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The SOPRANO EU project organises the conference “Ambient Assisted Living- Promising concepts for designing user-friendly technologies” in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on 19-20 November 2009. The Conference aims to explore Ambient Assisted Living concepts by bringing together experts from academia and industry to discuss AAL application design, user involvement, technologies and market potential. In addition, participants will be able to present their work through posters and will have the chance to visit the SOPRANO smart home, where technologies developed within the project are presented.
The conference will take place at the Evoluon Conference Centre in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, as a side-event of the “Beurs Domotica & Slim Wonen” annual exhibition.
Key Dates
Early Registration: 6 November 2009
Poster submission: 23 October 2009
“Beurs Domotica & Slim Wonen” Exhibition: 18-19 November 2009
SOPRANO conference presentations: 19 November 2009
Visits to SOPRANO Smart Home: 20 November 2009

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The paper “A UCD approach towards the design, development and assessment of accessible applications in a large scale European Integrated project” by Karel Van Isacker (EPR), Karin Slegers (KUL), Maria Gemou (CERTH-HIT), Evangelos Bekiaris (CERTH-HIT) was presented at the HCI International 2009 on 19-24 July 2009, Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA.
It was subsequently published in “Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Addressing Diversity: 5th International Conference, UAHCI 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009) (Paperback) by Constantine Stephanidis (Editor), pp. 184-192, 2009.

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The book itself is a three-volume set LNCS 5614-5616 and constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction – Addressing Diversity, UAHCI 2009, held as Part of HCI International 2009, in San Diego, CA, USA, in July 2009, jointly with 8 other thematically similar conferences.