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Cutting edge technology can capture the imagination but some of the most powerful stories are ones where we see people completely transformed by seemingly magical experiences. Join Haiyan Zhang, Innovation Director at Microsoft Research as she talks about her work in inventing new transformative technologies. Emma Lawton will share her story as a champion for Parkinson’s, and Hector Minto, Senior Technical Evangelists, Microsoft will also share impactful stories of inclusion and accessible new tech.

Cutting edge technology in itself can capture the imagination but some of the most powerful stories are ones where we see people completely transformed by seemingly magical experiences.

Join Haiyan Zhang, Innovation Director at Microsoft Research as she talks about her work in inventing new transformative technologies and how human stories inspire and drive her passion.

Explore the human side of technology with Emma Lawton, and hear her story as a champion for people with Parkinson’s, a disease Emma herself was diagnosed with at age 28.

Hear from Hector Minto, Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, about his own singular mission to transform the world with Tech4Good and sharing some impactful stories of inclusion and accessible new tech.
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What You'll Learn from This Session...

  1. Cutting edge technologies can completely transform people's difficulties
  2. Microsoft is a leader for Tech for Good and accessible new tech
  3. Technology empowers humans to do more

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Speakers

Hector Minto Senior Technology Evangelist Microsoft
Haiyan Zhang Innovation and Technology Director Microsoft Research
Emma Lawton Devices and Apps Strategist Parkinson UK

Event Details

Event Type Workshop

Related Topic Area  Tech 

Similar Interests  VR / AR   AI 

Track  Impact 

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