Call for Papers

Call for Papers

The 9th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference (WDRC) 2024

WDRC 2024 encourages the community of international researchers to share their experiences and discussions. In the history of the Disability & Rehabilitation series, the conferences have been held in two different countries. WDRC 2018 conference was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; WDRC 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand; and WDRC 2020, WDRC 2022 were held fully virtual. WDRC 2023 were held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With the overwhelming support and acknowledgment from all the delegates of the past series, we wish to pioneer a way to another outstanding event.

Purpose of WDRC 2024

Build Updated and Futuristic International Community

One of the main objectives of WDRC 2024 is to continuously improve the standards of the international community of researchers, scholars, and academics by exposing them to the latest trends and developments while addressing the theme.

High Quality Conference Standards and Publication Standards

The conference is specially designed by the TIIKM Research and Development team together with a committee of experts and international universities and networks with the guidance of the Academic Governing Body of TIIKM conferences. WDRC 2024 meets the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and conference general standards created to maximize industry –academia – policymaker collaborations. Conference consists with several special issues and high quality supported journals while conference proceedings are published in Open Journal System (OJS) with indexing and DOI.

Platform with Highest Networking Opportunities

The 9th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2024 (WDRC 2024) has a wide range of networking opportunities to maximize participants’ international network. Conference networking dinner together with cultural show, academic partner’s discussions, panel discussions, lunches and refreshments, post-conference tour will be great opportunities for participants to get life changing experiences. Moreover, the conference venue is one of the beautiful cities in the world.

Develop Careers and Increase Opportunities

WDRC 2024 is designed to develop the careers of the participants and increase opportunities for their future.  The renowned resource persons in the Disability & Rehabilitation field will conduct special features of the conference. The conference will also provide a unique convergence of networking, learning, and inspiring keynote speeches, Discussions, plenary speeches, and workshops will be presented, along with the highest grade of publication opportunities.

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

You are invited to send your abstract on or before 26th March 2024 according to given the abstract guidelines. Different registration packages of the conference provide you so many benefits including food, conference pack, abstract book, eligibility to attend the technical sessions, career development workshops, publication opportunities etc. You can select different presentation modes according to your preference. Presentations awards are one of the key elements of the conference. The presenters of the conference will be evaluated by a special committee of academic experts during the conference and best presenters will be awarded at the awarding ceremony.

Theme: “Awareness, Inclusiveness, Accessibility in a Changing World – Learn how to take action supporting People with Disabilities in a world with geopolitical, climate, and immigration changes.”

 

Presentation topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to,

Conference Tracks

Disability Rights and Advocacy
  • Intersectionality in Disability Rights
  • Strategies for Effective Advocacy
  • Legal and Policy Frameworks for Inclusion
Assistive Technology and Innovation
  • Advancements in Assistive Technologies
  • Universal Design and Accessibility Innovations
  • Robotics, AI, and Wearables for Disability
Health Systems and Social Protection
  • Inclusive Healthcare Services and Systems
  • Access to Justice and Legal Systems
  • Disability-Inclusive Social Protection Policies
Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship
  • Inclusive Education Practices
  • Accessible Higher Education
  • Opportunities in Entrepreneurship for Individuals with Disabilities

 

Mental Health and Well-being
  • Psychosocial Support and Counseling
  • Mental Health Strategies for People with Disabilities
  • Self-Care and Resilience Initiatives
Sports, Recreation, and Accessible Design
  • Adapted Sports and Physical Activity
  • Accessible Outdoor Recreation
  • Inclusive Arts, Culture, and Design
Aging, Disability, and Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation and Care
  • Ageing and Disability Policy and Practice
  • Assistive Technologies for Ageing and Disability
Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Action
  • Inclusive Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Disability and Humanitarian Action
  • Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies
Technology and Smart Living
  • Disability and Innovation Ecosystems
  • Smart Homes for Inclusion
  • Emerging Technologies for Accessibility
Rehabilitation and Therapy
  • Advances in Physical Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy
  • Occupational and Speech Therapy Innovations
  • Multi-Disciplinary Approaches in Low-Resource Settings

Send your Abstract

You are invited to send your abstract on or before 11th July 2024 (Limited Slots Available) according to given the abstract guidelines. Different registration packages of the conference provide you so many benefits including food, conference pack, abstract book, eligibility to attend the technical sessions, career development workshops, publication opportunities etc. You can select different presentation modes according to your preference. Presentations awards are one of the key elements of the conference. The presenters of the conference will be evaluated by a special committee of academic experts during the conference and best presenters will be awarded at the awarding ceremony.

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TIIKM

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