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The MAM Speaker Series Presents: Betty Siegel

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Thu, 21 Mar 2019

12:00 PM – 1:20 PM

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Hamburg Hall 1204

4800 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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The MAM Speaker Series Presents
Ms. Betty Siegel, Esq.
Director of VSA and Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 

Thursday, March 21, 12-1:20 pm
Hamburg Hall 1204 
SPACE IS LIMITED! Register by 3/20! 
Lunch provided 

Join Betty Siegel, Director of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a discussion on why accessibility matters in the arts, what the current logistical requirements are for arts facilities, and smart strategies for compliance. 

About the speakers:
Ms. Siegel specializes in creating cultural experiences that are inclusive of people with disabilities of all ages. As the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Director of VSA and Accessibility she oversees international disability, education, arts and cultural programs including: 1) an annual Arts and Special Education conference, 2) programs for young artists, 4) the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) conference addressing access to cultural experiences. She is a respected speaker on access as a civil right, compliance, and accessibility to cultural programs and venues. Ms. Siegel obtained her JD from the Columbus School of Law in 2009. 

Contact Ross Reilly at rossreilly@cmu.edu or (412) 268-6706 if you have any questions or difficulty registering for the event.



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Hamburg Hall 1204

4800 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States