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Final Conference of the ASK-IT Project

09/06/2008 

Logo of ASK-IT project25-27 June. Nuremburg, Germany. The theme of the Conference will be: “Mobility for All – The Use of Ambient Intelligence in Addressing the Mobility Needs of People with Impairments: The Case of ASK-IT”.

The second International conference of ASK-IT marks the end of this EU research funded project. The conference will provide the opportunity to see and test the ASK-IT service and products that have been developed. Different stakeholders, including telecom providers, industry, user representatives, research institutes or local authorities, will gather together to discuss the role of Information Communication Technology in aiding and improving the everyday lives of mobility impaired people.

The conference will welcome high level speakers and experts from around the world that will look at various issues, such as making content accessible, accessible tools and Ambient Intelligence, and provide state-of-the-art information on accessibility initiatives in Europe and beyond.

ENAT Secretary and Executive Board Member, Ms. Mieke Broeders, is an invited speaker in the session, "Accessibility initiatives in Europe".

This session identifies initiatives in European cities, regions or other areas to enhance the electronic (information) and physical accessibility for all types of mobility impaired users (including wheelchair users, blind, deaf, elderly, illiterate, dyslectic, etc.). Local initiatives, as well as country-wide or multi-national ones are welcomed, with emphasis on serving the mobile user (citizen or tourist).

For more information, visit the ASK-IT project website, or download the Programme and Registration Form from the right-hand panel.

 

 

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