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axe-con speaker in 2023, 2024

Pronouns: He/Him

Ed Summers is a blind software engineer and an accessibility specialist. He has a B.S. in Computer Science and professional experience as a software developer, engineering manager, and leader of accessibility programs within large technology companies. Ed’s personal mission is to enable people with disabilities to realize their full potential in the classroom and the 21st-century knowledge economy. He fulfills that mission as the Head of Accessibility at GitHub where he empowers people of all abilities to create and collaborate. He also serves on disability-related government and not-for-profit boards.

Read more about Ed’s talk here: “Empowering People with Disabilities Using GitHub Copilot

Watch Ed’s 2023 keynote talk here: “GitHub Accessibility: Bridging the Disability Divide through Code Collaboration

Date and Time
On Demand
Empowering People with Disabilities Using GitHub Copilot
Ed Summers, Carie Fisher, Jesse Dugas, #Development,
02/20/2024 at 11:00am US/Eastern
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