5th European eAccessibility Forum
Benefits and costs of e-accessibility

28/03/2011, 9:00 - 18:00
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - 30 Avenue Corentin Cariou 75019 - Paris, France

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09h00 - 09h30 : Opening Session

Chair : Dominique Burger (Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Président de BrailleNet)
  • Welcome Address
    Claudie Haigneré (President of Universcience )
  • Opening Address
    Marie-Anne Montchamp (Secrétaire d’Etat auprès de la ministre des Solidarités et de la Cohésion sociale)

09h30 - 10h50 : Technologies serving People

Chair : Bernard Benhamou (Délégué aux Usages de l'Internet)
  • Accessibility serving e-recrutement
    Sébastien Delorme (Atalan)
  • Make mobile communication accessible, a chalenging responsability
    Antonella Desneux (SFR)
  • Use of ICTs for Inclusive Education: costs and benefits
    Donal Rice (National Disability Authority)

11h20 - 12h30 : Designing for All

Chair : Vincent Michel (Fédération des aveugles et déficients visuels de France)
  • Web Accessibility Policy at SNCF
    Brigitte Rigaud (SNCF), Arthur Rigaud (SNCF), Anne Villequenault (SNCF), Julien Ducreux (SNCF)
  • Economic appraisal of universal design in transport: Experiences from Norway and applicability to ICT
    James Odeck (The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway And Norwegian Public Roads Administration)
  • Being digital ­ creating win-win-situation for print disabled and publishers
    Ronald Schild (MVB GmbH )

14h15 - 15h15 : Tooling eAccessibility

Chair : Denis Boulay (AccessiWeb - Association BrailleNet)
  • Developing accesssible components for mainstream products : the exemple of mobile phones
    Caroline Ragot (Code Factory )
  • How automatic assesment tools improve quality and reduce development cycles
    Thomas Logan (Hisoftware)
  • Accessibility assessment: breaking through automation barriers ?
    Matthieu Faure (Open-S)

15h15 - 16h15 : Reduce the costs

Chair : Marc-Etienne Vargenau (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • Reducing costs throughout the production chain
    Jean-Marie d'Amour (Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille)
  • Fine-tuning expert interventions in a Web project
    Olivier Nourry (Micropole), Jean-Pierre Villain (Qelios)
  • Industrialising accessibility of a fleet of websites
    Elie Sloïm (Temesis)

16h25 - 17h30 : Facing accessibility obligations

Chair : Luiz Alves Dos Santos (European Commission, DG Information Society & Media - ICT for inclusion )
  • Litigation and the Business case for e-accessibility in the US
    Cynthia Waddell (the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (ICDRI))
  • Embedding Accessibility from Day 1: A pragmatic approach to designing accessible goods and services.
    Kiran Kaja (Adobe)
  • Good Business : Building Core Accessibility Skills Within Organizations
    Bonnie Kearney (Director of Accessibility Marketing, Microsoft )

8h00 - 19h00 : Appendix

  • Appendix 1: Use of ICTs for Inclusive Education
    Donal Rice (National Disability Authority)
  • Appendix 2 : Coûts et bénéfices de la téléphonie mobile accessible – Code Factory
    Caroline Ragot (Code Factory)
  • Appendix 3: Litigation & the Business Case for e-Accessibility in the United States
    Cynthia Waddell (the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (ICDRI))

17h30 - 17h45 : Conclusion - Closing

Chair : Dominique Burger (Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Président de BrailleNet)

12h30 - 14h15 : Workshops

  • Opquast reporting: governance of the accessibility of a fleet of websites
    Aurélien Levy (Temesis)
  • Tanaguru: accessibility, efficiency, reliability !
    Matthieu Faure (Open-S)
  • Demonstration of a conformity assesment tool : Compliance Sheriff
    Thomas Logan (Hisoftware)
  • VoiceOver : embedding accessibility upstream the operating system
    Yannick Plassiard (Cecitek.fr), Damien Mauduit (EuroBraille)
  • "Save as Daisy for Office 2010" et "Sub-Titling Add-in For Microsoft PowerPoint (STAMP), an overview
    Philippe Beraud (Microsoft France)
  • Where to start when everything is to be done ?
    Bertrand Binois (Conseil général du Pas-de-Calais)
  • PLEXTALK Pocket:: Reading Daisy DRM protected books on the Helene Library.
    Marc Van der Aa (Shinano), Bruno Cozette (Shinano)
  • Creating engaging and accessible content with Adobe products
    Kiran Kaja (Adobe)
  • Tadeo Workshop
    Clarisse Cariou (Tadeo)
  • AcceDe Project : make PDF accessible
    Sylvie Golfain (Atalan)
  • Creating a more inclusive Web environment using text-to-speech technology
    Christelle Le Sommer (Texthelp Ltd)
  • The Voice of the Developer Community: Needs, Obstacles and Recommendations to Improve eAccessibility
    David Dikter (ATIA)
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