All Events

  • COSP17 - in person side event. Unlock the Everyday: The power of partnership to achieve access to assistive technology

    Global Disability Innovation Hub, ATscale, UNICEF, International Disability Alliance
    June 12, 2024

    Organized by UNICEF, ATscale, International Disability Alliance, and the Global Disability Innovation Hub, and co-sponsored by Australia, the United States, and Rwanda, this COSP17 side event promises to be an illuminating exploration of the power of partnership to achieve universal access to assistive technology.

  • COSP17 Digital Side Event: Six cities - Why Inclusive Infrastructure matters for Assistive Technology, Climate and Inclusion

    Global Disability Innovation Hub
    June 12, 2024
    4.30 BST

    Getting assistive technology to people who need it is only successful if the built environment supports its use. To create an enabling environment, the intersectional challenges experienced by disabled people must be recognized and addressed. This side event will share findings and experiences, exploring emerging themes and recommendations and how these insights will accelerate other cities towards inclusive futures.

  • Stories from soft prosthetics users in Sierra Leone

    Global Disability Innovation Hub, Koalaa
    June 5, 2024

    This event has been postponed. We intend to reschedule a digital activity in the coming weeks. The story of affordable, easy to fit, soft upper limb prosthetic in Seirra Leone. This event will include a panel discussion and film screening from BBC Media Seirra Leone, who have captured the experiences of Koalaa prosethetic users in Seirra Leone. As part of the UK aid funded AT2030 programme, the innovative Koalaa prosethetic was introduced for the first time to Africa. During this film screening and panel we'll hear more on the project to drive end-to-end service from manufacturing to fitting and maintenance.

  • Attvaran accelerator.

    Global Disability Innovation Hub
    March 29, 2024
    7pm IST​

    In the heart of India's burgeoning tech landscape, the Global Disability Innovation Hub, IIT Delhi and Manush Labs new innovative startup accelerator will be dedicated to early-stage assistive technology ventures and inclusive solutions. Titled Attvaran - the intense three-month accelerator aims to boost early-stage entrepreneurs in transforming solutions into compelling businesses. The programme will include expert talks, time-bound exercises, bespoke mentorship and building a network to a prolific ecosystem of entrepreneurs, disability and tech experts, assistive technology users, customers and investors.

  • Assistive Technology Survey - launch event

    Global Disability Innovation Hub, International Disability Alliance
    March 27, 2024

    The Assistive Technology Survey aimed to collect data on the general prevalence of assistive products and AT needs among AT users and potential users, pinpointing and identifying the barriers that limit the access to AT in LMICs. Join the launch to hear more on the findings of this important report.

  • Global Assistive Technology User Network - launch events

    International Disability Alliance
    March 26, 2024
    7am CET

    International Disability Alliance, Global Disability Innovation Hub, UK aid funded AT2030 programme and ATscale, the Global Partnership for Assistive Technology are delighted to be launching the Global Assistive Technology User Network, a global platform for collaboration, networking, exchange and conversation about Assistive Technologies.

  • [Zero Conference Session] Smartphones - Assistive Technology shows its truly transformative potential

    Global Disability Innovation Hub, ATscale
    Feb. 22, 2024
    12pm GMT

    Hear how GDI Hub, ATscale and Google are working on access and digital training to support disabled people maximize their phone use, especially in low-and middle-income countries.

  • [Zero Conference: panel member] A Model for Transforming Investment in Disability Inclusion

    Global Disability Innovation Hub
    Feb. 22, 2024

    How can disability inclusive economies and industries be supported? This Session will provide answers, highlight approaches, and launch a new initiative in the disability inclusion investment world. Join and understand how to cultivate the technical capacity of disabled entrepreneurs and disability inclusive businesses in targeted markets.