Tapping into the Invisible Consumer Base: People with Disabilities and Older Adults
Presented by Free Library of Philadelphia, GenPhilly (a program of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging) and the Philadelphia Link
Can an app help those with visual disabilities see the world? A moderated panel and group discussion will highlight opportunities for access to technology, operational barriers to usage, adaptation and adoption, as well as product development.
Participants will gain insights into hidden intersections between technology, aging and disability and the quickly evolving technological implications for this consumer group.
Keynote: Tobey Dichter, Generations Online, Founder
Co-Facilitators: - Tom Panzarella, Love Park Robotics, Founder - Michele McKeone, Autism Expressed, Founder
Sandra McNally, PA Institute on Assistive Technology at the Temple Institute on Disabilities, Director
Austin Seraphin, Accessibility Consultant
Caitlin Seifritz, Free Library of Philadelphia, Librarian
Bill Thompson, Software Trainer, specializing in work with seniors
Stacey Mosley, Data Scientist, Office of Innovation and Technology, City of Philadelphia