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    Third Annual Assistive Technology Conference – Feb 17

    MACOMB, IL: Western Illinois University will host the third annual Assistive Technology Conference from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 in Horrabin Hall, room 1. The conference is presented by Infinite Potential Through Technology (INFINITEC) and sponsored by the WIU Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Council for Exceptional Children and a grant from the… Continue Reading »

    DEWA organizes 1st Annual Conference for Persons with Disabilities

    DUBAI: Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD amp; CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated on Tuesday the 1st Annual Conference for People with Disabilities, organized by DEWA under the theme ‘Inspiring Stories and Challenges’ Ahmed Abdul Karim Julfar, Director-General of the Community Development Authority (CDA), was present during the inauguration. The conference was… Continue Reading »

    International conference aims to promote inclusive education

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL: A three-day Global Disability Inclusion conference, which would bring together global experts and representatives from the disabled people’s organisations from over 40 countries, began in Kathmandu yesterday. The conference aims to increase knowledge, understanding and skills on inclusive education in development and humanitarian settings. This is the second Global Disability Inclusion Conference hosted… Continue Reading »

    India to host international conference on disaster risk reduction

    NEW DELHI: India will host the Asian ministerial conference for disaster risk reduction next month which will focus on partnership with governments and stakeholders to imbibe the practices in the region’s development narrative. This is the first AMCDRR after the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRRR), adopted at the third UN… Continue Reading »

    RESNA 2017 Conference Issues Call for Workshop and Instructional Course Proposals

    RESNA 2017 is now accepting submissions workshop and instructional course proposals. Submissions are due November 30, 2016. The conference will include: Clinically-focused workshop sessions Scientific research platform and poster sessions Professional development and leadership training Interactive exhibits with free public hours Networking events Student competitions Instructional courses, including RESNA’s Fundamentals in Assistive Technology course Conference… Continue Reading »

    Humanitarian Partnership Conference focuses on inclusive practices

    NAIROBI: Including persons with disabilities and the aged in humanitarian practices was the theme for the 4th annual International Humanitarian Partnership Conference in Nairobi on 21-22 September. More than 140 humanitarian practitioners, academicians and advocates met for the conference, organized by the Inter Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa (IAWG).… Continue Reading »

    Ras Al Khaimah to host UAE World Tourism Day Conference

    RAS AL KHAIMAH: Ras Al Khaimah will host the UAE’s World Tourism Day Conference under the theme ‘Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility’. This is the second World Tourism Day conference being held in Ras Al Khaimah. The conference is associated with the 2016 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Day focus… Continue Reading »

    Zero Project: Call for Innovative Conference Technologies

    The Zero Prpject conference has become a popular international gathering and a platform of exchange for new ideas concerning the lives of people with disabilities. This February, we have welcomed more than 500 delegates from more than 70 countries at the Zero Conference 2016 on education and ICT in the UN Headquarters in Vienna, many… Continue Reading »

    World Vision holds first-ever national conference for children with disabilities

    MALAWI: About 104 Malawian children with disabilities are banging heads at their first-ever national conference that seeks to see how best to promote disability inclusion through role modelling for such persons. World Vision, a charitable and humanitarian organisation has drawn children with hearing, vision, mobility and albinism disabilities from area programs across the country. This… Continue Reading »