Access All Areas. Halls N11 and 12 (entrance N6), ExCeL London, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London. E16 1XL. 19 March 2019. Open: 8:30-18:30.
Hosted by Transport for London (TfL), the event offers an opportunity for those interested in accessible transport to meet with decision makers, engineers and businesses whilst learning about inclusive services and innovations.
The charity HAD, which celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018 and offers independent living services to Hertfordshire’s disabled and older communities, will be exhibiting alongside the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RIDC) in Zone 4, Future and Tech. HAD representatives, including Sean Lawrence, COO, and Nigel Dotchin, Chairman, will be providing information and advice on behalf of their overseeing national charity, Driving Mobility. Driving Mobility accredits twenty independent organisations nationwide which offer professional support and driving assessments to people who need to gain, or retain, the ability to drive following a diagnosis involving impairment or disability.
Ann Frye OBE, Driving Mobility Board Member, will be attending the event as guest speaker during an auditorium panel session. Ann, an internationally respected expert on accessibility, has worked extensively with TfL and will be able to share her three decades of experience with the audience:
Every Journey Matters – Unlocking London’s culture, jobs and opportunities
Auditorium: 13.30 – 14.30
Synopsis: Accessible Transport isn’t an end in itself. It unlocks jobs, education and important social and cultural opportunities for disabled and older people across the Capital. This panel will discuss what more there is to be done and how, by working together, improvements can be made.