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3rd Accessible Izmir International Congress. “New Production Models and Employment for People with Disabilities”


ENGELS Izmir logoIzmir, Turkey, 1 to 3 November 2018. It is our pleasure to invite you to the Accessible Izmir 2018 International Congress that will be realized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with the organization of İZFAŞ. We believe that another world is possible. We work with the belief that an accessible world, where we can think freely, observe limitlessly, see that our differences add great value to life, have the courage to do and create, and where we do not feel inadequate, is “a better world”.

Venue: Fuar Izmir IZFAS (Izmir Fair Services, Cultural and Art Affairs)

Objective of the 2018 International Accessible Izmir Congress
The main objective of Accessible Izmir 2018 congress is to examine the accessible production models for the employment of disabled people by searching the national and international examples, to look for the opportunities in order to realize the accessible production models and different beneficial implementations on employment in Izmir and bring into question the accessible life conditions about employment.


  • Accessible production models
  • Work safety on the employment of disabled people
  • Employment of disabled people and gender
  • Paradigm shift on the employment of disabled people
  • Communication with disabled people on workplace
  • Work satisfaction on the employment of disabled people
  • Vocational rehabilitation on the employment of disabled people
  • Strategies on the employment of disabled people and municipalities
  • Strategies on the employment of disabled people and public institutions
  • Vocational training on the employment of disabled people
  • Information and communication technologies and employment of disabled people
  • Best examples on the production models for disabled people
  • Successful enterprises of disabled people.

There will be presentations of abstracts and posters and also workshops in the Congress. Within the congress, there will be call for abstracts and the accepted abstracts by the scientific committee will be presented orally in the Congress. Expert keynote speakers that are recognized on national and international level will participate at the Congress. In addition to that, through poster presentations and workshops, a fruitful and creative platform will be constituted. Full texts of the accepted abstracts and posters, reports of workshops and photos will be published in the symposium book.

Important dates

  • Deadline for the submission of abstracts, posters and workshop summary: May 11, 2018
  • Announcement of accepted abstracts: June 11, 2018
  • Submission of the full texts of the abstracts: September 14, 2018

Applications will be accepted through only email address:

Download the Congress Announcement in PDF format from the right-hand column.

Congress Website opening soon at:

ENAT Member Logo Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is an Associate Member of ENAT





General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Izmir, Turkey
Start Date: 01/11/2018
End Date: 03/11/2018




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