A virtual three-day International summit concerning Legal Professionals with Disabilities will be conducted from December 1 to December 3. .The summit is being organised by ILS Law College, Pune's Equal Opportunity cum Enabling Cell in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and the Centre for Disability Studies, University of Leeds, UK..The three-day summit will feature three panel discussions by disabled legal professionals to foster a well-considered dialogue on how to break down the structural and attitudinal barriers that prevent disabled legal professionals from leading lives of equal productivity and dignity as their able-bodied counterparts. .Watch the sessions:.On Day 1 the Keynote address will be by Maria Soledad Cisternas (video message), UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility. Day 1 will feature a Session dedicated to Academicians which will be conducted between 5.45 pm and 8.20 pm..The discussion will feature: Professor Michael Ashley Stein, Harvard Law School Professor Peter Blanck, University Professor, Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute, USA. Professor Anna Lawson, School of Law, University of Leeds Joint Director, Centre for Disability Studies, University of Leeds Dr Paul Harpur, Associate Professor, University of Queensland Law School; Academic Fellow, Harvard Law School Project on Disability; Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University, USA Professor Shirish Deshpande, Professor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, India. Dr Sanjay Jain, Associate Professor; Additional Charge-Principal, ILS Law College, Pune, India .The discussion will be moderated by Professor Sandra Fredman, Professor of Law, Oxford University; Director, Oxford Human Rights Hub..Day 2 will take place from 6-8 pm on December 2 and will feature a Session dedicated to Lawyers..The speakers will include:Zhang Wanhong, Professor, Wuhan University School of Law SK Rungta, Senior Advocate, Delhi High Court, Supreme Court, General Secretary, National Federation of the Blind of IndiaLaura Wolk, Advocate, Washington.Carol Taylor, Advocate, Principal Solicitor, Taylor Law & ConveyancingDavid Lepofsky, Advocate, Toronto.The discussion will be moderated by Advocate Rahul Bajaj..Day 3 on December 3 will feature a panel discussion from 10 am to 11.30 am and is a Session dedicated to Judges..Speakers will include:Justice AK Sikri, former Judge, Supreme Court of IndiaJustice Richard H Bernstein, American Lawyer and Michigan Supreme Court JusticeJudge Ronald Gould (US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit)HS Jaggi, Additional District Judge, South West District Court, Delhi.The discussion will be moderated by Justice Madan Lokur, former Supreme Court Judge..Following the pannel discussion, a fireside chat is also being organised featuring Haben Girma, American Disability Rights Advocate at 11.40 am to 12.10 pm..Danlami Umaru Basharu, Executive Director, ANWAB, Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will render the kenote address for the Valedictory Session from 6 pm to 7.20 pm..The Valedictory Session will also feature Justice DY Chandrachud of the Indian Supreme Court Court. .To visit the official web page for more details, click here.