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Sunday, December, 04, 2011
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM VIP Pre-Registration, The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor
    Day 1: Monday, December, 05, 2011
    07:15 AM - 06:30 PM Global Policy Briefing on Mobile Accessibility – Hosted by the FCC - Federal Communications Commission for M-Enabling Participants

    Venue: FCC Commission Room, 1st Floor, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20554

    7:15 a.m.: Delegates meet in M-Enabling Summit Registration area (Gaylord National) 

    7:30 a.m.: Group transfer by bus to FCC headquarters, group security clearance

    8:30 a.m.: Coffee and refreshments served upon arrival, other pre-registered invitees traveling to the FCC on their own go through individual security clearance

    8:45 a.m.: Introductory Remarks

    Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, FCC - Federal Communications Commission

    Axel Leblois, Executive Director, G3ict (outline of Summit and introductions)

    Kareem Dale, Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement and Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy

    Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General, ITU - International Telecommunication Union 

    9:15 a.m.: The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act: Background, legislative development, rulemaking and application

    • Presentation by Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC - Federal Communications Commission

    Panelists and Respondents, perspectives from stakeholders:

    o Jenifer Simpson, Co-Founder and Co-Chair, COAT - Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology

    o Claude Stout, Executive Director, TDI, Telecommunications for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Inc.

    o Paul Schroeder, Vice-President, Programs and Policy Group, AFB - American Foundation for the Blind

    o Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Servces, Inc.

    10:15 a.m.: Coffee break in FCC Commission Room

    10:30 a.m.: International Panel on Policies and Programs to Promote Accessible and Assistive Mobile Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

    Chair: Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General, ITU - International Telecommunication Union

    Panelists:

    o Fred Doulton, Social Affairs Officer, United Nations Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    o Mary-Louise Hayward, Manager, Social and Consumer Policy, CRTC Canada - Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (Canada)

    o Phosa Mashagoane, General Manager, Consumer Affairs, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa • Presentation

    o Judy Brewer, Director, Web Accessibility Initiative, W3C (U.S.A.)

    o Stephen King, President-elect, DAISY Consortium

    o Fouad Hassoun, CEO, Medialog Accessibilities (France)

    o Archana Gulati, Joint Administrator, Universal Service Obligation Fund, Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and IT, Government of India • PresentationRemarks

    12:15 p.m.:Remarks by Julius Genachowski, Chairman, FCC - Federal Communications Commission

    12:30 p.m.: Session adjournment, buffet lunch and networking among participants

    1:30 p.m.: Bus transfer from FCC headquarters to the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor

    Monday, December 5, 2011 – Afternoon

    11:00 a.m.: Registration opens at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor

    2:30 p.m.: Opening of the Global Summit and Showcase on Mobile Applications and Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

    Welcome Remarks: Axel Leblois, Executive Director, G3ict

    Introductions: Paul Schroeder, Vice President, Programs and Policy Group, AFB - American Foundation of the Blind

    Keynote Address: Leonard Cali, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services Inc.: "The Inclusion Imperative: demographics, equal opportunities, business case for Universal Design, and accessibility innovations for mobile services"  Presentation

    Panel: Mobile Accessible and Assistive Applications and Services for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities: challenges and opportunities, success factors

    Chair: Rizwan Khaliq, IBM Sales and Distribution, Marketing Director, IBM Global Communications Sector

    Panelists:

    o Jérôme Arneau, CEO, Doro (Sweden)

    Dr. Toshio Obi, Professor, Director, Institute of e-Government, Waseda University, Japan; Special Envoy of ITU Secretary-General for Academia; Leader of OECD and APEC projects on ICT applications for persons with special needs and ageing

    François-René Germain, Group Senior Vice President, Group Accessibility Department, Orange (France) • Presentation

    Noha Saad, Corporate Responsibility and Foundation Senior Manager, Vodafone Egypt • Presentation

    Matthew Gerst, Counsel, External and State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association

    4:30 p.m.: Vodafone Foundation "Smart Accessibility Awards 2011," followed by a cocktail reception in Showcase area for all participants

    Introductions: Francesca Cesa Bianchi, Director of External Relations, G3ict

    • Presentation of awards by Joel Roxburgh, Head of Sustainability, Vodafone Group, and Sanjeet Matharu, Principal Manager for Developer Marketing, Vodafone Group

    • Networking among participants, technology showcase and demos

    6:30 p.m.: Showcase closes
      Day 2: Tuesday, December, 06, 2011
      08:00 AM - 06:30 PM Day 2 of M-Enabling Summit

      8:00 a.m.: Coffee in Showcase area

      8:30 a.m.: Introduction: Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.
                       Setting the stage: John D. Kemp, President and CEO, ABILITIES!:
                       "The Mobile Accessibility Imperative, Enabling Persons with Disabilities"

      8:45 a.m.: Kick-off Briefing: Sarah Herrlinger, Senior Marketing Manager, Education, Apple, Inc.:
                       "Apple's iOS Accessibility Features"

      9:15 a.m.: Plenary Session Panel:
                      New Frontiers for Mobile Accessible and Assistive Technologies and Solutions
                     

      Chair: Susan Schorr, Head, Special Initiatives, BDT/IEE/SIS, ITU- International Telecommunication Union

      Panelists:

            o John Kuzin, Senior Director, Regulatory -  Government Affairs, QUALCOMM •  Presentation

            o Brandon Freeman, Executive Project Manager, HTC

            o Steve Jacobs, President, IDEAL Group, Inc. / CEO, Apps4Android, Inc.

            o Caroline Ragot, Managing Director, Code Factory • Presentation

      10:15 a.m.: Refreshment break in Showcase area

      11:00 a.m.: Breakout Sessions - Part 1:
                        Technology, Application and Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

      Session A: Designing Accessible Mobile Websites and Accessible Mobile Apps

      Session Chair: Jutta Trevinarus, Professor and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre and Inclusive Design Institute, OCAD  University (Canada)

      Rapporteur: Preety Kumar, CEO, Deque Systems, Inc.

      Panelists:

              o Janina Sajka, Fellow, The LINUX Foundation

              o Judy Brewer, Director, Web Accessibility Initiative, W3C

              o  Kazuhito Kidachi, Corporate Director, General Manager of Research and Development Department, Mitsue-Links Co., Ltd. • Presentation

              o  Derek Featherstone, Web Accessibility Consultant and Founder, Further Ahead

              o Dylan Barrell, VP, Product Development, Deque co-presenting with Brian Kerr, Software Developer (presenting the case study of Humana Tree Mobile App, Deque Systems, Inc.  • Presentation

      Session B: Innovator's Session - Mobile Apps and Services for Learning and Cognitive Disabilities

      Session Chair: Clayton Lewis, Scientist in Residence, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

      Rapporteur: Debra Ruh, Chief Marketing Officer, SSB Bart Group

      Panelists:

              o Sara Ruh, User Experience, SSB Bart Group • Presentation

              o Jim Mueller, User Centered Research, Wireless RERC • Presentation

              o Steve Jacobs, President, IDEAL Group, Inc. / CEO, Apps4Android, Inc. 

              o Jason Voiovich, Vice President, Marketing, AbleNet  • Presentation

              o Christopher Lundstrom, Executive Director North America, Doro

              o Anne Galang, Communications and Relationship Manager, Research In Motion

              o Andrew Gomory, CEO, Lingraphica

              o Aakash Sahney, Co-Founder and CTO, MyVoice

      Session C: Innovator's Session - Mobile Apps and Solutions for Persons who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and /or Speech Impaired

      Session Chair: Claude Stout, Executive Director, TDI - Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.

      Rapporteur: Andrea Saks, International Telecommunications Specialist for the Deaf; Convener ITU JCA-AHF (Joint Coordinating Activity on Accessibility and Human Factors) 

      Panelists:

              o Fernando Laguarda, Vice-President, External Affairs and Policy Counselor, Time Warner Cable

              o Michael Maddix, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Sorenson Communications, Inc. co-presenting with Jeff Rosen, General Counsel, ZVRS

              o Carol Wideman, CEO/Founder, Vcom3D • Presentation

              o Dominic Gagliano, Vice President Blindness Sales, HumanWare • Presentation

              o Kelby Brick, Vice President of Regulatory and Strategic Policy, Purple Communications, Inc. • Presentation

              o Dennis Selznick, Business Innovation Manager, SprintRelay • Presentation

              o Mitchell Levy, CapTel Product Manager, Hamilton CapTel • Presentation

              o Daniel Fok, Accessibility Program Manager, Research In Motion • Presentation

              o Avalyn Jackson, Associate Director - Product Marketing, AT&T • Presentation

              o Adrienne Biddings, Telecom Policy Counsel, Google, Inc.

      Session D: Innovator's Session: Leading Apps and Solutions for Visually Impaired Users

      Session Chair: David Ross, Senior Rehabilitation Research Engineer, Atlanta VA Rehab R&D Center of Excellence in Vision Loss

      Rapporteur: Brad Hodges, Technology Program Associate, AFB - American Foundation for the Blind

      Panelists:

                o John Herzog, User Experience, Apps4Android

                o Giovanni Ciaffoni, Software Engineer and Web Accessibility Consultant, Istituto dei Ciechi F. Cavazza (Italy)

                o Michael May, President and CEO, Sendero Group

                o Jeremi Sudol, Co-Founder, IPPLEX/LookTel

                o Caroline Ragot, Managing Director, Code Factory 

                o Varju Luceno, Director of Communications, DAISY Consortium  • Presentation

                o Carrie Bruce, Research Scientist, Sonification Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology  • Presentation

      12:30 p.m.: Lunch served in Showcase area

      1:30 p.m.: Breakout Sessions - Part 2

                       Technology, Application and Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

      Session A: How to Involve and Benefit from the Expertise of Persons with Disabilities in Developing Programs and Solutions

      Session Chair: Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.

      Rapporteur: Mike Paciello, Founder and Principal, The Paciello Group

      Panelists:

               o Alexandra Gaspari, Accessibility Programme Officer, ITU - International Telecommunication Union, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau •  Presentation

               o Anita Shafer Aaron, Executive Director, World Institute on Disability (WID)

               o David Rojas, ICT4D Unit Director, The Trust for the Americas, OAS - Organization of American States

               o Cynthia Waddell, Executive Director, ICDRI - International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet

      Session B: Cloud-based Solutions for Assistive Technologies: Latest Implementations and Developments for the Workplace, e-Government, e-Health, and e-Education 

      Session Chair: Sue Swenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, U.S. Department of Education

      Rapporteur: Gerry Ellis, Feel TheBenefIT (Ireland); Fellow of The Irish Computer Society 

      Panelists:

                o Claudio Giugliemma, President, LucyTech, Inc. co-presenting with Irma Missaglia, Director, Cooperative Sociale Sim-patia (Italy) 

                o Gregg Vanderheiden, Founder, Raising the Floor/GPII, Ph.D., & Director, Trace R&D Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Presentation

                o Jay Wilpon, Executive Director, Speech Research, AT&T Labs - Research Presentation

                o Matt Tyrone Quinn, Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standard and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce •  Presentation

      Session C: Accessible and Assistive Apps and Solutions in Emergency Response

      Session Chair: James Arden Barnett, Jr, Rear Admiral, United States Navy (Retired); Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC - Federal Communications Commission

      Rapporteur: Derrick L. Cogburn, Executive Director, Institute of Disability and Public Policy; Associate Professor of International Relations, International Communication Program, School of International Service, American University

      Panelists:

                o Brad Hodges, Technology Program Associate, AFB - American Foundation for the Blind

                o Christian Vogler, Associate Professor and Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University Presentation

                o David Furth, Deputy Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC - Federal Communications Commission Presentation

                o Brian Fontes, CEO, NENA – National Emergency Number Association

               o Liddy Manson, President, BeClose Presentation

      Session D: Accessible and Assistive Apps and Solutions in Travel and Tourism

      Session Chair: Bill Curtis-Davidson, Accessible Transportation Solutions, IBM Research: Human Ability and Accessibility Center • Presentation

      Rapporteur: Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessiblity Officer, SSB Bart Group 

      Panelists:

                  o Dan DeBeyer, Director, Rick Hansen Global Accessibility Map, Rick Hansen Foundation (Canada) • Presentation

                  o Michael May, President and CEO, Sendero Group (U.S.A.)

                  o Philip L. Winters, Director, Transportation Demand Management Program, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida (U.S.A.) • Presentation

                  o Tom Wlodkowski, Director of Accessibility, AOL Inc. (U.S.A.)

                  o Hossein Rahnama, Ryerson University (Canada) • Presentation

      Session E: Monetizing Mobile Applications: Which business models work for mobile apps developers? Which OS platforms and distribution channels provide the most opportunities?

      Session Chair: David Dikter, CEO, ATIA - Assistive Technology Industry Association

      Rapporteur: Sam Fabens, AT&T  

      Panelists:

                  o Mélanie Endres, Sales Director, Code Factory • Presentation

                  o Steve Jacobs, President, IDEAL Group, Inc. /CEO, Apps4Android, Inc. • Presentation

                  o Fouad Hassoun, CEO, Medialog Accessibilities

                  o Aram Hekimian, Chairman and CEO, KAPSYS  • Presentation

      3:15 p.m.: Refreshment break in Showcase area

      4:00 p.m.: Plenary Session: Making Mobile Innovations Work for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

      •    Reports from breakout sessions
            o Innovators’ topics:  visual, cognitive, hearing, travel and transportation, emergency response
            o Ecosystem evolution: designing accessible apps and mobile web, apps monetization, cloud computing, involving persons   with disabilities

      •    Panel discussion: How can stakeholders best work together to promote innovation and services for seniors and persons with disabilities?

      Chair: John D. Kemp, President and CEO, ABILITIES!

      Panelists:

                   • Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, FCC - Federal Communications Commission

                   • Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.

                   • Frances West, World Wide Director, IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center               

      •     Summit Conclusions and Next Steps

                   • Axel Leblois, Executive Director, G3ict

                   • Edward J. Krause, President and CEO, E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc.

      5:30 p.m.: Adjournment