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Monday, December, 04, 2006
03:30 - 03:50 Official Opening with United Nations DESA Officials

Presentation of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development, purpose of GAID Flagship Partner Initiatives and importance of G3ict
Sarbuland Khan

  • Sarbuland Khan, Executive Director, GAID
Monday, December, 04, 2006
03:50 - 04:05 Presentation of participants, pre-meeting survey results, overview of G3ict two-year program
    Monday, December, 04, 2006
    04:05 - 04:15 Presentation of the draft of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its dispositions regarding ICTs
      Monday, December, 04, 2006
      04:15 - 05:15 Participants input. Three 20’ panels of 5 participants from each sector as follows:
      • NGOs, Academia and Representatives of Persons with Disabilities (20’)
        • Panel Chair: National Federation of the Blind
        • Participants: National Council on Disability, European Disabilities Forum, World Federation of the Deaf, Georgia Tech GTRI, AAPD
      • Private Sector (ICT vendors and users) (20’)
        • Panel Chair: IBM
        • Participants: Air France, Microsoft, WGBH, NiiT, Siemens
      • International Institutions (20’)
        • Panel Chair: Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
        • Participants: Inter-parliamentary Union, UNITAR, Organization of American States, The World Bank, UNFIP

      Each panel will provide input on the following three topics:

      • Relevance of G3ict goals and feedback/suggestions on proposed program
      • Interest in participating to G3ict and its specific activities
      • Suggestions for additional participants and institutional collaborations
        Monday, December, 04, 2006
        05:15 - 05:30 Q&A's, summary and conclusions
          Monday, December, 04, 2006
          05:30 - 06:00 Informal networking on site
            Monday, December, 04, 2006
            06:00 - 06:00 Adjournment of session