Guest of Honor
Her Royal Highness Princess
Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Kingdom of Thailand
|Submission of Workshop & Special Session Proposals||: 1 April 2013 extended to 1 May 2013|
|Submission of Paper||: 1 April 2013 extended to 31 May 2013
|Notification of Acceptance||: 1 May 2013 extended to 17 June 2013
|Submission of Final Manuscript||: 1 June 2013 extended to 8 July 2013|
|Submission of Student Design Challenge||: 6 May 2013 extended to 31 May 2013|
We are please to invite you to the 7th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2013) to be held from 29 – 31 Aug 2013 in Gyeonggi, Korea. i-CREATe 2013 is organized in concurrently with:
SENDEX 2013 - Korea’s best and biggest expo for Seniors & People with disabities. (http://www.sendex.co.kr/eng/sendex/06_1.php)
The 6th SDC@ i-CREATe is an annual student design competition that challenges undergraduates from all over the world to creative and innovative Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology (A&RT) projects that socially benefits and improves the quality living of people with special needs and elderly.
"Learning, Living & Working with my Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology (A&RT)”; the theme of i-CREATe 2013 promotes novel scientific research, develops regional networks and supports Person with Disability residing in Asian with state-of-the-art and functional Assistive, Rehabilitation & Therapeutic technology.
It is estimated that around 10% of the world's population, or 650 million people, live with a disability. 80% of persons with disabilities live in developing countries. In an inclusion society, it is “everybody’s business” to apply advanced technology to enhance the performance and education capabilities of persons with disability including children. Due to novel and innovative A&RT, children with disabilities have improved scholastic achievement, and working individuals shown employers that they have an 85% retention rates and 12.2% have small business experience that are assets to employers. (http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=18).
i-CREATe 2013 is the stage you want to visit and join advocates, researchers and professionals from across the countries at plenary sessions, workshops, forums and scientific presentations to discuss how assistive and rehabilitation technology is integrated in education, living and working environment for Persons with Disability. We are looking forward to meet you all in Gyeonggi, Korea for i-CREATe 2013!
Dr Bala RAJARATNAM
Chair Scientific Program