SAVE THE DATE (18th January 2023) ACCESSIBITECH FINAL CONFERENCE
Microsoft Center Brussels, Rue Montoyer 51, 1000 Brussels
Accessibility: how persons with disabilities face the digital divide in telework, eLearning and Telecare
The event will focus on the importance of developing accessible and inclusive technologies in Telework, eLearning and online care services for everyone and raising awareness among European key actors (policy makers, technology persons with disabilities).
Two panels will showcase the main challenges and opportunities of the digital divide and skills for accessibility, how the digital transition can empower accessible technology, and a third panel will share good practices in accessibility and inclusive telework, eLearning and Telecare.
During the event, the main results of the work carried out in the ACCESSIBILITECH project will be also presented.
The event will have the participation of Inmaculada Placiencia Porrero, senior expert in Disability and Inclusion in the General Directorate of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission.
|09:00-10:00||Arrival and registration|
|10:00-10:05||Welcome Remarks – Fundación ONCE
Antonio Ingelmo – Project Leader, Fundación ONCE.
|10:05 – 10:15||Interactive icebreaker activity – Enrique García, Accessible Technologies Senior Officer at Inserta Innovación – Fundación ONCE.
Conference attendants will have the opportunity to enjoy a Kahoot game that will allow them to gain awareness and insight on disability under the three topics covered by the project
|Panel on Accessibility, digital divide and skills: challenges and opportunities
Moderation: Thomas Bignal – Head of Policy EASPD
|12:00-13:00||Catered Lunch (in the conference venue)|
|13:00-14:15||Panel on accessibility in telework, eLearning and telecare
Moderation: José Martinez Usero – Senior Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
|14:45-15:45||Panel on Digital Transition and the Future of Accessible Technology
Moderation: Martina Piazza – Policy Officer, DIGITALEUROPE
|15:45- 16:15||Raising awareness through the ACCESSIBILITECH Project
|16:15 – 16:30||Concluding remarks – Inmaculada Placencia, Senior Expert in the Unit for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the European Commission|
|16:30 – 17:30||Networking drinks (in the conference venue)|
Please, fill in this form to register.
ACCESSIBLITECH is a European project, led by Fundación ONCE, which is developing a map of accessible and inclusive technological solutions, at European level, and a methodology to evaluate technologies that have the potential to improve the quality of life and experience of people with disabilities in the areas of teleworking, eLearning and telecare.
It is being developed with partners Inserta Innovacion, DIGITALEUROPE and EASPD (European Association of Service Providers for People with Disabilities), in collaboration with EDF (European Disability Forum), SEE (Social Economy Europe) and Philea (European Philanthropy Association).
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The ACCESSIBILITECH project has received funding from the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020).