TechShare Pro 2023: Championing Digital Accessibility, AI, and the Business Case for Inclusivity

More than 150 thought leaders, technology experts, and advocates from around the UK, Europe and the world will come together at AbilityNet TechShare Pro - Europe’s premier technology conference dedicated to digital accessibility and inclusivity - on 14-15 November. 

AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2023 logoThe conference serves as a crucial platform for innovation and knowledge sharing in the realm of digital accessibility, with industry change leader HSBC joining as headline sponsor as well as tech giants Google, Microsoft, Intuit, and Sony participating as leading sponsors.

It promises to be an exciting and informative conference, featuring keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and live demonstrations that will delve into the latest developments and trends in digital accessibility and inclusivity. Attendees will gain valuable insights into how AI is transforming the landscape and the benefits of prioritizing accessible design.

Mark Walker, Head of Marketing and Communications at AbilityNet said: “Now in its seventh year AbilityNet TechShare Pro fosters a better understanding of digital accessibility and inclusivity, addressing the needs of individuals with disabilities. As well as business, social and education benefits it will explore how advances in AI can make technology more user-friendly for everyone.

We’re thrilled to be hosted by headline sponsor and industry change leader HSBC, as well as leading sponsors and tech experts Google, Microsoft, Intuit and Sony -- signaling the growing importance of digital accessibility across organisations and industries.”


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Partners and change leaders: HSBC, Google, Microsoft, Intuit, Sony, and Apple 

The conference will delve into the compelling business case for accessibility, emphasizing the financial and social benefits of prioritizing inclusivity. Keynote speakers include HSBC UK Chief Executive Officer Ian Stuart, Microsoft Chief Commercial Officer Judson Althof and Mel Edwards, Global President, VML.

Mark Walker added: “By featuring experts and success stories from Microsoft and the C-Suite from across industry, attendees will gain valuable insights into the advantages of creating accessible technology products and services.”

HSBC, a globally recognized financial institution, takes center stage as the headline sponsor of AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2023.

Their commitment to driving inclusivity and supporting accessible technology resonates strongly with the conference's core mission.

Mali Fernando, Group Head of Digital Experience and Accessibility at HSBC, commented: “Technology has the power to transform not only how we do business, but the lives of our customers and the wider communities we serve. We are actively championing and investing in digital accessibility and AI, because we believe that everyone should have equal access to the digital world.

“Collaboration across sectors is key, and so we're incredibly excited to part of this year’s outstanding lineup of thought leaders and changemakers at AbilityNet TechShare Pro. By sharing on the opportunities and challenges we’re facing, we aim to accelerate innovation across our industry and beyond – creating a more inclusive future for people the world over, where innovation knows no boundaries.”

In addition to HSBC, AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2023 is proud to have the support of several leading sponsors: Google, Microsoft, Intuit and Sony.

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Registration for AbilityNet TechShare Pro 2023 is now open. This event is anticipated to draw experts, professionals, and advocates for digital accessibility from around the world. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this important conference that advances the cause of digital inclusivity. 

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