About the Conference

The Center on KTDRR's 2014 KT Conference: Effective Media Outreach Strategies has concluded. This conference focused on using various forms of media to expand the reach and use of research findings. Journalists and other experts representing traditional media, social media, and special focus media outlets, shared their perspectives on effective strategies to promote the uptake of disability-oriented research findings by the media. Please view our agenda and an archive of this event below.

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  • Josie Byzek, New Mobility
  • Chet Cooper, ABILITY Magazine
  • Mark Harniss, University of Washington
  • Michael Johnny, York University
  • Donna Lockett, Scientist Knowledge Translation Training Workshop
  • Lia Martirosyan, ABILITY Magazine
  • Tim McGuire, Arizona State University
  • Bruce Newbold, McMaster University
  • Sylvia Rincon, Fox 29 News
  • Pimjai Sudsawad, NIDRR
  • John Tschida, NIDRR
  • John Westbrook, KTDRR
  • Bonnie Zink, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization


In collaboration with several national and international partners, the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) makes it easier to find, understand, and use the results of research that can make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities.

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