ZeroConLatam22 May 25, 2022


Welcome to #ZeroConLatam22 - The Zero Project Latin America Conference 2022 on Accessibility!

Opening Ceremony
Welcome to the Conference with Carola Rubia (Discover Me Foundation), Javier Güemes (ONCE Social Group), and greetings from Martin Essl (Essl Foundation), Catalina Saieh (Discover Me Foundation), José Luis Martínez (ONCE Foundation) as well as a number of international authorities. It will have the special participation of Jesús Hernández (ONCE Foundation) as the main speaker. Face-to-face activity in Madrid, Spain.

Keynote Speech: In Search of a More Accessible World: Experiences from Europe and Latin America.
This session will address the advances and challenges of accessibility as a human right and technology. Moderator: Michael Fembek (Essl Foundation). Speakers: Ana Peláez (European Disability Forum) and Inmaculada Placencia Porrero (European Commission).

Tourism without barriers
This session deals with initiatives that demonstrate that technology can contribute to shortening distances and breaking down barriers to discovering the world. Moderator: Jesús Hernánndez (ONCE Foundation). Speakers: Glenda Durán (Eres Foundation), Renat Anpilogov (Globe4all), Andrés Villagrán (Wheel the World) and Bastienne Paliz (LatinAmerica for All).

ICT - Innovation for inclusion
This initiative developed between the Productivity Pact Chile, IDB Lab, Fundación Descúbreme and Zero Project seeks the replication of three technological solutions that support the employment of people with disabilities and their implementation in Chile. Moderator: Ingrid Rojas (Chile Productivity Pact). Speakers: Alejandra León (Colombia Productivity Pact), Henry Mejías (FENASCOL), Guilherme Braga (Egalité, Inclusion and Diversity), Williams Cuevas (Luz Foundation) and Paloma Cid (ONCE Foundation)

Access to information and web accessibility
This session addresses the advantages of using digital tools to achieve solutions to everyday problems. Moderator: Pablo Lecuona (Tiflonexos Association). Speakers: Alexandra Nothnagel (ATOS), Michael Milligan (Mobile & Wireless Forum), Javier González (SENADIS), Carla Mauch (Mais Diferenças) and José Corretjé (Planeta Fácil).

This session is part of the Zero Project Latin America Conference 2022 (ZeroConLatam22) — organized by the Zero Project, Foundation Descubreme and ONCE Foundation and broadcast from Chile. ZeroCon22 spans two days (May 25-26, 2022) and is centred around the theme of Accessibility. It's featuring different tracks, covering innovations and insights from public transport systems to financial inclusion, corporate strategies to national action plans, and much more.

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