November 30, 2016 December 3, 2016 marks the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. IDRC Director Jutta Treviranus will attend events at the UN Headquarters in New York. To learn more about accessibility rights and legislation in Ontario and in Canada, listen to Episode 3 of the Quantization Podcast.
- UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities
- IIDEX 2016
- DEEP / Discovery Conference 2016
- Congratulations to the Graduates of Masters of Inclusive Design
- Free Sprout Ideas Camp for High School Students this Summer Across Ontario
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November 30, 2016 The IDRC participated in the IIDEX National Summit on Accessibility on November 30th, 2016. This summit focused on appreciating how diverse stakeholders help shape and improve our design. The summit’s panels focused on two essential issues: Inclusive Play and Policy. The IDRC’s Director, Jutta Treviranus, lead the Summit.
November 30, 2016 On October 13-14, 2016 the DEEP – Discovery conference brought together an international community of over 100 diverse participants to discuss timely, difficult, and engaging topics. This year’s theme was: “Our Data: Who owns it, who controls it, what can we do with it?” DEEP 2016 welcomed the participation of four initiatives
Congratulations to the graduates of the Delta cohort of the Masters of Inclusive Design. The newly celebrated Master of Inclusive Design are: Catalina De la Rocha Rushmita Alam Erica Charbonneau Geordie Graham Dennis Lagman Jingyi Lai Yu Lin Chengyi Lu (Zimmo) Amita Pharshy Deepshikha Sharma Taliesin Smith Vanessa Vilic Evangelista Caren Watkins Jacob Willow Jeff
For a third year, the Inclusive Design Institute is pleased to offer a free innovation summer camp for high school students. Starting in July across 6 locations across Ontario, the Sprout Ideas Camp blends social innovation, technology, and design thinking skills to engage students in building problem solving and teamwork skills. Mentors from the industry