First European e-Accessibility Forum
Accessible on-line services, a benefit for all

29 January 2007, 9:00-18:00
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30, avenue Corentin-Cariou - 75019 Paris

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  • Foreword
    Dominique Burger (INSERM U592, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Association BrailleNet)

9h00 - 10h00 : Opening Session: The prospective Web for All (1)

Chair : Dominique BURGER (INSERM U592 - Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Président de l'association BrailleNet)
  • Welcome Address
    Caroline Wiegandt (directrice de la médiathèque de la Cité des sciences et de l'industrie)
  • Accessibility in the Web2.0 context
    Bernard Ourghanlian (Technical and Security Director, Microsoft France )
  • Accessible Rich Internet Applications and on-line services (ARIA)
    Richard Schwerdtfeger (Accessibility Architecture and Strategy Distinguished Engineer, IBM Software Group)

10h30 - 11h30 : e-Accessibility and Information

Chair : David CROMBIE (Dedicon (NL) - EUAIN project coordinator)
  • The Press made accessible on the Internet thanks to Anderslezen
    Marian Oosting (AndersLezen - Dedicon)
  • The Printed Press made accessible to the visually impaired thanks to Vocale Presse
    Eric Lapeyre (Akompas Technologies)
  • Access to Information for all: achievements and new challenges.
    Christian Heilmann (Yahoo! )

11h30 - 12h30 : e-Accessibility and Employment

Chair : Lucile BLOCH (Magazine Etre)
  • Find a Job with (France)
    Karin Raguin ( Director)
  • Find a Job with VDAB (Belgium)
    Erik Verdeyen ( VDAB projet Manager, Internetarchitects), Elke Duprez (, Bart Simons (AnySurfer), Elke Duprez (, Bart Simons (AnySurfer)
  • The accessibility of corporate phone applications "rrevolutionised"r by IP
    Jean-Pierre Albinet (Alcatel-Lucent)

12h30 - 14h30 : Lunch, Unformal meetings, Demonstrations by e-Accessibility players

  • Make web accessibility a reality: tools and demos
    Jérôme Adam (Easylife Conseil, Innovative and Accessible Design), Jérôme Adam (Easylife Conseil, Innovative and Accessible Design), Bernard Ourghanlian (Microsoft France)
  • Hisoftware Solutions for Developing and Assessing Accessible On-line Services
    Kurt Sollod (Hisoftware)
  • How to create an Accessible School Book Using Adobe Tools
    Franck Gross (Adobe Systems France)
  • How IP technologies may impact the accessibility of corporate telecommunications
    Jean-Pierre Albinet (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • BrailleNet's Workshop: demos by users with disabilities
    Denis Boulay (Association BrailleNet)

14h30 - 15h20 : e-Accessibility at the European Scale

Chair : Eric VELLEMAN (Accessibility Foundation ( NL))
  • e-Accessibility, a European Challenge
    Miguel González-Sancho (European Commission - Information Society Directorate General, eInclusion Unit)
  • Harmonising the Accessibility Expertise in Europe
    Roberto Castaldo (IWA/HWG), Roberto Scanno (IWA/HWG), Roberto Scanno (IWA/HWG)
  • A model for a European Accessibility label (Support-EAM)
    Pierre Guillou (Association BrailleNet), Dominique Burger (INSERM), Dominique Burger (INSERM)

15h20 - 16h20 : The Prospective Web for All (2)

Chair : Richard Schwerdtfeger (Accessibility Architecture and Strategy Distinguished Engineer, IBM Software Group)
  • Mobile Information Systems for People with Visual Disabilities
    Patrick Marc (HumanWare Canada)
  • Web Accessibility in the Future
    Michael Cooper (WCAG Working Group Team Contact - W3C/WAI)
  • The Mobile Web: for everyone and everywhere?
    Dominique Hazaël-Massieux (ERCIM / W3C)

16h35 - 17h30 : e-Accessibility in Daily Life

Chair : Jérémie BOROY (President de l’UNISDA (FR))
  • Accessibility helping business: the case of Legal & General in United Kingdom
    Dave Wilton & Julie Howell (Legal and General & Fortune Cookies), Julie Howell (Fortune Cookie, UK), Julie Howell (Fortune Cookie, UK)
  • Accessible Banking on the Web
    Graeme Whippy (Lloyds TSB, Group IT CTO)
  • Make editorial contents accessible: the point of view of a content aggregator
    Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire (Cairn, a portal of human and social sciences magazines), Marc Minon (Cairn), Marc Minon (Cairn)
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