GIOF Annual Meeting • May 19–26, 2022
The Largest Annual Meeting of
 the Global DEI Community
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Matteo ZallioMatteo Zallio

Senior research associate at University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge
Matteo Zallio, M.Arch, Ph.D., is an award-winning designer and researcher on a mission to make everyday spaces and technologies accessible and inclusive for all. He is a senior researcher at the University of Cambridge, and he worked for different organizations including Stanford University, Technological University Dublin, ISO, OpenIDEO, IWBI. He has a unique background in helping businesses to develop futuristic technologies that are inclusive by considering human diversity.

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May, 19 11:00 AM CET
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Fostering inclusive design in employee’s mindset: a universal challenge

Research reported that the scarcity of awareness of inclusive design is correlated with a systemic lack of perceived value of the benefits of designing inclusively. Matteo will highlight how companies can foster inclusive design in employee’s mindsets with the Inclusive Design Canvas and will share some tips on how inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility can become part of the daily routine.
Matteo Zallio Senior research associate at University of Cambridge
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May, 21 4:30 PM CET

Inclusive Design Canvas to Improve Work Spirit and Culture

Dr. Zallio will run a demonstration unfolding the potential of the Inclusive Design Canvas for different design teams. The Inclusive Design Canvas is a strategic design template that offers an educational springboard for design professionals to embed Inclusive Design in the design process and to build the business case for Inclusive Design.

The second will highlight the potential of the IDEA audit, a mixed-method post-occupancy evaluation system that helps professionals to collect building occupants’ data on the perception of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility.

Matteo Zallio Senior research associate at University of Cambridge
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