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Portland State University’s College of Education and the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) are excited to reprise this 2nd annual interdisciplinary summit. We invite disability specialists, urban planners, engineers, transportation professionals, students, and community members to discuss the nexus between design, innovation, technology, and access. Themes will examine technological innovations that improve accessibility and wayfinding; smart cities; interdisciplinary approaches for intersections; unequal access to safe roads for those with disabilities who are persons of color; and opportunities for regional coordination across adjacent metropolitan areas, with an emphasis on the Cascadia region.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER - Questions? Contact us at omsummit@pdx.eduIf you’re having trouble reading the program, please contact us or access a print version here: https://mobilitymatters2019.sched.com/print
General Admission: $130
Students: $45
Refund Policy: All refunds closed Feb 18th, substitutions accepted at no charge.

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Monday, March 11 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Coming Back Together: A Facilitated Discussion of Findings

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A facilitated group discussion in both small and large setting to share major take-aways from the day and answer these questions:
  • What are our approaches for setting priorities with testbeds? 
  • How may we evaluate multiple points from the perspectives of equity? 
  • What are models that allow us to evaluate both qualitative and quantitative data for smarter design and inclusion of community members?
  • How will you take what you learned today and apply it to your work in the short-term? In the long-term?

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Jennifer Dill

Director, Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), Portland State University
Director of TREC and the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), Jennifer is also a professor of urban studies and planning. She is an internationally cited researcher on sustainable transportation. Among her research projects are Lessons from the Green Lanes... Read More →
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Amy Parker

Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Portland State University, O&M Program
Amy Parker, EdD, COMS, is an assistant professor and the coordinator of the Orientation and Mobility Program in the Special Education Department. In 2009 she completed her doctorate in special education, with an emphasis in deafblindness and a certification in orientation and mobility... Read More →

Monday March 11, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Smith Memorial Student Union (3rd Floor, Ballroom) 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, USA