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This page gives you highlights on continuing education programs developed and delivered by CUD. They are presented in reverse chronological order. Each program listing includes details of date/location, title, event, topic keywords and event type. We suggest that you use your browser search engine to "find" certain topic keywords, program title, etc that interest you.

Abstracts/Highlights of Select Programs
Chronological List (programs 2004 - present)

Abstracts/Highlights of Select Programs
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“Universal Design: The American Experience"
(Brazil) Leslie Young and Marcelo Guimaraes delivered the keynote address “Universal Design: The American Experience". The International Seminar: 'Universal Design: Creating Designs without Barriers” was held at the Sao Paulo Industry Federation sponsored by the Sao Paulo Design Center. The following day was spent discussing with students and faculty strategies to better include universal design in their product designs. Of significance was the Design Center’s emphasis on reusing materials that would have otherwise been discarded and assisting local folk artisans enhance their products to be more marketable, critical to maintaining a high level of employment.

Products and Design for Aging Clients
For the fourth consecutive year, CUD staff or associates have made presentations at the annual conference of the annual conference of  the Professional Housing Rehabilitation Association of North Carolina (PHRANC). This year's topic focused on the needs of elderly clients and the modifications to their home that would promote safety, independence, and ease of use. Issues included ramps, bath and shower design and specialty product

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Chronological List (programs 2004 - present)

The list below presents a chronological perspective on continuing education programs developed and delivered by CUD.

2007

Date/Location: June 2007, Ontario, Canada
Title: Universal Housing: Myths and Realities (PDF)
Event: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging, and Technology (FICCDAT)
Topics Keywords: Housing
Type: Conference presentation

2006

Date/Location: October 2006, Springfield, MO
Title: “Trends in Universal Design in Housing” and “Affordable Universal Design”
Event: 2006 Missouri Universal Design Conference (pdf)
Topics Keywords: Housing
Type: Keynote Address and Conference Presentation

Date/Location: October 2006, Raleigh, NC
Title: Accessibility and Universal Design Concepts: A Match Made for Design
Event: AIA Triangle chapter -- Making Sense of Accessibility
Topics Keywords: Accessibility
Type: Continuing education event

Date/Location: August 2006, Beijing, China
Title: Introduction to Universal Design and the Built Environment
Event: 06’ Beijing International Symposium on Universal Design, "Harmonious Society and Universal Design”
Topics Keywords: Universal Design Principles, non-residential, accessible
Type: Conference plenaries

Date/Location: June 2006, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Title: Universal Housing Design
Event: Monthly meeting of the Winston Salem Home Builders Association
Sponsor: Winston Salem Home Builders Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: April 2006, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Title: Universal Design: The American Experience
Event: Keynote Speech
Sponsor: The International Seminar: 'Universal Design: creating designs without barriers” was held at the Sao Paulo Industry Federation sponsored by the Sao Paulo Design Center.
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location: April 2006, Wilmington, North Carolina
Title: Products and Design for Aging Clients
Event: PHRANC Annual Conference
Sponsor: Professional Housing Rehabilitation Association of North Carolina
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: March 2006, St Louis, MIssouri
Title: Universal Design Summit II
Event: NA
Sponsor: Saint Louis University, The Starkloff Disability Institute
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: February 2006, Choctaw, Mississippi
Title: Universal Design: Building Homes for Today and Tomorrow
Event: Assistive Technology: Functional Applications III (Mississippi AT Conference)
Sponsor: Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Jackson, MS
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: February 2006, St.Petersburg, Florida
Title: Universal Demonstration Homes
Event: International Conference on Aging and Disability
Sponsor: University of Florida
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: January 2006, Greenville, North Carolina
Title: Fair Housing and the Type “A” Fully accessible Dwelling Unit
Event: US Dept of Justice mandated Fair Housing Training
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: January 2006, Richmond, Virginia
Title: Intro to Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Keynote Address, VHDA Housing Conference
Sponsor, if applicable: Virginia Housing Development Authority
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

2005

Date/Location: November 2005, Winchester, Virginia
Title: Intro to Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Keynote Address, VHDA Housing Conference
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: November 2005, Columbus, Ohio
Title: Universal Design in Housing & Affordable UD
Event, if applicable: Ohio Community Development Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  October 2005, New Bern, North Carolina
Title:  Design and Changing Demographics
Event, if applicable: Research and Practice for Well-being in an Aging Society (5th Annual NC Conference of Aging)
Sponsor, if applicable:  The North Carolina Conference on Aging
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: October 2005, Columbus, Ohio
Title: What is Universal Housing?
Event, if applicable: Keynote address, Keys to Housing
Sponsor, if applicable: Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: October 2005, National Teleconference
Title: Planner’s Guide to Universal Design
Event, if applicable: Planning Livable Communities for the Elderly and Adults with Disabilities
Sponsor, if applicable: American Planning Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  September 2005, Scottsdale, Arizona
Title: 2 concurrent sessions:  1. Universal Design Principles, 2. Architects, Design, and Access
Event, if applicable: Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability 2005
Sponsor, if applicable:  The Kennedy Center
Topic Keywords:
Type: Presentation with Q&A

Date/Location: September 2005, Prince William, VA
Title: Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable:
Sponsor, if applicable: Prince William County Aging Council
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: August 2005, Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:  Universal Design in the Home Environment
Event, if applicable:
Sponsor, if applicable:  Muscular Dystrophy Support Group
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: August 2005, Pinehurst, North Carolina
Title: Home Modifications
Event, if applicable: Post Polio support group
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: July 2005, Richmond, Virginia
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Going Beyond Accessibility to Universal Design
Sponsor, if applicable: Virginia Housing Development Authority
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  June 2005, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Title:  Living Options for People with Disabilities
Sponsor, if applicable:  Citizens Together Advocacy Group, Rocky Mount Independent Living
Topic Keywords:
Type: Presentation and Q&A

Date/Location: June 2005, Washington, District of Columbia
Title: Aging-in-Place Workshop
Event, if applicable: White House Conference on Aging
Sponsor, if applicable: National Home Modifications Action Coalition
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: May 2005, Raleigh, North Carolina
Title: The State of Accessible and Universal Housing
Event, if applicable: Essentials of Housing subgroup, Monthly call
Sponsor, if applicable: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Housing and New Community Economics
Topic Keywords:
Type: Presentation

Date/Location: May 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada
Title: Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: NKBA National Conference
Sponsor, if applicable: National Kitchen And Bath Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Presentation

Date/Location: April 2005, New Bern, North Carolina
Title: Topics in Accessible Housing Rehabilitation
Event, if applicable: PHRANC annual conference
Sponsor, if applicable: Professional Housing Rehabilitation Association of North Carolina
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: March 2005, San Francisco, California
Title: Universal Design in Planning
Event, if applicable: American Planning Association
Sponsor, if applicable: Community Development Interest Group
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: March 2005, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title: Aging in Place: Envisioning a Bright and Possible Future
Event, if applicable: White House Conference on Aging
Sponsor, if applicable: American Society on Aging Annual Conference
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: March 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada
Title: Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: 2005 Solid Surface International
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: February 2005, Pinehurst, North Carolina
Title: Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Annual Leadership Meeting
Sponsor, if applicable: North Carolina Home Builder’s Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: January 2005, Miami, Florida
Title: Universal Community Design
Event, if applicable: Smart Growth Conference
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location: January 2005, Richmond, Virginia
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Going Beyond Accessibility to Universal Design
Sponsor, if applicable: Virginia Housing Development Authority
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

2004

Date/Location:  November 2004, Delaware
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Statewide Conferences
Sponsor, if applicable: AARP
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  October 2004, Alexandria, Louisiana
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing,
Event, if applicable: Access: A Universal Design and Accessible Living Conference
Sponsor, if applicable: Louisiana State University
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  October 2004, Alexandria, Louisiana
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing,
Event, if applicable: Access: A Universal Design and Accessible Living Conference
Sponsor, if applicable: Medtrade
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  October 2004, Orlando, Florida
Title: Keynote, Universal Design in Housing, Universal Products
Event, if applicable: Access: A Universal Design and Accessible Living Conference
Sponsor, if applicable: Medtrade
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  October 2004, Washington, District of Columbia
Title: Keynotes, Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: National Summit on Homeownership for People with Disabilities
Sponsor, if applicable: Fannie Mae
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  September 2004, Winnipeg, Canada
Title: Keynotes, Universal Design
Event, if applicable: Disabled People International
Sponsor, if applicable: DPI
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  September 2004, Toronto, Canada
Title: Keynote, Universal Design
Event, if applicable: Initial Symposium to Develop a Practitioner Training series in Ontario
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  June 2004, Washington, District of Columbia
Title:  Symposium on Universal Design and Home Modifications
Event, if applicable: Keynote for National Web cast,
Sponsor, if applicable: Office on Disability, US Dept of Health and Human Services.
Topic Keywords:
Type: Keynote

Date/Location:  June 2004, Ukraine
Title: Intro to Universal Housing
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  June 2004, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Title:  Universal Housing Training Initiatives
Event, if applicable: Selected Conference Presentation
Sponsor, if applicable: Environment Design Research Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  May 2004, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title:  Home Modifications interest group
Event, if applicable: Invited Conference Meeting
Sponsor, if applicable: American Occupational Therapy Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  April 2004, Washington, District of Columbia
Title:  Universal Housing
Event, if applicable: Invited Conference Presentation
Sponsor, if applicable: American Planning Association
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  April 2004, Columbia, Maryland
Title:  Universal Housing
Event, if applicable: 1 day Workshop
Sponsor, if applicable: Howard County Office on Aging
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  January 2004, Portland, Oregon
Title:  Universal Design and Smart Growth
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  January 2004, Newark, Delaware
Title:  Universal Design in Housing
Event, if applicable: Delaware Assistive Technology Meeting
Sponsor, if applicable:  Delaware Assistive Technology Program
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

Date/Location:  January 2004, Newark, Delaware
Title:  Ramp Design
Event, if applicable: Delaware LIFE Conference
Sponsor, if applicable:  Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council
Topic Keywords:
Type: Seminar

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