M-Enabling Summit

Plenary session panel of speakers

Accessible Technologies and Environments for All

The M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase is dedicated to promoting accessible and assistive technology for senior citizens and users of all abilities. It is an annual meeting place for all who create and contribute accessible ICT products, services and consumer technologies.  With its theme of “Accessible and Assistive Technologies Innovations: New Frontiers for Independent Living”, the 2018 M-Enabling Summit will provide a platform for empowering technologies and focus on next-generation innovations and breakthroughs for users of all abilities.

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.

The 7th edition of the M-Enabling Summit Global Conference and Showcase will be held June 11-13 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Washington, DC and includes The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Annual Conference.

Key Topics include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Latest in user interfaces for different types of disabilities
  • Smart environments in the City and at Home, IoT and consumer electronics
  • Towards universal digital accommodation in the workplace
  • Experiences in promoting accessibility innovation in the organization
  • Technical briefings in accessibility implementation for developers and IT professionals
  • Inclusive Higher Ed Forum
  • Legal and policy accessibility updates from around the world

What Attendees Have to Say About the Summit:

“Invaluable Insight,” “Absolutely Fantastic!” “Facilitator of Accessibility Solutions Dialogue Among Stakeholders,” “Prestigious,” “Great Venue for Critical Discussions!”

Supporting Organizations:
AMAC ACT, The App Association AAPD-The American Association of People with Disabilities AFB-American Foundation for the Blind
The Arc BridgingApps Daisy Consortium GARI - Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative
Hearing Loss Association of America Knowbility MWF - Mobile & Wireless Forum NAD Logo
National Federation of the Blind Oasis RESNATDI–Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The Viscardi Center     
Conference Registration

Special Event:

FCC Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility

Corporate Sponsors:

Access Israel Amazon
AT&T CTA
CTIA Deque
Disney SyncLink Essential Accessibility
Jan Kelley Drye
Level Access Make Sense
Microsoft The Paciello Group
RightHear Sprint
T-Mobile Uber

Media Partners:

Ability Jobs Ability Magazine
DiversityComm, Inc. Proud Publishers of DIVERSEability tech 50+
TV Worldwide  
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