Professor in Computer Sciences at the University of Paris VIII of Vincennes in Saint-Denis Dominique Archambault visited Reshetnev University. 

Professor Archambault is leading the team THIM (Technologies, Disabilities, Interactions, Multimodalities), part of CHArt laboratory (EA 4004, Human and Artificial Cognition), where he is conducting researches on non-visual human-computer interaction and accessibility to complex documents. He has been working with students with disabilities in Universities since 1988, at different levels. From 2012 to 2016, he was appointed by the President of University Paris 8 as Policy Manager, with the role of defining the policies of the University in terms of Handicap (especially about providing support and help to students with disabilities at the university, but also staff) and the charge of piloting the support center for students with disabilities.

During his stay in Krasnoyarsk professor had a hectic schedule. He participated in a discussion panel at Social Engineering Institute where he shared his experience on innovative forms of social work with people with special health needs introduced in France and told about technologies for creating an accessible environment and improving the life quality of people with disabilities. The participants of the panel had also an opportunity to watch the perfomance of the inclusive theatre "Freedom".


At official meeting with the rector of Reshetnev University Edkham Sh. Akbulatov and the head of rector administration Vladimir A. Kureshov the participants discussed the global issues of inclusive education, and ways of development the cooperation between universities in the field of joint research and educational programs. Dominique Archambault was impressed by the professional level of Reshetnev university staff and research facilities of the departments. The meeting revealed the common approaches of Russia and France to establishing notable partnership.