Programme

We are busy working enthusiastically on finalising the Better Together programme. Below is the current overview of confirmed speakers. This list is being updated constantly.

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Logo Programme

Better Together Conference / 28 June 2017

09.00 - 10.30

Plenary Session welcoming Better Together Conference

  • Opening by humanoid robot Pepper
  • Hector Minto, sr. technology evangelist for accessibility at Microsoft
  • Kiran Kaja, technical program manager (search accessibility) at Google
  • Arthur van Es, autonomous driving Volvo Cars

10.30 - 11.15

Coffee break - Exhibition - Posters

11.15 - 12.45

Together Today: 
Accessible content

Together Tomorrow:
Exciting technologies

  • Stephan Koopman (Océ/Canon): tactile vision with Elevated Printing
  • Remco Bron (iBeacon expert)
  • Dr. Gijs Huisman: Social Touch Technology - reaching each other beyond the screen

Together To be continued:
Network tables 2x 45 min.

  • Pepper humanoid robot
  • Dr. Arjan van Hessen: text to speech and domotica
  • Monica Halil Lövblad (ABC/WIPO): the promise of Marrakesh and the Accessible Books Consortium
  • Cristina Mussinelli (LIA): roadmap to accessibility - instructions for use
  • Eva Westerhoff (ING): nothing for us, without us - working together with customers with a disability

12.45 - 13.45

Lunch break - Exhibition - Posters

13.45 - 15.15

Together Today: 
Accessible images

  • Brad Turner (Benetech): image description
  • Marleen Hartjes (Van Abbe Museum)
  • Eveline Ferwerda (Earcatch): picture this - online audio description

Together Tomorrow:
Sharing information

Together To be continued:
Network tables 2x 45 min.

  • Pepper humanoid robot
  • Dr. Arjan van Hessen: text to speech and domotica
  • Monica Halil Lövblad (ABC/WIPO): the promise of Marrakesh and the Accessible Books  Consortium
  • Cristina Mussinelli (LIA): roadmap to accessibility - instructions for use
  • Eva Westerhoff (ING): nothing for us, without us - working together with customers with a disability

15.15 - 16.00

Coffee break - Exhibition - Posters

16.00 - 17.30

Plenary Session

  • George Kerscher (chief innovations officer DAISY consortium): the stork is circling - let’s help in the delivery
  • Martijn Aslander: stand-up philosopher, creator of ideas, boardroom sparring partner and organization expert
  • Wrap up