Signal Centers Accessible Technology Summit To Be Held May 16

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Signal Centers will host the Signal Centers Accessible Technology Summit at UTC’s University Center, 642 East 5th St. in Chattanooga, in participation with the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, on May 16. This one-day conference will include lunch, four breakout sessions, a keynote presentation from the internationally renowned Haben Girma (Harvard Law School’s first DeafBlind graduate) and a closing reception.

If you work in HR, IT, marketing, or are simply an individual with a disability wanting to know more about your right to the equal access of digital information, then this conference is for you," organizers said.

Tickets may be purchased ahead of time for $35 by visiting SignalCenters.org/events. "Here, you will also find access to a schedule of events for the summit and the online registration form," officials said. "Your paid ticket gives you full access to lunch, the breakout sessions, a chance to mingle with vendors in the accessibility and assistive technology industry, the keynote presentation and the closing reception."

Tickets will be available at the door for $45.  

Innovator Level sponsors include, UNUM, the Weldon F. Osborne Foundation and McKee Foods; Supporter Level sponsors include, EPB and the Tennessee Low Vision Network.  

Signal Centers’ CEO, Donna McConnico, stated, “Our hope is this summit will inspire transformative conversations about the inclusion of individuals with disabilities.”

For questions related to Signal Centers Accessible Technology Summit, contact Lana Little, director of Assistive Technology Services, at 423-698-8528 or Lana_Little@signalcenters.org.


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