a place on the dance floor!”

ABX 2015

Start Date: 
Nov 17, 2015
End Date: 
Nov 19, 2015
Location
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
City: 
Boston
State: 
MA
Country: 
U.S.A.

2015 Call for Proposals

There are no pre-defined topics for workshop submissions. ABX provides cutting-edge educational offerings each year, so topics that discuss emerging A/E/C trends, building and design techniques, sustainability, high-performance building, resiliency,  etc. are of specific interest. Please submit topics that you are an expert in, are passionate about, and that are relevant to the industry.

Submission deadline is March 31, 2015

Please see the ABX website for more details

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