2014 Round Table Conference – call for papers extended

Dear friends and colleagues

The 2014 Round Table Conference Program Committee invites you to consider submitting an abstract for next year’s Round Table Conference, to be held in Brisbane from 17-20 May 2014. The due date for abstracts has been extended to Friday 15th November – Please click here to download the call for papers.

The Program Committee is pleased to advise that Mary Kelly and Pete Osborne have accepted our invitation to deliver keynote addresses. Mary Kelly is the Equity Director at Queensland University of Technology. She is a highly regarded researcher and advocate in the area of equity and access for university students with a disability. Pete Osborne holds a range of leadership roles with such organisations as the Royal National Institute for the Blind, UK; Right to Read Alliance UK, European Blind Union, International Council on English Braille, World Braille Council, and the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment.

Many thanks to those who have already submitted abstracts for the conference. Topics submitted to date include reforms to anti-discrimination and copyright laws; iPad and iPhone accessibility for people with a print disability; access to the Australian National Curriculum for school-age students who are blind; and Australian research into vision loss simulations for therapy service delivery.

Please keep those abstracts coming! You are welcome to drop me a line if you are considering submitting an abstract or wish to discuss any aspect of the conference program.

Your assistance in circulating this information would be appreciated.


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