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Apr 26, 2009

Submissions made for Virtual Participation will go trough the same reviewing processes of the regular papers (double-blind, non-blind, and participative peer reviewing) and, if accepted (according to the same acceptance policy), they will be included in the proceedings and will be eligible for journal publication if they are, according to their reviewers, among the best 10%-20% of those physically and virtually presented at the conference.

Apr 23, 2009

The Access to Design Professions Project will be presenting three sessions as part of The Power of Diversity: Practice in a Complex World, the AIA convention 2009, April 30 - May 2 in San Francisco.

Mar 14, 2009

The call for papers to present at Techshare 2009 is now open. This year’s event is organised by RNIB in partnership with other leading disability organisations, and we are looking for presentations that contribute to the conference content covering a variety of disabilities.

Feb 20, 2009

LAMORLAYE, France -- When Jean-Yves Prodel, who lives alone and uses a wheelchair, bought a 20-year-old house in this town just north of Paris in 2005, he hired an architect to remake it following the principles of universal design.

Jan 26, 2009

The publication International Best Practices in Universal Design: A Global Review has been named as one of the world’s 100 "Best Practices" for 2008 by United Nations Habitat–Dubai International Award for Best Practices.

Jan 26, 2009

Josh Jakus is a Berkeley, California

Jan 17, 2009

25th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities.
May 4-5, 2009. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jan 4, 2009

W3C announces a new standard that will help Web designers and
developers create sites that better meet the needs of users with disabilities and older users. Drawing on extensive experience and community feedback, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 improve upon W3C's groundbreaking initial standard for accessible Web content.

Dec 31, 2008

Improving public transportation for people with disabilities will be the focus of a $4.7 million federal grant awarded, in part, to the University at Buffalo.