See the future of Assistive Technology at the NDIS New World: Disability in the 21st Century Conference and Tradeshow.
What: Cutting edge technology exhibitors, including the new Apple Accessible House, Sunshine Coast invention Bikechair, and world accessibility experts from Microsoft, Tunstall Healthcare, and IBM.
When: 11.30am, Tuesday 27th October 2015.
Where: Exhibition Hall 1, The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC), Merivale St and Glenelg St, South Brisbane.
Parking: Merivale St and Grey St. (Please note: there will be NO parking in the usual bus waiting area).
All media must be accredited. Please pick up media accreditation at the Registration Desk in the main foyer of the BCEC on the Merivale St side.
FOR MEDIA ACCREDITATION – PLEASE CONTACT Annie O’Rourke – 0488 557 166
Over 100 exhibitors including:
Demonstrating the latest assistive technologies providing aid and support for inside and outside the home.
Apple Accessible House
The Apple Accessible House is a purpose-built interactive exhibit designed to showcase the latest accessible technologies. Split into five zones, the house demonstrates how assistive devices, apps and accessories can help people with disability do more around the home and office.
Apple Accessibility Ambassador, Greg Alchin, will highlight the key features of the house from the perspective of his own visual disability.
Disability Driving Aids that enable people with disability to drive and operate their vehicle.
Featuring techfinder.org.au, a one-stop hub for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired to learn about new technology and discover from experts and their peers what products may best help them.
The bike chair (Sunshine Coast invention)
The Bikechair was conceived and designed by Sunshine Coast local Bill Forward to enable his wife Glad to continue enjoy riding outdoors after she developed Alzheimer’s. The Bikechair has since received global interest.
Bilby 3D Double Robots
Bilby is the distributor for double robots. Double takes everything you love about video calls on an iPad and puts that on a mobile base that puts the remote worker in control.
Beechwheels will showcase the new all terrain wheelchairs.
A range of accessible vehicles will be on display.
Annie O’Rourke: 0488 557 166,
Margaret Pincus: 0417 070 139