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Australian Network on Disability

G3ict Presents at the Australian Network on Disability's Forum on ICT Accessibility

  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • October 29, 2015 | Timings: 9:00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
  • Venue: Westpac Place, 275 Kent St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • G3ict Vice President, Global Strategy and Development to talk about the role of various stakeholders in creating accessible ICT

Technology is a game-changer for ensuring that people with a disability can access information, employment, and goods and services; but this only works if organisations systematically plan for accessible technology. The costs of planning for inclusion are minute in comparison to the costs of work-arounds and retrofits.  Usually those plans are around mainstream technology and existing platforms and approaches.

The Australian Network on Disability has found that existing employees are often frustrated about inaccessible technology getting in the way of their job; ICT practitioners are looking for a more systematic approach for obtaining non-standard ICT equipment; procurement teams are unsure about developing appropriate request for tenders and require advice on purchasing ICT; and HR professionals are looking for guidance on ICT reasonable adjustments.

Scheduled for Thursday, October 29, this free Forum on ICT Accessibility is a must-attend for all CIOs and CTOs and anyone responsible for ICT in your ogranisation.

Attendees will:

  • Have a rare opportunity to hear from world-leading international experts in ICT accessibility and then put into the Australian context from local experts.
  • Learn how to get started on including digital accessibility as part of you diversity and inclusion strategy
  • Ensure that all of your customers receive your information, offers and promotions
  • Identify the quick wins that you can implement in accessible ICT
  • Understand what is reasonable and practical in ICT adjustments    
  • Avoid making procurement mistakes and deliver value for money
  • Hear practical, mainstream information and advice
  • As Australia introduces the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the new base standard for customer service is accessibility. This benchmark also applies to all of your customers and employees, especially the 20% of the population with a disability.

This forum is an exclusive briefing and chance to meet and discuss issues with world experts in practical accessibility. For more information, please visit website.