2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity

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2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity

2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity aims to show what technology, smart tourist destinations, accessible products and services can do for all people. the congress is scheduled October 23-25, 2019, Málaga, Spain and will be held at Palacio de Ferias y Congresos. 2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity is organized by ONCE Foundation for cooperation and social inclusion of persons with disabilities.

This congress aims to show what technology, smart tourist destinations, accessible products and services can do for all people.

Like in previous editions, an important objective is to exchange research papers and communications so that the international community obtains firsthand knowledge on the latest advances in the different topics addressed.

People and their rights, innovation, as well as products and services offered are elements that must be taken in consideration in the 21st century in order to meet individual needs within a global offer.

CONGRESS TOPICS

Technologies and services for access to information and communication
Assistive devices and applications that provide access to people with disabilities to desktop and mobile commercial computers and to the services rendered, including the web.

Human-Computer Interaction
Methodologies, applications, devices and tools, user interfaces, etc. designed to enable interaction of people with disabilities with smart machines (PCs, tablets, smartphones, and robots, among others), haptic technology.

Assistive technologies
Devices, tools and technologies in general (including software) designed to improve personal autonomy, abilities, and interaction with all aspects of life (home, work, leisure, and sports, among others).

Teleassistance and Telecare: Prolonging Active Life
Teleassistance and Telecare applications, products and models designed to promote active and healthy aging.

Digital Home and Independent Living
Meaningful experiences in improving personal autonomy and independent living using accessible technologies and solutions.

Robotics for Personal Autonomy
Robotic-based products and services designed to address functional deficits, provide assistance and/or rehabilitation, such as prosthetics, ortheses, wearables, exoskeletons, robot assistants, interfaces and cognitive and physical interaction paradigms.

Data and Artificial Intelligence for New and Better Services
Use of Big Data for Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, etc. providing new and better services adapted to users, with special focus on the improvement of the quality of life of the elderly and people with disability.

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mix Reality
Applications helping people with special needs in their daily life.

Smart City
Sustainable and integral systems for Smart Cities based on expectation and needs of the population.

Learning and Collaboration Technologies
Strategies, procedures and tools designed to support customizable, collaborative, inclusive and accessible education with the aid of social networks, open learning initiatives, gaming technologies, learning analytics, and customizable educational environments, among others.

Transport and Mobility for Diversity
Devices, applications and services designed to make transportation use and mobility easier according to cognitive, sensorial and physical abilities of users.

Accessible Tourism
Technological solutions and tools designed to improve tourism experience including travel planning, booking, transportation, accommodation and enjoyment of destination according to the diverse needs, age and interests of tourists.

Regulations and regulations relating to tourism
Initiatives that encourage the creation of regulations that ensure access to tourism for all people. As well as the sharing of existing standards to serve as an example and good practice

Accessibility in Hotels and Museums
Good practices, initiatives, applications, etc. in the field of tourist accommodation and in museum and exhibition environments

Accessibility in the cultural and natural heritage
Good practices and initiatives related to tourism for all people carried out in the cultural heritage and in the natural environment

Tourist activities for all
Tourism and leisure activities developed and made available to tourists so that all people can access them and enjoy them

Accessibility to tourist information
Initiatives and good practices carried out so that tourist information is accessible to all people (easy reading, applications, web pages, signage, etc ...)

REGISTRATION

Registration Fee
General: 100 €
Special Fee people with disabilities, students and unemployed: free of charge
Stands Fee: 4 m² for 100 € Aditional m² 26´62€ (VAT included)
(Includes: attendance at all presentations, roundtables and workshops, lunch, coffee breaks, and certificate of attendance).

2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity will present simultaneous panels on different subjects. Access will be in strict order of arrival until full capacity (maximum capacity: approximately 70 people).

Simultaneous translation and subtitles in English and Spanish and Spanish language interpreter signs in plenary sessions and panels will be offered.

2019 International Congress on Technology and Tourism for Diversity
October 23-25, 2019
Palacio de Ferias y Congresos
Avenida de José Ortega y Gasset, 201, 29006 Málaga
Málaga, Spain