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Friday Transportation Seminar: Intersection: Orientation and Mobility as Interdisciplinary Conversation
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Friday Transportation Seminar: Intersection: Orientation and Mobility as Interdisciplinary Conversation

What: Friday Transportation Seminar: Transportation Wayfinding: Orientation & Mobility for the Visually Impaired 

When: Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT

Where: Karl Miller Center at PSU, 615 SW Harrison St., Room 465

Cost: Free - Register here -  Watch Online (RSVP through GoToWebinar)

Learn about new trends and technology advances that assist the visually impaired in every day mobility issues in their environment.

THE SPEAKERS

Amy Parker, Portland State University

Amy Parker is an assistant professor and the coordinator of the Orientation and Mobility Program in the Special Education Department. In 2009 she completed her doctorate in special education, with an emphasis in deafblindness and a certification in orientation and mobility, through a leadership and enrichment fellowship funded by the Office of Special Education. Using participatory methodologies with community stakeholders, she has worked to design accessible multimedia learning modules for national technical assistance and personnel preparation. Her research interests include orientation and mobility for individuals with complex disabilities, communication interventions, participatory action research with people with disabilities and their families, and community-based partnerships to create social change.

Prateek Dujari, Intel

Prateek Dujari is a product reliability engineer in the Data Center Group at Intel Corporation. Prateek is Intel's only totally blind engineer in North America. He collab­orates with technology and product teams throughout the semiconductor server compo­nents' development life cycle to quantify and manage risks, and develop plans to close gaps. He joined Intel as a sighted employee in 1999 and lost his sight in 2001 in a sudden unexpected manner while climbing a glaciated Oregon mountain. He has demonstrated an iron will to thrive by re-charting a successful career at Intel and a fulfilling family and per­sonal life. Prateek earned a master's degree in mechani­cal engineering, has nine technical publications, and holds 16 patents.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This 60-minute seminar is eligible for 1 hour of professional development credit for AICP (see our provider summary). We can provide an electronic attendance certificate for other types of certification maintenance.

Credit: PDH: 1 | AICP: 1

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