2nd World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2017 Mauritius

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  • The Inter­na­tional Insti­tute of Knowl­edge Man­age­ment (TIIKM) takes great plea­sure in invit­ing you to the 2nd World Dis­abil­ity & Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Con­fer­ence 2017 (WDRC 2017) sched­uled to be held from 18th20th July 2017 in Mau­ri­tius. In the past years the per­cep­tion towards dis­abil­ity was accounted as a mea­sure­ment for inabil­ity and the prac­tice still is alive in cer­tain regions. This approach has deprived the rights of a per­son who equally deserves a place for sur­vival in the soci­ety by being cor­nered con­sid­er­ing the incom­plete­ness in the fig­ure and due to an absent mind. The igno­rance of this nature has cost the soci­ety at large when deny­ing the ideas pro­posed and or at the least in not pro­vid­ing a stage to voice their say.

    Con­fer­ence Theme: “Inspir­ing Possibilities…Enhancing Oppor­tu­ni­ties for Ability”

    The 2nd World Dis­abil­ity & Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Con­fer­ence 2017 is believed to cre­ate a plat­form to address the pres­ence of the dis­abled and the impor­tance of their exis­tence, cre­ation of hope and will­ing­ness for the same to play a vital role in build­ing up the future. The Con­fer­ence will wit­ness the par­tic­i­pa­tion of aca­d­e­mi­cians, researchers, schol­ars, pro­fes­sion­als, accom­pa­nied by part­ner­ing Uni­ver­si­ties, pro­fes­sional bod­ies and gov­ern­ment offi­cials thus trans­form­ing a sin­gle venue into a global knowl­edge hub.

    All poten­tial authors are warmly encour­aged to con­tribute to the con­fer­ence through sub­mis­sions of their research abstracts, research papers, prac­ti­tion­ers’ papers, pro­fes­sional papers and posters that address themes and top­ics of the con­fer­ence. High qual­ity con­tri­bu­tions describ­ing orig­i­nal and unpub­lished (or submitted/​under con­sid­er­a­tion any­where in other con­fer­ences) results of con­cep­tual, con­struc­tive, empir­i­cal, exper­i­men­tal, expe­ri­en­tial or the­o­ret­i­cal work are par­tic­u­larly expected.

    All sub­mit­ted con­fer­ence papers will be blind peer reviewed by inde­pen­dent review­ers. Best papers will be accepted for oral pre­sen­ta­tion and those of the high­est qual­ity among them will be con­sid­ered for pub­li­ca­tion. Other accepted papers will be pro­posed for Poster Presentation.

    Con­fer­ence Tracks

    • Advo­cacy, Pub­lic Pol­icy and Peo­ple with Disabilities
    • Reha­bil­i­ta­tion of peo­ple with Disabilities
    • Dis­abil­ity Management
    • Assis­tive Technology/​Universal Design and Emerg­ing Tech­nolo­gies for Disability
    • Ethics, clin­i­cal and tech­ni­cal per­spec­tive in Reha­bil­i­ta­tion and Disability
    • Dis­abil­ity Inclu­sion, Com­mu­nity and Dis­abil­ity Service
    • Inclu­sive Edu­ca­tion and Integration
    • Employ­a­bil­ity of Peo­ple with Disabilities
    • Dis­abil­ity Legal Ser­vices: Fight­ing discrimination
    • Dis­abil­ity and Sports: A plat­form for devel­op­ment and inclusion
    • Care and Inde­pen­dent Liv­ing for Peo­ple with Disabilities
    • Grow­ing Old with a Dis­abil­ity – Challenges

    Pub­li­ca­tion Opportunities

    All accepted abstracts will be pub­lished in the con­fer­ence abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a dou­ble blind reviewed process and will be pub­lished elec­tron­i­cally with ISSN in pro­ceed­ings with a DOI num­ber (DOI pre­fix: 10.17501).

    We will sub­mit the pro­ceed­ings to be indexed in the Thom­son Reuters, SCO­PUS, Mende­ley, Google scholar and CiteU­Like for pos­si­ble Indexing.

    Papers pre­sented (oral pre­sen­ta­tions, vir­tual pre­sen­ta­tions and poster pre­sen­ta­tions) in the con­fer­ence being con­sid­ered for pos­si­ble pub­li­ca­tions in fol­low­ing jour­nals. Best selected full papers will be pub­lished for free of charge.

    • “Hear­ing, Bal­ance and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion” – (Print ISSN: 21695717, Online ISSN: 21695725) – Editor-​in-​Chief: Pro­fes­sor Alessan­dro Martini

    Sci­en­tific Committee

    • Assoc. Prof. Simon Prideaux, Uni­ver­sity of Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Asst. Prof. Strogi­los Vasilis, National Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion, Singapore
    • Asst. Prof. Owen Lo, The Uni­ver­sity of British Colom­bia, Canada
    • Dr. Sagit Mor, Uni­ver­sity of Haifa, Israel
    • Dr. M. Irene Carter, Uni­ver­sity of Wind­sor, Canada


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