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Inside Cybathlon with Anni Kern

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16 February 2021



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Kate speaks with Anni Kern, Head of Communication, strategy, and teams at Cybathlon for over four years. She describes the motivation and concepts for the Cybathlon organizations to develop a common platform to remove barriers between people with disabilities, technology developers, and the public. Anni also describes the specifics of Cybathlon competitions and the organization and planning.


Anni Kern

Anni Kern, CYBATHLON Head of Communication, Strategy, Teams and CYBATHLON @school. ETH Zurich is the inventor of the CYBATHLON project. The CYBATHLON offers a platform to advance research in the field of assistive technology and to promote dialogue with the public about the inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday life. The core of CYBATHLON of ETH Zurich is a unique competition in which people with physical disabilities compete against each other to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems. At the CYBATHLON 2016, Anni Kern was responsible for the coordination and the support of the participating international CYBATHLON teams. Since 2017 she is among others responsible for the strategy, communication, conception of the live event as well as the CYBATHLON @school programme.

 

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