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With great sadness we heard that our colleague and friend Gunnar Fagerberg passed away on the 4th of October. Gunnar has been an active member of the Assistive Technology community in Europe for many years. Probably his most prominent and eye catching contribution was the HEART study that he led together with his colleague Thomas […]

Grand challenges in AT Outcomes

AT professional organisations around the world have come together to form the Global Alliance of AT Organisations (GAATO). AAATE is among the founding members of GAATO. GAATO are leading a Grand Challenge in AT outcomes.  Leading up to the Global Report on Assistive Technology, GAATO is undertaking a collaborative consensus process to identify global grand challenges in […]

“Learning about new ideas and exploring new collaborations in Assistive Technology” – a scientific committee member of #AAATE2019 shares her expectations for the gathering of 300+ AT experts in Bologna this August

From 27-30 August, the AAATE 2019 Conference brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, service providers and industry to discuss the latest innovations and visionary ideas in the field of assistive technology (AT) in its broadest sense. In the run-up to the conference, we have asked one of our scientific committee members, E.A. Draffan from […]

AAATE member FTB celebrated 25th anniversary in the NRW Parliament in Duesseldorf on September 12th 2016

Dr. Peter Cudd, President of AAATE submitted the congratulations of AAATE to FTB and 300 guests including the president of the NRW Parliament and the Social Minister of NRW. FTB one of the founding members of AAATE celebrated its 25th anniversary. President Dr. Peter Cudd attended the official ceremony in the plenary of the Parliament […]

General Assembly 2016

Wednesday 8th of June 2016, 17.00–18.30 Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki, Finland Agenda Opening and welcome Minutes from the last General Assembly Report from the treasurer and the auditors AAATE activity report and work programme of the board for 2014-2015 Opportunity for short announcements from members Any Other Business Documents […]