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 ITU-T Workshop on "The impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the work of the ITU-T"
 Geneva, 2 November 2009 Contact: alexandra.gaspari@itu.int
Programme
[ UNEDITED TRANSCRIPTIONS ]
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome – Yushi Naito, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 16
09:15 – 09:45 Session 1: Welcome, Introduction and ITU work
  • Introduction of relevant ITU-T work from the Rapporteurs – Bill Pechey [ BIOGRAPHY ], Floris Van Nes [ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Introduction to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Bill Pechey, UK
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
  • Advanced Multimedia System (AMS) – Paul Jones, Cisco, USA
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
09:45 – 11:00 Session 2: Topics in Relay Services
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30 Session 3: Accessibility standards and their effect on design and public procurement
  • F.790 and Guide 71 - Mitsuji Matsumoto, University of Waseda, Japan
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Ergonomics-oriented design using ISO/IEC Guide 71 and TR 22411 - Ken Sagawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Conformity Assessment in the Public Procurement of Accessible ICT - Lo´c MartÝnez-Normand [ BIOGRAPHY ] and Clas Thoren [ BIOGRAPHY ], Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid, Spain
    [ ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION | PAPER ]
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 16:00 Session 4: Other Applications of telecommunications technology to improve accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
  • Sign Language and technology - access, applications and interoperability - Jeff McWhinney, SignVideo, UK [ BIOGRAPHY ]; Jacques Sangla, WebSourd, France; Didier Chabanol [ BIOGRAPHY ] and Emmanuel Buu [ BIOGRAPHY ], IVŔS, France
    [ ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Videophone: high-technology visual telecommunication device for VRS - Fanny Corderoy du Tiers, Viable, France
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Access to the arts for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people - Tabitha Allum, Stagetext, UK
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Total Conversation - Meeting UN Convention and European Commission requirements for everyday communications and emergency services in the REACH112 project - Gunnar Hellstr÷m, Omnitor, Sweden
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:30 Session 5: Further questions and general discussion
  • General discussions for topics of the day
  • Suggested follow-up and future standardization work for Question 4/2 and Question 26/16
17:30 Close of Workshop

 

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