CALL FOR SHORT VIDEOS: Digital Innovations to be Screened at First-Ever Inclusive Africa Conference

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NAIROBI, Kenya - Feb. 17, 2020 - PRLog -- To showcase examples of best practice, and highlight those innovative digitally inclusive products already making waves, the Inclusive Africa Conference, taking place in Nairobi from 29 March - 1st April is inviting applications for short videos to be screened throughout the event.

Video submissions that cannot be exhibited at the conference are encouraged. Short presentations that showcase products, research systems, prototypes, educational methods, visions of the future, and statements of needs for a user population, product descriptions or demos, reports on ethnographic work, user studies, lab overviews, and more. The videos should share knowledge or educate or raise awareness, and not be a sales pitch.

Irene Mbari-Kirika, inABLE.org Executive Director and Inclusive Africa Conference Show Organizers, states: "There is a huge amount of talent here in Africa and now is the time to showcase it to the world at the Inclusive Africa Conference. What have you been working on that you are most proud of, and how does it have the potential to change a disabled person's life for the better?"

Submission format: Not anonymized, 3-minute video (captioned/described) accompanied with a 2-page (max) extended abstract. Templates for abstract submission (Word and LaTeX) can be found here: [TBD]

The inaugural Inclusive Africa Conference will bring together experts and thought-leaders from across the globe to explore new ways to improve technological accessibility and digital inclusion for disabled people. The event, organised by African – American organisation, InABLE, is supported by global sponsors, including Mastercard Foundation, Facebook, Google, Uber.

An online http://inclusiveafrica.org/callforvideos portal is open and awaiting technology submissions that are relevant to the African market. Video submission deadline: March 1, 2020.

About Inclusive Africa Conference
http://inclusiveafrica.org (http://inclusiveafrica.org/callforvideos)

The Inclusive Africa Conference 2020 is coming to Kenya on 29 March – 01 April. The first-ever conference of this kind in this region, it will bring together tech giants from around the world to put digital inclusion firmly on the African agenda. In addition to the two-day conference program on 31 March and 01 April, a co-located 48-hour Inclusive Hackathon event will begin 29 March. To date, global corporation leaders Mastercard Foundation, Google, Facebook and Uber have signed on as sponsors. Partners include: G3ict, Access Israel, Oxygène and Havas Media.

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