It’s a Wrap! Inclusive Design & Wellbeing – A Conversation – MDW 2021

Photo by: Jessica Hyde | Description: A laptop screen in one of the attendees’ room, showing zoom session of a conversation in progress with 6 panelists, 1 moderator and 1 Auslan Translator.

That’s it! Finally, it happened, the conversation that supposed to take place in March 2020, it was held yesterday, 31st March 2021 (This event is part of Melbourne Design Week 2021, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the NGV.)

Thank you for all of the attendees.

Thank you to all the panellists for their wonderful insights:

Dr Manisha Amin, CEO of Centre of Inclusive Design.

Professor Jenny Martin, Professor of Social Work- Federation University.

Jocelyn Chiew, Architect, Director City Design, City of Melbourne.

Dr Andrew Martel, Early Career Academic in Construction Management and Housing- Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne.

Dr Lil Deverell, Orientation and Mobility (O&M) specialist of RoAM and Postdoctoral researcher at Swinburne University of Technology.

Leo Feig, Project Manager at Building Engineering Pty Ltd.

Thank you for the part sponsorship of ShawContract that has afforded the event the webinar format, and our very own Auslan translator, Amber Richardson of

Final thank yous are to Swinburne University of Technology for their support, especially Swinburne Ethics committee and my PhD supervisors, Dr Nanette Carter, Prof Mark Taylor of Swinburne and Dr Kirsten Day of University of Melbourne.

Till next time all !