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Assistive Technology Transfer Update

 

Title: Recent dissemination activities
Author: Douglas J Usiak
Published: 1999
Publication: Assistive Technology Transfer Update: Vol. 1 Issue 1 (Spring)

Papers:

  • Hayes-Rines, J. (1999). "Success Stories - AZtech," Inventor's Digest, XV, 1, 38-41;

  • Lane, J. (In press). "Understanding Technology Transfer," Assistive Technology, 11.1;

  • Wheeled Mobility White Papers:
    1) Power Monitoring and Management
    2) Manual Wheelchair Propulsion
    3) Motors and Drivetrains
    4) Materials and Components.


Presentations:

  • RERC Project Director's Meeting: Lane, J. "The Role of Technology Transfer in RERC's."

  • FLC National Meeting:
    1) Lane, J. "Mid-Atlantic Region Demonstration Project Update -- Wheeled Mobility Stakeholder Forum,"
    2) Lane, J. "Southeast Region Demonstration Project Update -- Technology Watch for AAC."

  • RESNA '99:
    1) Leahy, J. "Critical factors for evaluating and commercializing inventions;"
    2) Kohler, J. "Unlocking assistive technology through commercialization;"
    3) Lane J. "Overview of RERC on Technology Transfer (1998 to 2003)."


Workshops:

  • MedTrade '98: B. Kon & J. Kohler, "Product Evaluation & Commercialization

  • Futures Show '99: J. Kohler & B. Kon, "Product Opportunities: Who is your market?"

  • RESNA '99: J. Kohler & B. Kon, "Commercialization case study - the reversible toilet transfer product."


Exhibits:

  • MedTrade '98

  • Futures Show '99

  • American Occupational Therapy Association '99

  • American Society on Aging '99

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Inventor's Exposition '99

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