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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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| 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 firstname.lastname@example.org – your question just might get answered in our next newsletter.|
| 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.|
2022 EXCEL Training (Virtual) Conference
- Date: August 24, 2022 (online with paid registration)
- Session Title: Equitable Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace
- Workshop Leaders: Corinne Weible (PEAT) & Bill Curtis-Davidson (PEAT)
- Learn more about the EXCEL Training Conference