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EDF Panel Discussion: Web Accessibility at Local and Regional Level

  • Brussels, Belgium
  • November 19, 2014
  • Venue: European Parliament, Room: Altiero Spinelli A5G-1 
  • With the support of Microsoft

Agenda

14:30 - 14:40: Welcome words | Ms. Dita Charanzová, MEP, member of the IMCO Committee and EP rapporteur of the proposal for a Directive on Accessibility of Public Sector Bodies’ Websites

Panel 1: Web Accessibility to Enhance Citizenship

14:40 - 14:50 - Introductory remarks: Italian Presidency

14:50 – 15:30 – Discussion | Moderator: Microsoft

  • Richard Swetenham, European Commission DG Connect - Unit G4 “Inclusion, Skills and Youth”
  • Axel Leblois, President and Executive Director of G3ICT
  • Rodolfo Cattani, EDF Secretary General, Chair of the EDF ICT expert group
  • Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
  • Dominique Burger, European e-Accessibility Forum, and chair of BRAILLENET in France

15:30 - 15:45 Questions and Answers

Panel 2: Best Practices

15:45 - 15:55 Introductory remarks: Markku Markula, Committee of the Regions rapporteur on the Digital Agenda for Europe

15:55 – 16:35 Discussion | Moderator: EDF

16:35 - 16:50 Questions and Answers

16:50 - 17:00 Closing remarks | EDF President, Yannis Vardakastanis

17:00 – 17:30 Networking cocktail