Disability, Human Rights and Social Equity Conference (2-day event)

The conference aims to encourage researchers from a range of disciplines to engage with persons with disabilities and Disabled Persons Organisations in order to develop, in the words of the National Disability Research and Development Agenda, 'research which focuses on human rights, participation in community life, access to mainstream activities and services, and broader systems change'.

Keynotes: Prof. Ron McCallum AO (Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney), Charlotte V. McClain-Nhlapo (Global Disability Advisor in the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience (GPSURR) Global Practice of the World Bank Group).

Invited speakers: Graeme Innes AM, the Hon Susan Ryan AO (Age Discrimination Commissioner, Disability Discrimination Commissioner), Prof. Mary Crock (Professor of Public Law, University of Sydney), Rosemary Kayess (Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales), John Berrill (Berrill Legal), Keith McVilly (Professorial Chair in Disability and Social Inclusion, University of Melbourne).