ADA Regulations and Requirements


Nov 12, 2014


Midlands Technical College - Northeast Campus

151 Powell Rd.

Columbia, SC

ADA Regulations and Requirements

November 12, 2014
Midlands Technical College – Northeast Campus
151 Powell Rd.
Columbia, SC

8:50amKeynote Speaker
9:30amOverview of Accessibility Regulations, Laws, Guidelines and Terminology
10:45amPublic Rights-of-Way Facility Design and Best Practices
11:30amADA Interactive Experience Part 1
12:30pmLunch (Provided)
1:30pmADA Interactive Experience Part 2
2:30pmData Analysis and Selecting Countermeasures
4:30pmWrap-up and Adjourn

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Jennifer Ogle, Principal Investigator.
Jennifer Ogle joined Clemson University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in 2005, and is currently an Associate Professor with tenure. Dr. Ogle has been participating in research primarily in the areas of transportation safety, human factors, crash analysis, roadway design, and accessibility.  Prior to joining Clemson, Dr. Ogle worked as a Research Associate at the Texas Transportation Institute for two years and as a Research Engineer with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech for eight years. Dr. Ogle has been teaching courses on Transportation Engineering, Facility Design, and Safety for more than 14 years. For the last decade, Dr. Ogle has included an ADA Experience in her design classes and has been educating a new generation of students to tackle problems of accessibility in our transportation systems.

Dr. Ogle has participated on a number of safety and design related studies including: Drive Atlanta Study, NHTSA; Commute Atlanta Study, FHWA; Effects of Urban Street Environment on Operating Speeds, FHWA;; Investigation and Identification of Principal Factors Contributing to Fatal Crashes in the Southeastern United States, FHWA; and Technologies for Improving Safety Data, NCHRP.  She has also conducted multiple projects for SCDOT including, Elimination of Roadside Hazards through Acceptable Clear Zones, and Access Management for Safety.  Dr. Ogle is presently a member of the Highway Safety Performance Committee at the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board, and was previously a member of the Committee on Statistics and the Safety Data Analysis and Evaluation Committee.

Dr. Ogle will be assisted by one of her PDH students, Kat Moreland.

Who Should Attend:
This workshops is intended for any city, county or state employee that is responsible for ADA compliance and program access.  Local and elected officials are encouraged to attend.  Architects, contractors, engineers, landscape architects, web developers, staffing agencies, ADA coordinators, advocates, and recreation facility providers are also encouraged to attend.

Registration Fee:
The registration fee for the workshop is $130.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $65.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon.Advance registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained. Workshops with low advance registration will be subject to cancellation.

Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training.  No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

Registration is Closed – Course is Full