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The ATIA 2024 Call for Presentations is now closed

We invite you to contribute your expertise to the conversation and education happening around assistive technology at ATIA 2024. This year, we are excited to announce the conference will be at a new venue in Orlando, the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Building the success of the ATIA 2022 and 2023 conferences, we are pleased to be able to offer opportunities for speakers to share their experiences and expertise across a wide range of assistive technology.

ATIA 2024 Call for Presentations Info Session

Want to learn more about what makes a strong presentation submission, what’s new in this year’s education program and have your burning questions answered? Watch the recording below from May 16, 2023!


We are delighted to welcome a new strand to the conference that focuses on the different types of AT products and solutions available to seniors.  Please consider submitting an abstract if you work with AT with seniors in home, assisted living center, hospital, or rehabilitation settings. For more information, visit the Strands and Strand Advisors pages.

Conference Themes

ATIA encourages submissions that focus on the conference themes of AT & Social Inclusion and Maker.

    • AT & Social Inclusion is connected to global initiatives highlighting the importance of Social Inclusion for people with disabilities and the critical role that assistive and mainstream technologies play in enabling inclusion.
    • Maker – The Maker community is focused on using their skills to create and make solutions for, and in collaboration with, people with disabilities.

Submit an Abstract

We are looking for presentations from:

  • Accessibility professionals
  • Administrators
  • Advocates
  • Aging Specialists
  • AT specialists
  • AT Act Programs
  • Consumers/individuals with disabilities
  • Disability services staff
  • Educators
  • Family member of individuals with disabilities
  • Government/non-profit agency staff
  • IT professionals
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Professional development/training staff
  • Rehab therapists / counselors
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Special Education educators
  • Teachers for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • 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 2024 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, ASHA, ATAP, CAST, JAN, RESNA, USSAAC and WebAIM.

Reviewing, Editing and Making Changes to your Abstract

You may review, edit, and add co-speakers to your abstract by logging on the Abstract Service Center. You may use the Save and Edit Later option to review and edit your abstract(s).

Speaker Profiles: To resolve problems that returning speakers have experienced with multiple profiles, all profiles of the same email address have been merged into a single account with the contact information from the most recent profile. Please check the contact information in your profile and complete the additional profile information.

Download the Call for Presentations form to organize your thoughts before you submit your presentation online.

Submit Your Presentation

Please submit your best, well-written abstracts for consideration for ATIA 2024. All submissions will be considered during the Strand Advisor Anonymous 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 June 5, 2023. You can submit a draft and revise it later but all drafts MUST be completed by June 5, 2023 to be considered for review and selection. If you are submitting via the Call for Presentations TEXT document, please email to education@atia.org by June 5, 2023.

*Invited speaker sessions are exempt and may be included, for example, Pre-conference Seminars, QIAT Conversations, Smackdowns, Strand Spotlight Panels, and/or approved session moderators.

Speakers will be notified if their proposal(s) have been accepted during August, 2023.  

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