TRANSED to be Hosted in India by Svayam: September 17-21, 2012

| 0 Comments

Svayam, an initiative of S.J.Charitable Trust, India is proud to announce that TRANSED 2012, the 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will take place in India from September 17-21, 2012 on the theme "Seamless Access for All: Universal design for transport systems and infrastructure as a key element in the creation of livable cities".  The TRANSED series of conferences have, since 1978, provided the premier international forum to exchange ideas on what works and why, and to share innovations, good practices,  and research on accessible transportation, mobility, and travel.

 

TRANSED 2012 will showcase international innovation and technological solutions for accessible transportation and travel through papers and posters as well as through live exhibitions of products, services, and best practices. It will have an exhibition running for all the days of conference, Opening Reception, Conference Opening, Plenary session, Parallel Technical Sessions, Conference Dinner and a grand closing ceremony.  Visithttp://www.transed2012.in/conference_schedule.html for details regarding conference programme.

 

This is the first call inviting Abstracts from the potential authors on the following topics:

 

A.   Role of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

B.   Best practices and innovations

C.   Accessible tourism: Conservation, access to the historic and natural heritage

D.   Environmental impact, sustainability, and accessibility of integrated multimodal systems

E.   Accessible Bus Rapid Transit

F.    Highway design and safety

G.   Pedestrian mobility & safety for livable communities

H.   Rural access and mobility

I.       Implementation, monitoring and enforcement

J.     Others

 

Important Dates:

 

30 March 2011 -      Deadline for receipt of abstracts

October 2011 -        Authors will be notified about acceptance of abstract as Paper or poster

March 2012 -           Authors to write full papers/posters whose abstracts were accepted.

September 2012 - Actual TRANSED 2012 Conference in New Delhi, India

 

For details please visithttp://www.transed2012.in/abstract_submission.html

 

Leave a comment

Recent Entries

Don't Miss These Books on Inclusive Tourism
They are not available yet but watch for:Accessible Tourism: International Best Practiceby Dimitrios Buhalis - Simon Darcy -  Ivor…
In-Depth Coverage of Travel with a Disability by Candy Harrington
http://www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/asp/airacc.aspIt is often wise to head straight to Candy Harrington's site Barrier-Free Travels when the superficial coverage given to issues if…
TRANSED to be Hosted in India by Svayam: September 17-21, 2012
Svayam, an initiative of S.J.Charitable Trust, India is proud to announce that TRANSED 2012, the 13th International Conference on Mobility…
Futureproofing with Universal Design
If you don't build with Universal Design from the start at least build thinking of it as a possible future…
Inclusion in Tourism: Time to Decide
New Zealand held its Inaugural Access Tourism Conference recognising the significance of the growing accessible tourism market.The Auckland University of…
"Authenticity" requires Accessibility
The following comes from Ethical Traveler. We were pleased to see Kerala's kettuvalam's included but note that their deck plans…
WC on Wheels: The Universal Design for Better Living Trailer
A grant from the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs is appearing at shows and fairs across Iowa and beyond.…
Reframing Your Travel Expectations: Imagine Your Condition as a Two-Year Old Child - By Liz Hamill Scott
To RollingRains.com readers from travel author Liz Hamill Scott:Last week I read Scott's posts and comments on universal design, the…