RAatE 2013 – Call for Papers


RAatE 2013 (www.raate.org.uk) is the only UK conference focused on the latest innovations in Assistive Technology. This conference will be of interest to everyone who uses, works with, develops or conducts research on Assistive Technology (AT).

The conference program has, over the past years, regularly included new technological developments, service innovations, results of formal research projects, service based research and development and a wide range of other stimulating topics. Known as a friendly and productive conference, RAatE offers you a chance to meet and share knowledge and experience with other people working in AT.

RAatE attracts a multi-professional, multi-agency audience, including:

  • Occupational therapists, Speech and language therapists and Physiotherapists
  • Rehabilitation engineers, Clinical technologists and Clinical scientists
  • Teachers, IT co-ordinators and Disability officers
  • Researchers and Designers
  • Suppliers and Manufacturers.

The range of AT considered at this meeting includes: Powered mobility, Computer Access, Wheelchairs and Seating, Environmental control, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Telecare, Service Delivery, Product development, Education, AT in housing, Ageing and AT, Policy.

Call for Papers – deadline extended

The RAatE 2013 Call for Papers deadline has been extended to 5pm on 19 August 2013 (www.raate.org.uk/content/latest-news).

Topics for this year’s conference include:

  • Recreation
  • Use of mainstream technology
  • Factors impacting on AT control and use
  • How to incorporate evidence based practice.

Contributions are welcome from those working in the field of AT or AT users across the range or products and services designed to enable independence for disabled and older people. If you have a paper or poster that you would like to present that does not fall in to any of the above categories, we would still like to hear from you!

Submit a paper

To submit your paper, click here: www.raate.org.uk/content/submit-a-paper