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Tech & Accessibility

RI Global’s International Commission on Technology and Accessibility (ICTA) broadly focuses on the promotion of accessibly built and virtual environments, including assistive technology, as well as the creation of a forum that facilitates the exchange of ideas and good practices, notably in the areas of housing, public transportation, communications, technical aids and universal design.

RI Global’ s International Commission on Technology and Accessibility (ICTA) broadly focuses on the promotion of accessibly built  and  virtual  environments, including  assistive technology,  as well as maintains a forum facilitating  the exchange of ideas and good  practices, notably  in the areas of housing, public  transportation, communications, technical aids and universal design.

ICTA also works to sensitize decision makers in the public and private sectors regarding the obstacles faced by persons with disabilities and offer possible solutions through technologies. 

Members of the various ICTA sub-commissions constitute a voluntary network of experts in the area of technology and accessibility, notably specialists in the integration and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, developers of technological aides, human resources specialists, experts in the design of accessible environments and representatives of civil society.

    Leadership

    Hiroshi Kawamura

    Chair, Technology & Accessibility

    Mathieu Simard

    Vice-Chair, Technology & Accessibility

    The Award will draw more attention to disability affairs and inspire greater contributions to a more equal, inclusive and accessible society.

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