This panel discussion explores the innovative possibilities surrounding accessibility and universal design, and the related market opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs. The speakers discuss the need to build products, services and environments to better serve an aging population and those with disabilities, which in turn benefits us all.

Moderator:
– Alfred Spencer, Director, Outreach and Compliance, Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

Panelists:
– Chris Wiegand, CEO, Jibestream
– Jutta Treviranus, Professor and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre and Inclusive Design Institute, OCAD University
– Joel Dembe, Paralympic athlete, Canadian national wheelchair tennis champion