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Wednesday, October 4 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Building Inclusive Technology

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As more artificial intelligence systems integrate into lives of diverse users, it is critical to examine who we build for. Learn best practices from leading AI, VR, and AR technologists on building inclusive products to expand user bases, improve customer experience, and avoid embarrassing mishaps when users cannot use products as intended due to biased system training.

Speakers
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Eva Hoerth

VR Evangelist
Eva has been working in VR for almost 2 years as a design researcher and community builder, and now deep into exploring how the brain works so she can better understand how we can ethically design for virtual reality experiences. While the technology is growing increasingly impre... Read More →
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Mira Lane

Director of Design & Ethics, Microsoft
Mira Lane is the Director of Design & Ethics in Artificial Intelligence for Business at Microsoft. Her team is responsible for design strategy and ethical frameworks for new products leveraging AI to create business value. | | Mira Lane’s background as an artist and technolog... Read More →
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Megan Lawrence

Accessibility Evangelist, Microsoft
Megan Lawrence is an Accessibility Evangelist at Microsoft. She has worked with the disability community for over 13 years conducting research to not only provide accessibility solutions but to ensure that users with disabilities are an integrated part of the design, development... Read More →
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Michael Nassirian

ARVR Academy
Senior Executive, Quality Architect, and Leader with over 30 years of experience building and inspiring teams that delight customers with innovative solutions spanning many emerging and existing technologies in US and International market. After receiving his Master’s degree in... Read More →
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Lily Snyder

COO, Doghead Simulations
Lily Snyder is fundamentally changing the way people communicate through immersive technologies. She cares about making remote work work with new tech like virtual reality. Before co-founding Doghead Simulations, she worked extensively implementing manufacturing execution syste... Read More →