i-CREATe2009 3rd International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology

22 – 26 April, 2009


The conference addresses current and future developments in the areas of Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology. Topic areas include, but not limited to:

  • New rehabilitation techniques & studies, novel assistive technology products
  • Assistive robotics, rehabilitative & therapeutic robotics, robotic environments and companions
  • Biomedical devices and instruments
  • Orthoses, exoskeletons, innovative mobility aids
  • User interfaces, brain-computer interface, bio-signal control interface
  • AAC products, studies & evaluations, translations
  • Universal design, inclusive housing & work place, transportation, accessibility issues
  • Smart home technology, environment control technology
  • Computer access products, software, studies & evaluations
  • Product development, commercialization, start-ups, and business related topics
  • Social issues, policies, political issues related disability and aging population
  • Gerontology and Geriatric Healthcare
  • Community Services and Social Works
  • Educational Improvement & Diversity : Case studies of good practices of AT & IT infusion in the special education classroom
  • Learning Disabilities & Developmental Disabilities : the challenge of having a barrier free learning environment
  • eTourism & disability
  • Accessible Tourism websites and accessible Tourism Information Systems (TIS)
  • Accessible Travel and Leisure holidays
  • Accessibility information/guidelines/audits for tourism products
  • Usability and user-interface studies
  • Economic evaluations of Accessible Tourism
  • Technologies and applications supporting Accessible Tourism
  • E-Accessibility, e-Inclusion, Universal Design and usability
  • Value creation and competitive based on social enterprises