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Workshop on Accessibility to ICTs
EXPO-2010, Shanghai, China, 23 July 2010 Contact: alexandra.gaspari@itu.int 

Programme and Presentations

Note that the detailed programme is subject to change pending on the availability of speakers and topics of relevance to accessibility to ICTs.

23 July 2009
11:00 - 11:45 Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome remarks – Master of Ceremony: Dr. Shi Ping, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    [ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Opening keynote address - Her Royalty Highness Salote Pilolevu Tuita, Princess of Tonga, Tonga (Kingdom of)
    [ SPEECH ]
  • Welcome keynote address - Eun-Ju Kim Ph.D, Regional Director ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
    [ BIOGRAPHY | SPEECH ]
  • Welcome address - Prof. Ang Wei Tech, i-CREATe School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
12:00 - 12:45 Session 1 – Introduction to the accessibility agenda: the international and the Asia and Pacific perspective

Moderator: Eun-Ju Kim Ph.D, Regional Director ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • The United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disability (UN CRDP): overview and implication for the international community
    Ms. Silvia Lavagnoli, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, (OHCHR), Geneva, Switzerland
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • The work of ITU in promoting ICT Standards for Accessibility
    Mr. Wisit Atipakayoon, Advisor, ITU Regional office for Asia and the Pacific, International Telecommunication Union
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • ICT Accessibility: from Principle to Practice
    Mr. Montian Buntan, Senator, Government of Kingdom of Thailand
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
12:45 - 13:00 Questions and Answers
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:45 Session 2 – National Perspectives in the Asia-Pacific region

Moderator: Mr. Wisit Atipakayoon, Advisor, ITU
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Building capacity for harnessing ICTs for disempowered /marginalized communities in Sri Lanka”- eNABLE
    Mr. Jagath Ratnayake, Assistant Director, Policy and International Relations, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Empowering Persons with Disabilities through ICT
    Ms. Grace Amberong, National Computer Center (NCC), Philippines
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • China Web Accessibility Standard
    Ms. Wu Yinghua, Senior Engineer of China Academy of Telecom Research (CATR), China
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
  • The experiences of ICTs accessibility in Thailand
    Ms. Wantanee Phantachat, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand
    [ PRESENTATION ]
15:45 - 16:00 Questions and Answers
16:00 - 16:30 Tea break
16:30 - 17:15 Session 3 – Accessibility in Action: some experiences in the Asia-Pacific region

Moderator: Mr. Wisit Atipakayoon, Advisor, ITU
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • The Daisy Consortium activities in the field of accessibility
    Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura, President of the DAISY Consortium, Japan
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Accessibility and Innovation, A Shared Responsibility
    Ms. Yu Mei Qin (Ms. Maggie Qi), IBM, China
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT ]
  • Accessibility to ICTs for persons with disabilities in Cambodia
    Mr. Riel Barey, Regulator, Department of Telecom-Policy Regulation as Regulator, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Cambodia
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT ]
17:15 - 17:30 Questions and Answers and wrap-up of the workshop

 

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