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ISPO Board at The Global Conference on Assistive Technology 2017

Thursday 19 October 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kasia Duchna
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Members of the ISPO Executive Board, Friedbert Kohler and Edward Lemaire attended the 2nd Global Conference on Assistive Technology 2017 in Beijing, China in September 2017. 

The conference was organized under the banner “Strengthen Connectivity for Inclusive Development of Assistive Technology Industry.” 

Friedbert Kohler, ISPO President, presented the “Professional Organisations and the GATE Initiative”.  

ISPO representatives were invited to take part in the VIP tour of the “Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition” as part of “The Belt and Road High –Level Event on Disability Cooperation”. 

The Global Conference on Assistive Technology 2017 was organized jointly by China Disabled Persons' Federation and other international organizations. 

The conference aims at promoting communication and connection in all fields of global assistive device industry and establishing a cooperative mechanism for this industry around the world.