To Be Determined
PIttsburgh, Pennsylvania

The ASSETS conference explores the use of computing and information technologies to help persons with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on the design and use of both mainstream and specialized assistive technologies. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:

  • individuals with hearing, sight and other sensory impairments

  • individuals with motor impairments

  • individuals with memory, learning and cognitive impairments

  • individuals with multiple impairments

  • older adults

  • professionals who work with these populations

All contributions are peer-reviewed by an international Program Committee. Accepted papers, posters and demonstrations will be archived in the ACM digital library.

Selected technical paper authors will be invited to submit to a special issue of the journal ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, and the best paper of the conference will receive the ACM SIGACCESS Best Paper award. Mentoring is available for first time authors.

Types of Contributions

  • Technical Papers - 8 pages

  • Posters and Demonstrations - 2 pages

  • Doctoral Consortium (to be confirmed)

  • Student Research Competition (to be confirmed)

Important Dates

  • Request for mentors: February 27, 2009

  • Paper submission deadline: May 10, 2009

  • Poster and demonstration submission: July 6, 2009

All deadlines are at midnight HAST (GMT-10:00) on the specified day.

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Added by veeliam on January 28, 2009