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Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
01:30 - 02:00 Opening Remarks: G3ict - KADO Roundtable

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, video message on ICT and


Sarbuland Khan, Executive Director, United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development

(GAID), address on importance of closing the digital divide
Dr. Cheung-Mun Cho, Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity & Promotion (KADO)
Pauley Tedoff, Program Manager, Global Initiative for Inclusive Technologies (G3ict)

    Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
    02:00 - 02:30 The New Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Perspectives on ICTs Accessibility and Implications for Governments and Industry around the World:

    • Pauley Tedoff, Program Manager, G3ict
    • Shadi Abou-Zahra, Web Accessibility Specialist, Worldwide Web Consortium’s
    Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
    02:30 - 04:00 Panel: Status of ICT Accessibility in Korea Addressing: Current Legislation and Regulations, Assistive Technology and Distribution of Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities, Education of the Disabled, and Employment

    • JoonHo Hyun, Researcher, KADO
    • MiYong Jeon, Manager, KADO
    • SukJa Park, Principal, Yonsei Rehabilitation School
    • Wonki Lee, KADO Associate, Korea Employment Promotion Agency for the Disabled (KEPAD)
    • Ki-Kyung Kim, General Manager, Samsung’s Mugunghwa Electronics Plant for the Handicapped
    Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
    04:00 - 04:30 Break – Refreshments
      Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
      04:30 - 05:30 New Perspectives for Assistive Technologies: the Korean Experience regarding Wireless Communications Device for the Disabled, Residential Living / City Planning, and IT Education of the Disabled and the Elderly

      • Seongil Lee, Professor, Sungkyunkwan University
      • Nick Tomizawa, Associate, Gale International
      • JinHyoung Cho, Manager, KADO
      Wednesday, June, 27, 2007
      05:30 - 05:45 Adjournment


      Note concerning the transcription:

      *These files represent the written transcription of the audio presentations;

      unfortunately, some parts were inaudible and are not transcribed here.