[Nfbnet-members-list] Workshop Proposals for NFB 2018 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

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Subject: 	[blindlaw] Workshop Proposals for NFB 2018 Jacobus tenBroek 
Disability Law Symposium
Date: 	Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:19:15 +0000
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Save the Date!
2018 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium
March 22-23, 2018

Mark your calendar to attend the Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium, "Fifty Years After tenBroek: The Right to Live in the World Today and Tomorrow," at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute on March 22-23, 2018. The symposium will feature keynote speakers, plenary sessions, and workshops. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from and network with many of the leading disability rights advocates from throughout the United States!

Request for Workshop Proposals
All interested persons are invited to submit proposals for a one-hour workshop on one or more topics of your choice. The NFB Steering Committee will review and select submissions to create an exciting, well-balanced program.

Workshop topics may fit within the broad theme of a plenary session, or they may be something entirely different. The broad plenary session topics for the 2018 symposium will be as follows:

*       Discrimination against Tenants with Disabilities

*       The Impacts of Integration of Students with Disabilities into the Public Education System

*       Separate and Unequal in Employment

*       Law Enforcement and Disability

*       Disparities in Health Care

Submission Deadline: All workshop proposals are due via email to Stacie Dubnow<mailto:sdubnow at nfb.org?subject=2018%20Jacobus%20tenBroek%20Disability%20Law%20Symposium%20Workshop%20Proposal%20>, by Friday, October 13, 2017.  Individuals who submit a proposal will be notified of the NFB's decision by December 1, 2017.

How to Apply:  Email a one-page workshop proposal on or before October 13, 2017 that includes the following information:

1.     Name of presenter(s) and organization(s)

2.     Contact telephone number, and email address

3.     Workshop title

4.     Description of the workshop, including its main goals, the relevancy and timeliness of the topic/issues to be addressed, and whether you have presented the workshop before

5.     Please attach a current CV for each presenter

Additional Information
Be sure to visit the law symposium web page<https://nfb.org/law-symposium> during the coming months for agenda, registration, and hotel information. You will also find links to recordings and transcripts of the 2008 -2017 symposia on this web page.

Stacie Dubnow, J.D.
Project Manager
200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314, Ext. 2442 | sdubnow at nfb.org

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