Since 1992, the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on December 3 has been annually observed around the world. IDPD 2018 focused on empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. The Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) has made a variety of major contributions that were launch or announced during this year’s celebration.
IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn will be participating and representing IDPP and the Internet Governance Lab at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris on November 12-14, 2018. The meeting will be hosted by the Government of France at the headquarters of UNESCO.
IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, Professor in the AU School of International Service and Kogod School of Business, is chairing the Disability and Accessibility session at the 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) in Jersey City, NJ on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.