The evolution of accessibility at Microsoft

Megan Lawrence portraitAs part of the celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, join Microsoft’s “Accessibility Evangelist” Dr. Megan Lawrence Tuesday, Oct. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. ET, in the Madison Auditorium North. 

Lawrence’s mission is to build trusted relationships between Microsoft and customers, NGOs, and assistive technology partners. She will speak about the evolution of accessibility at Microsoft and how the company is making it a core consideration while designing, building, and implementing products and services. She will also discuss Microsoft’s latest accessibility innovations and how artificial intelligence can help empower people with disabilities.

This event is accessible, free, and open to the public. American Sign Language interpretation and real-time captioning is provided. For more information or to inquire about about other accommodations, please email the USPTO's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.