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The 2017 AAATE Congress is a 5-day event about Assistive Technologies and will take place from 11-15th September 2017. The main Conference will be from 13-14th September and Satellite Events are running on the other three days at venues in Sheffield (UK).

The 2017 Congress will address the global challenge of meeting the needs of the increasing number of people who could benefit from Assistive Technology. The Congress will add to its usual breadth a focus on the translational research agenda. The programme will include contributions on topical subjects such as dementia, care robotics, universal design, sport and disordered speech.

The Extended Programme for the Congress week with all event information can be found here.

** Please note that the AAATE2017 Office will be closed from 14/07/17 – 01/08/17 inclusive – enjoy the summer holidays! **


13–14th Sept 2017

The Conference itself will be from Wednesday 13th to Thursday 14th September 2017 and held in the Diamond Building. This is the core part of the Congress focusing on formal contributions of any Assistive Technology related topic. (Please note that the call for papers for the Conference is now closed.)

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Satellite Events

11th,12th and 15th Sept 2017

During the Congress week, we will hold Satellite Events in Sheffield that will offer access to topics related to Assistive Technologies in a less formal way. Events will include a Student Tournament and the T4I2017 Conference. (The call for T4I2017 is still open until 23/06/2017).

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Exhibition all week

There will be various exhibition opportunities at the AAATE2017 Congress. There will be a Public Exhibition (12/09/17), the “classic” AAATE Conference Exhibition (13-14/09/17) as well as the T4I2017 Exhibition (15/09/17).

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Social Events

We have a number of Social Events as part of the programme available to all delegates to book:
Social Event Cost
12/09/17 Reception, Winter Garden £27.00 (includes VAT)
14/09/17 Congress Dinner, Sheffield Cathedral £72.00 (includes VAT)
15/09/17 Closing Event, INOX Dine £20.00 (includes VAT – free to T4I2017 delegates)
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