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International Summit on Accessibility 2014

Carleton University

July 12-15, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa Convention Centre

Everyone has a part to play in making the world a more accessible and inclusive place. Thank you for supporting the first International Summit on Accessibility.

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Sponsored by Province of Ontario, City of Ottawa, and TD Canada Trust

 

 

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Carleton Researchers Publish a Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada

Carleton University researchers and Summit participants have released a project entitled A Wheelchair History of Disability in Canada. “Old wheelchairs tell extraordinary stories about the people who used them, made them and lived around them. Dorothy collected their images and the information... More

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Active Living Alliance with Canadians with a Disability: Demonstration Today!

Demonstrations in Canada Hall 2 & 3 during the morning 10:15am break  While we have talked about technology, employment, education and community accessibility, we haven’t addressed the importance of sport, recreation and leisure for those with a disability. Join the Active Living Alliance... More

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Monday at a Glance

Today’s the last day of the summit.  As usual, breakfast will be served until 8:45 in Canada Hall 2 & 3. After that, “Accessibility Essentials” occurs in Ottawa Salon, “The Future of Assistive Technologies” occurs in rooms 206 & 208, and “Collaborating... More

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Banquet Tonight at 7:30 pm

This evening, the Banquet begins in the Triullium Ballroom at 7:30 pm. There is a Reception beginning one hour prior, from 6:30-7:30 in the Trillium Ballroom. For additional information on the event, please click here. The Banquet will certainly be a highlight of the weekend, and we invite all... More

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Announcement: Gazeley Bursary & Susan Scott-Parker Scholarship

Gazeley Bursary One of our delegates here at the Summit, Mrs. Joan Campbell Gazeley, who graduated from Carleton University in 1960, has chosen to establish a bursary to support students with disabilities.This award will help ensure that students with disabilities continue to have access to... More

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Active Living Alliance: Booth in Exhibit Hall

This afternoon, the Active Living Alliance for Canadians will be in the Exhibit Hall (Canada Hall 2 & 3) throughout the day to promote wellness for everyone.  They describe themselves as, “A national network dedicated to the wellness through healthy active living, sport and... More

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