Day 1 of LIRNEasia’s Expert Forum on policy-relevant research on disability and information & communication technologies (ICTs) started with the presentation of findings and reflections on disability related research conducted by LIRNEasia in Nepal, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka.
The day concluded with discussions on research gaps in the field including the need to expand the scope of research methodologies and what needs to be done to advance research.
The full video of the session can be found here.
The transcript of the session can be found here.
A list of event attendees are given below;
|Gerard Goggin||Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang
Technological University, Singapore
|Armita Satari||Insights Manager – GSMA|
|Edgard Rodriguez||Sr. Program Specialist / Myanmar Lead – International
Development Research Centre (IDRC)
|Faye Martin||Captioner Ai-Media|
|Isabelle Caboni||Insights Director at GSMA|
|Janita Rukmal||Co-founder of Enable Lanka Foundation|
|Judith Hellerstein||Secretary A11YSIG|
|Katie Ellis||Professor in Internet Studies and Director of the Centre for
Culture and Technology at Curtin University.
|Khin Yamone Zaw||Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)|
|Nirmita Narasimhan||Senior Fellow and Programme Director with the Global Initiative
for Inclusive ICT
|P V Madhusudhan Rao||Professor in departments of mechanical engineering and design
at IIT Delhi
|Regina Pasion||Senior Program Officer of Coalitions for Change leading the
efforts on disability and disability inclusive reforms
|Sarah Lewthwaite||Senior Research Fellow within Southampton Education School at
the University of Southampton
|Vandana Chaudhry||Associate Professor, Department of Social WorkCity University of New York, College of Staten Island|
|Victor Zhuang||Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University|
|Krystle Reid Wijesuriya||Co-founder of Enable Lanka Foundation|
|kasturi Shridhar||Consultant – Deaf Child Worldwide|