Accessibility & Accommodations: How Employers & HR Professionals Can Prepare for Emerging Tech in the Workplace
Register for JAN's webcast on May 20th (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) - Accessibility & Accommodations: How Employers & HR Professionals Can Prepare for Emerging Tech in the Workplace. JAN is co-hosting this session in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT). Join us at 1 PM EST to learn how you can prepare for the #FutureOfWork. Registration is FREE! https://AskJAN.org/events/register/Standalone-Webcasts.cfm
Emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual and augmented reality (XR), will shape the workplace of the future. They will change how organizations hire, train, and support employees, including those with disabilities.
This session, produced in collaboration with JAN and the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT), will introduce the potential impact of emerging tech on accommodations. Participants will learn how employers and HR professionals can help plan for an accessible workplace of the future, including the procurement of accessible technologies and potential accommodation needs of people with disabilities. PEAT, funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, will interview technology leaders to find out how AI and XR will change the way we work and what these technologies could mean for the employment of people with disabilities.
- Anne Hirsh, Associate Director of JAN
- Bill Curtis-Davidson, Co-director of PEAT
- Martez Mott, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research
- Tina Park, Methods for Inclusion Research Fellow at the Partnership on AI