2015 GATE Seminar
2015 Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar
Hosted by the Atlanta Metro Assistive Technology Consortia
Date and Location
Friday, December 4, 2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Georgia Tech Student Center - Map
350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30313
Registration is $10
The Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar, hosted by the Metro Atlanta Assistive Technology Consortia in collaboration with Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, is a comprehensive venue for Educators, Therapists, Parents and Community Members to gather and learn about Assistive Technology to help achieve success in the classroom. This seminar will feature a hands-on exhibit hall including national and local vendors in all areas of Assistive Technology. Specialists in the field will be presenting a variety of sessions that focus on best practices, product demonstrations, classroom implementation, and strategies that will support each student as they reach for their “Accessible Tomorrow”.
Registration to attend 2015 GATE will be $10.
We encourage you to register early because seats for this seminar will be limited.
Are you interested in exhibiting at the 2015 GATE Seminar? This is a great opportunity to showcase your products and resources to over 600 educators, assistive technologists, students, and other professionals in the assistive technology, disability, and special education fields.
Call for Presentations
The Call for Presentations is The Now Open! GATE Seminar planning committee is extending invitations for presenters on assistive technology in a wide variety of Pre-k to 12 settings including school, home, recreation and community. We encourage educators and therapists working with assistive technology and vendors to apply. Calls for presentations will be open until September 25th, 2015. Notices will be sent out via email on or around November 2, 2015 of acceptance with session time and room assignment.
- Submit your Presentation Information
- If you have questions or trouble accessing the link please send an email to GATE Contact
- Vendors contact Tools for Life for exhibit information.
Continuing Education Credits
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be verified and offered by the AAC Institute.
- Certified Rehabilitation Credits (CRCs) are verified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and will be distributed by Tools for Life.
- Instructions on how to obtain your CEUs and/or CRCs will be in your packet at registration.
The closest hotels are:
Parking will be available at the GT Student Center for $20 a day. Carpooling is encouraged!
Additional parking will be available in the Tools for Life/AMAC Accessibility Solutions parking lots which are located at 512 Means St., Atlanta, GA 30318. Parking there is free.
If you choose to park at Tools for Life/AMAC Accessibility Solutions, the GT Student Center is approximately 15 to 20 minutes walking distance away. Once parked, walk up to Marietta Street and cross over. Stay straight ahead and at the 2nd light turn right on Ferst Street. The next left will be the GT Student Center parking lot.
There are a variety of dining options for your lunch break located in the GT Student Center Food Court. Be sure to take a look at the list of food options.
Wireless Internet Access
Wireless Internet access will be available on site for $3 per person for the whole day. Access instructions will be included in your registration packet. You will need to use a credit/debit card to pay for this service.
Last Resort Fund
We are collecting donations for a LAST RESORT FUND in the form of $1 contributions. Contributors will be included in the drawing for DOOR PRIZES sponsored by our GATE exhibitors.