ATIA 2022 will take place January 26 - 29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida and virtually.

Call for Presentations Deadline Extended

For the first time ever, we’re making an adjustment to our call for presentations. We now have two options for you to submit an abstract going forward:

First Round Review: Submit an Abstract by Wednesday, June 16

We’re extending our initial deadline to this Wednesday, June 16, at 5 pm EDT to allow more time for you to finalize your abstracts and consider the best option for submitting. The abstracts submitted by the June 16 deadline will be reviewed for potential inclusion in the ATIA 2022 education program.

New! Second Round Review: Submit an Abstract by September 1

You can submit an abstract at any time during the summer for review and we will review and schedule accepted sessions on a rolling basis. The deadline to submit your abstract for this second round submission process is Wednesday, September 1 at 5 pm EDT.

We invite you to contribute your expertise to the conversation and education happening around assistive technology (AT) at ATIA 2022. ATIA 2022 will be held in person in Orlando, Florida, with sessions live-streamed or recorded for a virtual audience.

Submit an Abstract

ATIA 2022 Call for Presentations Orientation Recording

On May 25,  the ATIA Education Team presented a Call for Presentation Orientation. During this presentation, our team covered the ATIA 2022 education program, what’s new this year/what to expect, how to submit an abstract and more. Download the presentation slides.

Watch Recording

We are looking for presentations from:

  • Accessibility professionals
  • Administrators
  • Advocates
  • AT specialists
  • AT Act Programs
  • Consumers/individuals with disabilities
  • Disability services staff
  • Educators
  • Government/non-profit agency staff
  • IT professionals
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Professional development/training staff
  • Rehab therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Special Education educators
  • Teachers of the Visually Impaired
  • Transition coordinators
  • Visual impairment specialists
  • Vocational rehab specialists

Preparing Your Abstract

Abstracts should cover the use of assistive technology from a practitioner or user perspective and may be in the form of a best practices case study, demonstration, implementation study, panel discussion, research paper, or tips and techniques session.

ATIA 2022 is planned around Session Strands exploring the newest technologies and the most important questions and issues in the AT field today. Our Strand Advisors and Partners are international content leaders and representatives from strategic professional organizations such as ACVREP, AOTA, Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation, IAAP, ISET, JAN, RESNA, and USSAAC.

Note: The 2022 event will have one (1) call for presentations. Sessions offered virtually will be live-streamed or recorded during the in-person event.

Submit Your Presentation

Please submit your best, well-written abstracts for consideration for ATIA 2022. All submissions will be considered during the Strand Advisor Blind Peer Review Process. Based on the Strand Advisors recommendations, the two highest-ranked sessions that contribute to a well-rounded and balanced educational program are eligible for inclusion*. From an individual speaker perspective, this includes submissions where you are listed as primary or co-speaker.

After ensuring all sections are complete, submit your presentation online by 5:00 pm EDT/4:00 pm CDT on June 16 to be included in the first round of review. Submit your abstract by 5:00 pm EDT/4:00 pm CDT on September 1 to be included in the second round of review. You can submit a draft and revise it later but all drafts MUST be completed by June 14, 2021 to be considered for review and selection.

For your convenience, you may download the Call for Presentations form to organize your thoughts before you submit your presentation online.

If you need assistance, please contact education@atia.org.