Universal Design Summit 6
Inclusive Communities: Housing & Public Spaces
November 13 – 14, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri
A leading conference in North America that proudly provides exceptional content on Universal Design in home and community
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Deadline for proposals is April 30, 2017 at 5 p.m CST.
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Our opening day keynote speaker will be Valerie Fletcher,
Executive Director of the Institute for Human Centered
Design (IHCD) in Boston, MA. Fletcher writes, lectures
and works internationally. Her research focus is integrated
social and environmentally sustainable solutions for
multifamily housing, healthcare, culture, workplaces, and
the public realm. She is a Special Advisor on Inclusive
Design to the Open Society Institute, the UN Department of Economic and
Social Affairs, and Councilor for the International Association for Universal
Design (IAUD) in Japan.
Fletcher has a master’s degree in ethics and public
policy from Harvard University. The Boston Society of Architects awarded her
the Women in Design award in 2005. She co-chairs the Design Industry Group