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ITE Manitoba February Luncheon
February 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The February 2016 meeting of the ITE Manitoba Section will be held on Thursday, February 18 House and Pub located at 800 Pembina Highway.
The speaker this month will be Judy Redmond. Judy has a Masterís of Science degree in Accessibility and Inclusive Design from the School for the Built Environment at the University of Salford in the U.K. She works with the City of Winnipeg Planning Property and Development department as the Universal Design Coordinator, administering the Universal Design policy for the City of Winnipeg. Her role encompasses planning Civic environments, services and information for persons of varying ages and abilities.
Judy is involved in all aspects of accessibility and community inclusion through her personal experience as caregiver to a family member with a disability. She enjoys enriching her community knowledge by learning from other individuals and professionals as a volunteer with the CSA B641 and NRC/NBC 3.8 Technical Advisory Committees, the Province of Manitoba Accessibility Legislation Advisory Committee, the International Accessibility Consultant Certification Committee and SCE Lifeworks Board of Directors. Judy has travelled extensively and presented accessibility research at several national and international conferences and remains very active and involved in disability issues across the world.
Judy will be speaking about the Cityís new responsibilities under the Provincial Accessibility for Manitobans Act and pedestrian realm updates to the Winnipeg Accessibility Design Standards that may impact street and sidewalk work in Winnipeg.
Please note that the price of the luncheon is $20.00 for members and friends and $15.00 for students. Fees will be collected at the luncheon.
Hope to see you there! Jennifer Chapman, P. Eng. Secretary ITE Manitoba Section th starting at 12 noon at the Round Table Steak