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ITU-EBU Joint Workshop on Accessibility to Broadcasting and IPTV ACCESS for ALL
Geneva, Switzerland, 23 – 24 November 2010 Contact: alexandra.gaspari@itu.int 

Programme and Presentations

In cooperation with the EU project DTV4All

Day 1, 23 November 2010
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:15 Opening Session
  • Welcome address - Malcolm Johnson, Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
    [ BIOGRAPHY | SPEECH ]
  • Opening remarks - David Wood, EBU (European Broadcasting Union), Chairman, ITU-R Working Party 6C
    [ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Keynote address - Katarzyna Balucka-Debska, EU (European Union) "Accessibility of Digital TV in the Digital Inclusion context"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
10:15 - 10:45 Session 1: What can be done for serving the public – the range of options

Moderator: Christoph Dosch, IRT, Chairman ITU-R Study Group 6
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Peter Looms, DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) "What can be done today: The range of options"
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Bettina Heidkamp-Tchegloff, RBB (Berlin Brandenburg Broadcasting Corporation) "Barrierfree Digital Television: DTV4All - The user opinion on options for barrierfree digital TV services"
    [ PRESENTATION ]
10:45 - 11:00 Question and Answer:
Moderator - Christoph Dosch, IRT, Chairman ITU-R Study Group 6
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break and showcase
11:30 - 12:15 Session 2: Case studies for broadcasting and IPTV

Moderator: David Wood, EBU, Chairman, ITU-R Working Party 6C
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Dr. Takayuki Ito, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) "Activities to Improve Accessibility to Broadcasting in Japan"
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Andrea Del Principe, RAI (Radio Televisione Italiana) "Signing Solutions"
    [ PRESENTATION: Part 1 | Part 2 | VIDEO ]
  • Nick Tanton, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) "BBC experience with accessibility"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
12:15 - 12:30 Question and Answer:
Moderator - David Wood, EBU, Chairman, ITU-R Working Party 6C
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break and showcase
14:00 - 14:45 Session 3: Case studies for broadcasting and IPTV (continued)

Moderator: Nick Tanton, BBC
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Masahito Kawamori, ITU-T IPTV - Global Standards Initiative Coordinator
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Christoph Jung, Fraunhofer IGD / EU project GUIDE: "European Project GUIDE: User centered multi-modal interaction design for hybrid TV applications and platforms"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT ]
  • Prof. Pilar Orero, UAB (Universitat Aut˛noma de Barcelona): "Enhanced audio description services"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
14:45 - 15:00 Question and Answer:

Moderator - Nick Tanton, BBC
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break and showcase
15:30 - 16:15 Session 4: How the Internet can help

Moderator – Masahito Kawamori, ITU-T IPTV - Global Standards Initiative Coordinator
  • Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C "W3C Standards and Guidelines"
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Klaus Merkel, IRT "How the internet can help to enhance the broadcasting services: Hybrid concepts"
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Frank Kamperman, Philips/Digital Europe "DTV accessibility in Digital Europe and outlook in future"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
16:15 - 16:45 General Discussion – Question and Answer:
Moderator – Masahito Kawamori, ITU-T IPTV - Global Standards Initiative Coordinator
16:45 - 17:45 Showcase – Demonstrations
 
 
Day 2, 24 November 2010
09:00 - 10:30 Session 5: Manufacturer and User’s Perspectives

Moderator – David Wood, EBU, Chairman, ITU-R Working Party 6C
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
  • Beat Kleeb/Donald Shelton, World Federation of the Deaf: "The Deaf perspective: Audio-Visual Media without Audio"
    [ BIO: KLEEB | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION | PAPER ]
  • Dan Pescod (Royal National Institute for the Blind and European Disability Forum) "Making sure TV really is for ALL"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Ulrike Haltrich, Sony, IEC/TC – 100: "IEC TC 100 – Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Dong-Hi Sim/Chantal Bonardi, ETSI "Standardization to deliver Accessibility"
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
10:30 - 10:45 Question and Answer:
Moderator – David Wood, EBU, Chairman, ITU-R Working Party 6C
[ BIOGRAPHY ]
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break and showcase
11:15 - 12:45 Round table with conclusions and recommendations for actions

Presentation of the Workshop report – End of the Workshop
12:45 - 16:00 Showcase – Demonstrations


 

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