Lisbon, Portugal         October 26-28

Conference Scope

The ASSETS conference explores the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults. ASSETS is the premier forum for presenting innovative research on mainstream and specialized assistive technologies, accessible computing, and assistive applications of computer, network, and information technologies. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:

  • Individuals with hearing, sight and other sensory impairments
  • Individuals with motor impairments
  • Individuals with memory, learning and cognitive impairments
  • Individuals with multiple impairments
  • Older adults with diverse capabilities
  • Professionals who work with these populations

All contributions are peer-reviewed by an international Program Committee. Accepted papers, posters and demonstrations will be archived in the ACM Digital Library. Authors of a selected subset of top papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to a special issue of the ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS). Furthermore, journal article manuscripts that are fully accepted to the ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) by June 4 will also be eligible for presentation at the ASSETS 2015 conference, under a policy described on the TACCESS website.