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The President of Al-Azhar University launches iCareTech2020 Conference

International Conference on Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies (iCareTech 2020) had been lunched by the President of Al-Azhar University which will held on 28- 29 - August - 2020, Al Riyadh Building, Al Mughraqah Campus, Al Azhar University - Gaza, Palestine

This conference organized by the i-CARE project consortium. iCareTech 2020 brings together researchers, academics, biomedical and clinical engineers, global experts, politicians and decision makers, representatives of the medical technology industry and all those involved with the wide variety of engineering and health technologies that are shaping the way rehabilitation service is being delivered today and in the future. iCareTech 2020 gathers researchers and practitioners from academia, service providers and industry to discuss the latest innovations and inceptive ideas and best practices in the field of Rehabilitation Technologies in its broadest sense. We invite contributions on a wide spectrum of fields related to Rehabilitation and Disability Technologies down the value chain: Research, Design and Development, Production and Distribution, Service Delivery, Education, Training, Use, Impact, and Policy Making.

For more about iCareTech 2020, can you visit the conference website in the link: 

https://www.icare-tech.net/

EasyChair CFP link: 

https://easychair.org/cfp/iCareTech2020

The Palestinian academics complete advance rehabilitation engineering training in Slovenia

The Palestinian academics completed the 7 days training at University Rehabilitation Institute - Republic of Slovenia (URI) in Slovenia targeted 13 acadmics staff in i-CARE project. 

This intensive training focused on advance knowledage in rehabilition engineering included field visits and actual cases Furthermore, the training was rich in knowledge and skills that focus on these topics: ( Knowledge of existing rehab equip / tech (assessment tech), Orthotics / Prosthetics, Robotics and exoskeleton in PT, Assistive technologies for PT, Biomechanics / Kinesiology, Anatomy and Pathology, General Physiotherapy, Smart home technologies, Curricula management,  Soft skills / Critical thinking / Entrepreneurship/ Problem based teaching techniques / Case study approach and etc... ). 
 
This training as a part of work package two and it’s aimed to build the staff capacities and skills in rehabilitation engineering, and after the academics back to Gaza, they will share this knowledge and experiences with the other academics, professionals and students by conducting peer to peer training. 

i-CARE project conduct the second annual meeting

i-CARE project assumed the second annual meeting 2020 which all the consortium are joining the meeting at University Rehabilitation Institute - Republic of Slovenia (URI) in Slovenia during the Palestinian staffs training there. on another hand, other project staffs are joining online via Skype from Gaza, Dublin, and Bulagria. 
 
The meeting aimed to follow-up the project progress and activities, and discuss the challenges of the projects, and future work.
 
The agenda of the meeting was the following: 
- Overview of the achievement in the last year of the project
- Curricula Development process; 
- Practical Material design and preparation; 
- Lab Development; 
- WP2 (Capacity Building); 
- iCareTech2020 Conference; 
- Dissemination Activities; 
- Financial and management activities; 
- Quality Activities;
 
The consortium discussed and agreed for all the presented point. 

The Palestinian academics complete business and management training in Bulgarian

The Palestinian academics completed the 10 days training at Bulgarian Association for Transfer of Technology and Innovation- BATTI in Bulgaria targeted 13 acadmics staff in i-CARE project, the training aimed to Participation in training and good practices exchange - Education as a tool for change. 

This intensive training focused on business model included field visits and actual cases that server rehabilition engineering. Furthermore, the training was rich in knowledge and skills that focus on these topics: ( Value based leadership, Leadership styles, Change management, Youth, academics and entrepreneurship, Global trends - future of work, How to create sustainable partnerships, How to do strategic planning in reality, Social entrepreneurship workshop, Fundraising – how it works, How to write good projects,Action planning and etc... ). 
 
This training as a part of work package two and it’s aimed to build the staff capacities and skills in rehabilitation engineering, and after the academics back to Gaza, they will share this knowledge and experiences with the other academics, professionals and students by conducting peer to peer training.