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THE 3rd ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

EMPOWER

28th-30th OCTOBER 2021, IIIT Bangalore

Link to 2018 conference
Link to 2019 Conference

THE 3rd ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

EMPOWER

28th-30th OCTOBER 2021, IIIT Bangalore

ABOUT EMPOWER


The 3rd EMPOWER Assistive Technology Conference is to be held in 28 to 30 OCTOBER 2021 at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B), India.

EMPOWER 2021 will bring together stakeholders in the AT sector, including researchers, practitioners in the government and industry, people with disabilities, disabled persons organizations, special educators, inclusive designers, entrepreneurs, impact investors as well as policymakers engaged in different ways with issues involved in the creation, production and dissemination of AT solutions.

Continuing on the success of the previous three editions , EMPOWER 2021 is expected to see an active participation of the aforesaid stakeholders, not only to discuss existing solutions but also to brainstorm and seed ideas for future solutions in the AT space, especially from the perspective of the emerging challenges in the Global South. Join us to

CONNECT. INNOVATE. EMPOWER.

ABOUT EMPOWER


The 3rd EMPOWER Assistive Technology Conference is to be held in 28 to 30 OCTOBER 2021 at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B), India.

EMPOWER 2021 will bring together stakeholders in the AT sector, including researchers, practitioners in the government and industry, people with disabilities, disabled persons organizations, special educators, inclusive designers, entrepreneurs, impact investors as well as policymakers engaged in different ways with issues involved in the creation, production and dissemination of AT solutions.

Continuing on the success of the previous three editions , EMPOWER 2021 is expected to see an active participation of the aforesaid stakeholders, not only to discuss existing solutions but also to brainstorm and seed ideas for future solutions in the AT space, especially from the perspective of the emerging challenges in the Global South. Join us to

CONNECT. INNOVATE. EMPOWER.

Meet our

SPEAKERS

VIBHA
KRISHNAMURTHY

Developmental Pediatrician & Executive
Director Ummeed Child Development Centre

CATHERINE
HOLLOWAY​

Co-founder, Academic Director of Global Disability
Innovation Hub and Professor at UCL’s Interaction Centre.

RAJA KUSHALNAGAR​

Professor and Director, IT Program, Gallaudet University , 
Washington, USA.

RAMA GHEERAWO​

Director, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design,
Royal College of Art, UK

ARUN
JAYARAMAN

Executive Director, Technology & Innovation Hub (tiHUB); Director,
Max Näder Center for Rehabilitation Technologies &
Outcomes Research; Associate Professor of PM&R,
Medical Social Science, PTHMS, Northwestern University

SAQIB SHAIKH

SAYOMDEB MUKHERJEE

EnAble India- EiLabs

SILVIA FAJARDO-FLORES

Associate Professor at the Department of Telematics at Universidad de Colima (Mexico)

AJIT NARAYANAN

Staff Software Engineer, Google

MADHAV LAVAKARE

Founder, Transcribe Glass

EMPOWER 2021 SPONSORS

Google
Microsoft

HOST INSTITUTE

IIIT Bangalore

PREVIOUS EDITIONS


Empower conclave, a curtain-raiser to the 3rd EMPOWER Assistive Technology Conference 2021 was conducted in 2020. It had an active participation of both supply and demand side stakeholders in several sessions including product expo, panel discussions, paper presentations and keynotes.

2020

2019

2018

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