Call for Presentations

2020 - Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability: Building Blocks for the Future

Join us - examine the foundations of access and design an inclusive future

Preference will be given to proposals that encourage discussions across the typical social, political, and disciplinary boundaries; connect individuals to local, national or international communities; or consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. 

To be on the mailing list for the conference, send e-mail to ADA-OSU@osu.edu

The Multiple Perspectives Conference is hosted by Ohio State University’s ADA Coordinator’s Office is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Ethel Louise Armstrong  Endowment Fund and ongoing support from The Ohio State University.  

Submission Guidelines for Multiple Perspectives 2020

Early Decisions Deadline: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3, 2019)

Proposal Deadline: Ed Roberts’ Birthday (January 23rd  2020)

Preference will be given to proposals that encourage discussions across the typical social, political, and disciplinary boundaries; connect individuals to local, national or international communities; or consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. 

Conference update at:  http://ada.osu.edu/conferences.htm
 

Submission Instructions

Proposals should be submitted by e-mail with the body of the email or as an attachment (Word, TXT, or RTF formats) to ADA-OSU@osu.edu  with MP2020 and your name in the subject line

Proposals must include:

  1. Name of each presenter with titles, institutions, employers etc. as appropriate
  2. Contact information (phone, mailing address, and e-mail) if there is more than one presenter please indicate one individual as the contact and lead presenter.
  3. Title of Presentation (9 words or less)
  4. Short Description not more than 50 words.
  5. Full Description (700 words or less) describe the content, focus and desired outcomes for the presentation using these questions as a guide:
  • What is the format of the presentation (Lecture, Panel, Discussion, Performance, Other)?
  • Who is the intended audience (educators, employers, businesses, advocates, students, consumers, researchers, or other)?
  • How familiar should the audience be with the topic (beginner, intermediate, advanced)?
  • What are your three main goals for the presentation?

Please Note:  The full conference fees will be waived and lunch provided for presenters of accepted proposals. Presenters are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Questions contact L. Scott Lissner at Lissner.2@osu.edu.

Email ada-osu@osu.edu with MP Mailing List in the subject to be put on the conference mailing list.