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Webinar on Emerging Assistive Technologies for Cognition

Submitted by Irene KITSARA
Thu, 08/04/2021 - 14:51
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Following the launch of the second issue of the Technology Trends report on Assistive Technology and based on the report's finding, WIPO organizes a series of online Seminars on Emerging Assistive Technology with the Association for the Advancements of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE), with the support of the Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations (GAATO), focusing on three areas of assistive technology application, including communication, cognition and self-care on April 16, 23 and 30, 2021.

We invite researchers, innovators and developers around the world to explore how emerging technologies are shaping the landscape of the assistive technology field and impacting lives of persons with disabilities as well as the aging population. 

After registering, you will receive the link to the online meeting. 


Webinar on Emerging AT for Cognition
Date: 23 April 2021
Time: 13.00-14.30 CEST
Expected Content (TBD): smart assistants; companion robots; content clarification systems; tools for spatial navigation/orientation

Registration link:

Link to “WIPO Technology Trends 2021: Assistive technology”:

Follow the discussions around:

#WIPOtechTrends / #AssistiveTech / #AssistiveTechnology / #accessibility

And connect with us: @WIPO and @AAATE_net

About AAATE:

The AAATE is the interdisciplinary pan-European association devoted to all aspects of assistive technology, such as use, research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. Over 250 members from all over Europe and throughout the world currently take part in the AAATE.

About WIPO:

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized and self-funding agency of the United Nations with 193 member states. Its mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property (IP) system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all.

About GAATO:

GAATO is an Alliance of Assistive Technology associations worldwide. It is based in Geneva.

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