Professor and researcher, University of applied sciences for social work, HES-SO Valais Wallis
Work inclusion, social policies, social work
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
Resident doctor in pharmacology at the University Hospitals of Geneva
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
Executive Director and European Programme Manager, Raising The Floor - International
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
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.
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
Former manager of a socio-educational establishment (ESE). Certified coach and systemic intervener. Former member of the editorial board of Pages Romandes and member of the reading committee of EJID, Aubonne.
Curative pedagogy, systemic pedagogy, coaching
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
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
Speech therapist, doctor of education, former director of the Cantonal School for deaf children, Lausanne, retired, Geneva
Speech therapy, special education, hearing impairment, evaluation of training courses and institutions, coaching of pedagogical development projects
Art therapist, visual artist, freelance scenographer. head of the "Chocolat-Bleu" workshop, Chavannes-Renens, France
Art therapy, scenography
Associate deputy doctor, head of mental development psychiatry unit, department of psychiatric specialties, department of mental health and psychiatry, HUG, Thônex.
Psychiatry, mental health
Doctor of Philosophy, teacher and postdoc researcher at UNIL
Philosophy of nature, anthropology of the body, ethics of vulnerability, ethics of care
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
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
Corporate responsibility manager, Doctorat en sociologie
Accessibility (web, shops, call centres), sustainability assessment (ESG raings)
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
Michael Ignaz Schumacher
Professor of Computer Science HES-SO Valais Wallis, Director of the Applied Intelligent Agents Lab, Coordinator of the HES-SO Valais Wallis Health Axis
eHealth, medical informatics, software engineering, artificial intelligence
Management computer scientist HES, social psychologist for work and human resources, R&D group leader IAT, Sierre
Assistive technologies, human-machine interfaces, improved and alternative communication, ergonomics, IT and electronics project management
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