18:30 - 18:45
Introductory Meet and Mingle
The Accessibility Nottingham team welcomes all visitors. Attendees are encouraged to use this time to mingle with speakers and other attendees who have a shared passion for accessibility.
18:45 - 19:30
Lucy Ruck, Why is Accessibility so Difficult, Shouldn’t it Just be Easier?
Lucy Ruck, Taskforce Manager at Business Disability Forum will provide you with a brief introduction to the work of Business Disability Forum and will go into a little more detail around the work of the Technology Taskforce, including their world-renowned Accessibility Maturity Model (AMM), and Accessible Technology Charter. She will also share with you where you can access this free information and many other useful resources.View the presentation
19:30 - 19:50
This Is The Sea, Entertainment + Mental Health Talk
Gaz from This is the Sea will be providing entertainment for the evening and playing a set for attendees. He will also be briefly talking about mental health, and how it's OK to not be OK.
19:50 - 20:20
A chance for you to relax, enjoy some complimentary food and drink while you continue to mingle.
20:20 - 21:00
Sam Coulson, Supporting Independent Living Through Innovation
This talk and demonstration is being given by Sam Coulson, who represents Sight and Sound Technology, a company that specialises in developing assistive technology for those with disabilities. Sam will be taking us through the journey of his past experience and will talk about Sight and Sound Technology, and how they've become the centre of the UK's assistive technology industry.
Sam will also be demonstrating innovative assistive technology, giving all of our attendees an insight into how it helps those with disabilities.
21:00 - 21:30
Networking and Drinks
Visitors are welcomed to network with the Accessibility Nottingham team, and guests, and discuss more about the things that were mentioned in today’s event. Visitors are welcomed to stay for a drink.