BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Keynote ADA for State and Local Governments Conference in Atlanta

November 21, 2018

peter_blanckThe ADA for State and Local Governments Conference announced that Peter Blanck, University Professor at Syracuse University and Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) and Principal Investigator of the Southeast ADA Center project based in Atlanta, Georgia, will keynote the event on November 29, 2018 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

The conference seeks to equip attendees with the knowledge and resources to better facilitate the compliance of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in regards to ADA regulations, accessibility standards, implementation strategies, and best practices for state and local governments.

Blanck will also be a scheduled presenter for the General ADA Track. Following an introduction and plenary session on Title II of the ADA attendees will be directed to sessions based upon the following learning tracks: Facilities, General ADA, Employment, and Accessible Technology. A learning track is selected upon registration. The event is sponsored by the Georgia State ADA Coordinator’s Office and the Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators.

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About the Burton Blatt Institute

BBI reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities, with offices in Syracuse, NY, New York City, Washington, D.C., Lexington, KY, and Atlanta, GA. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information about BBI, visit:

About the Southeast ADA Center

The Southeast ADA Center is a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University and is a member of the ADA National Network, a network of ten regional ADA centers funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The Center serves an eight-state geographic region (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee). The Southeast ADA Center answers questions, provides training and information, and conducts research about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, visit: