Closing conference

 

WHY AND HOW ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY COULD IMPROVE THE LIFE OF DISABLED PEOPLE ?

“Les écosystèmes innovants de l’Université Catholique de Lille”
- Pierre Giorgini, President-Rector of the Lille Catholic University, France

Presentation of the SYSIASS project
- Annemarie Kokosy, Coordinator of the SYSIASS project, ISEN-Lille, France

Testimonies of the users: what the users expect and experience from assistive technology?
- Thierry Danigo (presentation without the video), Centre Réseau Nouvelles Technologies, APF, France
- Tanesh Bhugobaun, Chair of Kent Brain Injury Forum, UK

- Hillary Lister, disabled sailor, UK

Presentation of the SYSIASS project’s results
- The Challenge of Effective Provision of Assistive technology: Increasing or decreasing quality of life Matthew Pepper, EKHUFT, UK
- Needs and expectations of the users concerning the assistive navigation device for powered wheelchair
Cécile Donzé, Hospital St Philibert, Lomme, France

- Assistive navigation devices
Jean-Marc Capron, ISEN-Lille, France :
Video of the presentation
- Multi-modal bio-signal based control of intelligent wheelchair
Huosheng Hu, University of Essex, UK

Testimonies of companies: relationship between the idea, the user needs, the product and the market
- Monique Mai, Director of Operational Marketing, Direction of Accessibility of Orange Group, France
- Ian Palmer, Technology Manager, Dynamic Controls, New Zealand

Topic of Living Lab as link between users, technology and companies
- Anton Zahneisen CEO of SOPHIA living network GmbH, Germany

What’s next?
- Annemarie Kokosy, Coordinator of the SYSIASS project, ISEN-Lille, France
Video of the  presentation

Exhibition area: Ateliers du fauteuil roulant, Sunrise, SYSIASS

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