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Launching Disability Innovation Live - a new digital event series from GDI Hub

Sharing knowledge and experiences in disability innovation, GDI Hub's new Disability Innovation Live will be a space for questions, ideas and reflections - we'll be telling the stories behind the innovations, the people behind the products and the pathways to success.

The first Disability Innovation Live is titled 'COVID-19 and Disability; Exploring a new innovation landscape' and will take place on Thursday 16th July 2020. Registration are open now.

During this session we will hear from those shifting their work in response to the pandemic, and looking at how learnings from Assistive Technology (AT) are being applied to this unprecedented global emergency. We'll also consider how knowledge captured during Ebola can support the international response to COVID-19.

Disability Innovation Live will feature global experts and invited guests. Each month will focus on a different topic or theme.

Ignacia and Sento in Sierra Leone. Photo - Angus Stewart
Ignacia and Sento in Sierra Leone. Photo - Angus Stewart

The first digital event will take place on Thursday 16 July, 1-2pm. Live sessions are free to join, but we do ask you to register beforehand. The series will be suitable for all levels of experience - from those working in disability innovation, to people just beginning to explore the world of disability innovation. These live sessions are designed to spark conversation and debate; sharing ideas and stories from around the world. Panellists will provide an overview of their work followed by a wider discussion on the topic.

Community driven solutions project in Sierra Leone. Photo - Angus Stewart
Community driven solutions project in Sierra Leone. Photo - Angus Stewart

Disability Innovation Live - calendar

COVID-19 and Disability; Exploring a new innovation landscape (Thursday 16th July, 1-2pm)

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Exploring the impact of, and learnings from COVID-19 on Disability Innovation. We'll hear from those shifting their work in response to the pandemic, as well as looking at how learnings from Assistive Technology (AT) are being applied to this unprecedented global environment. We'll also look at how knowledge captured during Ebola can support the response to this latest threat.

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