SHIFT at the ACM Europe Summer School

George Margetis from SHIFT partner FORTH addressed the 2024 ACM Europe Summer School on Accessible and Inclusive Technologies that took place June 24th – 27th at Birmingham’s City University.

Margetis and Valakou from FORTH leading hands-on SHIFT XR demo sessions with the attendees of the ACM Summer School

Margetis spoke about XR accessibility and presented the SHIFT XR accessibility framework. Additionally, Katerina Valakou from FORTH led hands-on demo sessions for the attendees. SHIFT’s sister project, MuseIT, was also represented by the project coordinator, Nasrine Olson, providing an opportunity for productive discussions on potential collaborations between the two projects.

George Margetis from FORTH presenting SHIFT at the ACM

The annual summer school invites researchers, PhD students, and industry professionals interested in topics related to accessible computing, inclusive design, assistive technologies, and disability innovation.

It features outstanding speakers who share their expertise on topics related to accessibility, inclusive design, responsible AI, and HCI research.

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