Joint Conference on Digital Inclusion, Assistive Technology & Accessibility

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AIAS Bologna will join the ICCHP-AAATE Joint International Conference on Digital Inclusion, Assistive Technology and Accessibility, that will take place in lecco from the 11-15 July 2022.

The ICCHP-AAATE joint conference is open to everyone interested in new and original ways to put technology at the service of people living with a disability. It fosters the creation of tools, systems and services that are accessible by design, and that can level the playing field for a world where everyone can enjoy equal opportunities. It is based on the belief that technology can contribute to breaking barriers and empowering people. By bringing the AAATE and ICCHP communities together, this joint conference will explore the common threads linking policy, practice, research and advocacy for people living with disabilities, working together towards a more equitable, just, and participatory future.

There are multiple options for contributing to the conference: Scientific contributions will undergo a rigorous peer review process for publication in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), in the open access compendium “Assistive Technology, Accessibility and (e)Inclusion”, or in the Technology and Disability Journal (Special Issue). Forum contributions (workshops, tutorials, seminars, posters and panel discussions) will provide an opportunity for discussion and participation. Within the Forum, the Inclusion Fair is the place for showcasing projects, products, and services. The Young Researchers’ Consortium encourages students to present their work in a welcoming environment.

AIAS Bologna proposes several special thematic session. If you want join any of these sessions, submit your contributions! Deadline is 3 of march!

  • Population Access to Assistive Technology
    Speakers :
    Wei Zhang, World Health Organization
    Lorenzo Desideri, AIAS Bologna
    For more information click here://bit.ly/3HDJvDz
  • Digital assistive solutions in person-centred integrated care for older people
    John Gerard Dinsmore, Trinity College Dublin
    Malcom Maclachlan, Maynooth University
    Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, AIAS Bologna, AAATE
    For more information click here https://bit.ly/3o2H5Gv
  • Closing the Digital Divide: Competence Development in AT and Accessibility
    Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, AIAS Bologna, AAATE
    Katerina Mavrou, European University Cyprus, Department of Education Sciences, AAATE
    For more information click here: https://bit.ly/3H8z62n
  • Robots for Children
    Lorenzo Desideri, AIAS Bologna
    Pedro Encarnação, Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
    For more information click here: https://bit.ly/3KO8Uwf
  • Emerging Assistive Technologies to Foster Autonomy of People with Cognitive Disabilities
    Lisa Cesario, AIAS Bologna
    For more information click here: https://bit.ly/3s0GV3I
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