About ATechX 2017

Event Information

Al Noor proudly announces Assistive TechX 2017 an event which supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a role model for involving people with disabilities by providing them with all the necessary services to strengthen their position as an effective element in society. This expo also supports the ‘My Community… A City for Everyone’ initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to transform Dubai into a fully disability-friendly city by 2020, and the Dubai Disability Strategy 2020, to make Dubai an inclusive city for people with disabilities.

ATechX is the Middle East’s dedicated biennial awareness campaign with a focus on creating awareness about how assistive technology empowers the special needs community.

Objectives

  • Advocating Access
  • Participation &
  • Inclusion of persons with disabilities through the use of Assistive Technology

Elements

AT EXPERIENCE
A uniquely designed Awareness workshop with Live Interactive Experience for the Community to understand the impact of AT on the lives of people with disabilities

HACKATHON
A Unique Hackathon with developers designing real solutions for real life problems that people with disabilities face

CONFERENCE & WORKSHOPS

  • For Professionals working in the field of Special Needs
  • For Parents/Caregivers of people with Special Needs

EXHIBITION
Vendors/Suppliers displaying their latest Assistive Technology Equipment & Devices for persons with disabilities

#IamATaware SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
A unique social media campaign created to generate a buzz online, build momentum, influence the multinational population and advocate for the cause.