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PEAT:  The Future of Work Newsletter
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Cast Your Vote & Help Us Get to SXSW

Our Co-director, Bill Curtis-Davidson, will join a panel of experts for the proposed SXSW session, “Watercooler to Headset? The Future of Workplaces.” Panelists will discuss the path toward a future of work where everyone can thrive using inclusively designed extended reality (XR) technologies. 

Learn More & Cast Your Vote by August 21st

Discover PEAT Resources Related to Your Job 

Our new jobs page makes it simple for site visitors to find PEAT resources related to their role. We currently have 3 role categories on the portal and plan to create even more in the near future.

Visit Our Job Resources Landing Page

Get Creative with Employee Training Using XR

In this blog post, we share how employers can use extended reality (XR) technologies in the workplace. XR includes virtual, augmented and mixed realities. When used in the workplace, employees have reported increased knowledge retention, higher satisfaction and many more benefits.

Read Augment Employee Learning with XR

Learn How the ADA Applies to Digital Accessibility

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently published updated guidance affirming that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites. This new article points to PEAT resources that provide insight into the acceptable methods that DOJ has specified in the past to implement digital accessibility.

Visit Our "DOJ Affirms the ADA Applies to Digital Accessibility" Article
Ask Ashley! & Ashley Coffey's Headshot
We are excited to introduce a new column, where our Emerging Technology Accessibility Consultant, Ashley Coffey, will answer your questions. Have you ever wondered how interior design impacts virtual reality? Are you unsure how to get started with immersive workplace tools? Ask Ashley by emailing her at hello@peatworks.org – your question just might get answered in our next newsletter.
Future of Work Podcast & Microphone Icon
In A Personal Story of Long COVID & Disability Disclosure, Pam Bingham, Senior Program Manager for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Tech team at Intuit, shares her personal story of navigating long COVID symptoms at work. She also gives thoughtful tips on how HR leaders can support employees with disabilities from underrepresented groups and shares advice for anyone experiencing long COVID in the workplace.
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2022 EXCEL Training (Virtual) Conference

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