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G3ict co-hosts 1st International Meeting on Technology and Innovation for Persons with Disabilities

  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • March 18-19, 2010

G3ict Assists the State of São Paulo Government in Launching Center in Support of ICT Accessibility in Brazil

Sponsored by the São Paulo’s State Secretariat for the Rights of the Person with Disability (SEPDcD) and the State Secretariat of Housing, with the institutional support of G3ict and in collaboration with the International Knowledge Economy Program (IKEP) of Fondazione Rosselli Americas, the  two-days international seminar titled "The Knowledge Economy from the Perspective of Inclusion" brought together, on March 18-19, in São Paulo, Brazil, more than 250 distinguished international and Brazilian assistive technologies experts, government, industry, disabled persons organizations, academia, NGOs, and international financing institutions representatives. The seminar aimed to gather intelligence, generate national and international consensus, and garner support toward the establishment of a Center of Excellence on Technology and Innovation for Persons with Disabilities (CETI-D).

Brazilian and international speakers and organizers
  Brazilian and international speakers and organizers. (R-L): Mr. Cid Torquato, Public Politics and Institutional Articulation Coordinator, SEDPcD; Dr. Peter Bruck, Chairman, World Summit Award;  Mr. Danilo Piaggesi, Managing Director IKEP/Fondazione Rosselli Americas; Mr. Axel Leblois, G3ict; Ms. Frances West, World Wide Director, IBM HA∾ Mme. Secretary Linamara Battistella Rizzo, SEDPcD; Ms. Flavia Cintra, Journalist; Mr. Rodrigo Hübner Mendes, President, Rodrigo Mendes Institute.