April 2008

International Forum 2008: Securing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

April 12 & 13, 2008: Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii
Select speakers including experts with regional and UN experience, advocates and community leaders will present and participate in panels and lead discussions around the posed questions. The forum will also provide a space for dialogue and informal conversations. We invite you to host a dialogue session and to share your insights and expertise. Those interested in speaking and or participating at the Forum, please contact Robert A. Stodden at

24th Annual Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities

April 14 & 15, 2008: Honolulu, Hawai‘i
Even though it is not until next year, now is the time to start planning to attend PacRim. The 24th Annual Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities will be held April 14 & 15, 2008 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. For more information about Pac Rim, please see

May 2008

2008 National ADA Symposium and EXPO

On May 12-14, 2008 at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri the National ADA Symposium and EXPO will be held. It is a comprehensive three-day conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability laws sponsored by the National Network of Disability and Busines Technical Assistance Centers. Visit to find out why the National ADA Symposium has become the conference to attend on the ADA.

July 2008

Celebrate the Spirit of New Orleans at Workforce Innovations 2008

Workforce Innovations 2008, the premier, annual conference for workforce, business, economic development, and education leaders, heads to New Orleans, LA on July 15-17, 2008. Join 3000+ colleagues for thought-provoking pre-conference activities and community service opportunities, inspiring plenary sessions, Learning Labs, the latest ETA updates, and great networking.

Mark your calendar now for July 15-17, 2008 and experience the spirit of New Orleans at Workforce Innovations 2008. Registration and special rate hotel information will be available soon at

October 2008

CIRRIE Conference

The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange ( is pleased to announce that an international conference on Toward Culturally Responsive Disability Services will be held October 6 and 7, 2008, in Niagara Falls, New York. Complete information and the Call for Papers are at

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