Events

Neural Technologies at TM Forum: “Digital Integration of assets is key for digital transformation success”

Asia-Pacific, Assistive Technology, Events, ICT, November 14 2018

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SINGAPORE: This was the message from Neural Technologies’ VP of Marketing  Claus Nielsen on the second day of TM Forum Digital Transformation Asia, as he delivered a seminar speech on the importance of ‘Standardizing Event Data Collection and Management’ on 14 November. Nielsen said, “It is imperative that in order to make digital transformation journeys possible, that initially, Digital Integration is given the highest priority.… Continue Reading »

Amplifying the Voices of Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities in East Africa

Africa, Events, News, November 14 2018

participants at the technical workshop

KAMPALA, UGANDA: In efforts to amplify the voices of persons with psychosocial disabilities in the East Africa region for them to advocate within a human rights framework in line with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the first ever technical workshop in… Continue Reading »

15th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons

Asia-Pacific, Events, News, Transportation, November 9 2018

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TAIPEI, TAIWAN: 15th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons Date:November 12-15, 2018 Venue:Taipei Interactional Convention Center (TICC) Address:1 Hsin-Yi Road,Section 5, Taipei 11049, Taiwan ROC MRT Station:Taipei 101 / World Trade Center Station Website:http://http://www.ticc.com.tw Theme: Mobility for all: Connecting the World with Accessible Transportation. Topics of interest… Continue Reading »

Watch the ‘Sign On For Literacy’ Pitch Day LIVE on Friday, Nov. 9

Americas, Events, ICT, November 7 2018

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA: On Nov. 9, 2018, ACR GCD will be broadcasting live from Washington, D.C., to present the pitch sessions of the five finalists of their Sign On For Literacy competition. The finalists—eKitabu, enuma, Gallaudet University’s Motion Light Lab, Manos Unidas, and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology—have created breakthrough solutions… Continue Reading »

World Data Forum Wraps Up With a Declaration to Boost Financing for Data and Statistics

Events, Middle East, News, November 6 2018

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DUBAI: The second United Nations World Data Forum concluded on 24 October 2018, with the launch of the Dubai Declaration to increase financing for better data and statistics for sustainable development. “While it is clear that the data revolution is having an enormous impact, it has not benefited everyone equally,” said United… Continue Reading »

Internet Forum Aims to Build Trust, While Leaving No One Offline

Events, ICT, News, November 6 2018

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INTERNATIONAL: The Internet has become an integrated part of our lives, from accessing an education, to receiving healthcare services and to conducting business. The digital transformation we are experiencing is spreading across the most remote areas in the world. The frontier technologies are opening new boundaries and possibilities for development. As… Continue Reading »

Qaderoon Network Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Persons with Disabilities in Al-Ahsa

Events, Middle East, News, November 5 2018

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SAUDI ARABIA: In the presence of the Executive Director of the persons with disabilities association in Al-Ahsa, Mr. Abdul Latif Al-Ja’fari and the Executive Director in charge of Qaderoon, Mr. Turki Al-Halabi, they both signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, 4 October 2018, to cooperate in the field of training… Continue Reading »

Multiple Perspectives 2019: Call & Save the Date: April 8 & 9 – SDS Preconference April 7

Americas, Events, News, November 1 2018

Call For Presentations – Save The Date The Nineteenth Annual Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability:  The Journey from Noblesse Oblige to Social Justice Where: On The Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus When: April 8 & 9, 2019   Society For Disability Studies Pre-conference including an SDS Dance/DISCO Ball on April 7,… Continue Reading »

ECLAC, OECD Development Centre Examine Approach for Leaving No One Behind in Transitions

Americas, Europe, Events, News, October 31 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: A joint report by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Centre outlines the need for a comprehensive approach to international development cooperation that aligns with domestic policymaking, and supports the movement of… Continue Reading »

Respect, Rights, and Health for Women and Girls with Disabilities: A Discussion with the Special Rapporteur

Americas, Events, October 19 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: Women and girls with disabilities face significant barriers to accessing gender- and disability-sensitive health services. Join us for a discussion featuring Catalina Devandas Aguilar, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The panel will also include experts from the United Nations Population Fund and Women… Continue Reading »


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