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    being implemented and that can be broadly replicated Speakers Mr Mukhtar Al Shibani GAATES Lenin Moreno Vice President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013 HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman Saudi Arabia Tom Rickert Access Exchange International AEI Betty Dion GAATES Roseangela Berman Bieler UNICEF Irmgarda Kasinskaite UNESCO and Axel Leblois G3ICT Date June 11 2015 Time 4 45 p m to 6 00 p m Venue Conferenece Room 3 Title Connecting the Last Mile Addressing Legal and Policy Gaps in ICT Accessibility Organizer Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University Co Sponsors The World Bank The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs G3ict Details Information and communication technology ICT can leapfrog technology access barriers This panel will discuss law policy and social measures that States Parties can take to ensure ICT accessibility as per CRPD requirements sharing best practices from policy and practice including e accessibility for persons with intellectual disabilities voting model policy frameworks Speakers Charlotte McClain Nhlapo Global Disability Advisor World Bank Moderator Janet Lord Senior Vice President Human Rights and Inclusive Development Burton Blatt Institute Co Moderator Peter Blanck Chairman Burton Blatt Institute and University Professor Syracuse University Axel Leblois President and Executive Director G3ict and Deepti Samant Raja

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    Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies G3ict in collaboration with Disabled People s International DPI Details A discussion of the imperative for the Post 2015 Development Framework to factor in assistive technologies and accessible Information and Communications Technologies including television web sites mobile phones and services electronic kiosks or public access points Possible benchmarks for Disabled Persons Organizations to advocate for the full implementation of Article 9 of the CRPD will

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    driver of social and economic development It helps shape individual and collective identity and can be a tool for empowerment and inclusion Its production dissemination and acquisition continues to gain currency in our information rich society and economic growth is increasingly determined by society s capacity to transform learning outcomes into quality goods and services In this context disparities in capacity to access and use knowledge can greatly hinder the development of an inclusive society and become a significant source of inequality While significant progress has been made through assistive technologies and accessibility standards elaborated by major stakeholders such as W3C IDPF and DAISY persons with disabilities are still at risk of exclusion from education in particular Access to the tools of production distribution and acquisition of knowledge for people with disabilities is therefore of crucial importance in modern society It is also indicative of how we are able to address the need for access to knowledge for all Providing they are used appropriately emerging ICTs can help overcome these disparities and greatly enhance access to knowledge for all The 2015 European e Accessibility Forum will aim to provide a concrete demonstration of this through the following themes Structuring e

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    Meeting of Intellectual Disability Professionals Louisville KY United States June 1 4 2015 The AAIDD Annual Meeting provides researchers clinicians practitioners educators policymakers local state and federal agencies and advocates with cutting edge research effective practices and valuable information on

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    Accessibility Technology and Policy May 29 Susan Carroll Schorr Head Special Initiatives Division ITU BDT and G3ict International Advisor will present the ITU G3ict joint report titled Model ICT Accessibility Policy Ms Schorr will present the Model ICT Accessibility Policy report developed by ITU and ITU Sector Member G3ict The report identifies concrete steps ICT policy makers and regulators can take to ensure that persons with disabilities can use affordable and accessible ICTs in their home countries The presentation will highlight some of the best practices in the area of mobile phone accessibility television video programming accessibility and accessible public ICT services as well as the role played by public procurement in promoting ICT accessibility UNESCO will organize six sessions at WSIS Forum 2015 UNESCO s Deputy Director General Mr Getachew Engida will be giving the opening remarks on behalf of the Organization on May 26 Together with the Heads of agencies of ITU and UNCTAD Mr Engida will also co chair the High level meeting of the United Nations Group on the Information Society In addition UNESCO will organize five more Action Line meetings focusing on Free independent and pluralistic media and the Post 2015 development agenda Joining online

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    Register Home Events Schedule Event overview Overview Proceedings Agenda RespectAbility Introduction to Web Accessibility Tips and Tricks Free Webinar May 21 2015 Time 1 30 p m EST Live captioning provided RSVP required Visit the website for more details http

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    and without disabilities but also present accessibility challenges in ensuring that people are able to equally benefit from them regardless of disability context or situation Acknowledging the importance of this topic the theme of the 12th International Web for All Conference is The Wearable Web The main keynote on the Sense and sensibility smartphones and wearable technologies to support seniors will be delivered by Lorenzo Chiari who is a Professor

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    offer an overview of solutions to ensure that senior citizens persons with disabilities and users of all abilities can enjoy the benefits of mobile telephony and data services while securing greater equity among citizens The conference will focus on Review of existing mobile apps and solutions and how those may be best implemented Comprehensive overview of demographics and data regarding usage based upon international case studies Discussion among telecom regulators mobile service providers and advocacy organizations concentrating on the best ways to promote optimum policies and programs promoting mobile accessibility Review of the benefits of expanding accessible digital interfaces to different sectors of society for education government and the workplace The M Enabling Summit brings together professionals corporations service organizations and technology leaders that create an all inclusive conference and showcase focused on innovative solutions mobile applications and services for the growing market of seniors and users of all abilities The conference will stage a mix of Russian and international speakers with experience in accessibility and assistive technologies as well as executives from the mobile industry Leading government private sector and civil society leaders involved in accessibility among Russian Federation and CIS countries organizations will be invited G3ict will provide

    Original URL path: http://g3ict.com/events/schedule/event_overview/p/eventId_634/id_1399 (2016-02-11)
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