IDPP Executive Director and AU SIS Associate Professor Dr. Derrick Cogburn and IDPP Deputy Director and AU SOC Assistant Professor Dr. Filippo Trevisan will present and actively participate in the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50) from 4-8 January 2017 in Waikoloa, Hawaii. They will be joined by IDPP Faculty Associate and AU SIS Associate Dean and Associate Professor Dr. Nanette Levinson, and IDPP Joint Advisory Board Member and AU Kogod School of Business Professor Dr. Alberto Espinosa. The HICSS conference is the longest running and one of the most prestigious conferences on system sciences in the world. IDPP has presented its research and actively participated in HICSS for the past eight years.
IDPP Program Associate Ms. Della Leonor will participate in the Third Preparatory Committee Conference for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia from 25-27 July 2016 on behalf of IDPP and in support of the informal global Disability Inclusive and Accessible Urban Development Network (DIAUD).
IDPP has multifaceted active participation at this year’s 9th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP-9) from 14-16 June at United Nations headquarters in New York – the world’s largest gathering of the global disability community. It is organizing two side events - on disability, digital societies and big data; and accessible global governance - as well as organizing official conference rapporteurs and welcoming the delegation of the USA-Indonesia Deaf Youth Leadership Cultural Exchange Program.