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Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

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Disability | Technology | Inclusion

A Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research, History Exhibits and Pedagogy


Dear Colleagues,

Please join us from Friday, December 8th - Sunday, December 9th for a symposium and workshop entitled "Disability | Technology | Inclusion". This symposium seeks to draw researchers and teachers from across the university and beyond to discuss and workshop the ongoing work of Carleton University’s Disability Research Group (CUDRG).

One of our primary goals will be to begin to draft a set of best practices for the design and pedagogical uses of accessible virtual and physical exhibitions pertaining to the history of disability and technology. The symposium will begin with a broad overview of the CUDRG’s origins and its various projects to date, followed by a set of sessions in which we will discuss how to further the accessibility goals of the CUDRG, the best uses of virtual and physical exhibits within the classroom, as well as constructive ways in which we might grow and enhance these types of initiatives through multidisciplinary and cross-faculty research and pedagogical collaborations. The final day of the symposium will be dedicated to piloting and work shopping the latest exhibit episode developed by the CUDRG on disability, refugees and technology.




Tentative Program

Friday:

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM: Formal Welcome

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM: Social Mixer & Reception

Saturday:

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Welcome & Introductory Remarks

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Overview of Projects to Date - Mobility and Envisioning

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Coffee

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Workshop & Dialogue Session: Future Directions & Best Practices

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Keynote Speaker - Karen Yoshida, Physical Therapy, University of Toronto

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Coffee

3:30 - 5:00 PM: Workshop & Dialogue Session: Cross-Disciplinary Research & Pedagogy

Sunday:

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Welcome & Introductory Remarks

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Presentation of Episode 6: Refugees, Disability & Technology in Transnational Postwar Canada, 1946-1953

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Coffee

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Workshop & Dialogue Session: A Transnational Exhibit on Disability, Technology, Migration & Development

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Keynote Speaker - Jay Dolmage, English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Concluding Remarks





Numbers are limited to 45 people for the event, so if you register, but then cannot come, please notify us as soon as possible to allow space for others.

If you would like to join us from afar, please say so and we can make arrangements for a videoconference. Or, if you are only able to join us for one part of the day, please inform us in your registration message.

The room location of the event is fully accessible and we welcome all wheelchairs-users, cane-users, service animals and personal attendants. Please contact beth.robertson@carleton.ca as soon as possible or at least two weeks in advance, should you require interpretation services or any other special arrangements to attend and fully participate in this event, including any dietary restrictions or food allergies.

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