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Call for Presentations: 2014 International Summit on Accessibility (July 12-15, 2014 in Ottawa)

Call for Presentations
2014 International Summit on Accessibility, Making it Happen: From Intention to Action
July 12-15, 2014
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the inaugural International Summit on Accessibility.

The Summit promotes access and inclusion for persons with disabilities in all aspects of life. The theme for the Summit embraces the positive progress in creating accessible and inclusive communities and brings together a diverse leadership collective to share achievement and create action. We will address issues of accessibility in education, communication, recreation, mobility health and the physical environment and will have a special emphasis on employment. Our streams are:

  1. Innovation: Highlighting and celebrating a world of best practices and innovative approaches to accessibility.
  2. Technology: The promises and pitfalls of technology in contributing to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the home environment and beyond.
  3. Accessible Communities: A focus on the built environment and the concepts and collaborations needed to create accessible communities.
  4. Employment and other related topics

Presenters may choose from a variety of session options including a poster presentation. The deadline to submit is November 22, 2013. Committees of experts and leaders in the theme areas will review all proposals for presentation and posters. Authors of successful presentations and posters will be notified by February 7, 2014.

For more information, including a list of topics and presenter benefits, please visit the International Summit on Accessibility website at

Submit Your Proposal at

Joanne Doucet
Steering Committee
International Summit on Accessibility
Carleton University
613-520-2600 ext. 6115

Archival Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013
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