Disability Rights Conference in Second Life July 23-24

Virtual ability island

The nonprofit (and NPC member) Virtual Ability announces that they are organizing an International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference (IDRAC2011) this weekend, July 23-24, in Second Life. The purpose of the conference is to “explore legal protections around the world for persons with disabilities” including local legislation to support the rights of persons with disabilities. Speakers are planned from Australia, Belgium, Costa Rica, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United States and the UK.

To participate, head to the Sojourner Auditorium on Virtual Ability Island (teleport link).

Official press release and conference schedule.

Written by: rikomatic