With the Disability Transport Standard up for review soon, we are pleased to bring you this special two-hour virtual webinar event.

Date – Tuesday 13 October 2020
Time – 10:00am – 12:00pm
Cost – Non CUDA Members – $30 +GST
CUDA Members – Free of Charge

(If you are a CUDA Member or previously registered to attend the Universal Design Conference in Melbourne, you will automatically be sent the link to join the event.)

Program

Time Speaker Topic
10:00 MC Welcome
10:05 Ms Lee Steel
Policy Division, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Review of Disability Transport Standards
Lee will bring us up to date with the review and the consultation process.
10:20 Dr Penny Galbraith, Construction Specialist and Access Consultant Planes, Trains and Buses: A personal journey
Penny will take us on her personal journey from home to Sydney. Her picture show will illustrate the “Good, Bad and Ugly”.
10:40 MC Q & A with Lee Steel and Penny Galbraith
10:50 Dr Faith Valencia-Forrester, Director Service Learning, Griffith University Launch of published conference papers
Griffith University is sponsoring the publication of papers prepared for the conference in May this year.
10:55 BREAK  
11:10 Michael Walker, Principal Advisor Universal Design at Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority Universally Designed Train Stations
Michael will discuss how to establish the principles that provide direction to designers of train stations in Victoria. He will discuss how including people with autism, helps all travellers.
11:25 John Evernden, Civil Engineer and Access Consultant Street Smart: A pedestrian view
Using examples from his experience, John will show how thoughtful design makes a big difference to pedestrians.
11:40 MC Q & A with Michael Walker and John Evernden
12:00 CUDA AGM  

With the Disability Transport Standard up for review soon, we are pleased to bring you this 2 hour virtual webinar event. The topic is People and Transport.

We are excited to welcome to the program four speakers:

Lee Steel, Assistant Secretary, Australian Department of Infrastructure, will bring us up to date with the review of the Disability Transport Standards and how people can get involved in the consultation process.

Penny Galbraith, Access Consultant, will take us on her personal journey from home in Queensland to Sydney. Her picture show will illustrate the “Good, Bad and Ugly”.

Michael Walker, Principal Advisor Universal Design at Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority will discuss how to establish the principles that direct designers of train stations.

John Evernden, Access Consultant, Civil Engineer and Access Consultant, will use his experience to show, in pictures, how thoughtful design makes a big difference to pedestrians.

Griffith University is sponsoring the publication of papers from the original UD2020 program. Dr Faith Valencia-Forrester, Director Service Learning, will launch the papers.

At midday, everyone is welcome to join CUDA’s Annual General Meeting.

Should you have any questions please contact:

Interpoint Events
Phone: 1300 789 845
Email:[email protected]