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The Institute on Disability and Public Policy promotes the analysis and understanding of public policies for persons with disabilities. We contribute to the vision of an ASEAN region that is inclusive, barrier-free, and rights-based, where persons with disabilities are leaders in the determination of their own destinies. We pioneered an accredited master’s degree in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP).

IDPP Engages in Range of Strategic Partnership Events Across Region

9th Internet Governance Forum photoIDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn has embarked on a multi-faceted Networking and Partnership Mission to Istanbul, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Bandar Seri Begawan from 1-27 September 2014. The mission comes on the heels of a successful 2014 IDPP Annual Meeting hosted from 8-22 August at University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

IDPP Executive Director Participates in 2014 APSA Annual Meeting

2014 APSA Annual meeting logoIDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn is participating in multiple capacities at the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) 110th Annual Meeting from 28-31 August in Washington, DC. In addition to Editorial Board Meetings for the Review of Policy Research and the Journal of Political Science Education, Dr. Cogburn has been invited to chair the panel discussion “The Politics, Economics and Technologies of Global Internet Governance in a Post-Snowden Surveillance Environment” on the second day of the four-day conference. He will also speak in the session “The Digital Revolution and Open Government in the US: Where Do We Stand?” Lastly, Dr. Cogburn and AU SIS colleague Dr. Nanette Levinson convened the APSA Short Course "Critical Success Factors for Designing & Implementing MOOCs" on 27 August at the request of APSA, with a second session on "MOOCs and Political Science: Scenarios for 2015 and Beyond" on 29 August.

Dr. Cogburn Speaks at UM Conference on Media Education & Training

Dr. Derrick Cogburn presents during 2014 Annual Meeting photoIDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn will speak at the International Conference on Media Education and Training (ICMET) on 18 August 2014 at the Petaling Jaya Hilton Hotel in Selangor, Malaysia. He was invited by the University of Malaya (UM) Academic Development Centre (ADeC) to offer a 20 minute address on “Globally Accessible Cyberlearning for Disability Policy in the ASEAN Region” during the New Media in Teaching and Learning session from 2:30-2:50pm.