GAAD 2018 Main sessions - 17th May 2018

Adrian Gregory - Atos
Dan Brooke – Channel 4
Saqib Shaikh - Microsoft
Panel Discussion
Neil Milliken - Atos
Caroline Casey – Binc Global
Panel Discussion
Nancy Doyle – Genius Within
Shahina Ramsden – NHS England
David Bray
Hector Minto - Microsoft
Gavin Neate - Neatebox
Paul Moore Olstead – BBC CAPE Team

Global Accessibility Awareness Day


The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.




Last year's GAAD event is available at this link:


2017 GAAD event






Adrian Gregory (Atos)

Accessibility In The Media

Dan Brooke (Channel 4)

Using AI for Accessibility

Saqib Shaikh (Microsoft)

Discussion Panel:
Including your employees through Accessibility

Damien Shevlin (Atos)

Diane Lightfoot (Business Disability Forum)
Sarah Brooks (Atos)
Ola Abu Alghaib (Leonard Cheshire)

Why Every Business Should be Excited about the Potential of Accessibility

Neil Milliken (Atos)

Putting Accessibility on the Global Stage at Davos

Caroline Casey (Binc Global)

Discussion Panel:
Including your customers through Accessibility

David Haley (Atos)

Paul Smyth (Barclays)
Gavin Neate (Neatebox)
Rob Price (Worldline)

Hidden disability and workplace exclusion

Nancy Doyle (Genius Within)

From Ambition to Action: Improving the working lives of NHS England's diverse workforce

Shahana Ramsden (NHS England)

A People Centred Internet

Vint Cerf and David A. Bray

Moving the needle on accessible technology and the role culture plays

Hector Minto (Microsoft)

Equality By Default

Gavin Neate (Neatebox)

Virtual Reality & Neurodiversity



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