The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

Seminar: get ‘smart’ about inclusive design

The Access Association

Wednesday 18 September 2019. PROTO, Gateshead. Check in from 1.00 pm, start at 1.30 pm and close at 4.30 pm.

All welcome, there is no charge to attend.

‘Smart Homes’, ‘Digital Cities’, Internet of Things (IoT) are terms relating to monitoring and data collection used to control how we access facilities, locations and environments, or manage resources.

Our speakers are:

  • Professor Jonathan Hassell, Hassell Inclusion, Chief Executive.
    ISO 30071-1: Announcing a new international accessibility standard to help organisations embed inclusive design.’
  • Steph Clish, Head of Operations at Wordnerds.
    ‘Using Artificial Intelligence to improve the Inclusive Design process.’
  • Dr Lesley McIntyre, Senior Lecturer, Architecture and Built Environment, University of Northumbria.
    ‘Smart technologies in buildings – exploring the conflicts and opportunities for health and wellbeing.’
  • Simon Edwards, Senior Researcher in Inclusive Mobility, Newcastle University.
    ‘What needs to change to enable greater numbers of older and disabled travellers to access transport technologies?’

This is a CPD event.

Booking is essential at:  Time to get ‘smart’ about inclusive design seminar