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World Federation of the DeafBlind, WFDB, 10th HKWC and 4th WFDB General Assembly will be held in the Manila area, Philippines November 6-11 2013.
National Council on Disability Affairs, NCDA
We are still in negotiations with hotels in the Manila area regarding expenses and other details. The third announcement will contain further information on venue and details regarding accommodation and expenses, in addition to a more detailed program for the world conference.
The conference fee will be:
The fee will includes welcome reception on the 6th, conference dinner the 11th, 5 days of lunches, 5 days of coffee/tea breaks, mineral water during the conference and conference material. It does not include excursions, airport transfer, transport to the conference, dinner the remaining days, visa, vaccination or other personal expenses.
The cost for one day participation is 50 USD including lunch, coffee/tea breaks and water.
Family members who do not participate in the conference have to pay their own costs.
WFDB will sponsor a limited number of participants from developing countries. Maximum one deafblind participant with interpreter/assistant per country will be sponsored. If you need sponsorship, please contact WFDB as soon as possible indicating travel cost from your country to Manila, Philippines.
"Accessibility and inclusion for people with deafblindness in everyday life - CRPD for everyone everywhere"
Plenary sessions and workshops will cover the following themes:
These are only proposals and open for additional subthemes.
Abstracts of plenary presentations or workshops covering one of these areas, must be sent to the WFDB office at firstname.lastname@example.org before 1st of May 2013.
All lectures must be held by people with deafblindness and will provide examples of how CRPD can be used and be of help for people with deafblindness in different aspects of their daily life.
The lectures will be given on voluntary basis and no financial or other compensation will be given to lecturers.
On behalf of Dr Sonnia Margarita Villacres Mejia, WFDB President,
Secretary General WFDB