Blanck to participate in State of the Science Conference: Knowledge Translation for Employment Research

August 28, 2014

BBI Chairman, Peter Blanck, will participate in the State of the Science Conference: Knowledge Translation for Employment Research policymakers session panel. Along with other panelists, Blanck will be reacting to these presentations, from his perspective as a NIDRR grantee in the employment priority.

This web-based conference, "State of the Science: Knowledge Translation for Employment Research" is scheduled to take place on September 16-17, 2014. It will address employment research for people with disabilities, and the best ways to get research results into use. Grantees of NIDRR and RSA are invited to participate.

Each day will have two sessions:

  • September 16: Employment research for: Policymakers (SEDL lead)
    Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (VCU lead)
  • September 17: Employment research for: Consumers (VCU lead)
    Employers/Businesses (SEDL lead)

Each session will present findings from KTER staff or our partners at Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as other researchers from the disability and employment research field. Then, to synthesize research findings with KT strategies and concepts, each session will conclude with a discussion in which will participate other researchers, KT experts and members from each panel's target audience.

The SoS Conference is sponsored by the SEDL Center on Knowledge Translation (KT) for Employment Research (KTER Center), funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) within the U.S. Department of Education.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION
State of the Science: Knowledge Translation for Employment Research
September 16-17, 2014
Conference Registration