Microsoft Ability Summit Day 2: Accessibility Product Expo and Disability Inclusion Job Fair

Redmond, Washington
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Badge Pick Up

12:30 - 1:45 PM

Opening General Session

The day will kick off with David Porter, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Store, along with onstage demos highlighting how accessible technology is opening doors for everyone.  Next up, join Satya Nadella and Jenny Lay-Flurrie  for a conversation around advancing accessible technology and the importance of inclusive design to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
         
                Satya Nadella                                   Jenny Lay-Flurrie                             

     
               David Porter

1:45 - 4:00 PM

Microsoft Product Expo

Want to get a firsthand look at the latest and greatest accessibility features Microsoft has to offer? Join us for a Product Expo where we will feature technologies from across the company including Windows, Office, Microsoft Research, Xbox, and Cloud + AI. Talk directly with Microsoft accessibility experts and check out demos that highlight how we are helping to empowering people with disabilities.

Inclusive Tech Lab

At Microsoft we want to ensure that everyone can enjoy playing Xbox with their friends and family.  Check out the Inclusive Tech Lab which will showcase the latest gaming accessibility features and hardware.  Get ready to have some fun!

Job Fair

The job fair is a dedicated forum for people with disabilities to connect with local employers in an informal, low stress environment.  Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with ~15 employers to learn about the companies, ask questions, and make connections. Candidates, bring your resume if you have one handy!

Confirmed Employers:
- Accenture
- Alaska Airlines
- Amazon
- AT&T
- Compass Group
- Department of Services for the Blind
- Ernst & Young
- LinkedIn
- Microsoft
- Northwest Center
- Skills Inc.
- Starbucks
- Supported Employment
- The Lighthouse for the Blind
- T-Mobile
- VR-Net 

 

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