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M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase 2019

June 17-19, 2019   |   Organized by: E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc.


Accessibility: Transforming Users’ Experience

The M-Enabling Summit Conference and Showcase is dedicated to promoting accessible and assistive technology for senior citizens and users of all abilities. It is an annual meeting place for all who create and contribute accessible ICT products, services, connected devices and consumer technologies.  With its theme of “Accessibility: Transforming Users’ Experience”, the 2019 M-Enabling Summit will provide a platform for empowering technologies and focus on next-generation innovations and breakthroughs for users of all abilities.

New accessible technologies are rapidly transforming the way users interact with digital interfaces. The M-Enabling Summit is the ideal venue to support independent living in an interconnected world for seniors and persons with disabilities. These technological advances are becoming an essential differentiator in gaining a competitive advantage. The M-Enabling program is designed to give participants the tools, knowledge, and networking opportunities to implement into their everyday lives in this rapidly expanding market of assistive and accessible technologies.

Bringing together professionals, corporations, service organizations, and key thought leaders, the M-Enabling Summit is an all-inclusive conference and showcase featuring innovative technology, mobile applications, connected devices, and services for more than one-billion users worldwide.

The 8th edition of the M-Enabling Summit Global Conference and Showcase will be held June 17-19 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Washington, DC and integrates the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Annual Conference.

Key Topics include:

  • Smart Cities for All “Last Mile” Solutions

  • Artificial Intelligence for User Interfaces

  • IoT and Robots for Smart Homes

  • Real World End User Experience 

  • Accessible Media Platforms Entertainment 

  • Self-Driving and Autonomous Mobility

  • Augmented Reality

  • International Trends in Digital Accessibility 

  • IAAP & W3C: Artificial Intelligence for Web Accessibility 

  • Baby Boomer Strategies 

  • Higher Education


Pricing and Registration: Three Day All Access M-Enabling Summit Conference Pass

  • Private Sector Attendees:

    • Early Bird Ends April 27 - $565.00

    • Pre-Registration Ends June 13 - $595.00

    • On Site Registration - $615.00

  • Government, Non-Profit and Academia:

    • ​​​​​​​Early Bird Ends April 27 - $350.00

    • Pre-Registration Ends June 13 - $375.00

    • On Site Registration - $400.00

To register please click here

Registration is required to attend the FCC Awards Ceremony; Awards Ceremony is free and open to the public.Conference registration includes admission to three days of conference sessions, luncheon, exhibit floor, coffee breaks, keynote presentations, special features, networking events as well as the M-Enabling Summit opening night cocktail reception.

Accessibility Accommodations and Services:

  • American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided in all plenary and breakout sessions, and Real Time Captioning (CART) will be available in all sessions on screen and with URL for mobile or personal computer viewing.

  • If you require accommodations to participate in the M-Enabling Summit please indicate as many as apply on your registration form before May 10, 2019.

  • A full list of accessible materials and services offered can be found here.

  • If you require other accommodations to participate, please indicate requests to Patti Hoffend at to discuss your needs. We require notification 5 weeks in advance either via email or other written notice in order to secure the necessary materials and services.  Additional requests are subject to availability.

Registration Policies:

  • Cancellation Policy:  Conference registration is non-refundable. A registered participant may substitute the name of another person in his or her place if received prior to June 6th. Name change requests should be submitted via email to

  • Registration is available on site. Valid forms of payment onsite include credit card (preferred) or check. No cash will be accepted.

  • International participants who require a visa to enter the United States will be provided with further information on their registration confirmation e-mail.

  • Personal Care Attendants may not attend any conference activities without the registered participant they are assisting.

  • Group registration discounts are available for groups of 10+ or more. Please contact

  • There are no refunds for no-shows.

  • Attendees must have conference credentials with them to access conference sessions

Event Photography Policy:

Attendees recognize that their photograph and/or likeness may be used for promotional purposes and grant M-Enabling Summit the right to use their image in promotional materials for the M-Enabling Summit and other M-Enabling programs and events.

Event Time
Registration Opens 12:00 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Plenary Panel 1:30 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Showcase Area Opens 2:45 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Breakout Sessions 3:15 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Breakout Sessions 4:30 pm CDT June 17, 2019
IAAP Five Years Celebration and Showcase Area Open 5:00 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Adjournment - Dinner Open 7:30 pm CDT June 17, 2019
Registration Desk Opens 8:00 am CDT June 18, 2019
Opening Keynote 9:00 am CDT June 18, 2019
Lightning Talks & Plenary Session 9:30 am CDT June 18, 2019
Breakout Sessions 11:30 am CDT June 18, 2019
Lunch Break 12:30 pm CDT June 18, 2019
Breakout Sessions 2:00 pm CDT June 18, 2019
Breakout Sessions 3:30 pm CDT June 18, 2019
Keynote and AAA Awards 4:45 pm CDT June 18, 2019
Cocktail Reception 5:30 pm CDT June 18, 2019
Registration Desk Opens 7:45 am CDT June 19, 2019
Networking Breakfast 8:30 am CDT June 19, 2019
Breakout Sessions 9:30 am CDT June 19, 2019
Breakout Sessions 11:00 am CDT June 19, 2019
Closing Plenary Panel and Industry Forecasts 12:15 pm CDT June 19, 2019