Pathways8 Conference

Event date: 
1 December 2006

Pathways8 is the National Biennial Conference focussing on disability in higher education and training. This event will focus on maximizing the opportunities for individuals to reach their potential, so as to enable post secondary students who have a disability the chance to optimise their economic and social participation.

The conference program applies to teachers, lecturers, researchers, policy developers, students as well as disability practitioners in any industry. This is THE conference to attend in relation to enhancing successful education and career opportunities for people with disability.

A series of keynote presentations will be given by national and international speakers, including Associate Professor Christopher Newell, Dr Jim Bright, Dr Val Chapman, and Annette Gillander. Also offered are interactive workshops and action focused discussions around the themes of Universal Design, Teaching, Learning & Assessment and Careers & Employment. Pre-conference workshops will be offered and the conference program also includes a Poster Display and Resource Exhibition, not to mention an exciting social events schedule!

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28 November - 1 December 2006
Wrest Point Convention Centre, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Towards 2020 - what WE do NOW will make the difference.