CACP Researchers Present at the 2023 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation
CACP researchers Paul M.A. Baker, Adina Martinez and Nathan W. Moon, presented ongoing work at the 2023 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation, held May 24-26. Baker and Martinez, presented "Connectivity, Networks, and Policy: Broadband and Urban Workforce Development, co-written with Dr. Helaina Gaspard, Director, Governance & Institutions at Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at University of Ottawa. The paper notes that ‘effective uptake and impact of broadband infrastructure connectivity is influenced by policy approaches and associated instruments that are targeted to address the contextual realities inherent in the diversity and needs of the community, as well as other key stakeholders.”
Moon and Baker presented “ Innovation in Capacity Building for Applied Policy Research: The Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Project -"Inclusivity at the Edge," co-authored with John C. Bricout, Associate Dean for Research, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work. The paper presents a structural framework guiding an in-progress policy innovation - Georgia Tech’s Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Project ARRT program, a five year project funded by National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) designed to train rehabilitation engineers and disability-focused specialists to develop and evaluate policy oriented toward advancing the adoption of information and communication technologies to enhance the engagement opportunities.