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British Assistive Technology Association AGM

British Assistive Technology Association AGM

5th March 2018

Policy Connect CEO, Jonathan Shaw presents a BATA AGM

The British Assistive Technology Association - an associate member organisation of APPGAT -  held their AGM on the 8th of February. APPGAT manager, Robert McLaren, and Jonathan Shaw, were invited to the meeting, and Jonathan gave a presentation on the APPGATā€™s plans for 2018, including work on schools, employment and innovation. Jonathan, who served as Minister for Disabled People from 2008-2010, reflected on the growing profile of assistive technology over the past decade. The head of the Office for Disability Issues (OfDI), Karen Jochelson, also spoke at the meeting on the key technology programs for the OfDI. You can read the minutes of the AGM here