Accessibility Innovation Showcase – Toronto, Aug 7-11, 2015

Coinciding with the 2015 Parapan American Games and in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this high profile five-day event (August 7-11, 2015) held in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District,will bring together top innovators, investors, local and international dignitaries, government and the public. This is a unique opportunity for: – Innovators to showcase and pitch their products while building valuable business networks – Investors to preview new ready-for-market products – The public to experience and learn about accessibility technology first-hand Located at the MaRS Discovery District, this Showcase features both a public and industry-focused program including: exclusive investment and networking opportunities, interactive demonstrations, kids zone, sports zone, speaker series, hack-a-thon, rapid prototyping and public tours. Organizations/startup interested in exhibiting their accessibility technology/assistive device or in a speaking opportunity at the Showcase are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). The accessible PDF version of the EOI is below (the form will not open directly in the browser, please open with Adobe Reader to access the fillable form) Accessibility Showcase Expression of Interest – Broader Public Sector (English)
If you would like to receive more information about this exciting opportunity and are interested in putting forward a submission, please contact Martin Desouza, Project Officer, at martin.desouza@ontario.ca or 647-680-4217.