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Accessibilitech project closes in Brussels in January 2023!

Hosting a conference in Brussels, ACCESSIBILITECH project partners will present the final project results.

After 2 years of working towards making the digital space more accessible for people with disabilities by focusing on inclusive telework, e-learning and telecare, ACCESSIBILITECH is hosting a closing conference. Taking palce on 18th January 2023, 09h00-16h00 CET in Brussels, the project will present a search engine that identifies accessible technologies and solutions for issues regarding telework, e-learning and telehealth.

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Raising awareness among European policy makers regarding the importance of developing accessible and inclusive technologies in telework, eLearning and online care services will also be the aim of the closing conference. Inmaculada Placiencia Porrero, senior expert in Disability and Inclusion in the General Directorate of Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission.

The panels will dive deeper into how the current digital transition can empower accessible technology. The workshops will be set in a slightly different way, with a more interactive approach, encouraging dialogue and debate between participants and the speakers.

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Agenda 

10:00-10:15

Welcome Remarks 

 

10:15-11:45

 

 

Panel 1: Accessibility, digital divide and skills: challenges and opportunities 

 

Moderator: Thomas Bignal, Head of Policy, EASPD

 

11:45-12:00

Brief pre-workshop networking session (TBC)

 

12:00-13:00

 

Lunch

 

13:00-14:15

Interactive debate workshops (3 parallel workshops on: telework, eLearning and Telecare)

 

14:15-14:45

 

Coffee Break

 

14:45-15:45

Panel 2: Digital Transition and the Future of Accessible Technology

Moderation: TBC (DIGITALEUROPE)

 

15:45- 16:15

Raising awareness through the ACCESSIBILITECH Project 

 

16:15 – 16:30

Concluding remarks 

Inmaculada Placencia, European Commission