The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) was delighted to hold the 2nd Annual Sue Salthouse Memorial Lecture online at 4:00 pm on Thursday 1st December 2022.

Robin Wilkinson was be the keynote speaker for the event. Robin has an extensive background in disability and consumer telecommunications advocacy. In her advocacy on behalf of consumers, Robin focuses on accessible communications equipment, emergency services, and priority assistance. Robin is also known for her promotion of the rights of people with disabilities in communications, leading to international recognition of the work of the CTN and consumer representation in Australia. She has sought to build an understanding of universal design principles and the value of consumer consultation in product design and development. Notably, she was a member of the Australian delegation to the 10th Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) meeting in Nice, France in 2005 and the 11th GSC meeting in Chicago, USA in 2006 where she gave presentations to leading engineers and regulators from around the world