Opportunities

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

Disability Reframed Community Film Series: Stand Clear of Sliding Doors

Start Date: 
Feb 24, 2015
Event Time: 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location
Lecture Hall, Main Library
Address: 
449 Broadway
City: 
Cambridge
State: 
MA
Country: 
U.S.A.

Disability Reframed: A Community Film Series & ReelAbilities Boston co-host a screening of Stand Clear of the Closing Doors

Festival of the Body at OCAD University

Start Date: 
Jan 16, 2015
End Date: 
Feb 5, 2015
Location
The Great Hall, OCAD University
City: 
Toronto
State: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada

Opening January 15 at OCAD U is the much-anticipated Festival of the Body. This month-long event and exhibition series for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games highlights works by students that explore new and cross-disciplinary approaches to the body in contemporary art. The Festival also marks the official launch of Life Studies, a new Faculty of Art specialization that investigates the figure and the body in studio practice and scientific methodology.

2015 Universal Design Symposium

Start Date: 
Mar 20, 2015
End Date: 
Mar 21, 2015
Location
NC State College of Design
City: 
Raleigh
State: 
NC
Country: 
U.S.A.

The goal of this Universal Design Symposium is to convene people who are passionate or interested in Universal Design and provide them with the opportunity to meet, converse, and interact.  You are invited to attend the 2015 Universal Design Symposium on March 20-21 at NC State University’s College of Design.

Visit the symposium website

Universal Design: Myth or Reality

Start Date: 
Jan 15, 2015
Event Time: 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Address: 
2 East 91st Street
City: 
New York City
State: 
NY
Country: 
U.S.A

Where did “universal design” come from, and where is it headed? Will our future be populated with products that work for everyone, or we will increasingly use devices customized for an audience of one? How do we acknowledge individual differences while building a more accessible world?

Join Gianfranco Zaccai (Continuum), Jon Marshall (MAP Project office), Scott Summit (3D Systems), and moderator Aimi Hamraie (Vanderbilt University) for a spirited conversation about the origins and future of universal design and accessibility.

Fair Housing Accessibility Training, California

Start Date: 
Jun 10, 2014
Event Time: 
8:00AM - 4:15PM
Location
Dept. of General Services, The Ziggurat 1st Floor Auditorium
Address: 
707 3rd St.
City: 
West Sacramento
State: 
CA
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
John Ritzu
Phone: 
(312) 913-1717 x228

The Division of the State Architect Department of General Services and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development offer a Fair Housing Act accessibility policy training session. The course will be presented by Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST, an initiative by HUD to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The session will cover an Overview of the Act’s accessibility requirements, Disability Rights Laws, Fair Housing Enforcement, and Making Housing Accessible through Accommodations & Modifications.  

Fair Housing Accessibility Training, Georgia

Start Date: 
Jun 3, 2014
Event Time: 
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Location
The Georgia Public Safety Training Center
Address: 
1000 Indian Springs Dr.
City: 
Forsyth
State: 
GA
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
John Ritzu
Phone: 
(312) 913-1717 x228

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a Fair Housing Act Accessibility training session. The course will be presented by Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST, an initiative by HUD to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The session will cover a Technical Overview of the Fair Housing Act’s accessibility requirements, Accessible Routes, and Accessible Public and Common Use Areas.

Fair Housing Accessibility Training, Texas

Start Date: 
May 29, 2014
Event Time: 
8:00AM - 4:15PM
Location
University of Texas, Thompson Conference Center
Address: 
2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
City: 
Austin
State: 
TX
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
John Ritzu
Phone: 
(312) 913-1717 x228

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA)and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development offer a Fair Housing Act accessibility training session. The course will be presented by Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST, an initiative by HUD to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The session will cover a Technical Overview of the Act’s accessibility requirements, Strategies for Compliant Kitchens, Strategies for Compliant Bathrooms, Accessible Routes, and Accessible Public and Common Use Areas.

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