There is less than a month till the 7th AfriNEAD Conference is hosted at the Artscape in Cape Town. The event will take place from 30 November till 3 December, International Day for People with Disabilities, with an in-person and virtual event. This year’s conference title is “Positioning AfriNEAD: Rolling out Disability Research in Africa”.
The event provides for a knowledge sharing and networking opportunity for researchers, industry professionals, organisations and individuals in the disability community. The Conference will include plenary sessions, commissions for the AfriNEAD research, interactive panels and workshops – all linked online for those attending virtually. Additionally, there will be an exhibit at the conference and pre-conference event.
The pre-conference events will be held at the Artscape on the 29 November 2023 from 9 AM with three topics:
Advancing the conversations to address AT supply chain and procurement challenges presented by Becky Matter, Elsje Scheffler and Surona Visagie. Click here to register for the event.
Key take aways from the AT2030 program on ‘What Works’ to make a step change in increasing access to assistive technology presented by Diana Bell. Click here to register for the event.
Let’s Talk Disability presented by Erna van der Westhuizen and others from Shonaquip. Click here to register for the event.
The AfriNEAD Conference will also include a post-conference event that will be held at the Artscape on the 2 December 2023 from 9 AM with two topics:
Understanding components of South African paediatric posture support devices: a practical workshop presented by Erna van der Westhuizen and others from Shonaquip. Click here to register for the event.
“Disability Research County Working Group” – the way forwards “For those currently involved and for those who wish to learn more” presented by Gubela Mji. Click here to register for the event.