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Francesca Cesa Bianchi

Vice President, Institutional Relations, G3ict

Francesca Cesa Bianchi is G3ict's Vice President, Institutional Relations. She has worked for G3ict since its inception. She has an in-depth experience of digital inclusion issues for persons with disabilities, the CRPD, and is a frequent speaker for G3ict internationally. She oversees G3ict’s relations with international organizations, governments and academia, as well as G3ict’s “CRPD Progress Report on ICT Accessibility,” which measures the level of ICT accessibility for persons with disabilities around the world.

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05 July 2019

G3ict – The Global Initiative for Inclusive Communication and Information Technologies – organized a Side Event to the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP12) on 12 June 2019, at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was co-ho... Read More

10 March 2011

An interview with Claudio Giugliemma, President and Founder of the Dominic Foundation and creator of the LUCY cloud-based platform Francesca Cesa Bianchi (F.C.B.): You are preparing the launching of the first large scale deployment of cloud-based assistive applications and services for persons with ... Read More

10 March 2011

Francesca Cesa Bianchi (F.C.B.): Can you tell us more about the relevance for SEDPcD of the technical cooperation plan just announced with G3ict within the new economic development program of the Government of the State of São Paulo? Secretary Linamara Rizzo Battistella (L.R.B.): Since its creation... Read More

28 May 2010

A web-based survey was deployed to collect feedback from all G3ict constituents involved as faculty or committee members prior to our May 2010 G3ict Steering Committee meeting. The survey consisted of 10 questions; 28 survey participants' responses were tallied.    The respondends' input will help u... Read More

12 November 2009

Accessible DVDs - The Media Access Group at WGBH, which creates both the closed captioning and Descriptive Video Service/DVS via its Motion Picture Access (MoPix) effort, acknowledges Universal Pictures for joining Sony Pictures in committing to release DVD and Blu-Ray disks with Descriptive Video S... Read More

Held at the Georgia Institute of Technology last October 15, the GVU Research Demo Showcase featured over 100 technology demonstrations including immersive augmented reality experiences, human-robot interaction, mobile gaming and healthcare and music technologies by GVU faculty and students. Some of... Read More