National Conference on Assistive Technology for All 2030, Bengaluru, India, August 2-3, 2019

RAMAN, Lakshmi

Publication Date 

August 2019
109 p

The National Conference on Assistive Technology for All – 2030 was held in Bangalore on August 2 – 3, 2019 in celebration of 25 years of Mobility India.

The conference involved 27 distinguished speakers and experts in the field from WHOSEARO, Ministry of SJ&E and the National Institutes, the IITs, IISc, Global Disability Innovation Hub, BIRAC, DEBEL, BeTIC, professional bodies, National Institute of Design, industry and NGOs.

The broad objective of the conference was to bring together all the relevant stakeholders to discuss, identify and agree on key steps to augment AT sector and develop a national AT alliance. 

  • Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE) and its relevance to India
  • WHO Perspective on Assistive Technology
  • Perspective from MSJ&E on Assistive Technology Provision in India
  • Global Disability Innovation Hub and AT Innovation in India
  • Role of AT in SCI-Healthy and Hygienic Bladder & Bowel Management
  • Assistive Technology (AT) and Intellectual Disability (ID): Exploring the Underutilization of Technology for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Humanitarian Emergency Response and Assistive Technology – ICRC Insight 
  • Assistive Technology in Geriatrics and Palliative Care
  • Exploring Barriers to the Use of Assistive Technology for PWDs in India
  • An in-depth user study on Problems Faced by Axillary Crutch Users in India
  • “Perception towards use of Assistive Technology in Higher Education: A case study”
  • A Wheelchair in Rural Bangalore: What do the Users think?
  • Gaze-based Assistive Technologies
  • Innovative Assistive Technology Solutions
  • Human Resource Development and Assistive Technology
  • Assistive Technologies in Universal Health Coverage
  • AT in the Era of AI: How Advanced Technology is Influencing New Designs
  • Independent Walker for Diplegic Cerebral Palsy Children
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation for Drop Foot and/or Knee Instability
  • Enabling Fabrication of Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices with Additive Manufacturing via Digital Transformation
  • Innovations in Different Types of Biomedical Devices
  • Universal Design 
  • Assistive Technologies: Idea to Invention to Innovation to Impact
  • AT – Make in India
  • Information and Communication Assistive Technology & Make in India
  • A Guideline for Service and Delivery to Ensure Quality of Life of Elderly People
  • User-Centred Approach in Creating Impactful Solutions for the Disabled

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