General Information

This is the logo for the 30th anniversary of the conference that says Celebrating 30 years empowering people with disabilities through technology

The Assistive Technology Conference of New England is dedicated to technology, people with disabilities, families and professionals.

Since 1988, Rhode Island’s annual conference on assistive technology has offered state-of-the-art workshops, information and exhibits on the technologies that enhance and change the lives of persons with disabilities of all ages. Attended each year by hundreds from Rhode Island, New England, and beyond, the conference focuses on uses of technology in education, communication, employment, recreation, home, and independent living.

In 2015, the conference became a 2-day event, featuring an extra day of more in-depth workshops presented by AT experts from all over the country. This year, Day 2 will also feature Poster Sessions.

Also in 2015, we added the Bringing Access to Life Expo.

2018 Schedule

Thursday, November 29th:

7:30-8:30 Registration/Coffee

8:30-12:00 AM portion of full day session

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-3:30: PM portion of full day session

Friday November 30th:

7:00-8:15 Registration/Breakfast

8:15-9:15 Morning Welcome and Keynote

9:30-10:45 Session 1

10:45-11:15 Break (Exhibit Hall/Bringing Access to Life Expo/Poster Sessions)

10:45-3:30 Poster Sessions

11:15-12:30 Session 2

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:00 Exhibit Hall/Bringing Access to Life Expo/Poster Sessions

2:00-3:15 Session 3

3:30 Raffle (At registration area.  Must be present to win)


Crowne Plaza HotelThis is a photo of one of the session rooms filled with attendees
801 Greenwich Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886

Hotel Phone Number: (401) 732-6000



The Crowne Plaza is extending a reduced room rate for Conference attendees for November 28th and 29th. Please use the code TEC when registering to receive this discount.

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