MADA to hold educational meet on assistive technology

MADA to hold educational meet on assistive technology
Qatar National Convention Centre QNCC Doha

Qatar Assistive Technology Center (MADA) will host the Gulf Region Education Assistive Technology Conference (GREAT), from April 23 to 26, 2017, at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) in Doha.

A first of its kind, the GREAT 2017 will focus on education practices in Inclusive Computer Technology and Assistive Technology (AT) in the Gulf Region. The conference, held in partnership with the Assistive Technology Industry Association, will feature renowned industry experts who will use this platform to educate and exchange information on best practices and current trends in the field of Inclusive Computer Technology and AT.

 MADA is committed to raising awareness about People with Disabilities (PWD) in Qatar and helping them stay connected in a world that is increasingly dependent on technology.

“The aim of our GREAT conference is to provide a knowledge-share forum for teachers, academicians, and professionals and promote initiative technologies. At MADA, we want to educate more and more professionals on the importance of assistive technology for the lives of PWD in Qatar. This years’ event will look at best practices, implementation strategies, research and education in AT for schools. We look forward to welcoming professionals from all over Qatar and the region to our first GREAT conference,” said Maha Al Mansouri, CEO of Mada.

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