ADA Webinar

Webinar - Lodging and the ADA

Webinar highlights the 2010 Standards for accessible design, including new requirements for swimming pools and other recreational spaces, new provisions related to service animals, the latest issues in employment, and more!

Hotel News Resource What You Will Learn:

Join HospitalityLawyer.com for a free webinar on July 17, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) as we review the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and the changes that affect your hotel. The webinar highlights the 2010 Standards for accessible design, including new requirements for swimming pools and other recreational spaces, new provisions related to service animals, the latest issues in employment, and more! We'll share some examples of common missteps and how you can avoid them.

The ADA National Network offers free, confidential technical assistance on all aspects of the ADA. Visit the dedicated website, ADAhospitality.org, or call your regional ADA Center (1-800-949-4232) to speak to an ADA specialist who can answer your specific questions, help you analyze your situation, and guide you to the most relevant resources and materials.

Who Should Attend:

  • Hotel Managers and Operators
  • Hotel Owners and Franchisees
  • Loss Prevention Professionals
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Human Resource Managers and Directors
  • Private Attorneys and Corporate Counsel
Speakers:

Marian Vessels is Director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a project of TransCen Inc. Serving in this role since 1996, she has been the liaison with entities and disability coalitions in the six-state Mid-Atlantic Region (MD, VA, PA, DE, WV, DC). Among her primary areas of expertise are training and guidance on ADA as it relates to employment, state and local government and hospitality. Prior employment includes being Director of the Maryland Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Maryland State ADA Coordinator, and Director of the Maryland Governor's Office for Individuals with Disabilities.

Nancy Horton is an Information Specialist for the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, where she provides individualized technical assistance, develops training materials, and writes articles on all aspects of the ADA.Ms. Horton has been working in the disability field for more than twenty-five years. Her experience includes conducting site accessibility surveys, architectural plans reviews, and program assessments, as well as training on employment issues, accessible design, and effective communication requirements.

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