2017 Massachusetts Office on Disability Summit

Summit 2017 will continue to build on last year’s Summit topic of Employment Opportunity for persons with disabilities.

Network and hear our great speaker program.

Please Note: Registration is General Admission. Seating is limited and first-come first-serve.

Scent-free event

Interpreters & CART Provided

9:30AM Check-in

10:00AM Welcome and Introduction
10:20AM History of Education & Training: Dave Manzo, President Cotting School
10:35AM Trends in Disability Employment Data: Matthew Brault, Researcher
11:00AM Current Employment Initiatives: David D’Arcangelo, Director MOD
11:15AM Entrepreneurship: Rick Fiery, Cofounder InventiveLabs
11:40AM Thomas P. Hopkins Access Award: William E. Kiernan, PhD. Dean, UMass School for Global Inclusion and Social Development

Post Summit Program
12:15PM Campus to Careers Reception: National Organization on Disability, Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities and Work Without Limits

Please Note: Registration is General Admission. Seating is limited and first-come first-serve.
This is a Scent-free event.
Interpreters & CART will be provided.

To request reasonable accommodation(s), please contact Evan Bjorklund, MOD’s ADA Coordinator at 617-727-7440 x27324 or by email at evan.bjorklund@massmail.state.ma.us.

For general questions about the Summit, please contact Rita DiNunzio, Assistant Director for Communications & Policy at 617-727-7440 x27319 or Rita.dinunzio@massmail.state.ma.us.

Please use the Eventbrite link to RSVP. Please do not RSVP by phone or email.

Summit 2017 is made possible with funding from the New England Americans with Disabilities Act Center.

For more information, contact:
Rita DiNunzio
Assistant Director for Communications & Policy

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Who can attend:
Faculty & Staff, Undergraduate Students