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29th June 2022
Hilton Hotel, Reading

What is ATEC?

Aimed at disability professionals and technologists, ATEC is a whole day conference showcasing excellence in assistive technology (AT).

Join us for access to 25+ assistive technology exhibitors, 16 breakout seminars, 2 keynotes, plus Q&A and networking opportunities.

Who should attend ATEC?

  • Further & Higher Education Disability Practitioners

  • Student Services Professionals

  • Learning Technologists

  • DSA Assessors

  • Access to Work Assessors

  • Study Support and Assistive Technology Tutors

  • Technology Suppliers

Book your tickets

Please use the below link to book your tickets for ATEC.

Agenda

8:30 - 9:30
Registration, exhibition and refreshments

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9:30 - 9:40
Welcome and introduction

Antony Ruck, ATEC Conference Director

9:40 - 10:00
Sponsors welcome

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10:00 - 10:25
Whole conference keynote #1

TBC

10:25 - 10:55
Exhibition and refreshments

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10:55 - 11:35
Breakout seminar session #1

Glean - New features to Glean: Transcription and more to help students produce even better notes!

Aspire - An overview of the student support platform

Brain in Hand - How a blend of technology and human support can increase success in education and the workplace

Nuance - Nuance Dragon Professional Individual expands the boundaries of speech recognition technology but how well do you know Dragon and the benefits it offers

11:35 - 11:50
Break

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11:50 - 12:30
Breakout seminar session #2

Inspiration 10 - The power of simultaneous visual mapping & outlining: hear from users with brain injuries, neuro-differences and mental health challenges

Present Pal - Why are presentations challenging and how can we better support students with this common task?

 

TextAid - A helping hand when reading and writing

 

Crawford Technologies - Why document accessibility matters in higher education

12:30 - 13:35
Lunch and exhibition

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13:35 - 14:00
Whole conference keynote #2

Universal Design of Learning in Education

Trevor Boland, Digital and eLearning Officer at AHEAD Ireland

14:00 - 14:10
Break

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14:10 - 14:50
Breakout seminar session #3

Caption.Ed - AI powered captioning and note-taking

FindMyFlow - The NEW FindMyFlow – supercharging student learning

 

The Texthelp Group - Creating Assistive Technology with users, and making it inclusive

 

OrCam - OrCam Learn

14:50 - 15:05
Break

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15:05 - 15:45
Breakout seminar session #4

MindView - Creating Inclusive Environments with MindView Assistive Mind Mapping

Learning Labs - Why consider personalisation when working with individuals with disabilities?

 

Pro-Study (online edition) - Major update. Now available across all platforms!

 

Scanning Pens - Support for literacy with the Reader Pen

15:45 - 16:00
Exhibition and refreshements

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16:00 - 16:30
Q&A session

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16:30 - 16:40
Prize draw and closing remarks

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