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BBI Chairman Blanck to Give Keynote Address at International Conference on Building an Inclusive Society through Accessibility at Maynooth University in Ireland

November 6, 2019
Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) Chairman and University Professor Peter Blanck will speak at the Symposium hosted by the Assisted Living & Learning (ALL) Institute and the Department of Law on November 21, 2019. The event will take place at National University of Ireland Maynooth’s North Campus in the Phoenix Boardroom. Blanck will deliver the keynote presentation on Building an Inclusive Society through Accessibility.

People with disabilities, disability rights advocates, practitioners, law professors, law students, legislators, and academics, students, and community members will explore disability law and policy.

The Symposium will address key topics in international disability law and policy, including accessibility in Canada and the European Accessibility Act, with the goal of protecting and improving disability rights in today’s challenging environment and tomorrow’s uncertain future.

Download Symposium Poster

More information about Peter Blanck
bbi.syr.edu/about/team/Leadership_Team/Peter_Blanck.html

More information about the ALL Institute
www.maynoothuniversity.ie/all-institute

More information on the European Accessibility Act
eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2019.151.01.0070.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2019:151:TOC

About the Burton Blatt Institute
The Burton Blatt Institute (“BBI”) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. Through program development, research, and public policy guidance, BBI advances the full inclusion of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, a pioneering disability rights scholar. BBI has offices in Syracuse, NY; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; New York City, NY; and Lexington, KY. bbi.syr.edu

Link: Go to website for News Source
http://bbi.syr.edu/news_events/news/2019/11/blanck-keynote-ireland.html


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