Financing the Assistive Technology Ecosystem

June 13, 2017 at 3:15pm While innovators in fields such as medical devices, consumer electronics or biotechnologies have attracted significant venture capital, few assistive technology companies have successfully done so.…

Social Media and Collaborative Platforms

June 13, 1:30pm Whether searching for jobs or connecting with colleagues and friends, social media is becoming an increasingly integral part of daily life for persons with disabilities and seniors.…

The Latest in Automated Tools for Accessibility

June 13, 11:00AM This session will review the current tools for automating accessibility checks and audits. It will also discuss new innovations and technology that will enhance the ability to…

Blind and Low Vision

Session Chair: Lee Huffman, AccessWorld Editor and Manager, Technology Information, American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Kick-off Overview of Available Apps and Devices: Sabine Lobnig, Deputy Director, Communications & Regulations,…

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Session Chair: Lise Hamlin, Director of Public Policy, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Kick-off Overview of Available Apps and Devices: Sabine Lobnig, Deputy Director, Communications & Regulations, Mobile Manufacturers…

Innovative Paths for Accessible Contents in Higher Education

Session Chair: Isabelle Turmaine, Director, Information Projects and Services, International Association of Universities (IAU) Panelists: Paola Isabel Alcázar Hernández, Director of Outreach, Universidad del Norte – Barranquilla (Colombia) Paul Bohman,…