Christopher Michael Lee

VP & Managing Director

G3ict/IAAP

United States

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About

Christopher M. Lee, PhD., is a social entrepreneur, advocate, author, and public speaker in the field of disabilities and is hyper-focused on contributing positively to the greater good, giving back to society, and creating lasting social changes.  He currently serves as VP and Managing Director of the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict), a non-profit advocacy and research initiative launched in 2006 by the United Nations to support the implications of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Christopher also directs the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), serving chapters and organizational and individual members in over 100 countries as part of his work with G3ict. Before G3ict, he founded and directed North America's largest higher education accommodations and research center, serving thousands of universities and colleges. He has been awarded and served as principal investigator on research grants. In his early years, Christopher was diagnosed with learning disabilities. He often attributed his success to what he learned in team sports, which he was ultimately named Co-Captain of the University of Georgia swim team in college. Christopher currently presides with his family in Asheville, North Carolina, in the United States.

My organisation

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) is a division of the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) a non-for-profit housed in Atlanta, Georgia. IAAP is a membership-based organization of individuals and organizations. IAAP supports accessibility professionals and organizations with professional training, certifications, and networking. Our goal is to build professional skills and support organizations that incorporate accessibility into their services, products, and infrastructure.

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Title (Academic/Diplomatic/Aristocratic/Political)

PhD

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he/him

Inclusive Education

Technical and Vocational Education and TrainingDigital LearningEducation in Emergencies

ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)

3D PrintingArtificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Big Data SolutionsCommunity and Knowledge PlatformComputer Steering TechnologiesDigital LibraryGaming SolutionsInternet of ThingsMobile Services and Smartphone AppsRobotics and Automated MachinerySocial MediaTranslation/Conversation Tools

Other Areas of Activity

AccessibilityEmployment

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Increase expertise in accessibility and inclusionInvitations to international conferencesNetworkingResearch Cooperations

Speaker sessions (1)

Thursday, 22 February 2024

15:00 - 16:30

Innovation Pitches: Promising tech-innovations and impact investors

Live stream
Location: M1
Assistive technologies
ICT innovations
English captions | International Sign

In this fast-paced session, witness dynamic tech showcases connecting with impact investors, and then delve into the immediate feedback the investors themselves provide.