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The M-Enabling Summit Virtual Leadership Briefing: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM US/ET
A New Reality for Digital Accessibility The M-Enabling Leadership Briefing will virtually convene leading innovators and advocates for a 2-hour conversation addressing how COVID-19 pandemic challenges trigger new trends that anyone involved in digital accessibility needs to know. The fast-paced program features dynamic interviews with thought leaders, engaging discussions, live polls and moderated questions from the audience. The three-part webinar on digital game changers for Persons with Disabilities in a virtual world include:
- Digital Accessibility Innovation, Leapfrogging into the Future. How the acceleration of information technology innovation and the emergence of new user interfaces will support a more inclusive digital world.
- Reimagining Smart Inclusive Communities. What does society want from digital contents and services, what is expected from Corporations, Governments, Civil Society, Academia, Cities.
- The Best of 2020 Digital Accessibility Innovations. Reviewing the hottest accessibility innovations in 2020 and their current and upcoming applications.
The M-Enabling 2020 Virtual Leadership Briefing is a program of the M-Enabling Summit, a Conference and Showcase in its ninth edition, annually hosted in Washington, D.C. by the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict) and E.J. Krause & Associates (EJK) to promote accessible technologies and environments for persons with disabilities and those with age-related disabilities. For more information, please visit the M-Enabling Summit website. The M-Enabling 2020 Virtual Leadership Briefing Zoom connection is hosted and managed by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Webinar Team, a division of G3ict. Captioning and Sign Language provided by Ai-Media
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Event Conductor: Christopher Lee, Ph.D., Managing Director, IAAP
|11:01 AM ET||Welcome Remarks
|11:05 AM ET||SESSION ONE: “Digital Accessibility Innovation, Leapfrogging into the Future”
How the acceleration of information technology innovation and the emergence of new user interfaces will support a more inclusive digital world. Interview: Vint Cerf, VP and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, interviewed by Frances West, Founder, FrancesWestCo
|11:25 AM ET||SESSION TWO: “Reimagining Smart Inclusive Communities”
What do society want from digital contents and services, what is expected from Corporations, Governments, Civil Society, Academia, Cities. Interview: Caroline Casey, Founder and Creator, The Valuable 500, interviewed by Debra Ruh, CEO, Ruh Global IMPACT
|11:35 AM ET||Followed by a Discussion among accessibility leaders:|
|12:05 PM ET||Break|
|12:10 PM ET||SESSION THREE: “The Best of 2020 Digital Accessibility Innovations”
Reviewing the hottest accessibility innovations in 2020 and their current and upcoming applications. Moderator: Steve Tyler, Director of Assistive Technology, Leonard Cheshire Lightning Talk on “Game-changing Accessibility Innovations” by Peter Korn, Director of Accessibility, Amazon Lab126
|12:17 PM ET||Followed by a Discussion:|
|12:55 PM ET||Concluding remarks, Call for Action, “A11Y for our Virtual World”
M-Enabling Summit Sponsors
This exhibitor listing is for M-Enabling Summit participants only. Solicitations of any kind are prohibited.
- Accessibility Shield
- Appligent Document Solutions
- Arc Capital Development
- Crawford Technologies
- Hamilton CapTel
- JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Level Access
- The MITRE Corporation
- Open Access Technologies
- Orcam Technologies
- Right Hear
- Rio Global Corp
- Sorenson Communications
- The Viscardi Center
Pat Hazan-Tessler - Sponsorship Contact
Tel. 301- 493-5500, ext. 3386
Past M-Enabling Summits (2011-2019)