Sponsors Sessions


Wednesday 24 July – 17:30 – 18:30

Amphi Bleu

RIT NTID Session

National Technical Institute for the Deaf – Rochester Institute of Technology  

New Innovations in Higher Education at NTID: Research, International Outreach, and Interpreter Training 

  • Peter C. Hauser, Ph. D –NTID Center on Cognition and Language
  • Thomastine Sarchet – NTID International Educational Outreach
  • Rico Peterson – NTID Access Services

Amphi Bordeaux

GOOGLE session

Leveraging machine learning to make communication more accessible

Talk Description: Learn about what Google is doing to make communication more accessible for deaf and hard of hearing users and how it ties to Google’s mission of making the world’s information universally accessible and useful.

Talk Presenters: 

  • Sagar Savla, Product Manager
  • Laura D’Aquila, Software Engineer
  • Abigail Klein, Software Engineer
  • Brian Kemler, Product Manager


Thursday 25 July – 17:30 – 18:30

Amphi Bleu

Sprint Accessibility session

Creating an Ecosystem to Enable Equal Access to Telecommunication Services for Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing People. 

  • Seth Bravin, Director of Strategic Alliances
  • Karl Ewan, Manager, Access and Marketing


Amphi Bordeaux

Acceo Tadeo / Orano session

In daily life or at work : Acceo & Tadeo remove barriers of communication between hearing people and deaf people

  • Julien Monnet, Tadeo Director
  • Julien Allart, Acceo Director
  • Nasreddine Chab “Nasro”, Médiateur scientifique en LSF et LSI, Musée des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
  • Alexia Bailly, President-Fondator of the association Solidarité Sourds Bénin (SSB)

Animated by:

  • Bruno Gomila, Retired


Friday 26 July – 17:30 – 18:30


Amphi Bleu

Google session

 Accessible Speech 

Talk Description: Learn how Google is leveraging machine learning (ML) to make rapid improvements and advances in accessible speech and see demonstrations of recently announced projects such as Euphonia, Parrotron and Live Relay.

Talk Presenters:

  • Joel Shor, Software Engineer
  • Sam Sepah, Program Manager
  • Fadi Biadsy, Research Scientist
  • Dimitri Kanevsky, Research Scientist
  • Sapir Caduri, Software Engineer