DEI Education Sessions at InfoComm 2023

Improve your professional growth by participating in specialized training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at InfoComm 2023.
DEI Education Sessions at InfoComm 2023

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Improve your professional growth by participating in specialized training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at InfoComm 2023. These sessions cover topics such as leadership, creating equitable experiences, and more, allowing you to design a personalized program that caters to your specific requirements.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Building Community in the Hybrid Workplace: Culture First, Technology Second

Sharath S. Abraham, CTS, Digital Workplace Consultant, Accenture

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

In the last few years, organizations have spent a lot of time and effort figuring out what technologies they need for hybrid work to work for everyone. This session will go over data from different research points from Gartner, Microsoft, and others to outline how to create connections and community in the hybrid workplace and create spaces that foster genuine human connection.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Automatic Speech Recognition and Caption Delivery for Venues

Bill Bennett, Media Solutions & Accounts Manager, ENCO Systems

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This informative session will illustrate the importance of Automatic Speech Recognition-based captioning of video and aural content, and why freely and adequately enabling the displaying of such captions across myriad display mechanisms in the modern audiovisual world is crucial - and in a growing number of major jurisdictions, required by law. Further, business cases will be illustrated where the embrace of an ASR-based caption ecosystem is positive both commercially and professionally. 

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Positive Change Needs Purpose: How to Craft Your DEI Strategy 

Holly Grogan, Chief People Officer, Appspace Inc.

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Diverse organizations perform better. But to be successful, you need a DEI strategy that’s purposeful, personalized, and implemented right. Join this session to learn how you can build a culture of accountability that starts at the top but puts collaboration at the heart of your strategy. In this session, find out how workplace experience technology – from digital signage to an employee app – can help you create an environment that celebrates diversity and brings people together.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

An Ethical Revolution in Tech: Creating DEI Accountability and Psychologically Safe Workplaces

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Shelby Hill, President, Next Leader Up

Kelly Bousman, SVP Marketing, AVI-SPL Tampa

Mark Coxon, CTS-I, CTS-D, Business Development Director - AVI_SPL Los Angeles

Joé Lloyd, Senior Director of Business Development, AVIXA


This interactive session on the AVIXA Xchange Live stage, a cross-section of the industry will come together to share insights for change at every level and discuss how we can be personally accountable to create safe workplaces that invite diversity of every kind and create safe spaces for each of us to thrive. From the perspectives of workplace leadership, management allyship, or passionate outspoken employee perspective, this session will embrace real-world examples and invite the audience to takeaway real-world actions.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Creating Equitable Experiences Over Video Conference

JP Arpino, CTS, CTS-D, Lead Audio Visual Engineering - Google

Sarah Bearse - Google LLC

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This session is about creating equity for an accurate representation of varying skin tones on video conferencing. Google has done extensive work in designing systems and spaces that look to create equitable experiences for all users. This session will share research and engineering done by Google to further VC equity in physical space types and also while working remotely. This work has resulted in guidance, best practices, camera qualification and design, along with lighting design. 


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about 1 year ago

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12 months ago

Looking forward to An Ethical Revolution in Tech: Creating DEI Accountability and Psychologically Safe Workplaces with our amazing panellists @Shelby Hill @Kelly Bousman  @mark coxon and @joe lloyd. 

In-the-moment acts of allyship that create a sense of psychological safety, and the effectiveness of Employee Resource Groups are just some of the things our panellists will be sharing their experiences on. 

If you have questions or here or come to the session, armed with your opinions...