10:00 am - 10:50 am Central Time
Breaking the Exclusion Cycle: Shared Perspectives on 2D & 3D A11y
Ashely Coffey - Consultant on Emerging Technology Accessibility at the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT)
Alexa Huth - Director of Strategic Communications at PEAT
Ending digital exclusion is a must. How can we do that? By listening to people with disabilities, creating inclusive technology, and using new tools without putting up barriers. While it might not be simple, the goal of digital inclusion in 2D and 3D technologies can change many lives. Ashley Coffey and Alexa Huth bring their lived experiences and enthusiasm to this interactive session. Participants will learn how inclusive digital spaces can create impactful experiences and bring people together in meaningful ways. They will also learn how to identify and help resolve inaccessible digital experiences in everyday life.
Ashley Coffey is a Consultant on Emerging Technology Accessibility at the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT). In this role, she works to advance the accessibility of emerging workplace technologies to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. She is an active member of the XR Access Initiative and collaborates with industry stakeholders to further the adoption of inclusive design for accessible technology.
Alexa Huth is the Director of Strategic Communications for The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT). In this role, she leverages her lived experience as a person with disabilities to inform the content that PEAT creates.