ATEC (Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference) – London June 6th

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This conference may be of interest,  it is aimed at disability professionals involved in post education and the workplace, ATEC is a one-day event that allows you to listen to and meet with experts, solution providers, and other like-minded people.

40 organizations from the world of assistive technology attending and 150 professionals from the workplace and post education.

  • Choose to attend 4 seminars from a range of 16, and gain a CPD certificate for each session attended.
  • Lunchtime speed dating sessions – 3 back-to-back 15-minute presentations.
    Two parallel panel debate sessions covering the themes of Education and the Workplace.
  • Network with disability professionals from post education and the workplace.
  • Two topical keynote speeches.
  • DSA (Disabled Students’ Allowance) update.

http://www.ateconference.com/

Disabled Drivers Motor Show & Conference 2016

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Motor Show and Conference will take place in the RDS, Dublin on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th September 2016.
This event provides the opportunity to discover everything you need to know about motoring with limited mobility. You will be able to view a wide range of cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV’s), the latest adaptations and the various associated products and services available to people with limited mobility.
In addition, the conference will cover key topics including recent changes to the Disabled Drivers and Passengers Tax Relief Scheme, Changes to the Fuel Grant Scheme, Vehicle Finance and Adaptations available. Open to all and admission is FREE.
For further information  visit www.ddmotorshow.ie

Upcoming Conferences

Here are two conferences coming up that look exciting and may be of interest

Create a more inclusive world RI Conference

RI World Congress

25–27 October 2O16, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Scotland.

Speeches, seminars, workshops and other opportunities to tackle specific issues.

  • World of Work
  • Care and Independent Living
  • Education and Training
  • Ageing and Rehabilitation
  • Culture, Leisure & Sport
  • Accessibility and Inclusion
  • Disaster Management

For further information on the conference agenda, click here

Also

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ATEC2016

17th May, Oxford, UK.

ATEC showcases excellence in assistive technology that removes barriers to learning and work

Aimed at disability professionals involved in post 16 education and the work place, ATEC is a one-day event that allows you to listen to and meet with experts, solution providers and other likeminded people.

As well as the main conference seminars, there are 20 workshops to choose from.

For further information on the conference agenda, click here.

 

The National Council for Special Education – 2015 Research Conference

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The National Council for Special Education

is pleased to invite you to our

2015 Research Conference

Wednesday 25th November 2015

The Hogan Suite, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin

Key themes for this year’s conference are teacher education for inclusion and assistive technology.  The event will feature international speakers Professor Mel Ainscow, University of Manchester and Dr. Chris Abbott, Emeritus Reader in Assistive Technologies, King’s College London, as well as papers on NCSE commissioned research.

Please click on link below for further information and to submit an online booking form.

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NB:  BOOKING FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 11TH.

 

Universal design and digital divide: Conference addresses strategies to reduce barriers

The Universal Design in Education Conference and ENTELIS Reducing the Digital Divide: the Role of Education Seminar is to take place in Dublin on November 12 and 13.

With continued increased technology and a rapidly changing society, digital divide has become an issue that requires addressing. Digital divide is the gap of access and opportunities to new technology between regions and demographics. This is due, in part, to lack of universally designed products as well as services not being accessible to some populations to make best use of technology. This conference looks deeper into the issue of using universal design principles, user empowerment and ICT-AT training to remove barriers. It will provide an introduction to strategies and good practices in reducing barriers to create a more inclusive digital world.

Topics of the conference include: empowering lives through technology, design for social innovation, emotional design at core of universal design for learning, and distance education in the context of mobility, digitization and technology.

The Universal Design in Education conference costs €60, but the Reducing the Digital Divide Seminar is free with registration. Both events require separate registration. Registration details can be found at http://education.universaldesign.ie/#link-12739 and https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PA9i_VYCnE2Mk8Y4a0dwVrzbONBzNAJJQ7EJTI05E7c/viewform