Speaker profile for Clive Gilbert: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Clive Gilbert

Company Name: Policy Connect

Seminar Title: Assistive Technology and the National Disability Strategy

As the Government prepares to publish its National Strategy for Disabled People by the end of 2020, this seminar will explore the potential for a new approach to assistive technology policy in England.

About Clive Gilbert

Clive Gilbert co-manages the All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology (APPGAT), whose secretariat services are provided by the cross-party think tank Policy Connect. A lifelong user of assistive technology, Clive has extensive experience advising policymakers and front-line service providers on how to support and empower disabled and older people. In addition to his role with APPGAT, Clive is the author of the dispATches assistive technology newsletter published by the charity Designability and serves as the public and patient voice representative for NHS England''s Environmental Control Service.