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Assistive Technology Events

ATIA Conference & Expo
Annual conference and exposition of the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA). Leading forum for a wide variety of professional presentations and discussion about new assistive technologies, practical applications, and services.
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

CSUN Conference
Annual international conference of the California State University, Northridge, Center on Disabilities about technology and persons with disabilities.
Los Angeles, California

SC Assistive Technology Expo
Training sessions and product exhibits hosted by the South Carolina Assistive Technology Project. The event is free and open to the public.
Greenville, South Carolina

Abilities Expo New York Metro
Exposition and product showcase dedicated to educating people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals about assistive technology.
Edison, New Jersey

Power Up Conference & Expo
Annual assistive technology conference and exposition of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Offers sessions on computer adaptations, AT and higher education, web accessibility, including new device demonstrations.
Columbia, Missouri

Total Access for Everyone Now! Expo
AT product exhibits hosted by the New England Assistive Technology Marketplace, an organization that provides information and access to equipment for people with all types of disabilities. Free and open to the public.
Hartford, Connecticut

Assistive Technology Solutions Conference
Receive hands-on training on the use of assistive technology and learn how to customize augmentative communication devices for people with disabilities.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

CLASS ATS Expo
Assistive technology vendors' exposition hosted by the Northeast Assistive Technology (NEAT).
Lowell, Massachusetts

ETCC Assistive Technology Conference & Expo
Annual assistive technology conference hosted by the Ocean County Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC) for administrators, teachers, support staff and parents.
Toms River, New Jersey

NYS Governor's Assistive Technology Expo
Expo on assistive technology "Technology Opens Doors" with over 100 exhibitors and a showcase of many AT devices and services.
Albany, New York

ARATA Conference
Annual conference of the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association (ARATA), a national association whose purpose is to serve as a forum for issues in rehabilitation and assistive technology.
Melbourne, Australia

Collaborative Assistive Technology Conference
The Collaborative Assistive Technology conference of the Rockies is presented by the Assistive Technology Partners and the Colorado Department of Education SWAAAC teams.
Westminster, Colorado

Abilities Expo Southern California
Exposition and product showcase dedicated to educating people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals about assistive technology.
Anaheim, California

IFRATH Handicap Conference
European conference on assistive technology organized by the French research institute on assistive technologies for people with disabilities (IFRATH).
Paris, France

RESNA Conference & Expo
Annual conference and educational program on assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering. Expect product demonstrations, training sessions, and full days of workshops for novice to seasoned assistive technology professionals.
Orlando, Florida

WATI Summer Institute
Training program offered by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI). Hear presentations about assistive technology assessment and implementation, and see product demonstrations.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ICCHP Computers Helping People Conference
International conference that focuses on the use of computers and accessible technologies to help people with disabilities and the elderly.
Paris, France

Abilities Expo Chicago Metro
Exposition and product showcase dedicated to educating people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals about assistive technology.
Rosemont, Illinois

Abilities Expo Detroit Metro
Exposition and product showcase dedicated to educating people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals about assistive technology.
Novi, Michigan

ISAAC Conference & Expo
International conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC). Learn about the latest developments in assistive technology, services, and research in the field of augmentative and alternative communication.
Natal, Brazil

ASSETS Conference
International conference on assistive technologies of the Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on Computers and the Physically Handicapped (ACM-SIGCAPH).
Atlanta, Georgia

Closing The Gap Conference
Annual conference on computer technology and its applications to all disabilities and age groups in special education, rehabilitation, vocation, and independent living.
Bloomington, Minnesota

Abilities Expo Northern California
Exposition and product showcase dedicated to educating people with disabilities, senior citizens, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals about assistive technology.
Santa Clara, California

TASH Conference
Conference that focuses on strategies for achieving full inclusion for people with disabilities. Find practical information about systems to empower individuals with disabilities and their families.
Reno, Nevada

Seating and Mobility Conference & Workshops
International symposium about seating and mobility for people with physical disabilities. Includes scientific and clinical papers, in-depth workshops, as well as an exhibit hall with state-of-the-art wheelchair and seating technology.
Orlando, Florida

AT Computer Workshops
Assistive technology workshops and software demonstrations presented by the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP).
North Carolina

ATECH/ASSETT Workshops
Workshops on a variety of assistive technology topics and products hosted by ASSETT, a support organization helping students with disabilities and funded by the New Hampshire Department of Education.
Concord, New Hampshire

ATP Training
Assistive Technology Partners (ATP) offers assistive technology training sessions on a variety of topics and products.
Denver, Colorado

CAMA AAC Training
Workshops on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) conducted by the Communication Aids Manufacturers Association (CAMA).
See link for locations

CSUN Training
Advanced training workshops covering many areas of assistive technology. Offered by the Center on Disabilities at the California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
Northridge, California

EASI Accessible Information Technology Training
Online courses on adapting computers and information technology for persons with disabilities. Offers a certificate in accessible information technology delivered entirely online.

Easter Seals Assistive Technology Workshops
Presentations on various assistive technology topics as well as hands-on training and demonstrations of popular devices and software.
Boston/Worcester, Massachusetts

ETTC Assistive Technology Workshops - Camden County
Assistive technology workshops for teachers and parents offered at the Camden County Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC).
Sicklerville, New Jersey

ETTC Assistive Technology Workshops - Middlesex County
Assistive technology workshops for teachers and parents offered provided by the Middlesex County Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC).
East Brunwick, New Jersey

NEAT Conference & Training
Assistive technology conferences, products demonstrations, and workshops organized by The New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Marketplace.
Hartford, Connecticut

SEHD Assistive Technology Training
The Binghamton University, School of Education and Human Development (SEHD), offers online certificate programs in assistive technology for educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, rehabilitation professionals, and others.
Binghamton, New York

USS AAC Training
Continuing education presentations in speech-language pathology and audiology offered by the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Topics include AAC from the consumer's point of view, AAC in public schools, and more.
Sarasota, Florida

WATI Training
Training sessions and workshops offered by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) on various assistive technology topics.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Getting In Touch With Literacy Conference
A conference addressing issues related to literacy for individuals with visual impairments. Presentations to include information on reading and writing in braille, use of assistive technology, use of a variety of literacy tools and other relevant topics.

Accessing Higher Ground Conference
Annual conference of the Disability Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder about assistive technology and accessible media in higher education.

AAATE Conference & Expo
Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe. Explores the advances in technology research & development and how these can be harnessed to benefit people with disabilities.

PAT Assistive Technology Expo
Annual seminars and exhibits of the Partnerships in Assistive Technology (PAT). Showcases adaptive equipment technology designed to enhance independence and quality of life for persons with disabilities. Offers workshops, vendor demonstrations, how-to classes, and hands-on computer software training.

ICAT Conference
International conference on assistive technology organized by the Bristish Computer Society Disability Group, covering accessibility, virtual reality, intelligent systems and social consequences.

ATAINS Conference
International conference on assistive technology best practices. Organized by Assistive Technology Application & Integration Nova Scotia (ATAINS) and the Assistive Technology Centre.

USS AAC Conference & Expo
Bi-annual conference of the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Addresses issues relevant to persons who use AAC and highlights state-of-the-art work being done by service providers and organizations.

Wisconsin Technology Access Conference
Conference on the use of assistive technology presented by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI). Sessions include augmentative communication, computer access, assessment/evaluation, vendor demonstrations, and more.

TAM-KELLAR Conference
Annual conference and workshops of the Eastern Assistive Solutions with Technology (EAST). Features presentations on assistive and instructional technology from research and practical experience in implementing technology with students with disabilities.

Universal Design Events

ADA Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion, & Disability Conference
Annual conference of the ADA Office of The Ohio State University. Features sessions about developing accessible web sites, issues surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability studies, and accommodations in the workplace.
Columbus, Ohio

CHI Conference
Annual international conference on Human Factors in computing systems. Leading forum for the exchange of ideas and information about computer-human interaction (CHI).
Vienna, Austria

ADA Symposium & Expo
Training sessions about issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Acts, including accessible design, employment and the ADA, and accessible information technology.
Kansas City, Kansas

EASI Accessible Information Technology Training
Online courses focused on computer accessibility and assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Offers a certificate in accessible information technology delivered entirely online.

Web Accessibility Initiative Meetings
Special interest group meetings for discussions about the WAI guidelines of the World Wide Web consortium.
See link for locations

Inclusion by Design Conference
Annual international world congress on universal design for "Planning the Barrier-Free World".

LATAN Universal Access Conference & Expo
The "Doors to Inclusion: Universal Access" conference is presented by the Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (LATAN). Features an accessible house incorporating universal design elements from many access technology providers.

Special Education and Technology Events

Florida Educational Technology Conference & Expo
Conference and workshops of the Florida Educational Technology on classroom practices that combine technology with educational standards. Discover the latest technological trends and products available in educational technology.
Orlando, Florida

METC Conference
Midwest Education and Technology conference (METC) hosted by the Cooperating School Districts of greater St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis, Missouri

SITE Conference
International conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE).
Atlanta, Georgia

TIE Conference
Annual Conference offering practical, technology-integrated workshops and presentations for educators interested in implementing the use of technology in the classroom.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Ohio SchoolNet State Technology Conference
Conference of the Ohio SchoolNet Commission about the use of technology in schools to facilitate equitable access and improvement in learning.
Columbus, Ohio

CEC Conference & Expo
Annual convention and exposition of the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC) for those who work with students with special needs. Hundreds of professional development sessions and vendor exhibits.
New Orleans, Louisiana

National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development Conference
Discussions on the latest research on early childhood development and learning, hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Baltimore, Maryland

NAEYC Conference & Expo
Annual conference and exposition of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Experience the latest developments in education for children from birth through age 8.
Anaheim, California

Ohio SchoolNet State Technology Conference
Conference of the Ohio SchoolNet Commission about the use of technology in schools to facilitate equitable access and improvement in learning.
Columbus, Ohio

SITE Conference
International conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE).
Phoenix, Arizona

Destination Success Conference
National conference on learning disabilities in post secondary education for students, teachers, and parents. Presentations and workshops will focus on building accessible learning communities.
Ontario, Canada

AHEAD Conference
Annual conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

EASI Barrier-free E-Learning Training
Online courses on designing educational and training programs accessible for everyone. Offers a certificate in accessible information technology delivered entirely online.

Odyssey Conference
Biennial conference of Canada's vision teachers and visual impairment professionals.

Disability Specific Events

American Stroke Association Conference
International conference of the American Stoke Association (ASA).
San Diego, California

Learning Disabilities Association Conference
Annual conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). A great event for parents, teachers and other professionals helping with children with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders.
Atlanta, Georgia

MBIA Conference
Conference of the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association.
Marlborough, Massachusetts

BIAM Conference
Conference of the Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAM) focusing on issues related to traumatic brain injury survivors and family members, children and adolescents in the school system, and professional and clinical training.
Baltimore, Maryland

ADDA Conference
National conference of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association. Learn about treatments, tools, and resources from the nation's prominent AD/HD specialists.
St. Louis, Missouri

BIANJ Conference
Annual seminar of the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey. Examines current trends in the field of brain injury including medical interventions, advances in rehabilitation, funding trends, and long-term implications.
Eatontown, New Jersey

Society for Disability Studies Conference
Annual meeting of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS), a nonprofit organization that promotes research on humanistic and social scientific aspects of disability and chronic illness.
St. Louis, Missouri

SHHH Conference
International convention of the Self-Help for Hard-of-Hearing People association (SHHH). Hear field experts as they present their findings on cochlear implant research.
Omaha, Nebraska

National Federation of the Blind Conference
Annual convention of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB).
Atlanta, Georgia

NAD Conference
Biennial Conference of the Association of the Deaf (NAD).
Kansas City, Missouri

Alzheimer Association Conference
International conference on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CDC Developmental Disabilities Conference
Conference of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Washington, D.C.

WCD Conference & Expo
Annual world congress and exposition on disabilities.
Orlando, Florida

American Stroke Association Conference
International conference of the American Stoke Association (ASA).
New Orleans, Louisiana

Learning Disabilities Association Conference
Annual conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). A great event for parents, teachers and other professionals helping with children with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders.
Reno, Nevada

IBIA Conference
World congress on brain injury presented by the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA).
Melbourne, Australia

National Federation of the Blind State Conference
States conventions of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB).
See link for locations

Deaf Way Conference
International conference on a variety of deaf-related themes, including education, family, health/mental health, sign language and interpretation, technology, and more.

IFDM Conference
International forum on disability management and work retention organized by the Canadian National Institute of Disability Management.

Moving Ahead Conference
Conference presented by the Community Partners of Brain Injury Coalition of Calgary to enhance community support services for persons with brain injuries. Canada

National Alliance for Caregiving Conference
International conference on family care hosted by the National Alliance of Caregiving (NAC). Learn about innovative programs to support and empower family caregivers helping disabled or elderly persons.

SBAA Conference
Annual conference of the Spina Bifida Association of America (SBAA).

Through the Looking Glass Conference
International conference on parents with disabilities and their families.