Inclusivity in Information System Design and Selection
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakout
Room: Studio Suite (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Stakeholder Focus
Primary Audience: Policy Makers
Brief Session Description: Student often face information systems that are binary in nature while the world we live in is non-binary. As a result, information systems are often unwelcoming to diverse students and can reflect unconscious bias. This session discusses identifying and recognizing bias in the information systems we use every day, the impact these systems can have on students, strategies for working with technology and vendors to redesign systems to be inclusive of all students, and strategies for incorporating inclusiveness into technology product selection
Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate

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