INSPIRe is an annual student and community focused virtual conference on disability/ability studies.
AIMS OF THE CONFERENCE
The aims of this conference are to:
1. Encourage student discussion regarding socio-cultural ability expectations.
2. Provide a peer-reviewed opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their research work.
3. Provide a platform for dialogue and networking without the costs of travel.
IS THERE A CONFERENCE FEE?
The beauty of a virtual conference is that there is no conference fee.
POTENTIAL TOPICS OF SUBMISSION
Topics may engage a variety of social groups (e.g. disabled people, ethnic minorities, gender, socioeconomic status, immigrants, migrants, etc.) and discussion of ability expectations. Submissions can be related, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Community Based Rehabilitation
'Eco-ability' / 'Eco-health'
Equity and equality
Feminist approach to ability expectations
Future of communication technologies and ability expectations
Health science, technology, and health care
Media discourses and representation of various social groups in the media
Organ donation and transplantation
Privacy and health science technologies
Prospects of artificial wombs
Science and technology governance
SIDS / Crib death
Social determinants of health
Sustainability and economics
The theme of this conference is for us to "INSPIRe the next generation". How will your research impact the next generation and those to come?