Conference Schedule

Register for the Universal Design Summit 6


Map diagramsA.  Housing and Accessibility Requirements – an introduction to the basic requirements for various kinds of housing, ranging from single family, to multifamily and including publicly funded projects as well as private condominium complexes.  This will be a nuts and bolts review of Fair Housing Accessibility requirements, ADA requirements for public areas and for student housing, ADA as applied to affordable housing, and current common building code requirements.  The session will also include discussion of current inclusive design concepts for housing and how those practices intersect with regulatory minimums.

B.   ADA and the Community – an introduction to the ADA in public accommodations particularly spaces that are central to community access.  These include buildings for shopping, community events, voting, religious services, social services, medical services and sports venues.  The emphasis will be on access to community.  Outdoor spaces and recreation areas will be included.   The discussion will include access to public sidewalks and parks, and access to transportation.

Evening – Speakers Reception

Presentation Image Presentation Image

Universal Design SUMMIT 6 Workshop Schedule as of 07-23-2017

Monday, November 13, 2017   

7:00 am Registration
 8:00 am – 9:15 am Breakfast Keynote: Judy Heumann
9:30 am – 10:45 am Sessions 1

11:00 am – 12:15 pm Session 2

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Keynote: Inclusive Design in a Global Context (Valerie Fletcher, Institute of Human Centered Design)
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm Session 3

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Session 4


Tuesday, November 14, 2017    

8:00 am – 9:30 am Breakfast Keynote: Integration of Inclusive Design into the Gateway Arch Project (Anna Leavey, Arch Park Foundation, and Vern Remiger, Remiger Design)
9:45 am – 11:00 am Session 5

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Session 6

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Keynote: Gallaudet University:  Science Labs and the Sixth Street Development & DeafSpace Principles in Practice (Hansel Bauman)
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Session 7


Presented by