Keynotes

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D.

Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D.

Chair, ASC Standard Committee and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC), OCAD University
Peter Korn

Peter Korn

Director of Accessibility, Amazon Devices and Services
Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson

Director of Disability Policy, Domestic Policy Council, The White House

Featured Speakers

H.E. Ambassador Luis Gallegos Chiriboga

H.E. Ambassador Luis Gallegos Chiriboga

President, GIA Foundation, G3ict Chair of the Board & UNITAR Chair, Board of Trustees
Inmaculada Placencia Porrero

Inmaculada Placencia Porrero

Sr. Expert in Disability and Inclusion, D-G Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
The Honorable U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass)

The Honorable U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass)

Session Chairs

Alison Sutton Levy

Alison Sutton Levy

Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board
Andrew Nielson

Andrew Nielson

Government-wide Section 508 Program, GSA
AnnMarie Killian

AnnMarie Killian

CEO, TDIforAccess, Inc.
Axel Leblois

Axel Leblois

President & CEO, G3ict
Bill Curtis-Davidson

Bill Curtis-Davidson

Co-Director, PEAT
Brian Scarpelli

Brian Scarpelli

Senior Global Policy Counsel, ACT | The App Association
Caroline Desrosiers

Caroline Desrosiers

Founder & CEO, Scribely
Christian Vogler, Ph.D.

Christian Vogler, Ph.D.

Director, Technology Access Program Gallaudet University
Christopher Land

Christopher Land

Sr. Accessibility Technical Program Manager, Oracle
Daniella Decker

Daniella Decker

Independent Consultant
David Banes

David Banes

Access and Inclusion
Everette Bacon

Everette Bacon

VP of Blindness Initiatives, Aira Technologies & NFB
Francesca Cesa Bianchi

Francesca Cesa Bianchi

VP, Institutional Relations & Advocacy, G3ict
Geoff Freed

Geoff Freed

Director, Digital Accessibility Consulting, Perkins Access
Greg Pollock

Greg Pollock

VP, Business Development, CSD
Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D.

Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D.

Professor and Founder/Director Emeritus- Trace R&D Center, UMD iSchool, University of Maryland
James Thurston

James Thurston

Accessible Digital Transformation Lead, Norh America, Atos
Jennison Asuncion

Jennison Asuncion

Co-Founder, Global A11y Awareness Day & Vice-Chair, GAAD Foundation
Karen Strauss

Karen Strauss

National Disability Advocate and Historian
Katy Talikowska

Katy Talikowska

CEO, Valuable 500
Klaus Hoeckner

Klaus Hoeckner

Managing Director, Austrian Association for the Blind and Low Vision
Lainey Feingold

Lainey Feingold

Disability Rights Lawyer and Author, Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Larry Goldberg

Larry Goldberg

Accessible Media and Technology Consultant
Lisette Arocha, CPWA

Lisette Arocha, CPWA

Accessibility & Inclusive Design Senior Manager, Products & Technology, PwC
Mark Walker

Mark Walker

Head of Marketing and Porfolio, AbilityNet
Matt Ater

Matt Ater

Vice President, TPGi, A Vispero Company
Mike May

Mike May

Navigation Technology Advisor, APH
Pina D’Intino, CPACC

Pina D’Intino, CPACC

Sr. Accessibility Adviser, Strategist and Business Implementation, Aequum Global Access Inc.
Rachel Paul

Rachel Paul

Membership Service & Outreach Manager, IAAP
Rob Sinclair

Rob Sinclair

Global Head of Accessibility, Atlassian
Sabine Lobnig

Sabine Lobnig

Director of Communications, Mobile & Wireless Forum
Sam Evans

Sam Evans

Certification Manager, IAAP
Shilpi Kapoor

Shilpi Kapoor

Founder & CEO, BarrierBreak
Sonali Rai

Sonali Rai

Media, Culture and Immersive Technologies Lead, RNIB
Theresa Vaughan

Theresa Vaughan

Research Scientist, NCAN; G3ict/NeuroAbilities Advisory Council Chair
Tomer Aharoni

Tomer Aharoni

CEO, Nagish (Excused)
Victor Calise

Victor Calise

Director, Global Culture, Equity and Inclusion, Walmart

Session Speakers

Aidan Tierney

Aidan Tierney

Lead Product Manager Accessibility, eBay
Alejandro Moledo del Rio

Alejandro Moledo del Rio

Deputy Director, European Disability Forum
Alex Dunn

Alex Dunn

Founder and CEO, Cephable
Alexandra Bennewith

Alexandra Bennewith

VP, Government Relations, United Spinal Association
Alwar Pillai

Alwar Pillai

CEO & Co-Founder, Fable
Andrea Campos

Andrea Campos

CX Director, Claro Brasil
Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Director, Accessibility, Adobe Systems
Anil Lewis

Anil Lewis

Executive Director, Jernigan Institute, NFB
Ariel Simms

Ariel Simms

President and CEO, RespectAbility
Arielle Silverman, Ph.D.

Arielle Silverman, Ph.D.

Director of Research, AFB
Agustín Esposito-Vigíl

Agustín Esposito-Vigíl

Accessibility Manager, Netflix
Ayan Kishore

Ayan Kishore

CEO, Benetech
Becky Copeland

Becky Copeland

CEO, VTCSecure
Ben Breen

Ben Breen

@SightlessKombat
Bianca Prins

Bianca Prins

Global Head of Accessibility, ING
William Reuschel

William Reuschel

Inclusive Design Practice Lead, Applause
Caitlin Grogan

Caitlin Grogan

Co-Lead, Accessibility, Sprout Social
Cat Noone

Cat Noone

CEO & Co-Founder, Stark (Excused)
Chaithanya Mamidoju

Chaithanya Mamidoju

Accessibility Lead, TracFone Brands - Verizon Value Org
Chandra Harrison, Ph.D.

Chandra Harrison, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Access Advisors
Charan Karusala

Charan Karusala

Data Analyst, INNoVA
Charlie Merritt

Charlie Merritt

Co-Founder & VP, Business Development, Stalwart COM; Nerve Gaming; @QuadCapable
Chas Steinmetz

Chas Steinmetz

SVP, Digital Accessibility, PNC Financial Services
Christine Hemphill

Christine Hemphill

Founder and Managing Director, Open Inclusion
Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

VP & Managing Director, G3ict/IAAP
Christopher Patnoe

Christopher Patnoe

Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion, EMEA, Google
Clark Rachfal

Clark Rachfal

Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, ACB
Craig Radford

Craig Radford

Co-Founder, 360 Empower
Dan Goldstein, Esq.

Dan Goldstein, Esq.

Founding Partner (retired), Brown, Goldstein & Levy; IAAP DI&AC Program Founder
Daniel Frank, MSCS, MBA, CPWA

Daniel Frank, MSCS, MBA, CPWA

IAAP GLC
David Berman, CPACC, CPWA, ADS

David Berman, CPACC, CPWA, ADS

President, David Berman Communications
David O’Neill

David O’Neill

Technical Fellow, Vispero
Diane Burstein

Diane Burstein

Deputy Chief, CGB, FCC
Doug Hacker

Doug Hacker

Director of Product Accessibility, Pearson
Tom Pey, Ph.D.

Tom Pey, Ph.D.

CEO & Founder, Waymap (Excused)
Dylan Barrell

Dylan Barrell

CTO, Deque Systems
Ed Summers

Ed Summers

Head of Accessibility, GitHub
Eduardo Meza-Etienne

Eduardo Meza-Etienne

Principal Accessibility SME, Level Access
Emily Hartman

Emily Hartman

General Manager, Allianz Partners USA
Ernie Crawford

Ernie Crawford

CEO, Crawford Technologies
Eve Hill

Eve Hill

Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy
Eyra Abraham

Eyra Abraham

Certified Auditor (FHCA) – Disability Inclusion & Accessibility, ForHumanity
Federico Batista Poitier

Federico Batista Poitier

Accessibility Policy Officer, UCLG
Frances West

Frances West

Founder, FrancesWestCo
Gary Aussant

Gary Aussant

Director, Digital Accessibility Consulting, Perkins Access
Gautam Rao, CPWA

Gautam Rao, CPWA

Global Head of Accessibility, EY
Greg Suprock

Greg Suprock

Head of Solutions Architecture, Apex CoVantage
Hannes J. Lagrelius

Hannes J. Lagrelius

Program Officer, Global Program for Inclusive & Accessible Urban Development, WBU
Hillary Wool

Hillary Wool

Principal, Boston Consulting Group
Howard Berke

Howard Berke

President & CEO, Enabled Interactive Technologies
Howard A. Rosenblum

Howard A. Rosenblum

CEO, NAD
Idan Meir

Idan Meir

Co-Founder & CEO, RightHear
Ike Ofobike

Ike Ofobike

DRO Attorney Advisor, CGB, FCC
Irene Mbari-Kirika

Irene Mbari-Kirika

Founder and Executive Director, inABLE
Iyad Abu Doush, Ph.D.

Iyad Abu Doush, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Research and Grants, Professor, American University of Kuwait
Jacque Madison

Jacque Madison

Director of Product Accessibility, Accenture
Jamie Lassner

Jamie Lassner

Executive Director, Accessibility Accelerator
Jason Broughton

Jason Broughton

NLS, U.S. Library of Congress
Jenna Issary

Jenna Issary

Producer, Live and Interactive Audiodescription, Descriptive Video Works
Jennifer Mathis

Jennifer Mathis

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. DOJ
Jerome D. Lyons

Jerome D. Lyons

Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
Jhillika Kumar

Jhillika Kumar

Founder & CEO, Mentra
Johanna Steiner

Johanna Steiner

Senior Learning & Business Development Manager, Lingvano
John Sullivan

John Sullivan

G3ict Senior Fellow and Advisor
Jonathan Avila, CPWA

Jonathan Avila, CPWA

Chief Accessibility Officer, Level Access
Jonathan Thurston

Jonathan Thurston

Director of Digital Accessibility, Walmart
Josh Mendelsohn

Josh Mendelsohn

Designated Federal Officer, Disability Advisory Committee, and Attorney, Disability Rights Office, FCC
Josh Miller

Josh Miller

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, 3Play Media
Judy Brewer

Judy Brewer

Assistant Director for Accessibility, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Julie Eshleman

Julie Eshleman

Assistive Technology UX Researcher, Leonard Cheshire
Karen Hawkins, CPACC

Karen Hawkins, CPACC

Principal of Accessible Design, Level Access (Excused)
Karen Williams, CPACC

Karen Williams, CPACC

Director, Accessibility Principal, TIAA
Kelsey Koupal

Kelsey Koupal

User Experience Researcher, AURC, Shepherd Center
Kevin Grogg

Kevin Grogg

Assistive Technologies Service Owner, EY
Kevin White

Kevin White

Accessibility Technical Lead, W3C
Karthik Kannan

Karthik Kannan

Co-Founder and CTO, Envision
Lakshmi Ziskin

Lakshmi Ziskin

Sr. Product Manager, Prime Video Content Accessibility, Amazon
Lise Hamlin

Lise Hamlin

Director, Public Policy, HLAA
Luis Mauch

Luis Mauch

Co-Founder, Beplay
Manish Agrawal

Manish Agrawal

Co-Founder, IAccessible, Inc.
Marcie Roth

Marcie Roth

Executive Director and CEO, World Institute on DIsability (WID)
Maria Town

Maria Town

President & CEO, AAPD
Mark McCusker

Mark McCusker

Chair, GLC, IAAP
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Director of Sales, TPGi, A Vispero Company
Mark Urban

Mark Urban

CDC/ATSDR Accessibility Program Manager
Marshall Law

Marshall Law

Co-Founder & Business Development, Rivalry Tech
Mary Fernandez

Mary Fernandez

Director of Disability Inclusion, Cisco Systems
Mary Rainer-Skala

Mary Rainer-Skala

Director, Special Initiatives, IAAP
Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper

Web Accessibility Technical Strategist
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips

Director, Technology Strategy and Relationships, AARP
Michal Rimon

Michal Rimon

CEO, Access Israel (Excused)
Mike Buckley

Mike Buckley

Chairman and CEO, Be My Eyes
Mike Paciello

Mike Paciello

Founder, WebABLE
Mitali Kamat

Mitali Kamat

Manager, Accessibility and Inclusive Design, Products and Technology, PwC
Mohammed Loutfy, Ph.D., CPACC

Mohammed Loutfy, Ph.D., CPACC

Director, Capacity Building and Advocacy, G3ict
Monica Ackermann

Monica Ackermann

Head of Accessibility, Scotiabank
Naeem Komeilipoor

Naeem Komeilipoor

Founder and CTO, AAVAA
Neil Milliken

Neil Milliken

VP – Global Head of Accessibility & Digital Inclusion, Atos
Nir Pechuk

Nir Pechuk

CEO, Extentek
Patrick Hall

Patrick Hall

NIST AI RMF Contributor & Assistant Professor, GWU
Peter Hackes

Peter Hackes

Founder, Performedia
Peter Jarvis

Peter Jarvis

Senior Executive VP, Storm Interface
Philip Rizcallah, P. Eng

Philip Rizcallah, P. Eng

CEO, Accessibility Standards Canada
Ramses Alcaide, Ph.D.

Ramses Alcaide, Ph.D.

CEO, Neurable
Rebecca Roussell

Rebecca Roussell

Senior VP DEI Communications, Current Global
Regina “Gina” Kline

Regina “Gina” Kline

Founder and Managing Partner, Enabled Ventures
René Espinoza Jimenez

René Espinoza Jimenez

Founder and CEO, Lazarillo
Rick Smith

Rick Smith

Director of Business Development, Elo Touch Solutions
Robert Baker

Robert Baker

Organizational Workplace Programs, G3ict/IAAP
Robert Gaunt, CPACC

Robert Gaunt, CPACC

President, Canadian National Institute of the Blind
Ryan Carrier

Ryan Carrier

Executive Director & Founder, ForHumanity
Rylin Rodgers

Rylin Rodgers

Disability Policy Advisor, Microsoft Accessibility
Sabine Wachernig

Sabine Wachernig

Strategic Partnerships, Zero Project
Sachin Dev Pavithran, Ph.D.

Sachin Dev Pavithran, Ph.D.

Executive Director, U.S. Access Board
Sambhavi Chandrashekar, Ph.D., CPACC

Sambhavi Chandrashekar, Ph.D., CPACC

IAAP GLC Member; Global Accessibility Lead, D2L
Sandy Hanebrink

Sandy Hanebrink

Executive Director, Touch the Future, Inc.
Sandy Lacey

Sandy Lacey

Executive Director, Howe Innovation Center, Perkins School for the Blind
Saqib Shaikh

Saqib Shaikh

Software Engineering Manager, Project Lead for Seeing AI, Microsoft
Sara Smolley

Sara Smolley

Co-Founder & VP, Strategic Partnerships, Voiceitt
Sawyer Burton

Sawyer Burton

Front-End Application Developer, INNoVA
Seth Bravin

Seth Bravin

National Sr. Executive, Accessibility Government & Business Strategy, T-Mobile
Shadi Abou-Zahra

Shadi Abou-Zahra

Principal Accessibility Standards and Policy Manager, Amazon Devices and Services
Shane Kanady

Shane Kanady

G3ict Senior Fellow
Shawn Lawton Henry

Shawn Lawton Henry

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Program Lead, W3C/MIT
Sherman Gillums, Jr.

Sherman Gillums, Jr.

Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. DHS
Siddhant Chothe

Siddhant Chothe

Co-Founder, TekVsion
Stacey Romero, CPACC

Stacey Romero, CPACC

Senior Manager Accessibility, Spectrum
Stephanie Cadieux

Stephanie Cadieux

Chief Accessibility Officer of Canada
Stephen Framil

Stephen Framil

Corporate Global Head of Accessibility, Merck & Co. Inc.
Stephen Irish

Stephen Irish

Business Services Manager, INNoVA
Susan Mazrui

Susan Mazrui

Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T
Susan Scott-Parker, OBE, HonD

Susan Scott-Parker, OBE, HonD

Founder, Business Disability International
Susanna Laurin, CPACC

Susanna Laurin, CPACC

IAAP GLC Honorary Chair & EU Representative
Theresa Reno-Weber

Theresa Reno-Weber

COO & President for North America, GoodMaps
Thomas Wlodkowski

Thomas Wlodkowski

Vice President, Accessibility, Comcast
Tim Springer

Tim Springer

CEO, Level Access
Veronica Lennon

Veronica Lennon

Senior Communications Specialist, American Institutes of Research (AIR)
Wendy Adams

Wendy Adams

Senior Design Consultant, Sorenson
Will Schell

Will Schell

Deputy Chief, Disability Rights Office, CGB, FCC
Yashar Moradbakhti

Yashar Moradbakhti

CEO, Lingio
Zach Bastian

Zach Bastian

Manager, Strategic Alliances, Verizon

Innovation Sprint

David Fazio

David Fazio

President, Helix Opportunity
Sue Cullen

Sue Cullen

Director of UD & ICT Accessibility, Tech for All, Inc.

IAAP Workshops Speakers

Ashley Abaragu

Ashley Abaragu

Program Manager, Knowbility
Chad Chelius, ADS

Chad Chelius, ADS

Director of Training Solutions, CHAX Training and Consulting
Jan McSorley, CPACC

Jan McSorley, CPACC

Collaborative Accessibility Change Leader, Accessibility Consultant 
Jayne Schurick

Jayne Schurick

UX Researcher, Knowbility
Mark Steadman

Mark Steadman

Director, Software Engineering, Mobile Accessibility, Fidelity Investments
Sharron Rush

Sharron Rush

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Knowbility
Zachary Gadoury

Zachary Gadoury

Accessibility Specialist, Mobile Applications, Fidelity Investments