CSI Boston Universal Design Reception: February 8th, 5:15 - 7:30pm

  • 08 Feb 2017
CSI Boston Universal Design Reception: February 8th, 5:15 - 7:30pm
Event Description

Computer Systems Institute (CSI) Boston Universal Design: Starting From a New Place

When: Wednesday February 8, 2017 from 5:15 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Where: The University of Massachusetts Club, One Beacon Street, 32nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Join the CSI Boston Chapter on Wednesday, February 8th for dinner, drinks, networking, and a presentation discussing the principles of Universal Design.

The goal of Universal Design is to craft a built environment that reduces the undesirable impact of barriers, to facilitate social participation. Barriers may include obstacles to movement, space and time, access, communication, perception, or expression. Universal Design's fundamental purpose is "to change the form and organization of our material world and even change how we interact with it. It is a tool that extends the effectiveness of human adaptive behavior. It is contextual." (Steinfeld and Maisel)

The presenters:
Ned Collier, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Education Studio at ICON Architecture, Inc.
Polly Welch, Senior Project Manager, Statewide Accessibility Initiative, Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance

The networking reception will begin at 5:15 PM and the presentation will begin at 6:30 PM. Registration deadline & cancellation is, Friday, February 3rd!

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