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Congress | Conference (inc. Special Thematic Sessions) | Satellite Events | Exhibition


Get involved with the 14th AAATE 2017 congress that will take place from 11 to 15th September 2017 in Sheffield. It will address the global challenge of providing health and social care for the increasing population and will ask the question – How can we implement accessible and usable assistive technology to improve well-being and provide sustainable care for all. The call for papers has now closed. Please look out for the open call to submit short communications for Satellite Events as part of the Congress.

Registration is now open and pricing information can be found on the Registration page.

5-day congress timetable of September 2017:

 Mon 11th  Tue 12th  Wed 13th  Thu 14th  Fri 15th

Satellite Event

Satellite Event

AAATE Conference 2017

AAATE Conference 2017

T4I2017 Conference

Student Innovation Tournament

Conference Exhibition

Conference Exhibition

T4I2017 Exhibition

Public Exhibition

Global Challenges


General Assembly



13th-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.

The call for papers for the Conference and Satellite Events is now closed.


Special Thematic Sessions

Please find below the areas of our Special Thematic Sessions (by clicking on them you can find out more about the sessions listed within these areas). Special Thematic Sessions will fill approximately 50% of the conference.

AT for people with cognitive deficits
Active and Healthy Ageing
Methodology and methods
Usability, accessibility, innovation
Education and Training
Strategic and Strategies
AT in use in everyday life
Assistive Environments

Satellite Events

11th-15th Sept 2017

During the whole week, we will hold Satellite Events in Sheffield, that will offer access to topics related to Assistive Technologies in a less formal way. The detailed program will be published in 2017.

Tuesday 12 Sept 2017:

Student Innovation Tournament @Octagon
Global Challenges Pre-Conference Event @Diamond

Friday 15 Sept 2017:

T4I Conference 2017 @StMarys


12th-14th Sept 2017

On Tuesday 12 Sept 2017 we will host a Public Exhibition in the Octagon Centre is aimed at AT practitioners but will also be open to students and the public.

From Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 Sept 2017 there will be the “classic”  Conference Exhibition in the Diamond Building is for delegates only.

There are also exhibition opportunities on Monday and Friday as part of the Satellite Events, e.g. T4I2017. Please contact us if you wish to know more.

Social Events

Various social events such as reception, dinner and little trips and visits will be available during the week. These are great networking opportunities! Please come back or follow us on Twitter to check new events that will be added during the year.

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