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2014 ANFA Conference

Start Date: 
Sep 18, 2014
End Date: 
Sep 20, 2014
Location
Salk Institute
City: 
La Jolla
State: 
CA
Country: 
U.S.A.

The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences with elements of architecture, through collaboration between architects and neuroscientists.  The goal is to inspire ideas and new collaborations that will ignite change and unlock the potential of Neuroscience for Architecture.

The National Endowment for the Arts Webinar Series on International Design Initiatives: Universal Design + Landscape Design

Start Date: 
Jun 18, 2014
Event Time: 
3:00 PM

Universal design is a global movement that builds both on the experience of accessible design, and on the reality of the diversity of age and ability in the 21st century, especially in the physical world of buildings, streets, sidewalks, and other outdoor spaces. In this webinar hosted by the Institute for Human Centered Design and moderated by Valerie Fletcher, designers will discuss the intersection of universal and landscape design in their work, and what can be learned and built upon from the international community.

2014 LEAD Conference

Start Date: 
Aug 1, 2014
End Date: 
Aug 6, 2014
Location
City: 
Chicago
State: 
IL
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information

The LEAD® conference continues to be the one place where leaders and newcomers in the field of access to the cultural arts for individuals with disabilities and older adults can meet and mingle with peers, learn about the latest technological advances, get the straight talk on legal issues, and contribute to the collective knowledge base of what does and doesn’t work for building and engaging audiences, patrons, and visitors of all ages and abilities.

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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.

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