Aims & Objectives
PODIEC 2021 aims to provide a single platform to the entire government, business and civil community to:
According to World Health Organization (WHO), more than 32 million people in Pakistan are living with some form of disability. A lot is being done by the Government, NGOs, DPOs and Corporate Sector. But Pakistan being a developing-country has much bigger challenges than the efforts that are presently being made to accelerate progress towards integrating persons with disabilities into mainstream.
PODIEC Virtual aims to be a concrete step towards defining the Disability Landscape of Pakistan and providing a networking platform to all the leadership in inclusion and empowerment of persons with disabilities in Pakistan. For the first time in Pakistan, PODIEC is also identifying and engaging every stakeholder, who may contribute in transforming the lives of persons with disabilities. PODIEC Virtual invites you to help us take a step towards the future, where everyone is treated equally, with equal opportunities.
Virtual Exhibition presenting the following:
• Main Hall for all stakeholders: Government Departments, NGOs, DPOs, Institutions, Corporate Sector and distributors of assistive and adaptive technologies, products and services
• Financial Pavilion – for Banks & Financial Institutions to raise awareness about their initiatives for financial inclusion of persons with disabilities
• Accessibility CAREERS to facilitate corporate sector meet qualified PwDs
• Accessibility STARTUPS to present innovations by Pakistani startups by-and-for PwDs
Virtual Conference with the theme of “Making Future Inclusive & Accessible”
Disability Data and Statistics in Pakistan: Objectives and Challenges.Disabilities and Poverty Reduction Strategies in Pakistan
Transforming Lives using Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Assistive Technology Products
Sustainable Development Goals and Disability Inclusion in Pakistan
Tackling Sexual Abuse of People with Disabilities.
Sports for Fitness and Rehabilitation of the Persons with Disabilities
Broadcasting inspirational success stories of PwDs in Pakistan
Live Broadcast from Partner Special Education Institutions
Broadcasting activities from different institutions
Webinar Lounge on different disabilities and initiatives
Online Counseling Lounge experts for the persons with disabilities and their caregivers
Product Demonstrations Lounge for Assistive & Adaptive Devices, Products and Technologies
PODIEC Virtual is the first ever platform facilitating networking and collaboration among the Leaders in Inclusion and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities PwDs.
It is a podium to bring the impact you are making into limelight, for, the challenge Pakistan is facing requires replication of the work you are doing.
By exhibiting your services, projects, products and commitment, you will not only be joining the concerted efforts, but may also become an inspiration for others to follow and join you in making impact. You may have your supporters multiplied by showing your achievements.
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