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  • G3ict.org - Event Summary
    overview ICT Industry leaders proactively support the implementation of the CRPD in matters of ICT accessibility ICT industry representatives will share their perspectives on how their organizations can contribute to implement the ICT accessibility dispositions of the CRPD and discuss how policies and programs may foster new opportunities leveraging Public Private partnerships Session Chair John Kemp CEO Abilities Introductory remarks Javed Abidi Chair Disabled Peoples International and Vice chair International Disability Alliance Latest data of the 2012 CRPD ICT Accessibility Progress Report produced by G3ict in cooperation with Disabled Peoples International Axel Leblois Executive Director G3ict Panelists Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Adobe Systems Fernando Laguarda Vice President External Affairs and Policy Counselor Time Warner Cable Susan Mazrui Director Global Public Policy AT T Services Inc Tom Smith VP Worldwide Sales and Business Development Ephox Corporation James Thurston Director International Accessibility Policy Microsoft Frances West World Wide Director Human Ability Accessibility Center IBM Tim Heffernan NCR Invited TBC Panelists will share their perspectives with United Nations and COSP delegations on the following topics How does the ICT industry help implement the ICT accessibility dispositions of the CRPD with practical examples Which opportunities and partnerships States Parties may leverage together with

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    country with government and civil society stakeholders to o Promote awareness raising among decision makers and disability advocacy groups about ICT accessibility barriers and solutions o Develop and implement ICT accessibility policies and programs o Provide in country capacity building Agenda 8 00 a m Registration and breakfast served seated 8 05 a m Introductions Introduction to the UNITE Project Barbara Murray ILO Opportunities for UN agencies to leverage ICT accessibility Alana Officer WHO Why ICT accessibility matters Gary Fowlie ITU 8 30 a m Methodology in country objectives and deliverables of UNITE Axel Leblois G3ict 8 45 a m Discussion 9 30 a m Adjournment Invited participants include o UN agencies ECLAC ESCAP ESCWA ILO ITU OHCHR UNESCO UNDESA UNDP UNFIP UNICEF UNPAN UNRCNYO WIPO WHO The World Bank o Secretariat for the CRPD UNDESA and Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities OHCHR o CoSP5 Delegates and Permanent Missions o Civil Society and Disabled Persons Organizations IDA International Disability Alliance and DPI Disabled Peoples International o G3ict Corporate and Institutional Sponsors UNITE Project Expected Outcomes 1 Real and tangible progress so that persons with disabilities in participating countries are using accessible ICTs 2 Encourage and inform States

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    stipulates that The States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conference of States Parties in order to consider any matter with regard to the implementation of the present Convention Since 2008 four sessions of the Conference of States Parties have been held at United Nations Headquarters New York For more information and Quick Links List of Side events Visit the UN Enable event webpage G3ict Special Sessions at COSP5 UN Headquarters G3ict presents at IDA Civil Society CRPD Forum COSP5 Pre conference Date Tuesday September 11 2012 Time 11 30 AM 1 00 PM Venue Conference Room 4 Details The International Disability Alliance IDA with the support of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs DESA will host this day long event the day before the opening of the Conference programme forthcoming For more information Visit the event webpage International Disability Alliance http www internationaldisabilityalliance org en G3ict ILO The UNITE Project Breakfast Meeting Presentation By Invitation Only Date Thursday September 13 2012 Time 8 00 AM 9 30 AM Venue UN Delegates Dining Room For more information Visit the event webpage G3ict Side Event at COSP5 How Can the ICT Industry Contribute to Implementing Article 9 of the

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    by Colin Allen President of the World Federation of the Deaf WFD 10 30 12 00 First session CRPD related advocacy work at national level leading to change in legislation and policies Co chaired by Regina Atalla President of RIADIS and Patrick Clarke Chair of Down Syndrome International DSI 12 00 13 00 Second session Examples of work with other stakeholders media National human rights institutions business trade unions etc to promote the implementation of the CRPD Co chaired by Geir Jensen Secretary General of the World Federation of the DeafBlind WFDB and Nawaf Kabbara President of Arab Organisation of Persons with Disabilities AOPD Speakers Robinah Alambuya Chairwoman PANUSP Javed Abidi Chair of DPI and Alex Leblois Executive Director of G3ict Joshua Goldstein Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION Martin Mwesigwa Babu Programme Manager HIV AIDS Department National Union of Disabled Persons in Uganda NUDIPU Medi Ssengooba Human Rights Watch 15 00 16 15 Third session Increasing the funding for the implementation of the CRPD good examples of international co operation disability rights budgeting and getting disability into the post 2015 agenda Co chaired by Latoa Halatou Co chair of Pacific Disability Forum PDF and Klaus Lachwitz Chair of Inclusion

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    G3ict Participates in the 30th Anniversary of Ausiolioteca AIAS Bologna Proposed Assistive Technology Quality Factors of Transformation Bologna Italy September 11 2012 Venue Torre Emilia Romagna Viale della Fiera 8 Bologna For more information visit the event webpage in Italian

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    participation and inclusion and improved services and support Since ICT can take over the leading role in all areas of the economic social and public life and as such must not exclude any group of society The workshop aims of exchange and disseminate achievements and research findings in that area It also intends to stimulate the communication both between researchers working in various areas related to ICT solutions and its use leading to further progress in that field and between researchers and practitioners who might take inspiration to implement their achievements The workshop intends to launch the regular platform for academic and industry based researchers and practitioners and aspire to become constant event We invite contributions related both to theoretical and more practical aspects of AT and ICT for disabilities Topics Topics should cover but are not limited to E accessibility Design for all Assistive technologies Web accessibility Inclusive e government Paper Submission and Publication Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the workshop Accepted and Presented papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings and included in the IEEE Xplore database They will be also submitted for indexation in DBLP

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    Summit focuses on pairing research and policy development in order to collaboratively work towards a reformed benefits system improved education and employment outcomes for people with disabilities technology solutions for accessibility issues and to receive updates on international and national policy For more information about the summit please visit WID s website Ever Widening Circle Reception Join WID our colleagues friends and supporters at Ever Widening Circle our premier gala celebrating WID s work and disability culture at the universally designed and award winning Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley California Ever Widening Circle will include a cocktail reception a short program with an awards ceremony honoring Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund DREDF and feature comedienne Geri Jewell known from HBO s Deadwood and as Cousin Geri on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life the first person with a disability to have a regular role on a prime time series Performing as a stand up comedienne since 1978 Jewell is famous for her ability to use humor to facilitate attitudinal change Save the Date M Enabling Summit 2014 June 9 10 2014 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel Washington D C M Enabling Summit 2013 Global Summit on Accessible Mobile

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  • G3ict.org - Event overview
    The event will offer training on development topics in person collaboration on programming projects and professional networking among developers The event will be collaborative in electronic spaces before during and after the event Rather than limit this to accomplishments that can be achieved during a single in person event this Developer event is not intended to be an end in itself but will instead serve as an organizing opportunity to create mechanisms for ongoing collaboration among developers who are interested in building accessible technology solutions It is also a goal of the A I to make smart use of new media tools to create electronic spaces for such collaboration We encourage others to also activate online collaboration spaces associated with this effort To this end we suggest use of hashtag DevAcc as a tag that facilitates searching and coordination of the upcoming events on the web Facebook Twitter other new media outlets Please pre register for the event by sending your name affiliation and contact information to devacc fcc gov by August 31 2012 If there are particular ways that you d like to participate or related activities that you d like to inform us about also feel free to

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