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4th European eAccessibility Forum

eAccessibility of Public Services in Europe

12/04/2010, 9:00 - 18:00
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - Paris, France

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09h00 - 09h30 : Opening of the Forum

  • Welcome Address
    Claudie Haigneré (President of universcience)
  • Opening Address
    Madame Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (Secrétaire d’Etat chargée de la Prospective et du Développement de l’économie numérique)

09h30 - 10h50 : Policies for eAccessibility

Chair : Donal Rice (National Disability Authority, Ireland)
  • Keynote : Agenda for an eAccessible European Union
    Miguel GONZALEZ-SANCHO (Deputy Head of Unit for ICT for Inclusion in the European Commission, Directorate-General Information Society & Media)
  • Methods and techniques for monitoring eAccessibility
    Jose Angel MARTINEZ USERO (Technosite - ONCE Foundation )
  • eAccessibility in web quality process : ReNo
    Gautier Barrère (Ministry of public administration and administrative renovation - Luxembourg)
  • Implementating e-Accessibility at DILA
    Olivier GARRY (Direction de l’information légale et administrative)

10h50 - 11h10 : Morning Break

11h10 - 12h30 : Instruments supporting eAccessibility

Chair : Miguel GONZALEZ-SANCHO (European Commission)
  • Keynote Speech : W3C/WAI Standards for Creating and Displaying Web Content
    Jeanne SPELLMAN (W3C/WAI - Web Accessibility Initiative )
  • Comparative approaches to current legislation on eAccessibility in Europe
    Donal Rice (National Disability Authority, Ireland)
  • Introducing e-accessibility requirements in a Web project
    Magali OUALID (Ministry of National Education), Jean-Pierre VILLAIN (Qelios), Olivier NOURRY (Micropole-Univers)
  • Incorporating automation into an end-to-end accessibility Program
    Thomas Logan (Hisoftware)
  • Assessing and certifying conformity to accessibility standards
    Denis Boulay (BrailleNet association - AccessiWeb)

12h30 - 14h30 : Workshop: Project Methodologies

  • Considering accessibility in a public service quality approach: Reno.
    Gautier BARRERE (Ministry of public administration and administrative renovation - Luxembourg), Laurent DENIS (Temesis)
  • Methodologies for managing and controling e-accessibility in a Web project
    Magali OUALID (Ministry of National Education), Jean-Pierre Villain (Qelios), Olivier Nourry (Micropole Univers)

12h30 - 14h30 : Workshop: Desktop applications and accessibility

  • Creating Daisy Books with Open Office and Odt2DAISY
    Christophe Strobbe (KUL, Leuven), Vincent Spiewak (KUL, Leuven)
  • Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 in the context of WCAG2.0 and RGAA
    Philippe Beraud (Microsoft France), Kurt A. Mueffelmann (Hisoftware)

12h30 - 14h30 : Workshop: PDF accessibility

  • How to make the PDF version of a published document accessible
    Sébastien DELORME (Atalan), Franck Gross (Adobe France)
  • Large Scale Production of accessible PDF documents
    Hervé Pottier (Xenos)

12h30 - 14h30 : Demonstrations: Public services and industrial solutions

  • Genesys Agent Desktop, Interaction Workspace: productivity and performance in the Contact Center through eAccessibility
    Boris NICOLAS (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • Tadeo Demonstration
    Mathilde Le Goff (Tadeo.fr)
  • Initiatives : Portanum (demonstrations), AcceDe (presentation of the project methodology by THALES Group for designing accessible PDF )
    Joseph Colineau (THALES Research and Technology), Roselyne Duchesne (THALES Mission Handicap)
  • Proxima Mobile, services for citizens on mobile phones
    Pierre Perez (Internet Usages Delegation )

14h30 - 16h00 : Accessible Publishing Chain

Chair : Licia Sbatella (Politecnico di Milano)
  • Embedding automated accessible outputs in course production
    Gerald SCHMIDT (Open University)
  • Leibniz - a project to make none-fiction publications accessible
    Dr. Thomas KAHLISCH (DZB - German Central Library for the Blind), Julia DOBROSCHKE (DZB - German Central Library for the Blind)
  • AltText: The future of easy and independent accessible content publishing
    Kathleen ASJES (Dedicon Netherlands, accessible information for people with a print impairment)
  • Producing accessible PDF documents
    Sylvie GOLDFAIN (Atalan), Sébastien DELORME (Atalan)
  • Producing accessible documents with Microsoft Office 2010 Web Applications, a Web2.0 accessible application
    Philippe Beraud (Microsoft France)

16h00 - 16h20 : Afternoon Break

16h20 - 17h45 : Societal impact of eAccessibility

Chair : Dominique Burger (INSERM - UPMC)
  • Higher education ICT programs for promoting employability of students with disability
    Licia SBATTELLA (Politecnico di Milano - G3ict Program Committee Member)
  • Making Contact Center applications accessible. A case study : Genesys Agent Desktop
    Boris NICOLAS (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • AEGIS European Project, developing infrastructure, developer's tools, assistive technologies under an open source software license
    Christophe Strobbe (KUL, Leuven)
  • Closing Remarks
    Dominique Burger (INSERM - UPMC)
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