International Conference on Challenging Exclusion 2018 (ICCE 2018)
30th Jan to 2nd Feb 2018 (4 days)
jointly organised by
NIEPMD National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD) is a unique institution of national eminence, which trains persons to serve the multiply disabled persons, across the Indian nation and internationally.
SRM Institute of Science and Technology is a globally renowned and imparts knowledge in all the streams of knowledge. In particular, it conducts courses e.g. Speech therapy, Audiology, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, which empower marginalised sections of the society. It has a significant number of students from several countries in Asia and Africa.
University of Northampton has a global footprint in Occupational Therapy and its students come from innumerable countries. In addition, it conducts courses, across the world.
The venue will be SRM Institute of Science and Technology, in their Potheri campus at Kattankulathur (near Chennai), Kanchipuram district, Tamilnadu state.
This is a very large conference. About 600 delegates will attend. 79 Resources Persons will share their knowledge and wisdom. Participants to this Conference are from United Kingdom, Cambodia, Srilanka, USA Colombia, Malaysia, Nepal, Bhutan, and Canada. There will be 148 Scientific presentations.
There will be Cultural Programmes on 31.1.2018 & 1.2.2018 by children with Disabilities. 30 teams (international and national) will participate. A resource book will be published.
Inauguration – 30 January 2018 Tuesday
Smt. Ms. Shankuntala D. Gamlin IAS,
Secretary to the Government of India for Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment will inaugurate.
Dr. T.R. Paari vendhar,
Honourable Chancellor of SRM Institute of Science and Technology, will be the Guest of Honour.
Mrs. Dolly Chakroborthy, IA&AS,
Joint Secretary, DEPwD Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,
Prof. Sudesh Mukhopadyay, Former Chairperson of RCI
Prof. Richard Rose, Northampton University. UK
The Valedictory function will be on 2 February, 2018.