SIGHT ME – Exhibition for “Visual Disability Technologies”

Assistive Technology, Events, ICT, Middle East, News, Universal Design, January 18 2018

ribbon cutting ceremony

SHARJAH, UAE:  According to their website, the SIGHTME – Exhibition for “Visual Disability Technologies”, organized by the Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired, will run from February 13-15th, 2018 and take place at the Expo Centre in Sharjah.   Come and visit the only exhibition in the region displaying latest innovations,… Continue Reading »

Universal Design Conference and Higher Education in Transformation Conference joining forces for 2018

Europe, Events, Universal Design, January 17 2018


IRELAND: Happy New Year! from the Universal Design and Higher Education in Transformation Congress. The teams behind the Universal Design Conferences (UD 2012 Oslo, UD 2014 Lund and UD 2016 York) and the Higher Education in Transformation Conferences (HEIT 2015 Dublin, HEIT 2016 Oshawa) are joining forces in 2018 to host… Continue Reading »

Bahrain Hosts UNDP’s Youth Leadership Programme

Assistive Technology, Events, ICT, Middle East, December 28 2017

Bahrain hosts UNDP's youth leadership programme

MANAMA: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bahrain has organized the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) for the first time in Bahrain. The YLP that took place from August to November was part of Youth City 2030 at the International Exhibition and Conventions Centre. The final session was held at… Continue Reading »

17th World Congress themed Learn, Inspire, Lead UK

Europe, Events, December 28 2017

World Congress Banner

The 17th World Congress will take place in Birmingham, UK, on 30 May – 1 June 2018. The 17th World Congress is organised by Inclusion International and Inclusion Europe, and is proudly sponsored by Mencap. The event brings together self-advocates, families, and professionals to: learnand share experiences from around the world about… Continue Reading »

2018 Winners – Civic Trust Awards, Pro-Tem Awards & AABC Conservation Awards

Africa, Americas, Built Environment, Europe, Events, December 26 2017

2018 Civic Trust Awards logo

MANCHESTER, UK: Civic Trust Awards (CTA) is delighted to reveal the list of winning projects for the 2018 Civic Trust Awards, Pro-Tem Awards, AABC Conservation Awards and Selwyn Goldsmith Awards, which features 60 projects from a wide range of National and International entries. All schemes featured will receive either an… Continue Reading »

Global SDG 7 Conference to take place from 21-23 February 2018

Asia-Pacific, Events, December 22 2017

Global SDG7 Conference, 21-23 February 2018, United Nations Conference Centre, Bankok

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Recognizing the importance of energy for sustainable development, the United Nations in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has devoted Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) to energy – the first-ever universal goal on energy, with five targets on access, efficiency, renewables and means of implementation. SDG7 is inextricably interlinked… Continue Reading »

CTA Foundation Announces Accessibility Award Winners, Exhibitors, Programming at CES 2018

Americas, Events, December 22 2017

CES Exhibition

ARLINGTON, VA: The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation, a national organization with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives, announced today accessibility-related programming and exhibits at CES 2018. Owned and produced by CTA, CES is the global stage for innovation and will take… Continue Reading »

115 Hearing Impaired Children Shall Listen to the Sound of Life through Cochlear Implant Surgeries

Asia-Pacific, Events, December 19 2017

Pictured on stage from Left to Right are Dolly Chakrabarty; Prabodh Seth; Dr. Thawarchand Gehlot; Shakuntala D Gamlin; Guruprasad Mohapatra; Dr. Sarin

NEW DELHI – INDIA : Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated the “CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery under CSR initiative of Airport Authority of India (AAI) through Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)” here today. Smt. Shakuntla Gamlin, Secretary, DEPwD, M/o Social… Continue Reading »

International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility

Events, Middle East, December 18 2017

Accessibility icon in place of keyboard key

MUSCAT, OMAN: In association with Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), the Islamic Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Research Laboratory of Technologies of Information & Communication & Electrical Engineering (LaTICE) at the University of Tunis, and the Tunisian Association E-access, Sultan Qaboos University will host the 6th  International… Continue Reading »

DEPwD organizes Workshop on Accessibility & Inclusion at Workplace with FICCI

Asia-Pacific, Events, December 13 2017

NEW DELHI: The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India on Friday organizes Sensitization Workshop on ‘Accessibility & Inclusion at Workplace: Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016’ in collaboration with FICCI at Federation House, New Delhi. The objective of the… Continue Reading »

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