The Disability Innovation Summit
The Disability Innovation Summit is a unique opportunity to shape the future of disability with the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub).
Sitting alongside London’s 2017 Para Athletics Championships the Disability Innovation Summit will explore the latest global technologies, research, products and innovations from across the technology, sports, art, corporate, development and design fields to shape the future of the Global Disability Innovation Hub.
Join academics, disabled people, practitioners, international organisations, companies and NGO’s to design, create, collaborate and innovate.
Disability Innovation Summit: 13-14th July 2017, London.
A 10% discount is available for UCL staff and students. Use code ‘UCL_OFFER’. Find out more and book your ticket on the disability innovation website.
About the Global Disability Innovaiton hub
The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) is a dedicated research, teaching, practice and online community born out of the legacy of the London 2012 Paralympic Games and the world-leading institutions connected to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. GDI Hub brings together the expertise of University College London, London College of Fashion, Loughborough University London, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, the V&A and The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, as well as disabled people and the communities and experts that delivered London 2012.
The GDI Hub bringing together cutting edge technology, lived experienced, academics, innovators, corporates and the local community to explore Disability Innovation from a new perspective.
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