What Does AI Mean for the Future of Accessibility?

Time: 11:00am

Panelists:

  • Technology and Citizenship - Ellie Southwood, Chair, RNIB
  • Accessibility Goes Mainstream - Hector Minto, Senior Technology Evangelist, Microsoft
  • Accessibility and Professionalisation - Sharon Spencer, Managing Director, IAAP

Hosted by Robin Christopherson MBE, Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet

Room: Plenary/Fleming

Topic: Each panelist will provide insight into how next-generation technologies could affect accessibility:

  • How do the ethical and policy questions raised by AI relate to accessibility?
  • Are the standards used by accessibility professionals relevant in the age of AI?
  • What are the accessibility challenges and opportunities that AI can bring?

Useful links:

Connect with Ellie Southwood on LinkedIn

Connect with Hector Minto on LinkedIn

Connect with Sharon Spencer on LinkedIn

Connect with Robin Christopherson MBE on LinkedIn

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