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2019 Disability Summit

Friday, September 27, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Address

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street - Conference Rooms 258A, B, & C, Boston, MA 02210
MOD Blue Logo-sunrise inside of the O- Massachusetts Office on Disability spelled out below in white text with the words "fifth annual disability summit" in black text underneath

Contact for 2019 Disability Summit

Massachusetts Office on Disability

Address

Massachusetts Office on Disability, One Ashburton Place, Room 1305, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F. Mass relay: Dial 7-1-1 and connect via main number.

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F.

Overview of 2019 Disability Summit

MOD Blue Logo-sunrise inside of the O- Massachusetts Office on Disability spelled out below in white text with the words "fifth annual disability summit" in black text underneath
  • Rain date: This event will be held indoors, no rain date scheduled.
  • Fees: Free
  • Capacity: 400

The Massachusetts Office on Disability annual Summit began in 2015. This event is designed to bring together and inspire leaders, advocates, and persons with disabilities by focusing on issues that impact the disability community. 

Please, join us on Friday, September 27 for our 5th annual disability summit. We are well underway in assembling a robust program that will address various topics.

The 2019 Disability Summit will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Conference Rooms 258 A, B, & C. The BCEC is located at 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

General inquiries may be emailed to mod-events@mass.gov or MOD's event line at 617-727-7440 extension 27318.

 

2019 Disability Summit Program

8:30-9:00: Registration and Light Breakfast; Resource Tables Open

9:00-9:15: Welcome and Introduction

9:15-9:35: Data on Disability and Challenges to Implementing the ADA for Municipalities in Massachusetts                                                           

9:35-9:50: DOJ ADA Enforcement as it Applies to Cities and Towns

9:50-10:40:  State Initiatives Impacting Local Communities

10:40- 10:55: BREAK

10:55-11:25: Resources for Barrier Removal for Local Communities

11:25-11:45: ADA Grant Success Stories

11:45-12:05: Creative Uses of 22G Funds by Local Commission on Disabilities

12:05-12:15: Tom Hopkins Disability Access Award

12:30-1:30: Networking and Resource Tables

You will need for 2019 Disability Summit

Accessibility

American Sign Language interpreters and Communication Access Real Time Transcription (CART) will be requested for this event, and provided based on availability. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request by August 23, 2019 to Moss Lynch, MOD ADA Coordinator, by email at mod-info@mass.gov or by phone at 617-727-7440 extension 27318. This contact is only for reasonable accommodation requests.  Requests made after August 23, 2019 will be considered but may not be possible to fill.

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Additional Resources for 2019 Disability Summit

Contact for 2019 Disability Summit

Address

Massachusetts Office on Disability, One Ashburton Place, Room 1305, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F. Mass relay: Dial 7-1-1 and connect via main number.

This line is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F.

Fax

(617) 727-0965
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