Zero Project Conference 2023 on Independent Living, Political Participation & ICT

22–24 February 2023 | Vienna, Austria

Wednesday, 22 February 2023

10:00 - 11:00

Opening Ceremony of the Zero Project Conference 2023

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
International Sign (IS)
Zero Project Strategy

4 speakers

11:00 - 11:20

Introducing The Zero Project Youth Delegation

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
Networking
International Sign (IS)

4 speakers

11:00 - 12:20

11:20 - 12:20

Inclusive Design Homes

M3
On-site
Wednesday
Independent Living
Community Living

6 speakers

New Strategies of Development Funding Agencies and Major Donor Organizations

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Public sector
Developing countries

4 speakers

12:00 - 14:00

Book Your 1-1 Networking Slot Right Here!

Foyer 0 - Ground Floor
On-site
Wednesday
Networking

12:20 - 13:00

The Intersectionality of Cybersecurity and Disability Inclusion

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
ICT
International Sign (IS)

4 speakers

12:20 - 13:20

Opening Ceremony for the Spanish Speaking Community

Pressroom
Hybrid
Wednesday
In Spanish Language

3 speakers

12:20 - 14:00

Let’s Talk: Zero Barriers! In cooperation with the Vienna Business Agency

M3
On-site
Wednesday
ICT
Innovation Pitches

11 speakers

Zero Project Forum on Personal Care and Caretaking

M2
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
Community Living

7 speakers

13:00 - 14:00

Supporting Persons With Psychosocial Disabilities in Serious Distress

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
Community Living
International Sign (IS)

7 speakers

14:00 - 14:20

Digital Accessibility in Brazil

Fireside Chat
Online
Wednesday

1 speaker

14:00 - 15:00

Artificial Intelligence and People With Disabilities: Opportunity or Threat?

M3
On-site
Wednesday
ICT
Business and Disability

4 speakers

Let's Talk About Sex and Disability

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
International Sign (IS)

6 speakers

14:00 - 15:20

Promoting Inclusive and Accessible Products for Consumers

Pressroom
Hybrid
Wednesday
Business and Disability
In Spanish Language

5 speakers

14:00 - 16:00

Zero Project Impact Transfer Forum

M2
Hybrid
Wednesday
Public sector
Zero Project Strategy

9 speakers

14:40 - 15:00

15:00 - 16:00

Inclusion in Times of Crisis

M3
On-site
Wednesday

1 speaker

15:00 - 16:20

Technology Start-Ups, Pitch Round 1

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
ICT
Innovation Pitches
International Sign (IS)

5 speakers

15:40 - 17:00

Reinventing Entrepreneurship in Latin America

Pressroom
Hybrid
Wednesday
Independent Living
Business and Disability
In Spanish Language

2 speakers

16:00 - 17:00

16:00 - 18:00

Book Your 1-1 Networking Slot Right Here!

Foyer 0 - Ground Floor
On-site
Wednesday
Networking

16:20 - 17:20

Technology Start-Ups, Pitch Round 2

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
ICT
Innovation Pitches
International Sign (IS)

3 speakers

17:00 - 17:20

Building on resilience

Fireside Chat
Online
Wednesday

17:00 - 17:40

17:20 - 17:40

Keynote: José Viera, Advocacy Director, IDA

M1
Hybrid
Wednesday
Keynotes

1 speaker

Thursday, 23 February 2023

09:20 - 09:40

Keynote: Shirly Pinto, Former Member of the Israeli Knesset

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
Keynotes

1 speaker

09:40 - 10:00

Showcase: A Global Brand Introducing Inclusive Shoes

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Business and Disability

2 speakers

09:40 - 10:40

How Diplomacy Can Help Disability Inclusion

Pressroom
Hybrid
Thursday
Political Participation
Public sector

4 speakers

09:40 - 11:20

Innovations in Assistive Technology From Asia and Africa

M2
Hybrid
Thursday
ICT
Developing countries

4 speakers

10:00 - 10:40

Deinstitutionalization - Are We Making Progress?

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
Community Living
International Sign (IS)

3 speakers

10:00 - 11:40

Making Elections More Inclusive and Accessible

M3
On-site
Thursday
Political Participation

6 speakers

10:40 - 11:20

Discovery Awards: Handover Ceremony

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Innovation Pitches
Developing countries
International Sign (IS)

4 speakers

10:40 - 12:20

Empowering Persons With Disabilities to Become Self-Advocates

Pressroom
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
Community Living

10 speakers

11:20 - 12:40

Using Data to Create Change

M2
Hybrid
Thursday

6 speakers

Zero Project India Forum

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Developing countries
International Sign (IS)

3 speakers

11:40 - 13:00

12:20 - 13:20

Opening for the Spanish Speaking Community

Pressroom
Hybrid
Thursday
In Spanish Language

3 speakers

12:40 - 14:00

Outstanding Innovations in Assistive Technology

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
ICT
International Sign (IS)

4 speakers

13:00 - 13:40

Financial independence, what can banks improve?

Fireside Chat
Online
Thursday

2 speakers

13:00 - 14:20

Presenting the Zero Project India Conference and Scale Up Hub

M2
Hybrid
Thursday
Developing countries
Zero Project Strategy

8 speakers

13:40 - 14:00

Disability and Media

Fireside Chat
Online
Thursday

2 speakers

13:40 - 14:40

Innovative Housing Solutions for Persons With Disabilities

Pressroom
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
In Spanish Language

6 speakers

14:00 - 15:20

Moving Out of Sheltered Workshops

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
Community Living
International Sign (IS)

5 speakers

14:20 - 16:40

The Zero Project Policymaker Forum

M2
Hybrid
Thursday
Public sector

4 speakers

14:40 - 15:40

Good practices in Independent Living in Latin America

Pressroom
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
In Spanish Language

4 speakers

15:00 - 18:00

Book Your 1-1 Networking Slot Right Here!

Foyer 0 - Ground Floor
On-site
Thursday
Networking

15:20 - 16:40

Creating Stable Support Systems for Beneficiaries and Their Families in Community Living

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Independent Living
Community Living

8 speakers

15:40 - 16:00

Long-Covid and Disability

Fireside Chat
Online
Thursday

2 speakers

16:40 - 17:00

Keynote: Accessible EU

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Keynotes

16:40 - 17:20

Disability in Fairy Tales

M2
Hybrid
Thursday

2 speakers

18:00 - 20:00

The Award Ceremony of the Zero Project 2023

M1
Hybrid
Thursday
Innovation Pitches
International Sign (IS)
Zero Project Strategy

3 speakers

Friday, 24 February 2023

09:00 - 15:00

Book Your 1-1 Networking Slot Right Here!

Foyer 0 - Ground Floor
On-site
Friday
Networking

10:00 - 10:20

Inclusive Mindfulness Moment

M1
On-site
Friday

1 speaker

Psychosocial disability and entrepreneurship

Fireside Chat
Online
Friday

2 speakers

10:00 - 11:00

Innovation in Mental Health: Bridging the Gap Between Social and Medical Models

M2
Hybrid
Friday
Independent Living
Community Living
International Sign (IS)

3 speakers

10:20 - 10:40

Keynote: Ichiro Kabasawa, Executive Director of the Nippon Foundation

M1
Hybrid
Friday
Keynotes
International Sign (IS)

1 speaker

10:40 - 12:00

Disability Data Improving Policy-Making in Subsaharan Africa

Pressroom
Hybrid
Friday
Developing countries

5 speakers

Innovative Approaches and Technology in Early Childhood Intervention

M1
Hybrid
Friday
ICT
International Sign (IS)

4 speakers

11:00 - 11:40

11:00 - 12:00

Music and Dance - For Everyone To Join

M2
Hybrid
Friday
Independent Living
Community Living

4 speakers

12:00 - 13:00

Inclusive Street Art

M2
Hybrid
Friday
Arts and Culture

5 speakers

12:00 - 13:20

Improving Political Participation in Africa

Pressroom
Hybrid
Friday
Political Participation
Developing countries

4 speakers

12:40 - 13:00

Disability and Entrepreneurship

Fireside Chat
Online
Friday

1 speaker

13:00 - 13:40

14:00 - 15:20

Managing Climate Change, Food Scarcity, and Emergency Situations

M1
Hybrid
Friday
Developing countries
International Sign (IS)

6 speakers

14:20 - 15:00

15:40 - 16:20

Closing Ceremony of the Zero Project Conference 2023

M1
Hybrid
Friday
International Sign (IS)
Zero Project Strategy

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