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Global Challenges in Assistive Technology: Research, Policy & Practice #AAATE2019

August 27 - August 30

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The conference is an excellent opportunity for the community of Assistive Technology stakeholders in Europe and worldwide to gather and to share knowledge and experiences, to discuss European and Global challenges in Assistive Technology, to network and to develop collaborations.

The conference targets a broad group of researchers, AT professionals, service providers, policymakers, industry and end users.

Programme elements are:

  • Sessions with invited speakers
  • Parallel sessions with scientific contributions
  • Educational sessions
  • Policy sessions
  • Industry presentations

Conference Topics:

  • Assistive technology (AT) for cognitive, sensory and motor disabilities
  • AT service delivery systems, practices, quality and outcomes
  • AT education, training and professional development
  • AT in low- and middle-income countries
  • Emerging and innovative AT Alternative and Augmentative Communication
  • AT and social assistive robotics
  • AAL, smart environments and IoT
  • eAccessibility
  • Universal Design
  • Mobility and seating solutions
  • Ageing and technology
  • AT for rehabilitation
  • AT, virtual and augmented reality
  • AT, digital health and innovation in care
  • AT in education
  • Policy and social aspects related to AT

Submit your contribution NOW! Deadline: February 28, 2019.


August 27
August 30
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Bologna, Italy
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