TPGi to Bring Digital Accessibility to CES

For over 50 years, CES has been the global stage for innovation. In Las Vegas from January 9 to 12, the world’s largest consumer technology trade show will bring together attendees to experience a host of new technologies from global companies, hear about the future of technology from thought leaders, and collaborate face-to-face with other thought leaders.

This year, CES will spotlight how technology helps people tackle the world’s most pressing problems. With product launches from global brands and promising entrepreneurs to hundreds of hours of conference programming, the trade show will lead discussions on the latest innovations from every sector of the industry.

Vispero VP Matt Ater will present on several topics affecting digital accessibility, from inclusive design to assistive tech. Learn more about the sessions below:

Driving Innovation Through Inclusive Design

Innovation thrives when it includes inclusive product design. Companies and entrepreneurs will showcase how they are developing transformative technologies to create inclusive and accessible products.

Full Panel:

  • Robbie Cabral, Founder and CEO, BenjiLock (moderator)
  • Matt Ater, Vice President of Business Development, Vispero (panelist)
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Head of Policy, LGBT Tech (panelist)
  • Melissa Harris, Senior Manager of Accessibility, McDonald’s Corporation (panelist)
  • Lindsey Morris, Research Scientist, University of Pittsburgh (panelist)

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 10 at 10:00 AM PT

Location: Startup Stage

Trends in Assistive Tech

According to WHO-UNICEF, over 2.5 billion people can benefit from assistive technology. Learn about advances that are improving the lives of older adults and individuals with disabilities.

Full Panel:

  • Paul Amadeus Lane, Tech Accessibility Specialist, Amadeus 4th Media (moderator) 
  • Matt Ater, Vice President of Business Development, Vispero (panelist)
  • Kat Zigamont, Senior Director of Operations and Deputy Director, World Insitute on Disability (panelist)
  • Sandy Lacey, Executive Director, Howe Innovation Center at Perkins School for the Blind (panelist)
  • Mike May, Navigation Technology Advisor, American Printing House for the Blind (panelist) 

Date and Time of Session: Thursday, January 11, 2023 at 2:00 – 2:40 PM PT

Location: Venetian – Marcello 4404

Register for the event or read more about additional keynote and panel discussions.

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