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August 2019

Chaos Communication Camp, 21-25 August 2019, near Berlin

August 21 - August 25
Ziegeleipark Mildenberg Zehdenick, Germany
Chaos Communication Camp Logo

Every four years the Chaos Computer Club community organizes a camping conference around Berlin. Careables partner Global Innovation Gathering and Cadus are participating with health+making activities. The stage programme will be live-streamed, so check it out even if you can't be at the camp. From the announcement: The Chaos Communication Camp is an international, five-day open-air event for hackers and associated life-forms. It provides a relaxed atmosphere for free exchange of technical, social, and political ideas. The Camp has everything…

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Tech for Good Challenge, Singapore [Registration Deadline: 25 August 2019]

August 25 - November 2
Photo of a Engineering Good workshop

Tech for Good is an innovation challenge for passionate and creative youths, 15-25 years old, to develop solutions that will benefit persons with disabilities and their families/care-givers. You can check out the problem statements here. This innovation challenge for Good will run from August until November, where participants will go through ideation, prototyping, and iteration, culminating in a public festival event to showcase their prototyped solutions. registration extended! The organizers received numerous requests for extension and so have extended the…

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

August 27 - August 30
Bologna, Italy Bologna, Italy + Google Map
Logo of aaate, the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

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)…

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September 2019

Rehacare 2019, 18-21 September in Düsseldorf, Germany

September 18 - September 21
Messe Düsseldorf, Arena Straße
Düsseldorf, 40474 Germany
Event Banner for Rehacare

From the announcement: REHACARE is the leading international trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, inclusion and care. With over 30 years of expertise and wide-ranging experience of the market, this fair is an ideal platform for anyone with disabilities, care requirements or chronic conditions as well as for the elderly. The quality and diversity of REHACARE are reflected in numerous "focal parks", info events, industry representatives, service providers, paying authorities and non-profit exhibitors. Over 900 national and international exhibitors will be…

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Datenspuren 2019, 21-22 September, Dresden, Germany [with Call for Participation, Event in German]

September 21 - September 22
Zentralwerk, Riesaer Straße 32
Dresden, 01127 Germany
Datenspuren 2019 Logo: Bleeding heart with a patch

Noch bis 25. August ist der Call for Participation der jährlichen Konferenz des Choas Computer Club Dresden geöffnet. Bei den Datenspuren 2019 werden politische, rechtliche und gesellschaftliche Patches gesucht. Kommt auf die Datenspuren 2019, stellt Eure Patches vor und tauscht Euch aus. Die Ankündigung gibt mehr Hintergrund zum Motto: Wer bei einem Patch an eine neue verbesserte Software-Version denkt, der hat natürlich recht. Aber was heißt Patch eigentlich noch? Im Englischen versteht man darunter auch ein Pflaster, ein Fetzen oder…

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Ideation at the first HackAdemy in Potsdam

2. Open Health HACKademy, 27 September – 6 October, Berlin

September 27 - October 6
TU Berlin, Marchstraße 23
Berlin, 10587 Germany

At the Open Health HACKademy, four interdisciplinary teams with students from different disciplines, people with disabilities and Makers jointly develop open-source hardware solutions, so-called Careables. Because many people with disabilities lack the tools they need to live and work. The development teams are accompanied and supported by experienced coaches from the fields of electronic prototyping, coding, digital fabrication and design thinking. The upcoming Open Health HACKademy will take place at the Workshops of TU Berlin from 27th of September to…

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October 2019

Maker Faire Zagreb

October 12 - October 13
Technical Museum, Zagreb Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
Picture of the Technical Museum Nicola Tesla

We are looking forward to Maker Faire Zagreb which is going to take place Sat & Sun, 12&13 October 2019 at the Technical Museum Nicola Tesla. We are exited to present a small selection of careables (= DIY open healthcare solutions) that have originated from our co-design and training workshops. Visit us in Zagreb! More information about the event is available here: https://zagreb.makerfaire.com/ … and you can also still join as the call for makers is still open. Apply now!

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The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility

October 28 - October 30
The Omni William Penn Hotel Pittsburgh, PA United States
ASSETS 2019 - Pittsburgh, PA, USA (October 28 - 30, 2019)

The ASSETS conference is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, use, and education of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. We invite high-quality original submissions on topics relevant to computing and accessibility. For the first time, ASSETS is expanding its scope this year to include original high-quality research on topics related to education of accessibility and computing. All contributions are peer-reviewed by an international Program Committee. Accepted papers, posters and…

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November 2019

Tech for Good Showcase & Exhibition, 2 November 2019, Singapore

November 2
Photo of a Engineering Good workshop

Tech for Good is an innovation challenge for passionate and creative youths, 15-25 years old, to develop solutions that will benefit persons with disabilities and their families/care-givers. This innovation challenge for Good will run from August until November, where participants will go through ideation, prototyping, and iteration, culminating in a public festival event to showcase their prototyped solutions.

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MEDICA World Forum for Medicine, 18-21 November 2019, Düsseldorf

November 18 - November 21
Messe Düsseldorf, Arena Straße
Düsseldorf, 40474 Germany
Medica Health IT Forum Logo

Careables will proudly present itself at he MEDICA World Forum for Medicine in Germany. It is the biggest trade fair world wide for medical technology, health, pharmacy, care and their suppliers. We're speaking at a panel at the Health IT Forum. There are several forums that provide a platform for interchange of know-how as well as demonstrations of the latest technologies as an addition to the professional trade fair. From the forum announcement: The MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM is your…

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