Policies and Legislations
under the Patronage of Madame Claudie Haigneré, European Affairs Minister
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
Monday 31 January 2005
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The objective of the workshop is to disseminate information about the policies put in place by governments in different countries to foster equal access to the information society in accordance to European policy and decisions. Participants will be offered an unique opportunity to learn from organisations strongly involved in the battle for a better, more accessible, Web. The speakers are from organisations representing users and consumers with disabilities, Governmental bodies, administrations and industrial companies. They will present the progresses made in the different countries and will discuss how policies are - or should be - implemented by the different actors. Concrete study cases will be discussed. There will also be an opportunity to hear first-hand about the reactions to these policies, from users with disabilities and members of the Web industry. The workshop will also encourage the harmonisation of good practices all over Europe .
The following topics will be covered in the workshop:
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The workshop is organised jointly by
with support of two European Specific Support Actions : Support-EAM and CWST
The workshop is hosted by:
The building and auditorium are accessible for all visitors.
Official language is English.
Hotel accommodation is available in the close neighbourhood.
The Seminar registration fee is 120 euros per person, covering conferences material, coffee breaks and a lunch buffet.
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