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26-28 June 2019

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Workshop on Accessible Information Communication Technology AND Web-Based Vocational Skills

RI GDDF funded Workshop on Accessible Information Communication Technology AND Web-Based Vocational Skills, 23-25 June; plus funding for Conference Participation

Update: Thank you very much for all the applications for the Workshop on Accessible Information Communication Technology and Web-Based Vocational Skills. We are pleased to announce that the workshop is now full. If you are interested to be added on our wait list please complete the application form and email to rimacausecretary@gmail.com. You will be contacted as soon as a place becomes available. If there is any question, please contact RIAPRC 2019 Secretariat on rimacausecretary@gmail.com

Workshop and Conference Application Form

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Information Communication Technology (ICT) is becoming a key driver for the successful employment of Person with Disabilities (PwDs) due to its permeation and proliferation of ICT in the world of work. ICT has changed how people build their skills, how they search for work, how they do their work, etc. The internet and digital technologies are also changing how entrepreneurs, people who are self-employed, and free-lancers are raising capital, finding clients, and selling services. Many PwDs pursue self-employment due to the barriers of getting jobs in the competitive labour market. The internet and digital technologies are changing the field of self-employment and entrepreneurship through online work.

Digital technologies have brought unprecedented opportunities to the Asia-Pacific region, where PwDs, on one hand face challenges in tapping the potentials presented by the Internet and on the other hand could significantly improve their employment and entrepreneurship. The Rehabilitation International Asia and Pacific Regional Conference 2019 (RIAPRC 2019) offers a back to back workshop to better prepared the candidates for the digital era.

Purpose and objectives

  1. To provide a training opportunity on accessible information and technology.
  2. To provide a platform for exchange and sharing of disability-inclusive and innovation.
  3. To promote an inclusive and harmonious community through web accessibility and information.

Language
English and Mandarin Chinese. (Spoken interpretation will be provided)

Venue
The Venetian Macao

Global Disability Development Fund
Global Disability Development Fund will provide a grant to support 25 candidates. Candidates meeting the following criteria will be considered for the Grant Subsidy:

  1. RI members or belonging to a Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) in Asia-Pacific region,
  2. Age between 16-60,
  3. Capable of communicating in English or Mandarin,
  4. Experienced in using computer and the Internet,
  5. Highly motivated to create employment and income-generating opportunities for PwDs,
  6. Submit one or more abstracts for RIAPRC 2019.

The grant will include the expenses of:

  • Accommodation, 22-28 June 2019 (7 nights maximum),for both workshop and RI ASIA & PACIFIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2019.
  • RI ASIA & PACIFIC REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2019 Registration fees,
  • Daily Allowance,
  • Return Airfare.

Expected number of participants: 45 – 50
Opportunities are limited and will be released on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information please contact RI Secretariat on rimacausecretary@gmail.com or visit the RIAPRC 2019 website https://www.rimacau2019.org/

Three Days Workshop Program (Tentative)

22 June, 2019
from 09:00Arrival & Registration
18:30 – 20:00Dinner
23 June, 2019 (Day 1)ICT Assistive Tools and Web AccessibilitySpeakers
09:00 – 10:30Microsoft Assistive ToolsAiken Sam- Microsoft
11:00 – 12:30ICT Accessibility and its ImpactsSAHK – Dr. Ivan Su
13:30 – 15:00Web Accessibility WCAG 2.1 and Training ITerry Wong and WAFA Team
15:30 – 17:00Web Accessibility WCAG 2.1 and Training II
17:00 – 17:30Q & A Discussion
18:00 – 20:30Welcome dinner
24 June, 2019 (Day 2)Daisy Products trainingSpeakers
09:00 – 10:30DAISY Introduction(Mr. Hiroyuki Murakami /Tatsuo Nishizawa – JSRPD)
11:00 – 12:30HANDS on Training of DAISY
13:30 – 15:00Let’s find DAISY
15:30 – 17:00Hong Kong DAISY ExperienceLynda Chung and CBPC Team
17:00 – 17:30Q & A Discussion
25 June, 2019 (Day 3)Web Based developmentSpeakers
09:00 – 10:30Canyou eCommerceMr. Huang Fei-Hong – Canyou
11:00 – 12:30
13:30 – 15:00Modern Web DesignProf. T.H. Tse – The University of Hong Kong
15:30 – 17:00Web Development without Coding: Real-World Experience with the RI Regional Conference WebsiteDanny Pak-kin Fan – AIDA
17:00 – 17:30Q & A Discussion
17:30 – 18:00Closing ceremony and presentation of certificate of attendance