Annual Longmore Lecture in Disability Studies: Josh Miele

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Photo of Josh Miele using a smart phone
Josh Miele presents a lecture on How Access Really Happens: Disability, Technology and Design Thinking. He will delve into the interactions between disability, culture and technology by exploring one blind scientist and inventor's journey. Interweaving evidence, anecdote and autobiography, Miele will make a case for broadening our thinking about the meaning of accessibility and how we achieve it. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 119
Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
Emily Beitiks
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Miele is a scientist with more than 25 years of experience in developing innovative, information-accessibility solutions for blind people. As director of the Description Research and Innovation Lab and associate director of the Smith-Kettlewell Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Blindness and Low Vision, he leads a team of engineers and scientists dedicated to addressing a wide variety of accessible information challenges in education, employment, and entertainment.


Josh Miele