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    Offered between sessions the Summit refreshment breaks will allow participants to network and meet in the conveniently located showcase area outside the conference meeting rooms 3 20 p m to 4 40 p m Parallel Sessions Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio A Blind and Low Vision This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps and services available to users with visual impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main advances of assistive mobile apps and services for this group of users the session will review innovative solutions in a panel format Session Chair Paul Schroeder Vice President of Programs and Policy American Foundation for the Blind AFB Panelists Christopher R Engelke Ph D Vice President of Augmentative Communications Technologies Ultratec Justin Eddings User Experience Designer Sprint Pavel Osipov Head of Program Enabling Technologies Deaf Blind Support Fund Con nection of Russia Presentation Harris Rosensweig Director Assistive Technology TCS Associates Stephen McCormack Ph D Chairman and CEO Visus Technology Inc Presentation Track Cutting edge Accessibility Environments Studio B Intel Technologies and Their Application in the Assistive Space This session will discuss two Intel technologies and their application into the assistive space The first technology is ACAT Assistive Context Aware Toolkit an open source software platform developed at Intel for Professor Stephen Hawking and persons requiring similar assistive solutions The session will review the capabilities of the system and how it can be configured and expanded by developers to enable persons with disabilities The second technology is the Intel RealSense camera which enables a set of capabilities through middleware providing a sense of awareness to devices Specifically the session will review the ability to detect a hand skeleton for gestures facial feature tracking emotion detection and general depth point cloud capture The session will also discuss other technical details of the cameras such as their size and power consumption all lending themselves towards solutions that can integrate the capabilities of the camera Presenters Lama Nachman Senior Principal Engineer and Director Anticipatory Computing Lab Intel Labs Robert Cooksey RealSense Design Lead Intel Corporation Presentation Sai Prasad Research Scientist Intel Labs Presentation Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio D Internet of Things and Innovations for Travel and Public Spaces This session will explore how the Internet of Things may change the accessibility safety and inclusiveness of travel and public spaces for leisure social activities work or education While still in their infancy emerging IP connected devices of all kinds interacting with remote systems already play an important role in everyday s activities for all users Case studies and innovations in the works will be discussed during this panel including industry and user representatives Session Chair Jay Cardinali Worldwide Accessibility Manager Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Panelists Mike May CEO Sendero Group and advisor to Uber Technologies Joel Snyder Ph D President Audio Description Associates LLC Presentation Ryan Donahue Chief Technology Officer Baltimore Museum of Art Presentation Anil Lewis Executive Director Jernigan Institute National Federation of the Blind David Helms Chief Product Officer Radius Networks invited Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Transacting and Paying Transacting and paying is increasingly a matter of interaction with digital interfaces via computer mobile phones ATMs web sites or automated telephone systems A recent report by G3ict shows the considerable implications for users who have difficulties interacting with digital financial system sand the work done by banks around the world in addressing those This panel will examine the latest evolutions in deploying solutions allowing all users to interact with payment and transaction systems from POS to e commerce web sites mobile payments or ATMs Session Chair Alireza Darvishy Professor Center of Accessibility Credit Suisse Group and Head of the ICT Accessibility Lab Zurich University for Applied Sciences Panelists Jason Oxman CEO Electronic Transactions Association Presentation Michael Morris Executive Director National Disability Institute NDI Presentation Chris Maury Founder Conversant Labs SayApps Ted Drake Sr SW Accessibility Engineer Accessibility Intuit Presentation Monica Ackermann Senior Manager Enabling Solutions and Support Management Scotiabank Presentation Track Policies Standards Studio F Radio Spectrum in Support of Enabling Mobile Solutions Radio devices are of primary importance for the lives of persons with disabilities from solutions for deaf and hard of hearing persons to NFCs home automation or the Internet of Things for all users This session chaired by the ITU Radio Division will stage a global discussion among IT companies AT vendors regulators and organizations of persons with disabilities of the increasing challenges that current spectrum availability create for new inclusive technologies applications and services and will review possible solutions Session Chair Mario Maniewicz Deputy to the Director and Chief IAP Department Radiocommunication Bureau BR ITU Presentation Panelists John W Kuzin Senior Director and Regulatory Counsel Qualcomm Brian Copsey Chairman ETSI ERM TG 17 Broadcast and ancillary services Presentation How Radio Aids Work Mary Brown Senior Director Government Affairs Cisco Atsushi Imai Human Interface Research Division Science Technology Research Laboratories Japan Broadcasting Corporation NHK Claude Stout Executive Director Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Inc TDI Presentation Brian Regan Chief of Staff Senior Legal and Policy Advisor FCC Track CMO CIO Accessibility Imperative Salon 3 Fortune 500 Data Points and Success Factors in Promoting Accessible Products and Services With the rapid expansion of the mobile senior market driven by Baby Boomers demographics Fortune 500 companies are increasingly paying attention to designing products services and communications that work for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities This panel will review available research and tools which CIOs and CMOs can use to define strategies in order to design and market accessible products and services Examples of implementation by leading corporations will be presented A discussion will ensue emphasizing success factors for CIOs and other marketing executives in implementing such strategies Session Chair Andrew AJ Johnson Managing VP Gartner Research The Gartner Group Panelists Rich Donovan Chief Executive Officer The Return on Disability Group Stephen M Bauer Ph D Competition Manager Project Officer National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research NIDRR Presentation John Rempel Quality Control and Training Specialist AMAC Georgia Institute of Technology David S Martin Program Manager Disabilities DOT Compliance Delta Air Lines 4 45 p m to 5 45 p m Grand Ballroom FCC Chairman s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility In its fourth edition the Chairman s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility Chairman s AAA part of the FCC s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative A I Initiative honor outstanding private and public sector ventures that advance accessibility for persons with disabilities Ventures include mainstream or assistive technologies introduced into the marketplace development of standards and implementation of best practices that foster accessibility After the ceremony winners will have the opportunity to share their innovations during a winner mixer with all Summit attendees Video Proceeding of the Awards Ceremony Courtesy Web AbleTV Closed Captions 46 minutes 07 seconds Keynote Speaker The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel Commissioner Federal Communications Commission 5 45 p m Grand Ballroom Introduction Ron Akins Senior Vice President E J Krause Associates Greetings by Cocktail Host Preety Kumar CEO Founder Deque Systems Inc 6 00 p m to 7 30 p m Cocktail Reception in Ballroom and Showcase Area Hosted by Deque Systems Inc The Summit s Cocktail Reception will allow participants to network and meet in a conveniently located showcase area with the opportunity weather permitting to enjoy the terraces of the conference center with vistas of the Capital End of Day 1 Day 2 Tuesday June 02 2015 08 00 AM 06 00 PM Day 2 2015 M Enabling Summit Agenda 8 00 a m to 8 45 a m Coffee and Refreshments in Showcase Area 8 45 a m to 10 00 a m Grand Ballroom Kick off Presentation on The Future of Internet of Things Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Video Proceedings on The Future of Internet of Things Courtesy WebAble TV Closed Captions 11 minutes 10 seconds Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance See more at http g3ict org events schedule event agenda p eventId 578 id agenda sthash STMI66hn dpuf Plenary Panel The Internet of Things A New Frontier for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities According to The Gartner Group there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020 and a recent survey of the Pew Research Internet Project shows that 83 percent of technology experts and engaged Internet users interviewed believe that the Internet Cloud of Things embedded and wearable computing and remote interactive systems will have widespread and beneficial effects by 2025 What are the possible implications for Persons with Disabilities and which areas are most likely to emerge in dramatically improving the independence inclusion and safety of seniors and persons with disabilities Session Chair Gerry Ellis Feel The BenefIT Fellow of The Irish Computer Society ISO IEC Guide 71 ITU Panelists Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Dan Norman Head of Strategic Engagement North America GSMA Kimberly Marshall North America Stakeholder Strategy Uber Technologies W Bradley Fain Ph D Principal Research Scientist Chief Human Factors Program Office Georgia Tech Research Institute Video Proceedings of Plenary Panel 3 Courtesy WebAble TV Closed Captions 53 minutes 56 seconds 10 00 a m to 10 30 a m Refreshment Break in Showcase Area Offered between sessions the Summit refreshment breaks will allow participants to network and meet in the conveniently located showcase area outside the conference meeting rooms 10 30 a m to 11 50 a m Parallel Sessions Track Cutting edge Accessibility Environments Studio B Latest Accessibility Solutions by Apple For more than 25 years Apple has provided new and innovative solutions for persons with disabilities allowing them to access and enjoy using the Mac iPhone iPad and other Apple technology Apple includes groundbreaking assistive technology in its products as standard features at no additional cost This session will explore the many ways Apple has implemented accessibility features into iPhone iPad and iPod touch devices and look at new products and services such as the Apple watch and HomeHealth and HomeKit Presenter Sarah Herrlinger Senior Product Manager Apple Inc Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio D Mobility and Dexterity This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps and services available to users with mobility or dexterity impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main technological advances of assistive mobile apps and services addressing physical barriers the session will review recently released solutions in a panel format Session Chair David Dikter CEO Assistive Technology Industry Association ATIA Assistive Technology Industry Association ATIA Panelists Robert Cooksey RealSense Design Lead Intel Corporation Oded Ben Dov Co Founder and CEO Sesame Enable Mauricio Meza Co Founder Komodo OpenLab Presentation Zach Staats Director of Clinical Implementation Tobii Dynavox Presentation Adam Wing Vice President of Global Business AbleNet Inc Presentation Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Interacting with Multimedia With the dramatic growth of video programming over the Internet multiple challenges await users with disabilities since regulations that applied to traditional television are not applicable to Internet only video programming This panel will explore the latest technical options made available in the market place and private sector initiatives addressing those issues as well as some of the best accessibility implementations achieved by traditional television broadcasters and cable operators Session Chair Mike Paciello Founding Partner The Paciello Group and WebAble TV Panelists Peter Korn Accessibility Architect Amazon Lab126 Tom Wlodkowski Vice President Accessibility Comcast Larry Goldberg Director Accessible Media Yahoo Presentation Joel Snyder Ph D President Audio Description Associates LLC Presentation Henny Swan Senior Accessible User Experience Consultant The Paciello Group Presentation Robin Spinks Principal Manager Digital Accessibility Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB MovieReading Project Track Policies Standards Studio F International Success Stories in Promoting Accessible Technologies and Services The promotion by industry of accessibility features of devices and applications local accessibility policies market trends among aging countries and the dynamic marketing of leading international mobile service providers demonstrate that accessibility is an effective competitive tool to expand markets and develop new customer loyalties while ensuring compliance International leading service providers and accessibility experts will share success stories and discuss how increased accessibility awareness supports those Session Chair Neil Heslop Group Director RNIB Solutions Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB Panelists Susanna Laurin CEO Funka Sabine Lobnig Communications Regulatory Officer Mobile Manufacturer Forum MMF Presentation Dr Monique Mai Director Communication Remote Sales and Public Affairs Accessibility Department Orange Group France Ananlada Chotimongkol Thailand National Electronics and Computer Technology Center NECTEC Presentation Track CMO CIO Accessibility Imperative Salon 3 Development Tools to Ensure Mobile Apps Accessibility Tools such as PhoneGap make it possible for developers to enjoy significant productivity gains by developing once for multiple platforms while using automated programming options allowing them to ensure that their apps are taking full advantage of all the accessibility features of different OS environments This panel will examine the state of the art of those tools and how to best promote them among developers and corporations creating apps for consumer markets including seniors and persons with disabilities A discussion of potential financial and marketing benefits for CMOs and CIOs will ensue Session Chair Frances West Chief Accessibility Officer IBM Panelists Ferran Gállego Chief Technology Officer Code Factory Timothy Springer CEO SBB BART Group Presentation Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Accessibility Adobe Systems Presentation Keith Rhodes VP of Product Development Deque Systems Inc 11 50 a m to 1 20 p m Lunch in Showcase Area Hosted by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Offered buffet style the Summit lunch will allow participants to network and meet in a conveniently located showcase area with the opportunity weather permitting to enjoy the terraces of the conference center with vistas of the Capital 1 20 p m to 2 40 p m Parallel Sessions Track Policies Standards Studio A W3C WAI New Horizons for 2020 An Interactive Session on the Future Evolution of Web Accessibility Guidelines in a Convergent World Led by Judy Brewer Director of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative WAI this session will allow web accessibility stakeholders to exchange their perspectives on how current convergence trends across technologies open new opportunities for harmonization and may expand the reach of future W3C WAI guidelines beyond their current scope Session Chair Judy Brewer Director Web Accessibility Initiative WAI W3C Panelists Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Accessibility Adobe Systems Gregg Vanderheiden Ph D Founder Raising the Floor GPII Director Trace R D Center University of Wisconsin Madison Jutta Treviranus Ph D Director Inclusive Design Research Centre OCAD University Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio B Industry Alliances for Interoperable Enabling Solutions Interoperability alliances have played a positive role in promoting innovation around communication standards often led by micro electronics and component manufacturers With Near Field Communications NFC Internet of Things and multiple communications protocol supporting smart home applications enabling solutions are definitely in need of industry alignment around common interoperable solutions This panel will examine which areas of the M Enabling Ecosystem are making progress in adopting universal interoperable solutions and which ones requires attention Session Chair Steve Tyler Head Innovation and Development Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB Panelists Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Jackie McCarthy Director Wireless Internet Development CTIA Jeanne Spellman Web Accessibility Engineer W3C WAI Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio D M Health and Well being Apps and Services M Health apps are rapidly transforming the way health services are performed The ability for health care professionals to remotely monitor alert inform guide and interact with patients as well as the multitude of self care and wellness apps are transforming practices while enhancing safety and productivity of services delivery This session will look at innovative m Health applications and services relevant to seniors and persons with disabilities and hear feedback from users on the accessibility of leading mainstream m Health apps and services Session Chair Steve Ewell Executive Director CEA Foundation Presentation Panelists Jean Anne Booth CEO UnaliWear Presentation Paul Schroeder VP American Foundation for the Blind Laura Mitchell Digital Health Aging and Tech Consulting John Godfrey Senior Vice President Public Policy Samsung Electronics America Mark Barlet Founder and Executive Director AbleGamers Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Engaging with Others via Social Media The accelerated rate of adoption of social media by seniors and persons with disabilities is driven in large part by mobile devices and has a profound impact on their lives This session will look at the many ways social media benefits seniors and persons with disabilities from family and social activities health and wellness safety to advocacy or simply breaking isolation and seclusion due to lack of mobility Panelists will review examples of most successful social media activities and how major social media services are adapting their offerings to make them more accessible usable and relevant to this fast growing group of social media users Session Chair Debra Ruh CEO Ruh Global Communications Co Founder AXSChat G3ict EmployAbility and Technology Chair Panelists Michael Morris Executive Director National Disability Institute NDI Presentation Virginia Vuleta Director Digital Strategy Accessible Media Inc AMI Presentation Gian Wild CEO AccessibilityOz Presentation Kendra Cox Manager Corporate Compliance and Outreach AT T Presentation Mike Bullis Executive Director The IMAGE Center Presentation Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio F Cognitive This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps available to users with cognitive impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main advances of assistive mobile apps and services for for this group of users the session will review examples of solutions in a panel format Session Chair Cathy Bodine Ph D Associate Professor Colorado Construction Industry Endowed Professorship and Executive Director Assistive Technology Partners Department of Bioengineering College of Engineering and Applied Sciences University of Colorado Denver Presentation Panelists John Morris Ph D Research Scientist Shepherd Center Presentation Jonathan Avila Chief Accessibility Officer SSB BART Group Presentation Sabine Lobnig Communications Regulatory Officer Mobile Manufacturer Forum MMF Presentation Amy S Goldman Co Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities

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  • G3ict.org - Agenda
    Offered between sessions the Summit refreshment breaks will allow participants to network and meet in the conveniently located showcase area outside the conference meeting rooms 3 20 p m to 4 40 p m Parallel Sessions Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio A Blind and Low Vision This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps and services available to users with visual impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main advances of assistive mobile apps and services for this group of users the session will review innovative solutions in a panel format Session Chair Paul Schroeder Vice President of Programs and Policy American Foundation for the Blind AFB Panelists Christopher R Engelke Ph D Vice President of Augmentative Communications Technologies Ultratec Justin Eddings User Experience Designer Sprint Pavel Osipov Head of Program Enabling Technologies Deaf Blind Support Fund Con nection of Russia Presentation Harris Rosensweig Director Assistive Technology TCS Associates Stephen McCormack Ph D Chairman and CEO Visus Technology Inc Presentation Track Cutting edge Accessibility Environments Studio B Intel Technologies and Their Application in the Assistive Space This session will discuss two Intel technologies and their application into the assistive space The first technology is ACAT Assistive Context Aware Toolkit an open source software platform developed at Intel for Professor Stephen Hawking and persons requiring similar assistive solutions The session will review the capabilities of the system and how it can be configured and expanded by developers to enable persons with disabilities The second technology is the Intel RealSense camera which enables a set of capabilities through middleware providing a sense of awareness to devices Specifically the session will review the ability to detect a hand skeleton for gestures facial feature tracking emotion detection and general depth point cloud capture The session will also discuss other technical details of the cameras such as their size and power consumption all lending themselves towards solutions that can integrate the capabilities of the camera Presenters Lama Nachman Senior Principal Engineer and Director Anticipatory Computing Lab Intel Labs Robert Cooksey RealSense Design Lead Intel Corporation Presentation Sai Prasad Research Scientist Intel Labs Presentation Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio D Internet of Things and Innovations for Travel and Public Spaces This session will explore how the Internet of Things may change the accessibility safety and inclusiveness of travel and public spaces for leisure social activities work or education While still in their infancy emerging IP connected devices of all kinds interacting with remote systems already play an important role in everyday s activities for all users Case studies and innovations in the works will be discussed during this panel including industry and user representatives Session Chair Jay Cardinali Worldwide Accessibility Manager Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Panelists Mike May CEO Sendero Group and advisor to Uber Technologies Joel Snyder Ph D President Audio Description Associates LLC Presentation Ryan Donahue Chief Technology Officer Baltimore Museum of Art Presentation Anil Lewis Executive Director Jernigan Institute National Federation of the Blind David Helms Chief Product Officer Radius Networks invited Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Transacting and Paying Transacting and paying is increasingly a matter of interaction with digital interfaces via computer mobile phones ATMs web sites or automated telephone systems A recent report by G3ict shows the considerable implications for users who have difficulties interacting with digital financial system sand the work done by banks around the world in addressing those This panel will examine the latest evolutions in deploying solutions allowing all users to interact with payment and transaction systems from POS to e commerce web sites mobile payments or ATMs Session Chair Alireza Darvishy Professor Center of Accessibility Credit Suisse Group and Head of the ICT Accessibility Lab Zurich University for Applied Sciences Panelists Jason Oxman CEO Electronic Transactions Association Presentation Michael Morris Executive Director National Disability Institute NDI Presentation Chris Maury Founder Conversant Labs SayApps Ted Drake Sr SW Accessibility Engineer Accessibility Intuit Presentation Monica Ackermann Senior Manager Enabling Solutions and Support Management Scotiabank Presentation Track Policies Standards Studio F Radio Spectrum in Support of Enabling Mobile Solutions Radio devices are of primary importance for the lives of persons with disabilities from solutions for deaf and hard of hearing persons to NFCs home automation or the Internet of Things for all users This session chaired by the ITU Radio Division will stage a global discussion among IT companies AT vendors regulators and organizations of persons with disabilities of the increasing challenges that current spectrum availability create for new inclusive technologies applications and services and will review possible solutions Session Chair Mario Maniewicz Deputy to the Director and Chief IAP Department Radiocommunication Bureau BR ITU Presentation Panelists John W Kuzin Senior Director and Regulatory Counsel Qualcomm Brian Copsey Chairman ETSI ERM TG 17 Broadcast and ancillary services Presentation How Radio Aids Work Mary Brown Senior Director Government Affairs Cisco Atsushi Imai Human Interface Research Division Science Technology Research Laboratories Japan Broadcasting Corporation NHK Claude Stout Executive Director Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Inc TDI Presentation Brian Regan Chief of Staff Senior Legal and Policy Advisor FCC Track CMO CIO Accessibility Imperative Salon 3 Fortune 500 Data Points and Success Factors in Promoting Accessible Products and Services With the rapid expansion of the mobile senior market driven by Baby Boomers demographics Fortune 500 companies are increasingly paying attention to designing products services and communications that work for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities This panel will review available research and tools which CIOs and CMOs can use to define strategies in order to design and market accessible products and services Examples of implementation by leading corporations will be presented A discussion will ensue emphasizing success factors for CIOs and other marketing executives in implementing such strategies Session Chair Andrew AJ Johnson Managing VP Gartner Research The Gartner Group Panelists Rich Donovan Chief Executive Officer The Return on Disability Group Stephen M Bauer Ph D Competition Manager Project Officer National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research NIDRR Presentation John Rempel Quality Control and Training Specialist AMAC Georgia Institute of Technology David S Martin Program Manager Disabilities DOT Compliance Delta Air Lines 4 45 p m to 5 45 p m Grand Ballroom FCC Chairman s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility In its fourth edition the Chairman s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility Chairman s AAA part of the FCC s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative A I Initiative honor outstanding private and public sector ventures that advance accessibility for persons with disabilities Ventures include mainstream or assistive technologies introduced into the marketplace development of standards and implementation of best practices that foster accessibility After the ceremony winners will have the opportunity to share their innovations during a winner mixer with all Summit attendees Video Proceeding of the Awards Ceremony Courtesy Web AbleTV Closed Captions 46 minutes 07 seconds Keynote Speaker The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel Commissioner Federal Communications Commission 5 45 p m Grand Ballroom Introduction Ron Akins Senior Vice President E J Krause Associates Greetings by Cocktail Host Preety Kumar CEO Founder Deque Systems Inc 6 00 p m to 7 30 p m Cocktail Reception in Ballroom and Showcase Area Hosted by Deque Systems Inc The Summit s Cocktail Reception will allow participants to network and meet in a conveniently located showcase area with the opportunity weather permitting to enjoy the terraces of the conference center with vistas of the Capital End of Day 1 Day 2 Tuesday June 02 2015 08 00 06 00 Day 2 2015 M Enabling Summit Agenda 8 00 a m to 8 45 a m Coffee and Refreshments in Showcase Area 8 45 a m to 10 00 a m Grand Ballroom Kick off Presentation on The Future of Internet of Things Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Video Proceedings on The Future of Internet of Things Courtesy WebAble TV Closed Captions 11 minutes 10 seconds Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance See more at http g3ict org events schedule event agenda p eventId 578 id agenda sthash STMI66hn dpuf Plenary Panel The Internet of Things A New Frontier for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities According to The Gartner Group there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020 and a recent survey of the Pew Research Internet Project shows that 83 percent of technology experts and engaged Internet users interviewed believe that the Internet Cloud of Things embedded and wearable computing and remote interactive systems will have widespread and beneficial effects by 2025 What are the possible implications for Persons with Disabilities and which areas are most likely to emerge in dramatically improving the independence inclusion and safety of seniors and persons with disabilities Session Chair Gerry Ellis Feel The BenefIT Fellow of The Irish Computer Society ISO IEC Guide 71 ITU Panelists Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Dan Norman Head of Strategic Engagement North America GSMA Kimberly Marshall North America Stakeholder Strategy Uber Technologies W Bradley Fain Ph D Principal Research Scientist Chief Human Factors Program Office Georgia Tech Research Institute Video Proceedings of Plenary Panel 3 Courtesy WebAble TV Closed Captions 53 minutes 56 seconds 10 00 a m to 10 30 a m Refreshment Break in Showcase Area Offered between sessions the Summit refreshment breaks will allow participants to network and meet in the conveniently located showcase area outside the conference meeting rooms 10 30 a m to 11 50 a m Parallel Sessions Track Cutting edge Accessibility Environments Studio B Latest Accessibility Solutions by Apple For more than 25 years Apple has provided new and innovative solutions for persons with disabilities allowing them to access and enjoy using the Mac iPhone iPad and other Apple technology Apple includes groundbreaking assistive technology in its products as standard features at no additional cost This session will explore the many ways Apple has implemented accessibility features into iPhone iPad and iPod touch devices and look at new products and services such as the Apple watch and HomeHealth and HomeKit Presenter Sarah Herrlinger Senior Product Manager Apple Inc Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio D Mobility and Dexterity This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps and services available to users with mobility or dexterity impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main technological advances of assistive mobile apps and services addressing physical barriers the session will review recently released solutions in a panel format Session Chair David Dikter CEO Assistive Technology Industry Association ATIA Assistive Technology Industry Association ATIA Panelists Robert Cooksey RealSense Design Lead Intel Corporation Oded Ben Dov Co Founder and CEO Sesame Enable Mauricio Meza Co Founder Komodo OpenLab Presentation Zach Staats Director of Clinical Implementation Tobii Dynavox Presentation Adam Wing Vice President of Global Business AbleNet Inc Presentation Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Interacting with Multimedia With the dramatic growth of video programming over the Internet multiple challenges await users with disabilities since regulations that applied to traditional television are not applicable to Internet only video programming This panel will explore the latest technical options made available in the market place and private sector initiatives addressing those issues as well as some of the best accessibility implementations achieved by traditional television broadcasters and cable operators Session Chair Mike Paciello Founding Partner The Paciello Group and WebAble TV Panelists Peter Korn Accessibility Architect Amazon Lab126 Tom Wlodkowski Vice President Accessibility Comcast Larry Goldberg Director Accessible Media Yahoo Presentation Joel Snyder Ph D President Audio Description Associates LLC Presentation Henny Swan Senior Accessible User Experience Consultant The Paciello Group Presentation Robin Spinks Principal Manager Digital Accessibility Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB MovieReading Project Track Policies Standards Studio F International Success Stories in Promoting Accessible Technologies and Services The promotion by industry of accessibility features of devices and applications local accessibility policies market trends among aging countries and the dynamic marketing of leading international mobile service providers demonstrate that accessibility is an effective competitive tool to expand markets and develop new customer loyalties while ensuring compliance International leading service providers and accessibility experts will share success stories and discuss how increased accessibility awareness supports those Session Chair Neil Heslop Group Director RNIB Solutions Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB Panelists Susanna Laurin CEO Funka Sabine Lobnig Communications Regulatory Officer Mobile Manufacturer Forum MMF Presentation Dr Monique Mai Director Communication Remote Sales and Public Affairs Accessibility Department Orange Group France Ananlada Chotimongkol Thailand National Electronics and Computer Technology Center NECTEC Presentation Track CMO CIO Accessibility Imperative Salon 3 Development Tools to Ensure Mobile Apps Accessibility Tools such as PhoneGap make it possible for developers to enjoy significant productivity gains by developing once for multiple platforms while using automated programming options allowing them to ensure that their apps are taking full advantage of all the accessibility features of different OS environments This panel will examine the state of the art of those tools and how to best promote them among developers and corporations creating apps for consumer markets including seniors and persons with disabilities A discussion of potential financial and marketing benefits for CMOs and CIOs will ensue Session Chair Frances West Chief Accessibility Officer IBM Panelists Ferran Gállego Chief Technology Officer Code Factory Timothy Springer CEO SBB BART Group Presentation Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Accessibility Adobe Systems Presentation Keith Rhodes VP of Product Development Deque Systems Inc 11 50 a m to 1 20 p m Lunch in Showcase Area Hosted by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Offered buffet style the Summit lunch will allow participants to network and meet in a conveniently located showcase area with the opportunity weather permitting to enjoy the terraces of the conference center with vistas of the Capital 1 20 p m to 2 40 p m Parallel Sessions Track Policies Standards Studio A W3C WAI New Horizons for 2020 An Interactive Session on the Future Evolution of Web Accessibility Guidelines in a Convergent World Led by Judy Brewer Director of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative WAI this session will allow web accessibility stakeholders to exchange their perspectives on how current convergence trends across technologies open new opportunities for harmonization and may expand the reach of future W3C WAI guidelines beyond their current scope Session Chair Judy Brewer Director Web Accessibility Initiative WAI W3C Panelists Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Accessibility Adobe Systems Gregg Vanderheiden Ph D Founder Raising the Floor GPII Director Trace R D Center University of Wisconsin Madison Jutta Treviranus Ph D Director Inclusive Design Research Centre OCAD University Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio B Industry Alliances for Interoperable Enabling Solutions Interoperability alliances have played a positive role in promoting innovation around communication standards often led by micro electronics and component manufacturers With Near Field Communications NFC Internet of Things and multiple communications protocol supporting smart home applications enabling solutions are definitely in need of industry alignment around common interoperable solutions This panel will examine which areas of the M Enabling Ecosystem are making progress in adopting universal interoperable solutions and which ones requires attention Session Chair Steve Tyler Head Innovation and Development Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB Panelists Tobin Richardson President and CEO ZigBee Alliance Jackie McCarthy Director Wireless Internet Development CTIA Jeanne Spellman Web Accessibility Engineer W3C WAI Track Internet of Things Cloud Studio D M Health and Well being Apps and Services M Health apps are rapidly transforming the way health services are performed The ability for health care professionals to remotely monitor alert inform guide and interact with patients as well as the multitude of self care and wellness apps are transforming practices while enhancing safety and productivity of services delivery This session will look at innovative m Health applications and services relevant to seniors and persons with disabilities and hear feedback from users on the accessibility of leading mainstream m Health apps and services Session Chair Steve Ewell Executive Director CEA Foundation Presentation Panelists Jean Anne Booth CEO UnaliWear Presentation Paul Schroeder VP American Foundation for the Blind Laura Mitchell Digital Health Aging and Tech Consulting John Godfrey Senior Vice President Public Policy Samsung Electronics America Mark Barlet Founder and Executive Director AbleGamers Track All inclusive Daily Living Studio E Engaging with Others via Social Media The accelerated rate of adoption of social media by seniors and persons with disabilities is driven in large part by mobile devices and has a profound impact on their lives This session will look at the many ways social media benefits seniors and persons with disabilities from family and social activities health and wellness safety to advocacy or simply breaking isolation and seclusion due to lack of mobility Panelists will review examples of most successful social media activities and how major social media services are adapting their offerings to make them more accessible usable and relevant to this fast growing group of social media users Session Chair Debra Ruh CEO Ruh Global Communications Co Founder AXSChat G3ict EmployAbility and Technology Chair Panelists Michael Morris Executive Director National Disability Institute NDI Presentation Virginia Vuleta Director Digital Strategy Accessible Media Inc AMI Presentation Gian Wild CEO AccessibilityOz Presentation Kendra Cox Manager Corporate Compliance and Outreach AT T Presentation Mike Bullis Executive Director The IMAGE Center Presentation Track Assistive Mobile and Wearable Solutions Studio F Cognitive This session will cover the fast expanding sector of mobile apps available to users with cognitive impairments After a kick off presentation assessing the main advances of assistive mobile apps and services for for this group of users the session will review examples of solutions in a panel format Session Chair Cathy Bodine Ph D Associate Professor Colorado Construction Industry Endowed Professorship and Executive Director Assistive Technology Partners Department of Bioengineering College of Engineering and Applied Sciences University of Colorado Denver Presentation Panelists John Morris Ph D Research Scientist Shepherd Center Presentation Jonathan Avila Chief Accessibility Officer SSB BART Group Presentation Sabine Lobnig Communications Regulatory Officer Mobile Manufacturer Forum MMF Presentation Amy S Goldman Co Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities Temple University

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    Cloud Computing Solutions Track 3 All inclusive Daily Living Reading e Books and e Publishing Transacting and Paying Interacting with Multimedia Engaging with Others via Social Media Working and Learning Track 4 Policies Standards Standards and Guidelines for Accessible Mobile Devices Apps and Mobile Web Radio Spectrum in Support of Enabling Mobile Solutions International Success Stories in Promoting Accessible Technologies and Services W3C WAI New Horizons for 2020 Promoting Accessibility

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    at Intel Labs will hold a special session on Intel s ACAT Assistive Context Aware Toolkit an open source software platform developed at Intel for Professor Stephen Hawking and persons requiring similar assistive solutions Intel will also share the latest about its RealSense camera software which provides a sense of awareness to devices Rob Sinclair Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft will share Microsoft s latest advances in user interfaces including Kinect for Xbox Peter Korn Accessibility Architect at Amazon Lab126 will unveil the latest features of Amazon s Word Wise Immersion Reading and Echo real game changers in their respective markets Sarah Herrlinger Senior Product Manager at Apple will review in detail the accessibility features of the latest Apple products which embed advanced micro electronic and software innovations Oded Ben Dov Co Founder and CEO of Sesame Enable will demonstrate the Sesame Phone a touch free smartphone users can control by small movements of their head Puthukode Ram Ramachandran Program Director Advanced Technologies IBM Research will chair a session on privacy and the latest biometrics solutions and their applicability to solutions for seniors and persons with disabilities Trend 3 New development tools making it easier to develop accessible user interfaces while increasing coding productivity are becoming available Frances West Chief Accessibility Officer IBM will chair a session to review the latest tools for mobile developers to create accessible apps with top leading experts Ferran Gállego Chief Technology Officer Code Factory Tim Springer CEO SBB BART Group Andrew Kirkpatrick Group Product Manager Accessibility Adobe Systems Dylan Barrell Chief Technology Officer Deque Systems Kathy Whalbin CEO and Founder Interactive Accessibility Trend 4 Industry alliances radio spectrum and Internet of Things standards are shaping the way connected accessibility and assistive solutions will work Three sessions dedicated to those topics will explain the latest

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    Photo Gallery Photos from 2015 M Enabling Summit Washington D C M Enabling in the News 2015 W3C Prepping Technical Report on Mobile Accessibility Fierce Mobile Government 06 24 2015 Five Innovative Technologies for Older Adults and People with Disabilities CEA Blog 06 15 2015 Mobile Innovation Smarter Living for All M Enabling Summit 2015 GARI Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative 06 11 2015 IBM Uses Big Data to Help Seniors in Italy RCR Wireless News 06 11 2015 M Enabling Highlights Forward Thinking Innovation to Benefit All Users SSB BART Group 06 10 2015 IBM on the Importance of Accessibility RCR Wireless News 06 09 2015 M Enabling Summit Participants Predict Biometrics Will Become Default Authentication Scheme Biometric Update 06 05 2015 ReSound Presents at M Enabling Summit Business Wire 06 02 2015 Q A Developer Tools and Mobile App Accessibility AccessIQ 06 01 2015 Q A Social Media and Accessibility Media Access Australia 06 01 2015 VelaSense by Visus Technology Inc a Platform for Mobile Health and Wearable Solutions The Jakarta Post 06 01 2015 For more news please visit M Enabling webpage Webcasts and Videos previous editions 2014 M Enabling Summit WebAble TV featured webcasts and selected video interviews Washington DC recorded on 06 09 2014 and 06 10 2014 Captioned Videos video couresty WebAble TV 2013 M Enabling Summit WebAble TV featured webcasts and selected video interviews Washington D C recorded on 06 06 2013 and 06 07 2013 Captioned Videos video courtesy WebAble TV Video message of Javed Abidi Chairperson Disabled People s International DPI and Vice Chair International Disability Alliance IDA YouTube 06 06 2013 video length 8 min English language captioned Vodafone e la tecnologia al servizio di disagio e disabilità Video interviews recorded at M Enabling SMAU EXPO COMM Italia on 10 18

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    interest considered to be within the scope of the conference include but are not limited to Track 01 ICT for people with disabilities Accessible mobile environments Mobile apps for people with disabilities Software engineering for accessibility Cloud Computing and Assistive Technology services E learning and accessibility E learning tools and environments for disabled users Human Computer Interfaces for disabled persons Usability and Ergonomics Web accessibility End user tools for accessibility Assistive technology Technology design for people with multiple impairments Accessibility and usability E Aging and Gerontechnology Assistive Technology Design for All Automatic translation of Sign languages Technologies for improving communication with Deaf people Representation and Processing of Sign Languages Track 02 Advanced Learning Technologies Digital Systems for Open Access to Education and Learning Adaptive and Personalised Technology Enhanced Learning Wireless Mobile Pervasive and Ubiquitous Technologies for Learning Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Technology enhanced Assessment in Formal and Informal Education Technology Enhanced Science Technology Engineering and Math Education Technology Enhanced Language Learning Motivational and Affective Aspects in Technology enhanced Learning Technology Enabled Learning of Thinking Skills Recommender Systems for Learning Smart Learning Environments Virtual Worlds in Education and Training Large Scale Implementation of Technology

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    2015 Organizer United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific ESCAP in partnership with the Government of China China Disabled Persons Federation CDPF and Shanghai Municipal Government The Workshop is directed at ESCAP member states with a particular interest in implementing Goal 3 of the Incheon Strategy The Workshop will bring together ICT and disability policy experts from Governments and civil society organizations advocates with disabilities and

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    given to academic life to innovative ICT solutions and standards to legislative aspects of Copyright and to Open Access policies The participation of all the ICT4IAL Project Partners DAISY Consortium European Agency European Schoolnet G3ict International Association of Universities Unesco and of national and international stackholders will allow advocating information accessibility and investigating ways in which the uptake of accessibility can be fostered During the conference a total of 4

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