3rd LIVE IT Hackathon

3rd LIVE IT Hackathon

LIVE IT (Living Labs & Open Toolkit for the co-design of accessible computer systems and tools to support people with cognitive disabilities) is a research project co-funded by the European Union and is about digital accessibility of people with cognitive disabilities. It aims to create an online community of people interested in or working in the field of internet access without exclusions. The open online community of the project is available through the following link (makerspace).

As part of our desire to collaborate and share experiences and ideas with policy makers, developers, professionals and other stakeholders, we invite you to participate in the 3rd online Hackathon that will be held from 11/2 to 18/2.  The theme of the 3rd Hackathon will be “Handling complex interfaces, multi stage tasks and limiting interruptions”. The Hackathon will be conducted in English and will comprise 2 online sessions.

Regarding the 3rd Hackathon, please, follow the steps below:

  1. For your participation, please fill in the registration form of the 3rd Hackathon at: or provide the researcher that invited you to LIVE IT and the 3rd Hackathon with your contact information and email address
  2. The 3rd Hackathon includes 2 online sessions, starting with the 1st part on the 11/2/2022 at 17 CET. To connect to this session (with duration of about 1 hour), please follow the following link: During this session, the LIVE IT toolkit will be presented ( and an online discussion will be held with the participants to explain the purpose, the procedures and to answer your questions
  3. The 2nd part of the Hackathon will take place next week, on the 18/2/2022 at 17 CET. In the meantime, the participants will have the opportunity to interact with the toolkit and prepare in any format (apart from the oral, e.g., Word document, PowerPoint presentation, infographic, video, notes on paper) an idea to improve the toolkit or/and make it more useful
  4. During the 2nd live session (on the 18/2/2022) with an 1-hour duration in total (connect using the following link, the improvement ideas will be presented and the 3 best will be selected by the evaluation committee of the project
  5. The 3 best ideas will be awarded with 1 tablet each*

*In case a winner has already won a tablet in a previous LIVE IT Hackathon, the committee will set a different prize on a case by case basis.

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We look forward to meeting you.

Yours sincerely,

The research team of LIVE IT