Dear friends and colleagues,
It is with great pleasure that we share with you the Call for Papers for the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment 2020 Conference.
The Conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 12 – 15 January 2020. The Conference theme is Creating a Clear Vision for the Future.
We look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide and invite you to submit an Abstract for an oral presentation, workshop or poster presentation, addressing the Conference theme.
The Call for Papers and Abstract Submission Form can temporarily be downloaded from the conference webpage on this website.
Abstracts should be emailed to the Conference Organisers by 23rd June 2019 – email SPEVI2020conference@gmail.com.
The dedicated conference website is currently being finalised and should be live in about two weeks. That website will have the Call for Papers and Abstract Submission Form for download, and will include information about the conference venue, accommodation and planned social activities. We will inform you as soon as the conference website goes live.
On behalf of the SPEVI Local Organising Committee,
Frances Gentle and Phia Damsma
The 2018 Volume of the JSPEVI Journal is now available for free download! Please enjoy the latest research and articles, and feel free to share widely. This volume and previous volumes of JSPEVI can be downloaded from the website.
The South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) is the major professional association for educators of students with vision impairments in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific region. SPEVI acts as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education and support of persons who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities.
SPEVI membership is open to professionals and parents/caregivers supporting children and adults with vision impairment, including general teachers and specialist teachers (vision impairment), allied health professionals, orientation mobility specialists and assistive technology consultants. SPEVI acts as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education and support of persons who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities.
SPEVI is a dynamic organisation, actively working for its members. It is registered as an incorporated organisation in Australia (Registration Number INC9889733) and New Zealand.
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