Lessons from the International Community: Accessibility

Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 2:30-3:45 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
122 America's Center
"Look of Ma'at" focuses on an exhibition that highlights ancient Egyptian works of art to provide greater understanding on people with special needs. Presenter: Wesam Mohamed Mansour, curator, Cairo Egyptian Museum

"Inclusive Contemporary Culture for Disability" highlights some of the technological, educational and physical tools that have been introduced at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogota to increase access to knowledge of and experiences with contemporary art for people with disabilities. Presenter: Gustavo Ortiz Serrano, director, Museum of Contemporary Art-Bogota

"The VIRUS:Game Based Learning for K-12" explores a game-based learning program which combines mixed reality, storytelling and digital media-- to include virtual and augmented reality and role-playing elements --to offer an immersive educational experience. Presenters: Hosan Kim and Joo-Kyung Rhee, Kochon Memorial Hall, Korea
Laura Gonzalez
Head of Education and Communication
Museo Soumaya
Got a BA in Communication at Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master's degree on Comparative Literature at UNAM. She is part time professor at Universidad Iberoamericana. Previously, she collaborated for six years at Museo Nacional del Virreinato. She collaborated with the Museo Nacional de Arte in projects of strategic planning and management analysis. She is, since 2007, the Director of the Communication Department at Museo Soumaya