Events

Mobility Matters Conference returns to PSU
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 8:00am to Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5:00pm
Mobility Matters Conference returns to PSU

Join experts in transportation & accessible design for Mobility Matters 2020 

The PSU College of Education, Digital City Testbed Center and the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) are proud to present the third annual Mobility Matters summit March 18.

The full-day event brings together disability specialists, planners, engineers, transportation experts, students and the community to explore inclusive and accessible design and transportation.

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Themes:

Youth leadership and interdisciplinary solutions

Smart design = accessible design

Regional coordination with an emphasis on the Cascadia region.

Speakers

This year's speakers include Shiri Azenkot, Cornell Tech; Murat Omay, U.S. Department of Transportation; Walt Marchbanks, Portland International Airport, and many more. Read the full list.

Check out the video from last year's event!

General Admission

Early Bird - $95

Regular Rate - $130

Students

Early Bird - $30

Regular Rate - $45

If you would like to share this event with others, you may download a promotional flyer (PDF). Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact us at omsummit@pdx.edu.This schedule is subject to change. We are submitting these sessions for continuing education credit consideration to both ACVREP and AICP.

Schedule

8:00 AM - Breakfast and Networking

8:30 AM - Opening Welcome

8:45 AM - User-Centered Design: Creating More Accessible Worlds

9:15 AM - Lived Experiences and Civic Engagement: Building Leaders Through Participatory Design

10:00 AM - Scaling Participation: From Policy to Practice - All Implementation is Local!

11:00 AM - Structured Networking

11:45 PM - On-site Lunch Break

1:00 PM -  Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Access Partnerships in Motion

2:00 PM - Youth Leadership and Innovations

3:15 PM - Accessibility Live: Projects in Progress

4:15 PM - Mobility Matters: Youth Reflections on Moving Forward

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