Nafath workshop edition 4: The Role of Digital Accessibility in Shaping Resilient and Inclusive Smart Cities

Submission status: Open
Paper Submission Deadline: 18 September, 2024
Notification of Acceptance: 2 October, 2024
Final Paper Submission: 17 October, 2024
Workshop Date: 21 October, 2024
Publication in Nafath Newsletter Date: 26 December, 2024    

The fourth edition of Nafath workshop aims to explore the intersection of digital technology, urban planning, and accessibility to create smart cities that prioritize resilience and inclusivity through digital accessibility.

Topics of Interest:  

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Innovations in accessible public spaces.
    • Smart infrastructure for persons with disabilities.
    • Integration of assistive technologies.
    • Universal design principles in city planning.
    • Accessibility considerations in transportation systems.
    • Smart city initiatives for diverse populations.
    • Navigation and wayfinding apps for accessibility.
    • Smart healthcare solutions for inclusivity.
    • Telehealth and digital accessibility.
    • Wearable technologies for health monitoring.
    • Accessible public information systems.
    • Community-driven smart city initiatives.
    • Ethical implications of smart city technologies.