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Remotely Operated Portable, Telescopic, Cantilevered Hoist for Patient on Powerchair

Presenter Dutrenit HervĂ© Pierre, PhD Student Curtin University, Australia Field of the research This invention is a portable, telescopic patient hoist fitted onto the powerchair of a quadriplegic or elderly patient. The presentation is about the patent AU2016206312 and the possibility of remote control from mobile phone, tablets or computer. Background of the invention: Currently […]

Communication aids: beyond face to face communication!

Teachers/facilitators Dr May Agius & Sharon Borg Schembri. Affiliation ACTU, Agenzija Sapport. Description/Abstract High tech communication aids, in particular dedicated aids, have evolved to become more and more multifunctional offering the possibility of participation in society which goes beyond face to face expression. Such communication aids can play an important role in enabling users of […]

Towards a European Policy on person-centred digital technologies in integrated care

A session promoted by the AAATE, the SHAPES and SEURO consortiums, in collaboration with AIAS Bologna onlus Increasingly trust is placed in technology to solve European challenges. A major one is the delivery of high-quality care to an ageing population in a sustainable way. Many efforts so far have met resistance among stakeholders or have […]

AI to help people with disabilities on the labour market: opportunities and challenges.

A session promoted by GAATO and OECD The road to work remains fraught with difficulties for people with disabilities and, if left unchecked, AI could further hinder labour market accessibility (e.g. through non-accessible innovations or biased algorithms). However, AI could also remove some of the barriers to employment faced by people with disabilities, notably through AI-powered assistive devices or AI-backed solutions improving the […]

STS: The advancement of AT and AAC for children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

AAATE promotes a special thematic session at the 2023 AAATE conference which will be held in Paris between the 30th of August and the 1st of September. The scope of the session is to bring together researchers and practitioners that work for the advancement of Assistive Technology and AAC for children in Eastern Europe and […]

Conference fees

Prices are in Euro, conference is not subject to VAT. Please also consider AAATE membership conditions Fee include access to all sessions, coffee break, lunches and conference reception on August 30th. Type of fee Category of participants Before June 19th* Late registration Full fee Non AAATE members 450 540 Reduced fee AAATE members, members of collaborating […]