Shaastra 2016 Accessibility Summit, December 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

College/University/Organization Name: IIT Madras
Organizing Department: Shaastra
Event Date: 12/31/2016 -- 01/03/2017    (MM/DD/YYYY)
Last Date: 11/24/2016    (MM/DD/YYYY)
Address: Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Registration Fee:

Students studying in IIT Madras - Rs. 500
Other Students - Rs. 1000

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About Event:

India's largest student-run festival is back this year with a variety of events, workshops, professional shows, lectures and after the grand success of the Makers summit, this year we bring you The Accessibility Summit.

Accessibility is about removing barriers be it, physical environments, public spaces, the digital realm, education, employment, technology, transport. It involves ideating on innovative solutions to making the world better for 'Disability' is only a matter of perspective.

The Accessibility Summit will hold a Case study competition and a Social enterprise competition, both of which will compel the participants to address the issue of Accessibility and come up with workable solutions. Prize money worth ₹ 75,000 is up for grabs.
With an array of lectures, workshops, panel discussion, and exclusive mentoring and networking, Accessibility Summit promises to be a marvelous confluence of leaders who want to bring about a change. Participants will also get to witness India’s first ever Hackathon for the Visually Impaired.

Be it knowledge, experience or a stage that you seek, we give you the opportunity to put your prowess and skills to use by learning, working with and challenging the best.  

To register or for more information visit our website - Registrations close on 24th November, 2016.

Who Can Participate?

The Accessibility Summit is open to all. There are no restrictions on the field of study of participants.

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Yes. Accommodation will be provided at a meagre price.

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