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Submissions Open for 2017 Great Places Awards

Start Date: 
Dec 10, 2016
End Date: 
Jan 31, 2017

EDRA Great Places Awards 2017

The VELCRO Companies is seeking an Industrial Product Designer

Start Date: 
Nov 16, 2016
Location
Address: 
265 Franklin Street, 19th Floor
City: 
Boston
State: 
MA
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Name: 
Ashley Brown

Velcro Group

SFSU School of Design Seeking Full Professor and Director

Start Date: 
Nov 1, 2016
End Date: 
Dec 1, 2016
Location
City: 
San Francisco
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Name: 
Stacy Guan
Email: 

San Francisco State University

October 1, 2016
School of Design College of Liberal and Creative Arts
San Francisco State University

Position title Full Professor and Director, School of Design
Start date August 2017
Deadline Applications requested by December 1; position remains open until filled.

EDRA47Raleigh

Start Date: 
May 18, 2016
End Date: 
May 21, 2016
Location
Raleigh Convention Center
Address: 
500 S Salisbury St
City: 
Raleigh
State: 
North Carolina
Country: 
U.S.A.

EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground

There is a transition underway in the design industries, boosted by economic forces, emerging societal challenges, and advances in design research. Whether unsettling or affirming, this shift is changing the tectonics of design research, design delivery, and education in ways that can quickly make current and commonplace approaches outdated. What are examples of these shifts?

→ Shifting VALUES
→ Shifting METHODS
→ Shifting PRACTICE
→ Shifting SPECTRUM
→ Shifting LEXICON

Summit on Creativity & Aging in America Webinar

Start Date: 
Feb 3, 2016
Event Time: 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join The National Endowment for the Arts for a webinar at 3pm February 3, 2016 to introduce the white paper from the Summit on Creativity and Aging in America, which was hosted by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Center for Creative Aging in May 2015. The summit brought together more than 70 experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the fields of healthy aging, lifelong learning in the arts, and design for aging communities.

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). 

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, Colorado

Start Date: 
Jun 12, 2014
Event Time: 
8:00AM - 4:15PM
Location
Colorado Housing & Finance Authority
Address: 
1981 Blake St.
City: 
Denver
State: 
CO
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
John Ritzu
Phone: 
(312) 913-1717 x228

The Colorado Housing & Finance Authority 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 Fair Housing Act’s accessibility requirements, Accessible Routes, and Accessible Public and Common Use Areas.

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