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Tuesday, December, 11, 2007
02:30 - 04:00 PART 1: Accessible Emergency Services: Exploring new Technologies and Solutions

Chair person: Axel Leblois, G3ict

o Digital Radio
Ellyn Sheffield, Ph.D. Senior Research Fellow, NPR Labs (LIVE DEMO)
o Data Casting and Integrating Multi-modal Emergency Warning Systems
Elizabeth Christopherson, New Jersey Network, Executive Director, NJN Public Television and Radio (LIVE DEMO)
o Leveraging Mobile Cellular Wireless Networks
Judy Harkins, Ph.D., Professor, Gallaudet University's Department of Communication Studies, and founding Director, Technology Access Program at Gallaudet

  • William Lane, Ph.D., Chief Engineer, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Axel Leblois, Roundtable Chair and G3ict Executive Director, G3ict
  • Judy Harkins, Ph.D., Professor and founding Director of the Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University, Gallaudet University's Department of Communication Studies
Tuesday, December, 11, 2007
04:00 - 04:15 Coffee Break

    Tuesday, December, 11, 2007
    04:15 - 05:45 PART 2: New Mandates for Local Government: Defining A Roadmap for Implementation

    Chair Person: Jenifer Simpson, AADP

    o Panel Discussion: Perspectives from the FCC, Carriers, and Advocates for PWDs:
    With:

    William Lane, Ph.D., Chief Engineer, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
    Susan Mazrui, Director of Regulatory Affairs for AT&T Services, Inc.
    Karen Peltz Strauss, Esq., of KPS Consultants, LLC.,
    Jenifer Simpson, Senior Director, Telecommunications and Technology Policy, AAPD and Member, of the Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (COAT)

    • Group Discussion and Q&As

    • William Lane, Ph.D., Chief Engineer, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)