Scientific committee

Véronique Antonin-Tattini

Véronique Antonin-Tattini

Professor and researcher, University of applied sciences for social work, HES-SO Valais Wallis

Work inclusion, social policies, social work

Carole Baudin

Carole Baudin

Hybrid training in mechanical engineering and product design engineering, doctorate in socio-cognitive anthropology and anthropotechnology, member of the user-centred product design research group of the HE-Arc of Neuchâtel

Ergonomics, ethnography, design, sensory anthropology, anthropotechnology

Luc Bovet

Luc Bovet

Resident doctor in pharmacology at the University Hospitals of Geneva

Pharmacology

Pierrette Bouillon

Pierrette Bouillon

Dean of the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation, Director of the Department of Multilingual Data Processing, Professor

Accessible medical communication, Automatic translation to pictograms, Tools for communication 

Eva De Lera

Eva De Lera

Executive Director and European Programme Manager, Raising The Floor - International

Digital inclusion

Joël Fluss

Joël Fluss

Associate Physician, Paediatric Neurology Unit, Children's Hospital, Geneva

Paediatric neuropsychology, school learning disorders, paediatric cerebrovascular diseases, neurodevelopmental consequences of early brain damage, cognitive disorders in children with cerebral palsy

Dominique Genoud

Dominique Genoud

PhD in information systems, senior research engineer, Innosuisse expert, R&D consultant, research professor at the Institute of Information Systems of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Sierre

Voice recognition, biometrics, data analysis systems, signal and image processing, text mining, machine learning, augmented intelligence.

Barbara Fontana-Lana

Barbara Fontana-Lana

Lecture and Research Associate at the Department of Specialised Pedagogy of the University of Fribourg

Intellectual disability and adulthood, self-determination, citizen participation, decision making, cognitive psychology, qualitative methodologies

Bernadette Grosyeux

Bernadette Grosyeux

Former student of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP), General Director of the MFPass medico-social establishments, President of the Egart association - Pour un égal accès à l'art European research actions

 Mental disability, arts policies, inclusion

Viviane Guerdan

Viviane Guerdan

Psychologist and educational psychologist, professor emeritus of the Haute Ecole Pédagogique du canton de Vaud, Lausanne

Psychology, specialised pedagogy, social inclusion and participation, researcher/family/beneficiary partnerships, implementation of the CRPD

Stéphane Jullien

Stéphane Jullien

Logopedist, Doctor in Language Sciences, Lecturer at the Institute of Logopedic Sciences of the University of Neuchâtel, AAC trainer

Speech Therapy, Language Sciences, Alternative Communication Technologies (AAC)

Markus Kosel

Markus Kosel

Associate deputy doctor, head of mental development psychiatry unit, department of psychiatric specialties, department of mental health and psychiatry, HUG, Thônex.

Psychiatry, mental health

Rachel Lehotkay

Rachel Lehotkay

Doctor of psychology, psychologist specialising in psychotherapy FSP, zootherapist ASZ

Psychotherapy, zootherapy, assessment and care of people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s syndrome, zootherapy teaching, cognitive animal ethology

Pascal Maeder

Pascal Maeder

Doctor in contemporary social history and general secretary of the LIVES Social Innovation platform

Specialist in Swiss social policies and research-based social innovation (especially in social sciences and humanities)

Stéphanie Perruchoud

Stéphanie Perruchoud

Doctor of Philosophy, teacher and postdoc researcher at UNIL

Philosophy of nature, anthropology of the body, ethics of vulnerability, ethics of care

Ariane Ranjbar-Massy

Ariane Ranjbar-Massy

Occupational therapist HES, hypnopratician. Specialised in adult neurological rehabilitation, ergonomics, positioning, adaptation and layout of the environment, implementation of auxiliary means facilitating daily activities, pain management, Lausanne, Chablais vaudois.

Ergotherapy, hypnotherapy, neurological rehabilitation, pains

Daniel Schneider

Daniel Schneider

Doctorate in political science, advocate of the introduction of creative pedagogical strategies and information and communication technologies, TECFA, University of Geneva.

Modular architectures, educational technology, pedagogy, digital design and manufacturing in education, informal learning

Henk Verloo

Henk Verloo

Master's degree in hospital sciences, tropical medicine, palliative care, doctorate in nursing sciences, full professor at HES-SO Valais and visiting professor at the University of Lausanne.

Hospital sciences, tropical medicine, palliative care, geriatric nursing, clinical and research expert

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