EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities is a European association that brings together and networks with social organizations in the disability sector), and this year the conference will focus on:
"Technology and Digitalisation in the Social Care Sector: the impact on education, employment, and independent living."
The conference will take place in Barcelona on October the 4th and the 5th., it will deal with topics such as assisted care, technology to develop person-centred services and ICT-based services applied to the social sector, aimed at improving social inclusion of people with disabilities, especially in the field of education, employment, independent living integrated care. Top-level speakers will participate and innovative experiences from all over Europe will be showcased.
You can find more information about the thematic axis of the conference and more specific details about the program or participants in the WEB of the Conference, in which you can also proceed to register.
Additionally, there is an open call for promising practices aimed to improve the quality of life or to increase the autonomy of people with disabilities in which the technology plays a fundamental role. They should be submitted through the Zero-Project Web Application for later dissemination in the Workshop Sessions. You can find more information about what is considered good practice and about the selection process in the attached document.
The practices selected will be included in a dedicated publication to be presented at the EASPD Annual Conference in Barcelona. The top 4 practices (one on each of the areas) will be invited to present in the conference in Barcelona on 4th-5th October.