Roundtable on proposals for a Centre for ATech

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11:00 Arrivals, tea, coffee and biscuits
11:30 Chair’s introduction – Barry Sheerman MP
11:35 Opening remarks
Background to the Centre for ATech proposals, Robert McLaren
Overview of current work on ATech skills and awareness, Rohan Slaughter
11:50 Discussion with all participants. Topics to include:
How could a Centre for ATech meet the challenge of making the UK ‘the most accessible place in the world to live and work with technology’, all in the context of public spending constraints?
What role could the Centre for ATech play in the wider public service digitisation and reform agendas?
How could a Centre for ATech built on existing work from the tech sector, third sector, and disability groups?
12:50 Next steps: Robert McLaren, Policy Connect
12:55 Chair closes the event.
Period12 Mar 2024
Event typeWorkshop
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Assistive Technology
  • Policy
  • National Strategy for Disabled People
  • Disability Action Plan
  • Disability