UDL-IRN 2nd Annual Summit, March 12&13, 2015, Biloxi/Gulport, MS

The UDL Implementation Research Network (UDL-IRN) is hosting a summit focusing on UDL implementation and associated research on March 12 & 13, 2015 at The University of Southern Mississippi- Gulf Coast (USM-Gulf Coast). This beautiful campus is located on the Gulf of Mexico beach in Gulfport, MS (6 miles from the Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport). The intent of this summit is to gather practitioners and researchers to build networks for supporting  the systematic implementation of UDL in pre-school, K-12, and higher education classrooms from across the globe. The summit will be a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with a group of educational leaders, practitioners, and researchers who are actively engaged in UDL implementation efforts. This venue provides an excellent opportunity to build your professional network, share resources, ideas, and lessons learned.

Summit Committee

Alisa Lowrey, Sue Hardin, Denise DeCoste, Brian Wojcik, James Basham 

The goals of the Summit are to:

  1. Identify and disseminate models of UDL best practices.
  2. Identify and disseminate effective implementation tools.
  3. Support and expand the UDL implementation research base.  
  4. Foster increased focus and collaboration around UDL implementation and research.

Summit Location:

USM Gulf Park Campus

730 East Beach Boulevard

Long Beach, MS 39560

All events will be held in the Fleming Education Center (FEC).  Signs will be posted on campus to direct participants who may be driving to FEC.  There is no physical street address for FEC—only the university address.

There is a large parking lot attached to the FEC.  University parking will not be ticketing people during our event.  No additional pass is needed.