Mada announces conference on assistive technology in November
A two-day conference ‘TechShare Middle East’ on technology and people with disability will be held on November 4-5 in Doha, Mada (Qatar Assistive Technology Center) announced during QITCOM 2014.
The conference will focus on the need for assistive technology in the Middle East, to support the strategy of Qatar National Vision 2030 that calls for the creation of an inclusive society that doesn’t discriminate against people with disabilities.
The conference invites all people with disabilities, and their families, in addition to policy markers, therapists, students and decision makers to network and collaborate on key issues in the field of disability and technology. The conference will also include talks on accessibility practices, development of laws and standards, policies and innovation in the Arab World.
Mada is also inviting residents to share papers, posters, presentations and workshop ideas in June.
For more details on the conference, visit the Mada website.