Young Researchers' Consortium

The Next Generation of Experts and Researchers in AT -
Young Researchers' Consortium

Young Researchers Wanted:
Assistive Technology, e-Accessibility, Technology & Ageing

Are you a young researcher writing your bachelor / master / PhD thesis, or doing new research in Assistive Technology, e-Accessibility, Technology & Ageing or related topics?
Hand in your work at the ICCHP-AAATE 2022 Young Researchers' Consortium in Lecco, Italy!

Accepted young researchers will:

  • present their work during a 2-day pre-conference of the ICCHP (July 11 and 12 , 2022)
  • discuss the current state and future steps of their research with peers and experts
  • learn about research in this field from experienced researchers
  • participate for free in the ICCHP events (see note)
  • meet new people doing research and have fun!

Please note:

  • If a YRC applicant is successful and also has a paper accepted to the main ICCHP conference, they will need to pay for a full conference registration.
  • Submission of an accepted ICCHP conference paper as a YRC submission is not permitted.
  • All applicants will receive detailed feedback on their application.

The Panel:

The panel of experienced chairs looks forward to work with young researches to help pushing their work:

  • Archambault, D. University Paris 8, France
  • Caruso, G. Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Fels, D. Ryerson University, Canada
  • Fitzpatrick, D. National Disability Authority, Ireland
  • Kobayashi, M. Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan
  • Morandell, M. Smart In Life, Health University of Applied Sciences Tirol, Austria
  • Pontelli, E. New Mexico State University, USA
  • Prazak-Aram, B. University of Vienna, Austria
  • Weber, G. Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • Zimmermann, G. Stuttgart Media University, Germany
  • Chen, W. University of Bergen, Norway
  • Ruh, DRuhGlobal

How to apply:

Application deadline is May 1st, 2022
Submit your work after registering with our webtool! 

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The ICCHP-AAATE 2022 Young Researchers' Consortium is co-organised by

  • JKU Linz, Austria
  • fhg health university of applied sciences tyrol, Austria
  • Ryerson University, Canada 

Publication Options

  • Young researchers are encouraged to submit a paper for publication in one of the next editions of our Open Access Compendium ""Assistive Technology, Accessibility and (e)Inclusion" or
  • The Book of Abstracts collects descriptions and abstracts of all contributions to the conference. It will provide a comprehensive guide through the program, an overview to the activities in the field and an efficient means for dissemination and information.