Thankyou to our generous sponsors for this year’s conference. If you would like to join them by becoming a sponsor, see the details below.
Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With roughly 1.2 billion people with disabilities in the world, we’re passionate about ensuring that our products and services are designed for people of all abilities. We are committed to transparency, accountability and inclusion in our products and our culture, and are deeply inspired by the opportunity to work with others around the world to explore what’s possible. There are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone who uses it.
Follow them on @MSFTenable
Vision Australia’s Digital Access consultancy is recognised internationally as an industry leader in online accessibility. With expert knowledge of accessibility conformance, inclusive design and the needs of people with disability or impairment, Digital Access has spent over 15 years helping organisations make their digital assets accessible to everyone.
Follow them on @visionaustralia
National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)
The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) at Boston public broadcaster WGBH is a research and development facility dedicated to addressing barriers to media and emerging technologies for people with disabilities in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities. NCAM is part of the Media Access Group at WGBH which includes two production units, The Caption Center (est. 1972) and Descriptive Video Service® (DVS®) (est. 1990). They have done excellent innovative work making educational materials available to people with disabilities, especially children. For the long list of projects, see http://ncam.wgbh.org/about/projects/ NCAM's mission is to ensure that the 40 million Americans with little or no access to media's sights and sounds will not be left out of the Information Age.
Follow them on @AccessWGBH
Education Services Australia
"Delivering user-focused digital education services and solutions". Education Services Australia operates as a sustainable education service provider working collaboratively in the interests of all Australian education jurisdictions to provide technology based services for education, including: * The development, sharing and deployment of nationally-owned technical data and assessment systems * Digital teaching and learning resources, tools and services * Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services.
Follow them on @EdServAus
Would you like to be a sponsor?
As always, OZeWAI is interested in sponsor agreements with relevant organisations.
The rules of engagement with a sponsor will be determined by a memorandum of understanding between the OZeWAI Committee and the sponsor and will ordinarily involve financial contribution by the sponsor in return for benefits that may include arrangements such as:
- Exclusivity of partnership for the given conference
- Financial contribution to the conference by the conference partner
- Collaboration in running and organising the conference
- Collaboration in managing websites and electronic communication forums for the conference
- Opportunities for the conference partner to market and promote their services and communicate other materials through the avenues of communication related to the conference
- A position on the conference organising subcommittee for the conference partner
- Scope for the conference partner to present or run sessions at the conference
- Free attendance at the conference for the conference partner
- Other in-kind contributions and collaborations as agreed between the committee of the association and the conference partner.
Conference partners and sponsors shall not have access to the lists of members of the association or any other lists of people involved with any of the activities of the association without:
- Express permission from those people, or
- Agreement from the committee of the association.
The conduct of conference partners and sponsors and the terms of any memorandum of understanding must not be contradictory to the rules of OZeWAI, and in particular must be coherent with the objects of the OZeWAI association as set out in the OZeWAI Constitution.
Please contact us for more information about sponsoring OZeWAI, sponsorship packages or to discuss options for your organisation.