TechShare Pro - conference for accessibility and UX professionals
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Aimed at accessibility and UX professionals, digital designers, developers and product managers, the Techshare Pro event will explore the accessibility and inclusion challenges of the next generation of digital services.
Date: 23 November 2017 Location: IBM Centre, Southbank, London
TechShare Pro is a full-day conference delivered by AbilityNet and RNIB.
The day will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR), in addition to discussions around the skills needed for a rapidly changing technology landscape, and how accessibility fits into it.
Gain valuable insights and practical takeaways from global experts:
IBM Watson – next-gen AI solutions
Google - Google Home and future developments
O2 and RNIB – voice-driven media players
Microsoft will be leading an inclusive hack throughout the event
Orcam - wearable technology
Amazon - the use of Echo
AbilityNet - next generation testing
Business attendee tickets are on sale now at £150 or £75 for anyone from a not-for-profit organisation.
Nigel Lewis, CEO of AbilityNet, said: “TechShare Pro will be a great help to a range of professionals from digital designers and programmers to accessibility and inclusion practitioners. If you want to hear valuable insights about the future of inclusive design from global experts then you should book your ticket now."
The event will mark the formal launch of the UK chapter of International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). Founded by AbilityNet, Atos, Barclays, Lloyds and TextHelp, the IAAP promotes certification and the professionalisation of accessibility. Sessions will include an update on current certification processes and news about membership.
National charity AbilityNet has over 20 years’ experience enabling people with disabilities to use technology to change their lives at home, at work and in education. AbilityNet is recognised globally for its expertise in workplace disability management and digital accessibility. The charity works with clients in the private, public and voluntary sector including all major Departments of State and many FTSE top 100 indexed companies.