Conference Chair and Committee

Conference Chair and Committee

Dr. Loren O’Connor

President of WDRPA, Former University Assistant Vice
Chancellor, Office of Accessible Education. and/or Kolpin &
O’Connor Global Consultants, LLC.)

 Dr. Loren O’Connor was an Assistant Vice Chancellor of a Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services at the university level. He created, developed and implemented the Office. The position requires extensive knowledge and an in-depth understanding of community colleges and universities in the areas of ADA, Section 504/508, and other legislative matters that impact higher education institutions. The position required exceptional mediation skills, dispute resolution expertise, problem-solving and crisis response skills, major decision-making abilities, and an ability to analyze complex policy situations that may have legal consequences. He served as a liaison and facilitator between students, faculty, human resources, student affairs, academic affairs and senior management along with being a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team. Dr. O’Connor also was an Assistant Professor in the School of Education for School Psychology.

He was an Adjunct Professor in the Community College and California State University systems. Dr. O’Connor taught psychology at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He was a school psychologist, counselor and teacher in both elementary and secondary school districts. Dr. O’Connor was a Fulbright Scholar in India.

Dr. O’Connor has been a national and international speaker in Korea, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Singapore and India focusing on disability rights and advocacy. He has an in-depth experience in presenting professional workshops.

As a Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, He has an extensive background in helping individuals, couples, and groups communicate in a productive and positive manner with excellent results in the area of conflict issues, major disputes, crisis intervention, and other areas which prevent successful communication and progress. As a consultant for law firms, Dr. O’Connor has an extensive background in Title IX, Section 504 & 508, OCR-Office for Civil Rights, ADA, and IDEA.

Presently, Dr. O’Connor is a co-partner with Kolpin & O’Connor Global Consultants, LLC which is a firm that provides international consultation and on-going professional support to universities and K-12 schools in the areas of disability services, accessibility, psychological services and other related activities.

Mr. Isanka P. Gamage

Conference Convener

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM),
Sri Lanka

Hotline: +94 715 589 870
+94 777 379 779
TP: +94117992022
Email: isanka.gamage@tiikmedu.com

Ms. Kalpana Madavie

Conference Secretariat

Tel: +94 11 799 2022
Hotline: +94 77 274 1265
Email: secretariat@disabilityconference.co

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The Scientific Committee consists of the experts in the field from many different countries in the world. The Committee Members evaluate your abstracts and provide insights to improve those further. According to the final decision given by them, you would be able to process further tasks for participating the conference.

Scientific Reviewers

Dr. Sujeewa Weerasinghe

Dr. Sujeewa Weerasinghe

National organizer,
The Chartered society of physiotherapy
Sri Lanka

Dr. Maria Agnieszka Paszkowicz

Dr. Maria Agnieszka Paszkowicz

University of Zielona Góra
Poland

Dr. Muna AlHammadi

Dr. Muna AlHammadi

College of Education
Zayed University
Dubai, UAE

Dr. Wesam Darawsheh

Dr. Wesam Darawsheh

The school of rehabilitation sciences
The University of Jordan
Jordan

Dr. Selahattin Aydin

Dr. Selahattin Aydin

Istanbul Kent University
Turkey

Dr. Dorota Kobus-Ostrowska

Dr. Dorothy Kobus-Ostrowska

University of Lodz
Poland

Dr. Selahattin Aydin

Dr. Yuleinys A.Castillo

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
California State University
USA

Dr. Gerry Duwin A. Dela Zerna

Dr. Gerry Duwin A. Dela Zerna

University of Makati
Philippines

Dr. Tan Shermin

Dr. Tan Shermin

International Nepal Fellowship
Nepal

Dr. Joel Snyder, PhD

Dr. Joel Snyder

Audio Description Project
American Council of the Blind
USA

Dr. Abigail O. Akande

Dr. Abigail O. Akande

The Pennsylvania State University - Abington College United States

Dr. Yuleinys A Castillo

Assoc Prof Dr. Yuleinys A.Castillo

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
Program Coordinator in M.S. in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling
California State University, USA

Dr. Emine Ayyildiz

Dr. Emine Ayyildiz

The department of special education
Istanbul Medeniyet University
Turkey

Dr. Mandeep Singh

Dr. Mandeep Singh

University of Jammu
India

Dr. Divya Rose Peter

Head of School of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Malaysia

Dr. Pinar Kaya

Istanbul Medipol University
Turkey

Dr. Bunsung Heng

Dr. Bunsung Heng

Cambodia

If you would like to be considered to serve on the Scientific Committee, please submit the Official Reviewer Application.

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