The theme of this year’s conference GREAT’2018 is Inclusive Computer Technology (ICT) and Assistive Technology (AT) with a focus on 4 domains: Education, Independent Living, e-Accessibility and Innovation. Many high-level speakers, attracting delegates representing their institutions are invited to present the latest technologies for people with disabilities.
During ICTA Conference, I presented a paper entitled “How Could Robots Improve Social Skills in Children with Autism?” which is a position paper that aims to improve educational skills of autistic children. The paper was presented with the presence of my colleague Mursi Seraj. Mursi is gifted children having 16 years old who developed the embedded software in Nao Robot.
Today, it is ICTA 2017 opening ceremony hosted by Sultan Kabous University in Muscat and organized by Alecso, Latice, e-access and national oman committee of education, culture and sciences.
Saturday, 4th Nov. 2017, the AlecsoApps Award final ceremony was held in the beautiful city Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia. As part of Mada, we organized a special award for the best mobile application for people with disabilities.
The second edition of AlecsoApps Award was held in Dubai on November 19, 2017. It was organised by ALECSO and TRA authority in UAE. The Award covers four categories which are Education, Culture, Science and Educational Games.
ICTA is a bi-annual international conference on ICT & Accessibility. The fifth edition of ICTA 2015 held in Marrakech, Morocco, and organized under the auspices of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) with the support of ENSIAS College of Engineering, Mohammed V University of Rabat, the Research Laboratory of Technologies of Information and Communication and Electrical Engineering (LaTICE) of the University of Tunis and the Tunisian association of E-accessibility. ICTA2015 is also co-sponsored by IEEE Moroccan Section.