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G3ict – AT Leadership Forum for AT Centers around the World at ATIA 2013 Orlando Conference

  • Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • All pre-conference workshops and seminars: January 29-30, 2013
  • ATIA 2013 Orlando Conference: January 30-February 2, 2013
  • Venue: Caribe Royale All-Suites Resort & Convention Center

NEW: International and U.S. Attendees 50% Discount off $300 fee with Coupon Code: ATIA1350ATLeaders


This session will facilitate the exchange of best practices among executives running assistive technology centers serving persons with disabilities, special educators and rehabilitation professionals around the world.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will be able to identify at least five (5) key success factors for AT Centers in the areas of funding, HR and measureable outcomes.
  • Participants will be able to assess and apply at least three (3) ways to successfully work with AT and ICT vendors in the world of fast moving business and technology models.
  • Participants will be able to network and identify with one or more successful AT Center from around the globe to share experiences, best practices, challenges, and opportunities.

Invited Speaker(s): David Banes, Mada - Qatar AT Center; David Dikter, ATIA, (U.S.A.); Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf, Emilia Romagna’s Regional Centre for Assistive Technology, (Italy); Valerio Gower, CITT (Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer), Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi onlus (Italy); Shilpi Kapoor, BarrierBreak Technologies/Net Systems Informatics, (India);  Axel Leblois, G3ict; Amy S. Goldman, Institute on Disabilities at Temple University/UCEDD, (U.S.A).; Phill Jenkins, IBM Corporation; Sandy Hanebrink, Touch the Future, Inc. (U.S.A.); Jan Rogers, Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence - OCALI (U.S.A.); David Rojas, The Trust for the Americas, OAS.

For more information, please visit http://www.atia.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=4299

About ATIA 2013 Orlando Conference

ATIA 2013 is the Assistive Technology Industry Association Annual Conference in Orlando. You'll be able to network with hundreds of colleagues, attend educational sessions spanning the breadth and depth of assistive technology and be able to meet with AT manufacturers and service providers in the Exhibit Hall.

New this year!  There will be both one and two-day pre-conference seminars taking place during the conference on Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30, including the AT Research Symposium co-hosted by ATIA and RESNA (ATIA, RESNA and RERC member discounts).

About ATIA

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) is a not-for-profit membership organization of manufacturers, sellers and providers of technology-based assistive devices and/or services.

Participant Resources
Network Overview (PowerPoint presentation, January 2012)
AT Centers Leadership Network Members' Charter
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