The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion,
Hiroshima University


The 2nd HU D&I and NISE Joint Seminar “TECHNOLOGY TOSUPPORT SPECIALAND INCLUSIVEEDUCATION” will be held on 3 Aug 2024 at L205, Hiroshima University.

Technology is increasingly being used in classrooms around the world. This conference will focus on the use of technology to support the needs of students with disabilities in special education and in inclusive environments. New and emerging technologies, such as AI (artificial intelligence) and VR (virtual reality) will be introduced, along with other mainstream technologies that can be used for
mobility, cognition and perception.

Date and time: 3 Aug 2024 (Sat) 10:00-16:00 *Lunch break 13:00-14:00 
As there are no restaurants around the venue, please bring your own lunch.
You can either bring your own lunch or make a reservation for lunch box at the same time as registration.
Venue: Lecture Room L205, Faculty of Education, Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
Admission: free of charge
Capacity: 250 (first-come, first-served)
Interpretation: Simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation available

Dr. JENNIFER GALLUP, Associate Professor in Special Education, Idaho State University
Dr. TERUYOSHI ORITA, NISE, Chief Researcher, Dept. of Information and Support
Dr. MIKIO YAMAMOTO, Associate Professor, Director of Accessibility Center, Hiroshima University
Dr. DIANNE CHAMBERS, Professor in Special and Inclusive Education, Hiroshima University
Dr. TSUKASA HIRASHIMA, Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University

How to register: Please register via this link.

Contact: Professor Dianne Chambers
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This is a rare opportunity to learn about and discuss technology that supports the future of special needs education and inclusive education. We look forward to seeing you there!