Conference Sessions on Wednesday 19th February – Easy language descriptions

 

Room M1

 

09:30 Short film: “Shakespeare in Tokyo”

See a short film about a Shakespeare fan
with Down syndrome.
He travels to Tokyo alone,
to prove his independence.

10:00 Opening ceremony

Different speakers open the Zero Project Conference.
They welcome everybody
and give an overview of the Conference.

10:45 Introduction to the Conference

Learn about the features
that make the Conference more accessible.

11:15 Access to education

People discuss different ideas
about education for persons with disabilities.
For example inclusive education
or special support education.

12:10 Tools to improve reading and calculating

Learn about apps and websites
to improve reading and calculating skills.
People can also improve reading in Braille
and understand sign language.
These tools are for young people and adults.

13:30 Inclusive education in crisis situations

Some organisations want to make sure
that even in crisis situations
students with disabilities
can get accessible education.
The organisations offer training and frameworks.

14:20 Education for people who are deaf

Experts present projects for better education
for people who are deaf or almost deaf.
The projects are, for example,
special training for teachers.
And courses that are also in sign language.

15:40 Tools to support communication

Experts present tools
that support communication.
For example, a website
that automatically writes out spoken words.
Or an app to support people
who cannot speak.

17:00 Students on inclusive education

Students say what they need
to make their schools more inclusive
and accessible.

17:30 Exhibitors present their products

The exhibitors at the Zero Project Conference
will present their products and services.

Room M2

 

12:20 Impact Transfer Forum

The Impact Transfer Forum wants to select
the most innovative projects
that can be used in the whole world.

You can also find out
how you can support these projects.

14:50 Supporting digital communication

In this session we talk about
how to create a system
that supports innovative solutions
for accessible digital communication.

Room M3

 

12:10 Sports, health and wellbeing education

This session is about ways to increase
access to sports and health education.
Others can learn from good project examples.

13:40 Making universities accessible

This session is about support services
and adaptations at universities.
The universities try to be more accessible
for students with disabilities.

15:20 Inclusive education on a policy level

This session looks
at what can be done
for inclusive education on a policy level.
There are examples from governments and organisations
that want to improve inclusive education.