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Co-Design Festival: 101 Citizen Personas Accessible AI

The CNIB Research Co-Design Festival is a dynamic event that brings researchers and the disability community together to collaborate and make change. Community engagement in research is essential to ensure necessary perspectives when developing policy recommendations and shaping inclusive design. In Session 101: Citizen Personas Accessible AI, the team presents descriptions of various personas, including some accessibility needs and challenges faced. A brainstorming activity is held with the group to continue adding to the list of accessibility needs and potential challenges.
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CNIB Research 2024 Co-Design Festival

Want to have a say in the future of accessibility design? Be a part of the Co-design festival! Help leading researchers from CNIB’s Research Team to gain meaningful feedback on their work. In person session: Monday, March 11, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Microsoft Campus at the CIBC Square (81 Bay Street at the corner of Bay and Front Streets) in Toronto, Ontario.
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GTA: March Break Camp with Young People’s Theatre

We are excited to be collaborating with Young People’s Theatre (YPT) to bring GTA children and youth an exciting opportunity to exercise their imaginations and creativity. Join us for our fun new March Break Theatre Camp! Join us for a week of high energy creativity! The program runs March 11 to March 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop off/pickup at the CNIB GTA Hub.
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Co-Design Festival: 202 Building Best Practices Responsible Conduct Research

The CNIB Research Co-Design Festival is a dynamic event that brings researchers and the disability community together to collaborate and make change. Community engagement in research is essential to ensure necessary perspectives when developing policy recommendations and shaping inclusive design. Session 202: Building Best Practices Responsible Conduct Research, aims to understand the importance of establishing a framework for the accessibility and inclusivity of research methods and practices in academic and community research settings.
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Co-Design Festival: 201 Understanding Limitations and Failures of AI

The CNIB Research Co-Design Festival is a dynamic event that brings researchers and the disability community together to collaborate and make change. Community engagement in research is essential to ensure necessary perspectives when developing policy recommendations and shaping inclusive design. In Session 201: Understanding Limitations and Failures of AI, discussion questions based on the Accessible AI survey will be posed to the group.
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Co-Design Festival: 302 Pilot Project Co-Designing Accessible Blood Pressure Monitors & Health Information for Canadians with Sensory Disabilities

The CNIB Research Co-Design Festival is a dynamic event that brings researchers and the disability community together to collaborate and make change. Community engagement in research is essential to ensure necessary perspectives when developing policy recommendations and shaping inclusive design. Session 302: Pilot Project Co-Designing Accessible Blood Pressure Monitors & Health Information for Canadians with Sensory Disabilities. With hands-on experience, we will test the top blood pressure devices sold in Canada for accessibility and usability. Users will provide feedback and suggestions for the development of an accessible and usable device specific to Canadians with accessibility needs.
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Co-Design Festival: 301 Ethics and Fairness of AI

The CNIB Research Co-Design Festival is a dynamic event that brings researchers and the disability community together to collaborate and make change. Community engagement in research is essential to ensure necessary perspectives when developing policy recommendations and shaping inclusive design. In Session 301: Ethics and Fairness of AI, the team presents ethically ambiguous scenarios of artificial intelligence in the space of disability.
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Introduction to Assistive Technology – March 12

Like it or not, technology is becoming a big part of modern life. Nowadays, people rely on computers and smartphones for work, school, entertainment, and connection. For people with vision loss, assistive technology offers all of this as well as a great deal of independence. Join us over Zoom for Intro to Assistive Technology to get a chance to see what is possible and how we at CNIB can help you learn how to harness the power of assistive technology. This lunch hour session is offered on Zoom, Tuesday, March 12th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
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Windsor Mobile Hub: CNIB SmartLife

Accessible products are available to test and purchase by debit or credit (no cash). Thursday, March 14th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
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Windsor Mobile Hub: Armchair Travel - Ireland

It's March and time to let the Irish in you shine! Transport yourself to another country from the comfort of the Mobile Hub. The history, the plane ride, the fun facts, and the music! Thursday, March 14th from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time at the Lions Manor.