Save the Date for the M-Enabling Summit 2017!
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel - Arlington, Virginia, USA
June 12-14, 2017
IAAP is excited to announce that we will be combining our annual IAAP Access Conference with the M-Enabling Summit to be held this June in the Washington, DC area.
Connect with fellow accessibility professionals from around the world, participate in interactive sessions, meet with influential industry and government leaders in the accessibility field and learn about the latest trends in accessible technologies and environments at the M-Enabling Summit 2017.
Throughout the Summit, we have integrated IAAP content resulting in the best from both events. We will be kicking off the summit starting at 1:30 pm on Monday June 12th with plenary and breakout sessions on standards and compliance.On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13-14, IAAP will be hosting a technical track as well as a track designed for organizations looking for best practices to integrate accessibility into their infrastructure. This is in addition to tracks focused on the latest innovations in enabling environments, connected citizens, accessibility and the ecosystem, end user solutions, and much more! Access more information on the M-Enabling Summit Agenda.
For those in higher education, there will be also be an Inclusive Higher Education Forum track to facilitate the sharing of experiences in leveraging technology to make campus life and learning inclusive of faculty and students of all abilities.
And a favorite from the previous IAAP conference, join us at a Speed Networking session happening on Monday afternoon. Enjoy networking and connecting with like-minded professionals in a series of short exchanges.
At A Glance*Monday, June 12
8:30 am – 12:30 pm: IAAP hosted certification exams (Not included in conference registration). All exams start at 8:30 am.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Conference registration
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Advancing the Accessibility Profession plenary session
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm: Global Trends in Compliance plenary session
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Break and Showcase Area opens
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Higher Education Forum – ICT Accessibility in Higher Ed: Global Progress
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm: Standards and Compliance breakout sessions
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Higher Education Forum – ICT Accessibility Implementation in Higher Ed: Success Factors
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Speed Networking and Showcase Area open
Tuesday, June 13
7:45 am – 8:30 am: Conference registration
8:45 am – 9:15 am: Opening remarks and Keynote address
9:15 am – 10:30 am: The Future of Accessibility with Artificial Intelligence and Robotics plenary panel
10:30 am – 11:00 am: Break and Showcase Area open
11:00 am – 12:15 pm: Breakout sessions
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch break and Showcase Area open
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Breakout sessions
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm: Refreshment break and Showcase Area open
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm: Breakout sessions
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm: Intermission break
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm: FCC Keynote and Chairman’s AAA Awards
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception, Showcase Area open
Wednesday, June 14
8:00 am – 8:30 am: Conference registration
8:30 am – 9:20 am: New Partnerships for Accessibility - Keynote and plenary panel
9:30 am – 10:45 am: Breakout sessions
10:45 am – 11:15 am: Refreshment break and Showcase Area open
11:15 am – 12:30 pm: Breakout sessions
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch break and Showcase Area open
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Breakout sessions
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Closing: What’s Next for Accessibility Innovations: Top Predictions from Participants
3:45 pm: Adjournment
For more information on schedule and breakout sessions, visit M-Enabling Summit Agenda.
*Schedule subject to change.
IAAP members in the private sector can take advantage of a $50.00 savings off the private sector registration rate using an IAAP discount code prior to June 8th. IAAP members in the Government, Non-Profit, and Educational sectors are already eligible for special discount pricing offered.
Conference registration includes admission to two and a half days of conference sessions, luncheons, exhibit floor, coffee breaks, keynote presentations, networking events as well as the M-Enabling Summit cocktail reception on Tuesday night.
Conference registration is now open. Register on-line at M-Enabling Conference Registration.
Access the M-Enabling Summit website for additional meeting details, schedule, educational sessions and speaker information. We look forward to seeing you in June!
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