Access Israel: Accessibility as a Leverage for Businesses and Organizations

February 21, 2016   World

European Network for Accessible Tourism | Source

Tel Aviv, Israel. 6 to 8 April 2016.

Access Israel's 4th Annual International Convention on Accessibility as a Lever for Businesses and Organisations, focusing on accessible tourism, travel, culture and recreation.

International speakers include:

  • Ms. Daniela Bas , Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN
  • Ms. Anna Grazia Laura, President of ENAT Commissioner 
  • Victor Calise, New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
  • Mr. Martin Essl - Founder, Essl Foundation
  • Dr. Michael Fembek, Program Manager of Zero Project, Essl Foundation
  • Ms. Laura Schweller - Coordinator, Comumunity and Access Programs, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), New-York

    Schedule

    Wednesday, April 6th 2016
    Afternoon –Closed event for international guests  
    Evening – Registration and Gala Evening Event – Feast of the Senses – an accessibility dining special event

    Thursday, April 7th 2016
    Lectures and Panels at the 'Avenue' convention center, Airport city.

    Friday, April 8th 2016
    Accessible tours in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv area.

    Programme

    • Gala Evening Event – Feast of the Senses – an accessibility dining event
    • Plenary lectures with leading success stories from across the world
    • Professional workshops allowing global transformation of information
    • Unique experiential activities enabling participants to experience disabilities and get to know the person behind the disability
    • Accessibility tours in various attractions in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv

    Further details and Registration: Visit the Convention Website