Date: June 22
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Register for Virtual Leadership Briefing
Equal access to Education for Persons with Disabilities is a core element of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, ratified by more than 180 countries. With the acceleration of the digital transformation of learning, universities around the world are at the forefront of innovation in ensuring that everything digital in their environment is fully accessible.
This session will stage a unique sharing of experience among global academic leaders responsible for large scale innovative implementations of digital accessibility. While this session will be of direct interest to all institutions of higher learning, it will also address many issues that are relevant to large organizations beyond academia.
Featured Topics include:
- Global perspectives from academic leaders in accessibility
- Inclusion strategies in a fast-evolving technology environment
- Innovations that will impact Higher Ed and learning at large
- Mainstreaming accessibility principles and knowledge in curricula
Tentative AgendaWelcome and Opening Remarks
Interview: Global Voices from Academia
Lightning Talk: Global Voices summary and survey result
Panel Discussion: Inclusion Strategies in a fast-evolving technology environment
Lightning Talk: Google on innovation that will impact higher ed
Panel Discussion: Mainstreaming Accessibility Principles and Knowledge in Curricula
Key Learning & Closing Remarks
M-Enabling SummitDates: October 4-6
Location: Washington, DC
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