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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Technology Solutions 2016

Saturday, April 23 - 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Second Sense
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60601

Technology is accelerating at an ever increasing pace.  Many new advances have revolutionized the way we accomplish tasks and live our lives. Join us for Second Sense’s tenth annual Technology Solutions as we take a look at what the future holds.  We’ll also examine how social media has changed the way we communicate personally and professionally and explore how to leverage technology in the workplace.

Connecting with the Future

Conference Agenda

iPhoe and iPad

8:30 am   Welcome and Registration

Exhibits Open

9:00 am   Looking Into the Future


  • David Flament, manager of adaptive technology services at Second Sense
  • Byron Lee, coordinator of websites and developer of Directions for Me at Horizons for the Blind
  • Mark Carson, adaptive technology specialist for Chicago Public Schools

The pace of advancing technology is amazing.  See what’s in store for the future and the impact of these important advances on our community.

10:30 am   Morning Break

11:00 am   The Social Media Connection

Presented by:

Social media is now the way we communicate with family, friends and businesses. Catch up on all that’s new on Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram and other social media networks.

12:00 pm   Break

12:30 pm   Communications in the Workplace

Presented by: Colleen Wunderlich, director of the Forsythe Center for Employment and Entrepreneurship at the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Technology accommodations are crucial tools for our ability to be productive and engaged with society. Explore how to request accommodations in the employment interview, how to leverage them in the workplace and how to use them in everyday life.

1:30 pm   Conference closes

Our Second Sense Product Center is open for your shopping pleasure throughout the conference!

To register, contact our front desk at 312-236-8569 or email David Flament.