The 5th World Disability and Rehabilitation Conference 2020 (WDRC 2020) consists of some practical workshops conducted by the experts in relative fields. The participants will receive the opportunity to grab knowledge from both the academic and industry fields that related to the relevant areas. These two workshops will conduct under the two areas of one of the most important treatment method of disable people, Physiotherapy. The other workshop will conduct and discuss how smart technology will assist to disable people. Therefore both the academic and industry profiles can participate to this session and can share their knowledge with this experts and they can grab the knowledge from them as well.

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Industrial Session


WDRC 2020 will feature an Industry Session, to embrace new innovations, research, and experience from the industry to relate to the Disability and Rehabilitation. The purpose of the Industry Session is to present upcoming innovative trends with future research challenges. The proposed presentations should be in a clear industrial context including details about the new technologies and techniques have introduced to assist the disabled people. As well as the effectiveness of those new techniques, how it will affect to the related field and how those new techniques will help to these people. Presenting at this session will provide to companies with increased visibility in front of a global audience and get feedback from experts around the world.

This session invites for all the industrial people who are working related to finding solutions to assist disabled people and develop their skills. They can display their things in conference premises and they will get a 30 minutes speech slot in the conference program to introduce their products to a global audience.

Date – 06th November 2020

Time – 15:00 – 17:00


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Conference Chair’s Workshop

A workshop will be arranged by the Conference Chair to discuss the outcomes and get feedback of the Conference. Participants can share their experience of attending the conference and express their ideas on areas to be improved in the future.

Moreover, the plans to be executed when organizing for WDRC 2020  will be discussed during the workshop providing an opportunity for participants to share their views and voice their suggestions in terms of the conference theme, conference tracks, venue, dates, keynote speakers, partners featured events and any other applicable areas.

The workshop will provide an insight to deliver the future conferences in a fruitful way with the outputs received by the Conference Chair, Keynote Speakers, Participants and Organizers.

Dr. Loren O’Connor

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

Brandman University,


Panel Discussion

WDRC 2020 has planned and panel discussion with a panel experts and all the participant can join with it. The panel will consist of policy makers, industry experts, social activists and academic experts and this is an open panel discussion of out siders as well. The panel is specially designed for social workers and we invited all the NGOs and other associations who are working related to the relevant subject area. This panel discussion will discuss about the role of social workers to help disabled people and the actions they have taken and their future plans. Therefore this will make platform to make good network with each other and share their knowledge and ideas among them.



Date – 05th November 2020
Time – 16:50 – 18:50

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Share your story at the WDRC 2020

The storytelling session of the WDRC 2020 offers you the opportunity to share your story in the following categories and modes of presentation:


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


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

Date: 06th November 2020

Time: 10.50 a.m. – 12.20 a.m.

How to submit your work

  • Send your original work to on or before with your biography.
  • Your work should be submitted in English
  • After submission, please acknowledge receipt via an email within three working days.
  • Submissions must be in English or with English subtitles.
  • All storytellers will be notified of acceptance within two weeks.

Each storyteller will be given a 30-minute slot in the session including the discussion time.