Giving People with Disabilities the Tech Tools to Speak out

Monday, 10 December 2018 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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Contact information
Contact person: 
Rafael Dezordi
Email: 
rafael.dezordi@uottawa.ca
Phone: 
613-562-5800
Extension: 
3911
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Free of charge
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The Institute for Science, Society and Policy and the Royal Canadian Institute for Science are delighted to host the first panel of the second year of the ISSP-RCIScience Lecture Series. On December 10th,  we will discuss the science, policy and societal implications of new technologies designed to allow people with disabilities to communicate and interact with the world around them. 

Panelists

Professor Virginie Cobigo, Faculty of Social Sciences and Co-Director, Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services, uOttawa; Scientist and Research Chair in Children and Youth Mental Health, CHEO Research Institute 

Dr. Lundy Lewis, Canada/US Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Science and Society , ISSP (2018-2019), University of Ottawa

Christine Malone, Diversity Specialist, City of Ottawa

Professor Michael Orsini, Political Studies and Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa