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Results of Mensch und Computer 2023

    The results of the practical part of the workshop “Designing Accessible Extended Reality”, organised by the AutARK team as part of the Mensch und Computer 2023 conference, include insightful ideas and suggestions developed by various participants on challenges and solutions for different target groups in different contexts. In addition, requirements as well as ethical and social aspects relating to the use of assistive technologies were discussed.

    Foto einer Präsentation zu den Zielen der nutzerzentrierten Gestaltung, die von Meinhardt Brandig gehalten wird (vorne rechts)

    1st Advisory Board Meeting: Networking with various stakeholders

      The project successfully conducted its inaugural advisory board meeting on November 17, 2023. Our advisory board consists of 10 institutions and individuals engaged in the field of autism in the workplace through various professional, voluntary, or personal capacities. The meeting also included representation from two individuals on the autism spectrum, who offered valuable personal insights into the workplace challenges faced from an autistic perspective, drawing from their own experiences.

      Bild von Christin Engel, welche zu zu Inklusion und Diversität in der Informatik referiert. Rechts von ihr wird eine Präsentationsfolie über das Forschungsprojekt AutARK gezeigt.

      AutARK at the careers fair vocatium Dresden II

        AutARK was represented at this year’s vocatium trade fair for training and studies in Dresden with an information and hands-on booth as well as a presentation to inform trade fair visitors about inclusive studies, digital accessibility and the various needs of people with disabilities or disorders in the context of training and studies.

        Photo with David Gollasch and Meinhardt Branig. In the background there is the building in which the INTERACT 2023 took place; on the left, an artificial pond. Foto von David Gollasch und Meinhardt Branig. Im Hintergrund Gebäude, in der die INTERACT 2023 stattfand, links im Bild künstlich angelegter Teich

        Workshop at INTERACT 2023

          The mutual exchange in the scientific community is always the basis as well as the guarantee for excellent research. This becomes especially exciting when new fields of research are jointly initiated and innovative projects and initiatives emerge from it. In… Read More »Workshop at INTERACT 2023

          Team photo of Autark, all wearing a pink batch with their name. From left to right: Meinhardt Branig, Jan Schmalfuß-Schwarz, Christin Engel, David Gollasch, Jonas Richartz Teamfoto von Autark, alle tragen einen pinken Batch mit ihrem Namen. V.l.n.r.: Meinhardt Branig, Jan Schmalfuß-Schwarz, Christin Engel, David Gollasch, Jonas Richartz

          Workshop at Mensch und Computer 2023

            The AutARK team successfully conducted a workshop on accessibility and design of extended reality for neurodivergent people with over 20 participants at this year’s Mensch und Computer.

            Black background on which it says "Support" in white Schwarzer Hintergrund auf dem in weiß steht "Support"

            We need your support – your experience matters!

              Are you on the autistic spectrum or closely related? Then you have the opportunity to actively contribute to research by sharing your experiences with us! Help us to advance human-centred and needs-based development and support people on the autism spectrum!

              logo mensch und Computer 2023 - 3.-6. September 2023 Rapperswil, Building_Bridges

              Workshop on MuC 2023

                Europe’s leading conference series discusses new forms of interaction and technologies to support impaired people.

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