IDEAS 2000 Conference to Highlight Methods to Increase Employment for People with Disabilities
Oct 05, 2000
The annual Interagency Disability Educational Awareness Showcase (IDEAS) 2000 conference will take place on October 17 and 18 2000 at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Headquarters at 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 1006-S, Washington, D.C. IDEAS 2000 will feature workshops, discussions and exhibits highlighting methods to increase employment for people with disabilities. Hosted by the Department of Agriculture and cosponsored by the General Services Administration and the Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities, there are two central themes for the conference: Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Presidential Executive Order of hiring 100,000 new federal employees with disabilities. Attorney General Janet Reno has been invited as the keynote speaker.