WORLD DISABILITY & REHABILITATION CONFERENCE 2019

The International Institute of Knowledge Management takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) which will be held from 07th – 08th November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) is a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators, industry experts, health and disability advocates. It is a great platform to discuss and present the most recent research findings, trends, challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of Disability & Rehabilitation by ensuring the rights of individuals with disabilities.   We invite you all participants to attend WDRC 2019 from all around the world for a wonderful experience, networking opportunities, publishing and many more.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Dr. Loren O’Connor

Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services, Brandman University, USA

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CALL FOR PAPERS


” Building Bridges towards a Common Goal: Advancing and Promoting Equity and Accessibility amongst People with Disabilities Worldwide “

The internationally recognized scholars will evaluate all research papers in a double blind reviewing process and will select according to the international research standard.  All the accepted research papers/ abstracts will be eligible to present at the conference and they should register on or before the deadline.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to, 

  • Policies, and Laws promoting rights of people (or individuals) with disabilities
  • Implementation of the United Nations Rights of Persons with Disabilities in developing and developed countries
  • Advocacy initiatives to promote access to education across the life span
  • Access to health services for people with disabilities
  • Facilitating career and employment opportunities
  • Disability and Sports: A platform for Development and Inclusion
  • Equalization of Opportunities and Independent Living for individuals with Disabilities

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Thierry Kolpin Brandman University, USA

Dr. Thierry Kolpin
Brandman University, USA

Speech Title: “Using Communication Technology to Build Bridges and Advance Equity and Accessibility”

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Dr. Justyn Howard
Director, Student Conduct & Compliance
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor of Enrollment and Student Affairs
Brandman University
USA

Nekram Upadhyay
Head, Department of Assistive Technology
Indian Spinal Injuries Centre
India

Speech Title: ‘Assistive Technology Eco-system is the key to effective Service Delivery Provisions’

Henry-Santos-Metcalf

Dr. Henry Metcalf
Accessible Education Specialist
Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services
Brandman University
USA

PUBLICATION

OPPORTUNITIES

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All accepted abstracts for the 4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-40-5.
All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2513-2687 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

Online ISSN 1573-3572
Editor in Chief Ronald T. Brown
Publisher Springer
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Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Online ISSN 1939-1323
Editor in Chief Kathi A. Borden
Publisher American Psychological Association
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Journal of Disability Studies

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Online ISSN 2454-6623
Editor in Chief Kamlesh Kumar Sahu
Publisher Integrated Science Publications
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Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

Online ISSN 2198-963X
Editor in Chief S.K. Chaturvedi
Publisher Springer
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

STORYTELLING SESSION

Disability is not a barrier to Success

Share your success story and Inspire others

Themes:

  • Success Stories—personal and project achievements, joyful accomplishments
  • Stories of Struggles–including setbacks, anger, sadness

Genres:

  • Narratives
  • Documentary films
  • Short fiction films
  • Performance art—poetry, song, short dramas

Date – 8th November 2019
Time – 1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m.

Storytellers will be updated soon…


CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

WDRC 2019 offers a range of workshops to help you prepare for the next step in your career.

Publication Workshop on “Professional Productivity and Scholarship: Ideas and Best Practices to Enhance Academic Writing and Presentations”

Resource Person

Dr. Henry Santos Metcalf
Brandman University,
USA

Date: 07th November 2019
Time: 4.30p.m – 6.00p.m

 

Workshop on Helping People with Disabilities by Taking a Holistic View of Trauma

Resource Persons

Prof. Thierry Kolpin
Brandman University,
USA

Dr. Loren O’Connor

Brandman University
USA

Dr. Henry Santos Metcalf
Brandman University, USA

Date: 08th November 2019
Time: 3.20p.m – 5.20p.m

 

Conference Chair’s Workshop

Resource Person

Dr. Loren O’Connor

Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services,
Brandman University,
USA

Date: 08th November 2019
Time: 5.20p.m – 5.40p.m

KEYNOTE SPEECH AND DISCUSSION

Thierry Kolpin Brandman University, USA
Dr. Thierry Kolpin
Brandman University, USA

Title –  updating…
Date – 7th November 2019
Time – 10.00a.m – 10.50a.m

PLENARY SPEECHES


Topic 1 -Assistive Technology Eco-system is the key to effective Service Delivery Provisions

Date – 7th November 2019
Time – 4.00p.m – 4.30p.m

Topic 2 – Early Childhood: Care, Education, Intervention, and Research

Date – 8th November 2019
Time – 8.30a.m – 9.00a.m

Topic 3 – Employment and Disability

Date – 8th November 2019
Time – 1.00p.m – 1.30p.m


ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

On 08th November 2019
From 10.20a.m – 11.50a.m

Round Table 01:
Disability Activism: Ways of Theorizing and doing

Moderator Dr. Loren O’Connor
Brandman University
USA

Round Table 02:
Economic empowerment for persons with Disabilities

Moderator Nekram Upadhyay

Head, Department of Assistive Technology
Indian Spinal Injuries Centre
India


KNOWLEDGE – NETWORK – ENTERTAINMENT – AWARDS

75+ Research Presentations (send your abstract now)

20+ Poster Presentations (send your abstract now)

Cultural Show with Dinner

Awards Ceremony – The Best Researchers will be recognized and awarded

Care of Elderly: a Solution for Disability

Workshop

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Organizers & Partners

Hosting Partner

Brandman University,USA

Brandman University, USA

Academic Partner

University of Lodz, Poland

Academic Partner

Mejiro University, Japan

Mejiro University Graduate School of Rehabilitation Study,
Japan

Academic Partner

St.John’s Medical College, India

Strategic Partner

Physio Life Care,
Sri Lanka

Organized by

The International Institute of
Knowledge Management

Event Partner

Tour & Accommodation Partner

Join with us in

Bangkok @WDRC 2019

07 – 08 November 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

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