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2016 Conferences

We attend, exhibit and present at conferences in Australia and overseas, to discover and share new ideas on communication technology. 

Here's some of the recent conferences we've attended, presented papers at or exhibited technology solutions for Deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people.

Go Digi/Digi House Innovation and Equity Conference

Creating a society where everyone can innovate

16 November 2016: Go Digi/Digi House Innovation and Equity Conference, panel discussion and Digital Inclusion Expo

  • It's not that hard being accessible - is it? Inclusion for all is a lot easier than you think

For more information, and to register for this free conference, visit the Eventbrite page.

RIDBC Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf Conference 2016

16 September 2016: RIDBC Teacher of the Deaf Conference, exhibiting communication technology apps and information, and presenting two papers:

  • How technology can advance language, literacy, social skills and connection with families for Deaf and hard of hearing students
  • Developing an online resource on communication technology for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and speech or communication impaired

Teachers come from across the country to talk about developments in best practice and technology for teaching students who are deaf or have hearing loss. 

For more information about Conexu's research initiatives, visit our research pages

28th Australian and New Zealand Conference for the Educators of the Deaf 2016 

Understanding the Present and Sharing the Future

7-10 July 2016: 28th Australian and New Zealand Conference for the Educators of the Deaf 2016, presenting a case study of the pilot collaboration between Conexu and Furlong Park School for Deaf Children and Aurora Early Intervention School.

With more than 320 educators of the Deaf across New Zealand and Australia, the conference brings current medical, audiological and educational research, outcomes and challenges for those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing into discussion.

Conexu will also be sharing information on techfinder.org.au as a teacher resource, via a visual demonstration. For more information on techfinder.org.au visit the website.

hand holding paperRead the 'ANZCED2016' abstract

Museums Australasia 2016

Facing the future: Local, Global and Pacific possibilities

16-18 May 2016: Museums Australasia 2016, presenting, demonstrating, exhibiting and networking at the first joint conference of Museums Australia and Museums Aotearoa in Auckland, NZ. 

Crossing cultures and disciplines, this conference explores the relevance and sustainability of museums and galleries - now and in the future, and the ways we can be of social, cultural and ecological value. The conference will include a full program of events, activities and extended tours, with a strong emphasis on the cultures of the Asia-Pacific region.

Conexu will offer New Zealand Sign Language translation and english captions for 3 audio tours for Auckland Live using the OpenAccess Tours app.

31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference

Exploring new technologies

21-26 March 2016: 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, presenting a case study of the OpenAccess Alerts app at the Australian Deaf Games.

Attracting close to 5000 people to San Diego, California, this annual conference offers an inclusive environment where researchers, practiioners, exhibitors and end users come together to share knowledge of best practise in the field of assistive technology.

Hand holding documentRead the' OpenAccess Alerts case study' abstract (PDF)

 

 

 

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