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Conferences & Exhibitions

This page contains information about AT, IT, education and disability conferences and exhibitions. It is continually updated.

Irish Times Higher Options Conference

Where the Gateway website will be officially launched.- 20 September 2006 - RDS,Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


The AAATE

Where: San Sebastian, Spain.
3rd - 5th Oct, 2007

Duration
: 3 days

Subject matter and description:
AATE is an interdisciplinary pan-European association devoted to all aspects of assistive technology, such as use, research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. They also hold the main european AT conference every two years.


Foundation for Assistive Technology (FAST) A UK organisation which lists upcoming conferences


EdTech an annual Irish Education and IT conference.

No date yet for 2007.


RAATE   (Recent advances in asisstive technology) 

Where
: Birmingham UK.
27th and 28th November 2006

Duration: 2 days

Subject matter and description:RAATE 2006 is a conference about Assistive Technology (AT) products and services that enable independence. It provides for all people who use, work with, develop or conduct research on AT.


Communication Matters  

Where: Leicester UK.
25 & 26 September.

Duration: 2 days

Subject matter and description:
The Communication Matters National Symposium is an annual event embracing a wide range of issues relating to Augmentative and Alternative Communication. It provides a forum to meet and exchange information with representatives from all disciplines associated with AAC, including users, parents and carers.


CSUN (Center on Disabilities at California State University)

Where: Los Angeles, Calfornia, USA.
March 19-24

Duration: 3 days

Subject matter and description:

A major US conference on Assistive technology and Persons with Disabilities.


ATIA (The Assistive Technology Industry Association)

Where:Orlando, Florida USA.
 January 24-27, 2007

Duration: 3 days

Subject matter and description: The ATIA 2007 Conference is designed for individuals from large organisations (500 employees or more) who are developing their accessibility strategies.


Closing the Gap

Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota USA.
October 19-21, 2006

Duration: 3 days

Subject matter and description A US conference on Assistive technology and Persons with Disabilities.


CWUAAT (Cambridge Workshop on universal access and assistive technology)

Where: Cambridge, UK.
13 April - 16 April 2008

Duration: 3 days

Subject matter and description:

Biannual.

Papers, posters, demos and discussions.

Design for All and Assistive technology. General focus on product/ solution development.


ISAAC (the International Society for AAC)

Where: Québec, Canada, 
August 2-7, 2008

Duration: 5 days

Subject matter and description:
A conference on Alternative and Augmented communication.


ICCHP (International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs)

Where: No location or date for the next conference.

Duration: 3 days

Subject matter and description:

Biannual.

Papers, workshops, meetings, exhibition.

All aspects of eInclusion.


e-Access

Where: London. 14 Sept. 2006

Duration: 1 day

Subject matter and description:

Access to all technologies, including internet, PCs, mobile phones and digital TV and radio, by people with disabilities and people of all abilities  location or date for the next conference.