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enABLING HUMAN FUNCTIONING IN A HEALTH AND SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

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ENABLING HUMAN FUNCTIONING IN A HEALTH AND SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

The Faculty of Rehabilitation sciences &  the Faculty of Architecture and arts present an

INTERDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM WITH HONORARY DOCTORS 

“enABLING HUMAN FUNCTIONING IN A HEALTH AND SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE.” 

 
At ‘dies natalis’ of Hasselt University, faculties nominate Alarcos Maria Cieza, CH (Faculty Rehabilitation sciences) and, Patricia Moore, US (Faculty of Architecture and arts) for an honorary doctorate.
You can find their impressive curriculum via this link.
 
Both honorary doctors have established complementary contributions to the concept of ‘functioning’ in a health and socio-cultural perspective. Therefore, a joint interdisciplinary symposium is organized to hear their vision and to exchange interdisciplinary topics related to human functioning within a panel and with the audience.
 
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Participation for the symposium is free, but registration before May 15th is obliged.

 

 

LOCATION

 
PROGRAMME
 
9h30
Welcome & Introduction by Stefan Devoldere, dean of the Faculty of Architecture and arts
Designing for All: Enabling opportunities for the 21st century
Rehabilitation: the health strategy for the 21st century
 
Break 
 
11h45   
Interaction Q/A session 
Moderators: Peter Feys, dean of the faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences & Jasmien Herssens, Faculty of Architecture and arts, UHasselt 
Panel members answering questions from the public, and discussing themes
1. Patricia Moore, President of MooreDesign Associates, US
2. Pete Kercher, Ambassador of EIDD Design for All Europe
3. Alarcos Cieza, Coordinator ‘Disability & Rehabilitation’, World Health Organisation
4. Dominique Van de Velde, Ghent University. Chairman Workgroup, Scientific research and development, Vlaams ICF Platform, Vlaams ICF Platform
 
13h00
Networking lunch at building E (Faculty of Architecture and arts) in presence of the honorary doctors.
 
 
 

Good design enables. Bad design disables.

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