[Accessibility] Fwd: [i2010-inclusion] Fw: [Cumulusxl] Design for All conference 13-150906 in Rovaniemi

John Goldthwaite jgoldthwaite at yahoo.com
Fri May 12 18:01:04 PDT 2006

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Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 17:39:44 +0100
Subject: [i2010-inclusion] Fw: [Cumulusxl] Design for All conference 13-150906 in Rovaniemi

         Important dates    
   26 May Submission of abstracts deadline    
   16 June Notification of acceptance    
   28 August Submission of full papers    
   13-15 September International Design for All conference in Rovaniemi  
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From: Eija Salmi <esalmi at uiah.fi> 
Date: May 12, 2006 8:13  AM
Subject: [Cumulusxl] Design for All conference 13-150906 in  Rovaniemi
To: cumulusxl at uiah.fi

Call for  papers -
International Design for All -konferenssi, Rovaniemi Finland 13. -  15. 9.2006

Call for papers now opened:

abstracts  to secretariat at edean.org DUE  26.5

International Design for All Conference
Rovaniemi, Finland 13-15  September 2006 

Call for Papers
Inclusion is a key element in  ensuring the mobilisation of all human and social capital to achieve socially  sustainable growth, employment and cohesion. The International Design for All  conference is a cross-disciplinary event, highlighting policy developments,  Design for All strategies, research results and practical experiences that  support the development of an Information Society for All. 

The  conference will be organised by the European Design for All e-Accessibility  Network EDeAN and the Finnish Design for All Network, with the National Research  and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES and the University of  Lapland as the key institutions. 

Topics of interest
The first part of  the conference will focus on Design for All related policy topics. It is based  on invited presentations.

The second part of the conference has parallel  sessions that will focus on the following topics: 

Design for All  strategies both in public sector agencies and public companies. Agencie and  companies are encouraged to present their strategies on supporting inclusion,  accessibility and Design for All as a part of socially sustainable development,  corporate social responsibility, as part of R&D strategies etc. 
Experts  are encouraged to present research results, practical experiences and good  practice in supporting inclusion in the information society in the fields of  e.g.

Ageing and information and communication technologies  
Cultural diversity and information and communication  technologies
Geographic inclusion and information and communication  technologies
Inclusive public services

 <  http://www.stakes.fi/dfa-suomi/DfA2006/rovaniemi2006.html>
Further  information 

P�ivi Tahkokallio
koordinaattori, Suomen Design for All  -verkosto
GSM 050 324 3517
paivi.tahkokallio at stakes.fi

Mira  Koivusilta
suunnittelija, Suomen Design for All -verkosto 
GSM 040 822  6999
<mailto:mira.koivusilta at stakes.fi> mira.koivusilta at stakes.fi

International Affairs
CUMULUS European  Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
CIRRUS  Nordic Network of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media
Eija  Salmi (ms)
Head, Secretary General 
H�meentie 135 C 00560 HELSINKI  FINLAND
tel. +358 9 75630534, fax +358 9 7563 0 595
www.uiah.fi-eija.salmi at uiah.fi

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