ISBA - 7th International Short Break Conference, June 9-11, 2010

International Short Break Association Conference
7th International Short Break Conference shall explore the theme of Short Breaks: 
A Path to Inclusion Whose Needs?  Whose Rights?  What Choices?
Venue:  National University of Ireland, Galway Galway, Ireland
Date:  June 9-11, 2010

NOTE:  A final email was issued to all registered delegates June 4.  A number of emails did not go through.  If you did not receive this email, please contact me on Tuesday and I will resend.

NOTE: Please note registration will close on Friday June 4th, please register prior to this.

NOTE:   Programme & information on workshops has been added to the site.  Please click here for further information.

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Roy McConkey, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Professor Robyn Munford, Massey University, New Zealand

This biennial conference will explore all aspects of Short Breaks for people of every age with a disability.  The conference will draw on the United Nations Article 19 Living independently and being included in the community as a framework for addressing inclusivity.  The conference will address the effectiveness and appropriateness of short breaks and respite measures in facilitating all persons with a disability to full enjoyment, inclusion, choice and participation in the service they receive.

Important Dates:
Opening of Submission of abstracts or draft papers          1st June, 2009
Deadline for submission of abstracts               15th November, 2009 (extended to December 8)
Notification of acceptance                              15th December, 2009
Early Bird Registration                                    15th April, 2010
Late Registration                                             30th May, 2010
Conference                                                     June 9-11, 2009

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