Elise Roy

Human-Centred Designer

Keynote Speaker for Transportation Forum

Elise Roy is a deaf human centered designer, former lawyer, and motivational speaker who works the vanguard of the disruptive innovation movement. Elise is a passionate proponent of the notion that when we design for disability, we often develop solutions that are better than when we design for the norm. A highly skilled public speaker, she has given talks at Microsoft, the U.S. Institute for Peace, the United Nations, and the World Bank. Her TEDx talk, “When we Design for Disability, We All Benefit,” has over 1.1 million views.  As a recognized thought leader, she has given talks across the world for organizations such as Microsoft, NASA, AIGA, and the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Design Museum.

Read her full bio, here.

Transportation Forum

Thursday, March 7 2019

9:00 aM – 4:30 PM PDT

Anvil Centre

777 Columbia Street

New Westminster, BC