SCHEDULE FOR THE 5th WFDB GA AND THE 11th HELEN KELLER WORLD CONFERENCE

 

19-27/6 2018 

  • 17-19/6 Arrival dates and possible dates for regional meetings such as EDBU GA, Flasc and AFDB, Registration and costs have to be arranged by each regional organization.
  • Tuesday 19/6 18:00-21:00 Welcome dinner in the Terraza de Cristal (Glass Terrace)

Schedule for the WFDB GA 20-21/6 2018

  • Wednesday 20/6 WFDB GA. Meeting room: Salón de Cristal (Glass Room)

09:00-10:30 Opening of the GA

10:30-11:00  Coffee/tea break

11:00-13:00  Meeting session 1.

13:00-15:00  Lunch

15:00-16:30  Meeting session 2

16:30-17:00  Coffee/tea break

17:00-18:00  Meeting session 3

19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

  • Thursday 21/6 WFDB GA. Meeting room: Salón de Cristal (Glass Room)

09:00-10:30 Meeting session 4.

10:30-11:00  Coffee/tea break

11:00-13:00  Meeting session 5.

13:00-15:00  Lunch

15:00-16:30  Meeting session 6

16:30-17:00  Coffee/tea break

17:00-18:00  Meeting for the new elected board

 19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

Schedule for the NOLB-day 24-26/6 2018

  • Friday 22/6 NOLB. Meeting room: Salón de Cristal (Glass Room)

09:00-10:30 Presentation of the project and global report

10:30-11:00  Coffee/tea break

11:00-12:00  Plenary 1-2

12:00-13:00  Plenary 3-4

13:00-15:00  Lunch

15:00-16:30  Plenary, discussions and summary of the day

16:30-17:00  Coffee/tea break

17:00-18:00  Buffet time

19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

Saturday 23/6 – Excursions

 Additional information will be available soon.

 

Helen Keller World Conference 24-26/6 2018, Final Schedule

  • Sunday 24/6 HKWC

Meeting room: Salón de Cristal (Glass Room), workshops in group room

09:00-12:00 Opening ceremony

12:00-15:00  Lunch – visit exhibitions

15:00-15:50  Plenary topic 1: Human rights, democracy through the UNCRPD and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

UNCRPD – How Do Deafblind Fit In? Sanja Tarczay, Croatia

16:00-17:00

Workshop 1:1: Deafblind Women and Human rights, Marina Martín, Spain

Workshop 1:2: Deafblind and Sexual reproductive health in Malawi, Catherine Uteka, Malawi

Workshop 1:3: Developing better services against domestic violence: Hearing the voice of disabled people. Sanna Paasonen, Finland

 

17.00-19.30  Visit Exhibitions

19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

  • Monday 25/6 HKWC

Plenary lectures – Salón de Cristal (Glass Room); Workshops – grouprooms

09:00-09:30  Information for the day

09:30-10:30 Plenary topic 2: The right to access information and communication.

Right to Information and Communication. Francisco Molina, Spain

10:30-11:00  Coffee/tea break

11:00-11:50

– Workshop 2:1: Creating the Telecommunications Ecosystem for DeafBlind people. Ryan Bondroff, USA

– Workshop 2:2: The long struggle to gain recognition of Deafblindness as an independent form of disability. Uwe Zelle, Germany.

– Workshop 2:3: Communication Methods a Barrier to Inclusive Education in Malawi. Ishmael Supliano, Malawi.

12:00-15:00  Lunch – visit exhibitions

15:00-15:50  Plenary topic 3: The right to access education and culture.

A way that open for equal opportunities for education. Javier García Pajares, Spain.

16:00-16:30  Coffee/tea break

16:30-17:30

– Workshop 3:1: Claiming the right to education of the persons with deafblindness in Colombia. German Guerrero, Colombia

– Workshop3:2: My experience as a teacher in a public school with students with disabilities. Edgar Reyes Tejeda, Dominican Republic.

– Workshop 3:3: The Right of the artistic and culture activities. Eneida Guadalupe Rendón Nieblas, Mexico

17:30-19:30  Visit exhibitions

19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

  • Tuesday 26/6 HKWC

 Salón de Cristal (Glass Room); Workshops – group rooms   

09:00-09:30  Information for the day

09:30-10:30 Plenary topic 4: Deafblind organizations, their positions and work.

Empowering deaf blindness associations to advance human rights on deafblindness worldwide. Lackson Chipato, Zambia.

10:30-11:00  Coffee/tea break

11:00-11:50

– Workshop 4:1: Capacity Development and network for organizations of persons with deafblindness. Dany López Villegas, Peru.

– Workshop 4:2: Japanese Approach to Promote Social Participation of Persons with Deafblindness. Nobuyuki Takahashi, Japan.

– Workshop 4:3: Self-Advocacy for persons with Deafblindness. Carleeta Manser/Irene McMinn, Australia.

12:00-15:00  Lunch – visit exhibitions

15:00-15:50  Plenary topic 5: Advocacy, influence and impact.

Impact and advocacy through the deafblindness awareness, persons with deafblindness and their rights in society. Melba Benjamin, Dominican Republic.

16:00-16:30  Coffee/tea break

16:30-17:30

– Workshop 5:1: The laws fulfill for the maximum development of persons with deafblindness, thanks to the CRPD application. Mireya Cisne, Nicaragua.

– Workshop 5:2: Deafblind Youth Perspective. Vanessa Vlajkovic, Australia.

– Workshop 5:3: Improving the quality of life through the work Right application for the full life. Roger Orlando Gallo, Honduras.

17:45-18:30 Closing of HKWC

18:30-19:30 Visit exhibitions

19:30-21:00 Dinner

 

  • Celebration day Wednesday 27/6

09:00-16:00  Celebration of International Deafblind People Day

18:00-22:00  Gala dinner

 

*Here is the link to the full programme of the 27th.

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