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DEEP 2016

DEEP 2016: Designing Enabling Economies & Policies

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • October 13-14, 2016
  • Venue: OCAD University

DEEP Objectives and Process

Objective: To engage in substantive in-depth discussion about implementation strategies for digital inclusion of persons with disabilities among decision makers promoting the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in their respective countries; to identify levers and innovative approaches that go beyond current strategies.

Format and process: Interactive with brainstorming break-out sessions led by moderators, rapporteurs and participants. It is assumed that attendees accept the goal of inclusion and the importance of inclusive participation for persons with disabilities and will contribute to a meaningful debate about innovative strategies to accomplish this goal. Information about successes and failures will be recognized as equally important. Sessions are designed to facilitate the greatest interaction possible

Participants: Government, persons with disabilities advocates, United Nations affiliated organizations, private sector, service providers, experts and academia.

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