About Us

The fifth EMPOWER 2022 conference is to be organized at the IIT Madras Research Park , Chennai from October 13 to 15, 2022. The first two editions of EMPOWER were organized in 2018 and 2019 at IIT-Delhi, Sonepat campus and the third EMPOWER 2020 and fourth EMPOWER 2021 were online conferences, organized by IIIT-Bangalore.

The EMPOWER conference is an annual technical event, organized with the objective of bringing together all stakeholders in the assistive technology sector, which includes researchers, user organizations, industries as well as policy makers. The Program Committee consists of members from the premier academic institutions, NGOs and technology incubators. The participants are engaged with the issues involved in creation, production and dissemination of assistive technology solutions. Using a mix of keynote talks, invited papers, posters, user forums, panel discussion and a product exhibition, EMPOWER provides opportunities for discussions around current solutions, and also seed ideas for research.

Programme Committee

Anil Prabhakar

IIT Madras

M. Balakrishnan

IIT Delhi

Mukta Kulkarni

IIM Bangalore

Gaurav Raheja

IIT Roorkee

Charudatta Jadhav

TCS

Akila Surendran

IITM Research Park

Dipendra Manocha

Saksham

Mohan Sundaram

ARTILAB Foundation

PVM Rao

IIT Delhi

Amit Prakash

IIIT Bangalore

Nekram Upadhyay

ISIC

Manohar Swaminathan

Microsoft Research

Namita Jacob

Chetana Trust

Vidya Ramkumar

SRIHER

Host Institution

IIT Madras
IItm Research Park

Contact Us

Our Address

IIT Madras Research Park, Kanagam Road, Taramani,
Chennai - 600 113.