2017 M-Enabling Summit: Accessible Technologies and Environments for All

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2017 M-Enabling Summit: Accessible Technologies and Environments for All

Tue, 03/07/2017

banner for M-Enabling Summit held June 13-14, 2017

Registration is now open for the M-Enabling Summit, the leading global conference and showcase on the East Coast dedicated to technological innovations that enable seniors and persons with disabilities to access digital content and services in new ways. The sixth annual M-Enabling Summit is being held June 13-14, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia, on the outskirts of Washington, D.C.

With its 2017 theme, “Making Connected Things and Services Accessible for All,” the M-Enabling Summit sets the stage to promote accessible products, services and assistive technologies. Bringing together professionals, corporations, service organizations, and key thought leaders, the M-Enabling Summit is an all-inclusive conference and showcase featuring innovative technology, mobile applications, connected devices, and services for more than one billion users worldwide.

The M-Enabling Summit is the ideal venue to support independent living in an interconnected world for seniors and persons with disabilities. These technological advances are becoming an essential differentiator in gaining a competitive advantage. The M-Enabling program is designed to give attendees tools, knowledge, and networking opportunities to implement into their everyday lives in this rapidly expanding market of assistive and accessibility technologies.

Key topics include:

  • innovation in robotics, wearables, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), smart homes and appliances, and self-driving cars
  • latest enabling end-user solutions for cognitive, mobility, visual, hearing impairments and aging challenges
  • scaling-up accessibility in higher education, businesses, government, workplace, and smart cities
  • refreshed Section 508, WCAG 2.1, RTT, standard for navigation software
  • health, safety and well-being, home care, connected citizens, social media, security and privacy.

New to the M-Enabling Summit is the addition of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Pre-Conference Session taking place June 12.

Ajit Pai, the newly-appointed Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, will be delivering a keynote address.

Register for the 2017 M-Enabling Summit.