Save-the-date for the 12th Annual M-Enabling Summit in Washington, DC (Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel), October 15 – 17, 2024!

Key Moments of the 2023 M-Enabling Summit:

With the theme, AI and Digital Transformation: New Paradigms for Accessibility and Inclusion Strategies, the 2023 M-Enabling Summit examined how AI drives innovation and automation in multiple areas allowing to scale up digital accessibility in unprecedented ways and review risks for persons with disabilities that organizations need to mitigate.

A unique venue for dialogue and cooperation, the 2023 M-Enabling Summit featured roundtable and panel discussions, open conversations with innovators and disrupters in digital inclusion, networking meetups, brainstorming and live debates among disability advocacy leaders, business executives, accessibility experts, and information technology and assistive technology providers.

On day three of the Summit, the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) hosted its thought leadership Expert Forum on integrating accessibility in organizational maturity.

Key Topics

  • How AI Will Transform the Digital Accessibility Eco-system
  • The Future of User Interfaces
  • Extended Reality and Assistive Navigation Apps and Services
  • New Enablers for Inclusive Workplaces
  • Marrakesh Treaty: Addressing Gaps in Adoption at a Global Level
  • W3C-WAI Update on Web Accessibility Guidelines
  • The Impact of AI on Assistive Technologies
  • Implementation and Impact of the European Accessibility Act
  • Global Accessibility Regulatory Trends
  • Drivers and Solutions for Inclusive Digital Gaming
  • Usability Testing and Research
  • Latest U.S. Legislative and Regulatory Developments
  • IoT for Independent Living
  • The Impact of AI on Accessibility Testing
  • AI for Users’ Online Safety
  • Latest Advances of Social Media Accessibility
  • Technology Watch: Neurotechnologies and Brain-Computer Interfaces for Persons with Disabilities
  • Inclusive Retail and Customer Service


What Attendees Have to Say About the Summit:

A great forum for accessibility newcomers and veterans to share best practices, learn, and make new connections.” 

Hale Pulsifer, Customer Accessibility Lead, Fidelity Investments 

Quite frankly, one of the most interesting and well-organized accessibility-themed conferences that I have attended in recent years.

Steven Winters, Policy Advisor, Transport Canada

Informative and keeps the community pressing for improved accessibility.

Harry Denby, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Supporting Organizations