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
Access to Work Assessors
Study Support and Assistive Technology Tutors
Book your tickets
Please use the below link to book your tickets for ATEC.
8:30 - 9:30
Registration, exhibition and refreshments
9:30 - 9:40
Welcome and introduction
Antony Ruck, ATEC Conference Director
9:40 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:25
Whole conference keynote #1
10:25 - 10:55
Exhibition and refreshments
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
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
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
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
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
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 - 16:40
Prize draw and closing remarks