SPEAKERS

DR. SANDRA RHODDA New Zealand
Current position : Director, Access Tourism New Zealand
Highest Education : University of Canterbury
Related experience : Research Programme Leader Access Tourism, New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology
Organization : Director of Access Tourism New Zealand
co-founder of the Advocacy Group for Access Tourism
Email : sandrarhodda@hotmail.com
ISABELLA TIZIANA STEFFAN Milan
Current position : Association of Architects since 1982
European Ergonomist (certifications by CREE since 2001)
Italian Society of Ergonomics since 2001
Organization : “Flag of Towns and Cities for All” for Design for All Foundation and co-founder of ENAT (European Network for Accessible Tourism).
Highest Education : Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano
Related experience : “Cognitive ergonomics”, at the Faculty of Psychology, University – Milan Bicocca AA – 2010/2011; and run the Workshop “Accessibility and residential tourism” for the course “Social tourism for people with disabilities” Faculty of Sociology, University – Milan Bicocca AA – 2011/2012.
Emall: info@studiosteffan.it
Website: www.studiosteffan.it
Christ Veitch British
Current position : Tourism Consultant
Visiting University Lecturer
Organization : Am a supporter and contributor to the work of Tourism For All and ENAT, not-for-profit organisations, whose aims are to make tourism more accessible for people.
Related experience : - Have co-authored a number of academic papers related to accessible tourism
- Have contributed to three chapters in two books relating to accessible tourism
- For six years I was an assessor of Tourist Information Centres, finalists in the VisitEngland National
Email : chris@accessnewbusiness.co.uk
JOSEPH KWAN Hong Kong
Current position : Global Chari, RI-International Commission on Technology & Accessibility
Organization : Rehabilitation International Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities
Highest Education : Master of Science
Related experience : Consultant to UN-ESCAP on Non-handicapping Environments and Barrier-free Tourism;
Member of the International Steering Committee for TRANSED (International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons).
Email : accessibletour@asiatravelgroup.com.sg

access.pa@levelfield.com.sg

Mr. LUK, Chi Keung Hong Kong
Current position : Professional Diploma in Business Studies (Transport)
Highest Education : Master in Business Administration, University of Wales,
Related experience : Director (Accessible Transport and Travel), Hong Kong
Society for Rehabilitation, overseeing 3 accessible vehicle fleets of over 170 vehicles, and also a travel agency in povision of accessible transport and travel services to people with mobility difficulties.
PATRICK ANG Singapore
Current position : Director / Access Consultant
Organization : want2travel.com.sg
Highest Education : Advanced Diploma in Data Networking & Communications;
Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
Related experience : Working Committee of Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA), 1990 to 2007; Working Committee of Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA), 1990 and 2007;
Committee of The Code on Accessibility in the Built-Environment, 1995, 2002 and 2007.
Email : travel.pa@want2travel.com.sg
access.pa@levelfield.com.sg
JUDY WEE Singapore
Current position : Vice President of Disabled Person’s Association, Singapore. Founder & Principal Consultant, LevelField Consultants
Organization : LevelField Consultants
Related experience : Executive Committee of Handicaps Welfare Association, 988 to 2007; Working Committee of Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA), 1990 and 2007;Working Committee of Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA), 1990 and 2007;
Committee of The Code on Accessibility in the Built-Environment, 1995, 2002 and 2007, and the “Access Singapore” booklet;
Resource Person with the United Nations-Economic & Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).
Email : weejudy@singnet.com.sg