ICEVI East Asia Regional Conference 2015












Regional Conference of the





International Council for Education of

People with Visual Impairment







EFA-VI Beyond 2015:
Asian Perspectives


Organised by



Hotel Sanur Paradise Plaza,

Bali, Indonesia


28th September –

1st October 2015









International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organizations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all visually impaired children and youth so that they may achieve their full potential. For more information on ICEVI, visit the website at


East Asia Regional Conference

Keeping in view the global agenda of “Education For All” children, ICEVI East Asia region is attempting to deliberate on the issue of treating education of children with visual impairment as their fundamental human right and ensuring that the global campaign beyond 2015 includes these children too in the vast Asia region, which is reported to have the largest number of visually impaired persons of the world.



Education For All Children with Visual Impairment (EFA-VI) Beyond 2015: Asian Perspectives

The conference theme will be discussed in the light of global perspectives on education for all, Legislations, curricular strategies, human resource development, technology and higher education and the plenary sessions will focus on the following main topics.


  • EFA and Disability: Global Perspectives
  • EFA-VI – Progress and Asian Perspectives
  • Legislation for inclusion – ASEAN Experience – SEAMEO
  • EFA: Strategies to serve low vision children and MDVI
  • Role of Technology
  • Higher Education


  • Audio-visual aids such as TV, LCD projector, Slide Projector, OHP, Flip-charts, etc., will be available for the sessions.
  • Poster presentations can also be made by the participants in the designated exhibition area.
  • Translation facilities will be made available in Chinese, English, Japanese and Bahasa languages during the plenary sessions. However, simultaneous translation cannot be assured for the parallel sessions.

The abstracts of conference papers not exceeding 200 words as per the enclosed “Abstract Form” should reach the Programme Committee Secretariat:
Dato’ S. Kulasegaran (Chairman, Programme Committee) Kompleks MAB Jalan Tebing, Off Jalan Tun Sambanthan 450470, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA on or before May 31, 2015. Abstracts can also be sent by e-mail to ( with a copy to the CEO, ICEVI Dr. M.N.G. Mani (


Regional Organising Committee

The Regional Organising Committee of the conference is chaired by Dr. Suwimon Udompiriyasak, Chairperson, ICEVI East Asia Region with Dato’ S. Kulasegaran as the Vice-Chairman. Other members include Sri Soedarsono (Indonesia);
Dr. Mudjito, Ak., M.Si., Faculty of Education, State University of Surabaya, Indonesia; Ir. Sri Renani Pantjastuti, MPA, Director, Special Education, Indonesia; Aria Indrawati, President, Pertuni, Indonesia and Dr. M.N.G. Mani, CEO. The Regional Organising Committee will be responsible for the overall policy decisions pertaining to the conference.


Host Committee

The ICEVI Host Committee is headed by Sri Soedarsono, Chairperson, ICEVI Indonesia Network. The members include Dr. Mudjito, Dato Kulasegaran (Chair, Programme Committee), local members from the Government, and Aria Indrawati or Representative of Pertuni. The host-committee will form committees such as reception committee, resources mobilization committee, transport committee, entertainment committee, etc., based on needs. Dr. Suwimon Udompiriyasak and Dr. M.N.G. Mani will serve as ex-officio members of the Host Committee.


Programme Committee

The Programme Committee is chaired by Dato’ S. Kulasegaran from Malaysia which includes Dr. Suwimon Udompiriyasak, Regional Chairperson, Dr. Mudjito, Aria Indrawati, Amy Mojica, Herve and M.N.G. Mani (ICEVI) as members.




Registration Details (Please put a ‘tick’ mark in the appropriate box)


The Registration Fee (in US Dollars) for the conference will have five categories.

Type of Registration Participants from countries other than Indonesia Participants from Indonesia
Early Bird Registration

(before May 31, 2015)

US $ 250 US $ 150
Regular Registration

(after May 31, 2015

US $ 300 US $ 200
Accompanying Person US $ 150 US $ 150



The Conference Hotel is HOTEL SANUR PARADISE PLAZA. Participants are expected to stay at this hotel by indicating their preference through the registration form. There are some other hotels are in the vicinity which can be opted by the participants. More information on the hotels and the rates will be available soon and shared with the members in the next announcement of the conference.




Registration Form for the Conference should be sent to the Chairperson, Host Committee, on or before
June 31, 2015.













Contact information :


Sri Soedarsono

International Council For Education Of People With Visual Impairment ( ICEVI )

Jl. Tanah Abang Timur No. 15 Jakarta 11010 , INDONESIA

Telp / Fax : +6221 3512431 ; E-mail :,