ABLE Summit 2020

24 – 25 September, 2020. American University of Beirut, LB.

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Are you involved in the field of inclusion?
Does your work serve people with special needs?
Showcase your idea in a 15-mins Demo at the ABLE Summit 2020 on 24 and 25 September.
For registration, go to 15-minutes Demo Form

Partners

Speakers

“What was impossible yesterday, is possible today with technology.” - ABLE Team.

 

Dr. Fadlo Khuri

Dr. Fadlo Khuri

President of the American University of Beirut

Dr. Yousif Asfour

Dr. Yousif Asfour

Chief Information Officer at the American University of Beirut

Dr. Talal Nizammedin

Dr. Talal Nizammedin

Dean of Student Affairs at the American University of Beirut

Adam Spencer

Adam Spencer

President of AbleDocs Inc.

Jeremy P. Seda

Jeremy P. Seda

IT Accessibility Coordinator at North Idaho College

Rami Farran

Rami Farran

IT Director at the American University of Beirut

Myles Pilling

Myles Pilling

Council Member and Director British Assistive Technology Association

Chris Gaulin

Chris Gaulin

Accessibility Advocate - #a11yTO Organizer

Maha Zouwayhed

Maha Zouwayhed

IT Business Development Manager at the American University of Beirut

Robin Christopherson MBE

Robin Christopherson MBE

Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet

Emina Ćerimović

Emina Ćerimović

Senior Researcher on Disability Rights at Human Rights Watch

Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath

Education Technology Strategist at Texthelp

Humberto Insolera

Humberto Insolera

Executive Committee European Disability Forum

Jennison Asuncion

Jennison Asuncion

Co-Founder, Global Accessibility Awareness Day & Engineering Manager, Accessibility LinkedIn

Jamie Ball

Jamie Ball

Education Manager (MEA) at Texthelp

Samer Sfeir

Samer Sfeir

Director at Proabled

Toufic Sbeiti

Toufic Sbeiti

Web Operations Manager at Canada Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Michael Cyr

Michael Cyr

Group Leader, Educause IT Accessibility Community Group University of Maine System

Highlights from Previous Summit

A national level event, with ripple effects in the region, the ABLE Summit 2019 featured renowned speakers from global leading organizations in industry and academia, to boost awareness, charge collective momentum and trigger related initiatives.

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Testimonials

“Special needs or not, equal access is your right” - ABLE Team.

 

“Unforgettable times in Beirut by listening, socializing and sharing experiences and best practices with wonderful leaders, from the Arab region, and around the world.” Dr. Humberto Insolera

EDF Executive Committee, European Disability Forum

“It was a real pleasure to talk about “Three Fundamentals for Improving Digital Accessibility and Inclusion” (trust me, I could have gone well beyond three) at the first ABLE Summit”. Jennison Asuncion

Co-Founder, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

“The first Assistive Technology conference in Lebanon has been a great success as speaker after speaker spoke of making things more accessible for everyone.” Myles Pilling

Council Member, and Director, British Assistive Technology Association (BATA)

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