Global conference on information, communication tech and accessibility

MUSCAT: In association with Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), the Research Laboratory of Technologies of Information and Communication and Electrical Engineering (LaTICE) at the University of Tunis, and the Tunisian Association E-access, Sultan Qaboos University will host the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility from December 19-21.
The opening ceremony will be held under the patronage of Shaikh Saud bin Suliaman al Nabhani, Adviser of State.
The conference titled “Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility” will discuss the use of information and communication technologies for people with disabilities.
The conference offers the opportunity to connect researchers, experts and educationalists to discuss and exchange experiences in accessibility of people with disabilities and education with special focus on technology enhanced education for people with disabilities at regional and international levels.
Dr Suliaman al Balushi, Dean of the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University, said that nearly 89 papers covering various themes would be presented at the conference in addition to 17 poster presentations. Participants of the conference come from outside and within the Sultanate.