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Free Virtual Accessibility Event – Microsoft Ability Summit 2024

Microsoft is hosting the Ability Summit, a free virtual event on March 7, 2024.  The event includes breakout sessions from tracks on Imagine, Build, and Include.  To register, please visit the Ability Summit registration page.

Event Agenda from Microsoft

Plan your schedule—all session times will be happening Pacific Standard Time. Check back as additional details will be added and adjusted. 

Time (Pacific time) Title Description
8:00 AM – 9:13 AM Welcome Keynote Imagine accessible innovation
9:25 AM – 10:10 AM Breakout sessions Imagine – Co-designing for neurodiversity
Build – Bridging the Disability Divide with AI tools
Include – The role of policy in advancing accessibility
10:20 AM – 11:05 AM Breakout sessions Imagine – Promises and practices of mental health and tech
Build – Build an ecosystem to drive accessible technology
Include – Skilling disabled talent and accessibility allies
11:15 AM – 12:25 PM Keynote 2 Build more inclusive technology
12:35 PM – 1:20 PM Breakout sessions Imagine – Truths and aspirations of accessible generative AI
Build – Empowering the tech community for an accessible future
Include – How community can shape accessible physical spaces
1:30 PM – 2:26 PM Closing Keynote Accessibility is a fundamental right