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Monday, June, 04, 2012
09:00 - 12:30 Inaugural Session: 2012-2013 M-Enabling Global Briefing Tour

Venue:
FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20554

9:00 a.m.    Welcome Remarks


o    Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC
o    Axel Leblois, Founder and Executive Director, G3ict
o    Dr. Hamadoun Touré, ITU Secretary-General (video message) • Remarks

9:15 a.m.     Keynote Panel: Where we come from and where we may be going?


o    Jeanine Poltronieri, AT&T Assistant Vice President-Federal Regulatory Presentation  
Will discuss where we have come from, where we are going from both an infrastructure as well as a technology perspective

o    Jim Tobias, President, Inclusive Technologies
Will discuss what the future of technology may look like, the impact of smart phones and tablets, and how assistive technology has developed and will continue to develop in the mobile environment • Presentation

9:30 a.m.    User Panel: Live testimonies on the benefits of mobile accessibility and assistive technologies for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Panelists who have experience with a wide range of disabilities will present hands on case studies and provide feedback on latest technologies.

Moderator: Paul Schroeder, Vice-President, Programs and Policy Group, AFB - American Foundation for the Blind
Panelists:
o    John Herzog, FCC
o    Christian Vogler, Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University 
o    Peggy Remis, National Connections Program Manager, The OASIS Institute
o    Ari Ne’eman, President and co-founder of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network
o    Cathy Bodine, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver, AT Advisor, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

10:30 a.m.    Break

10:45 a.m.    Latest technology enablers for assistive and accessible mobile apps
Panel will explore what is coming next, how it is being approached by industry and what will be necessary from an infrastructure perspective to leverage those innovations.

Moderator: Matthew Gerst, Counsel, External & State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association
Panelists:
o   Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC – (New programs enabled by new technologies)
o    Peter Mahoney, Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager, Dragon, Nuance Communications, Inc.
o    Anne Taylor, Director of Access Technology, National Federation of the Blind 
o    Amanda Stent, Principal Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Research

11:30 a.m.    Developing an effective mobile accessibility eco-system
Panel will discuss success factors in offering, promoting and delivering mobile accessible and assistive solutions and services to seniors and persons with disabilities.

Moderator: Frances West, Worldwide Director, IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center
Panelists:
o    Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.
o    Jeff Kramer, Director of Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon
o    Scott Freiermuth, Counsel, Government Affairs, Sprint
o    Harold Salters, Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

12:20 p.m.     Closing remarks, announcement of the 2012-2013 M-Enabling Global Briefing Tour and the M-Enabling Summit 2013.

o   Ron Akins,  Senior Vice President, E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc.
o   Axel Leblois, Founder and Executive Director, G3ict
o   Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC

12:30 p.m.    Adjournment