Zero Project Conference 2018 – Detailed schedule

Room In Brief Last Update: 20. 2. 2018
    Wednesday – February 21, 2018            
Foyer   8.30   10.00   Coffee  
M1   10.00   10.30   Opening Ceremony Welcome by Caroline Casey, Conference moderator; Martin Essl, Founder of the Essl Foundation; Ambassador Christine Stix-Hackl of the Permanent Mission of Austria to the U.N., and Manfred Pallinger, Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs
Caroline CASEY (Chair) BINC Ireland
Martin ESSL Essl Foundation Austria
Christine STIX-HACKL Permanent Mission of Austria at the U.N. in Vienna Austria
Manfred PALLINGER Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Konsumentenschutz Austria
M1   10.30   10.45   Keynote Speech: Daniela Bas, Director at United Nations DSPD/DESA Accessibility as an enabler for achieving inclusive and sustainable development for al United States
followed by introduction to the the Zero Project Conference 2018
M1   11.00   11.50   Plenary Session: High-Tech Solutions The Plenary Discussion focus on the most advanced technology solutions – if, when and how they will improve the life of people with disabilities, like Artificial Intelligence and autonomous vehicles, machine learning, next-generation learn-management systems (LMS), classroom drones, smart homes and brain-computer interfaces (BCI)
Michael FEMBEK (Chair) Essl Foundation Austria
David BANES AIS Access and Inclusion Services United Kingdom
Rodrigo HUEBNER MENDES Rodrigo Mendes Institute Brazil
Christopher M. LEE International Association of Accessibility Professionals and Program Chair, G3ict Inclusive Higher Education Forum United States
M1   12.00   13.50   Parallel Session: Accessible Tourism Innovative Practices and Policies working on the complete value chain in tourism, are the focus of this session.
Ivor AMBROSE (Chair) ENAT – European Network for Accessible Tourism Belgium
Marek PLURA Member of the European Parliament Belgium
Marco PIZZIO Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla Italy
Magnus BERGLUND Scandic Hotels Sweden
Bastienne PALIZ South America For All Ecuador
Ewoud LAGRING Visit Flanders Belgium
Neha ARORA Planet Abled India
Jose Luis BORAU Fundacion ONCE Spain
Sylvana EL LAKKIS LPHU – Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union / DPI Arab region Lebanon
Alessandro DALLA PIETÀ Gondolas4all Italy
M2   12.00   14.00   Zero Project – Ashoka Forum on Impact Transfer Models The Essl Foundation and Ashoka join forces to initiate the first Impact Transfer to globalize the most innovative disability solutions for a barrier-free world.
Loic VAN CUTSEM Impact Transfer by Ashoka chair Austria
Martin ESSL Essl Foundation panelist Austria
Georg SCHOEN Ashoka Austria panelist Austria
Claudia WERNECK Escola de Gente panelist (tbc) Brazil
Shanti RAGHAVAN Enable India presenter India
Ilsa NELWAN Suryakanti Foundation presenter Indonesia
Kevin HAGER Understood.org presenter United States
Betteke DE GAAY FORTMAN Karuna Foundation presenter Netherlands
Melissa MALZKUHN Gallaudet University presenter United States
Sharon YEHESKEL-ORON Beit Issie Shapiro presenter Israel
Walburga FROEHLICH atempo GmbH presenter Austria
Daniel KISH World Access for the Blind presenter United States
Pooja MUKUL Jaipur Foot Organization (BMVSS) presenter India
Lara SCHWELLER MOMA – Museum of Modern Art presenter United States
Foyer Opening of the Impact Transfer Marketplace
M3   12.00   13.10   Parallel Session: Services supporting business in creating accessibility In this parallel session, consulting services are presented that support businesses and other organizations in developing their accessibility strategies
Susan SCOTT-PARKER (Chair) BDI – Business Disability International United Kingdom
Michal RIMON Access Israel Israel
Amena EL SAIE Helm joint presentation Egypt
Ramez MAHER Helm joint presentation Egypt
Omair AHMAD NOWPDP – Network of Organizations Working with People with Disabilities Pakistan
Marius MEWS PIKSL – In der Gemeinde leben GmbH Germany
Hannes HOFER Monopolverwaltungs GmbH Austria
M3   13.20   14.20   Parallel Session: Orientation systems for the blind Innovative Practices in this session support orientation system for the blind, using different approaches like connective canes, beacons or scanning technologies
Fredric SCHROEDER (Chair) WBU – World Blind Union United States
Giulio NARDONE Associazione Disabili Visivi Onlus Italy
Rene ESPINOZA LAZARILLO TEC SPA Chile
Tiernan KENNY Wayfindr joint presentation United Kingdom
Masahito KAWAMORI ITU – International Telecommunication Union joint presentation Switzerland
Jennifer KIETZKE OrCam Israel
M1   14.10   15.00   Parallel Session: Rural Development Innovative Practices that improve the accessibility of rural areas in low income countries are in the focus of this session.
Bob RANSOM (Chair) ECDD – Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development Ethiopia
Lasanthi DASKON Attorney at Law / Disability Inclusion Advisor Sri Lanka
Deepak RAJ SAPKOTA Karuna Foundation Nepal
Stelio RAMOS Light for the World Mozambique
M2   14.10   16.20   Corporate and Entrepreneurship Forum Selected start-ups and entrepreneurs on assistive and inclusive technology present to 1) Corporations and 2) Impact Investors who give feedback on their technology and approach.
Marie RINGLER Ashoka chair Austria
Michael MILLIGAN Mobile & Wireless Forum presenter Austria
Carmine Alfonso DANTUONO JKJ S.r.l. presenter Italy
Jason DA SILVA AXSMap jointly presenting with Jessica NGUYEN and Brian DHANIRAM United States
Boaz ZILBERMAN Project-Ray presenter Israel
Frances WEST FrancesWestCo panelist United States
Dimitri KANEVSKY Google panelist United States
Hector MINTO Microsoft Inc. UK panelist United Kingdom
Jake ABMA ING Bank panelist Netherlands
(short break)
Yishai HATZIR STEP-HEAR jointly presenting with Or COHEN Israel
Ofer MANDELBERG Make Sense jointly presenting with David ADI Israel
Oliver DREHMANN Antarus – Mobile Solutions presenter Switzerland
Young-jin CHOI PHINEO gemeinnützige AG panelist Germany
Martin VOGELSANG EVPA – European Venture Philanthropy Association panelist Germany
Selma PRODANOVIC Brainswork panelist Austria
Katharina TURNAUER Katharina Turnauer Privatstiftung panelist Austria
M3   14.30   15.50   Parallel Session: Services for the blind In this session, services for people who are blind or visually impaired are presented, most of the specific solutions like online databases, tactile and text-to-speech applications.
Klaus HOECKNER (Chair) Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen Österreichs Austria
Abbass ABBASS AlManarah Association for Persons with Disabilities Israel
Karl PLETSCHKO Mopius Mobile GmbH Austria
Gabriel COHEN Migdal Or rehabilition center for the blind Israel
Hiroshi KAWAMURA ATDO – Assistive Technology Development Organization Japan
Linda MIESEN Tactile Studio Österreich Austria
M1   15.10   16.20   Parallel Session: Access to Health Practices in this session focus on access to health, mostly in low income country and/or rural environments.
Katherine GUERNSEY (Chair) USICD – United States International Council on Disabilities United States
Anna ALISJAHBANA Suryakanti Foundation Indonesia
Thierry REGENASS ICRC MoveAbility Foundation Switzerland
M. A. MUHIT CSF Global Bangladesh
Pooja MUKUL Jaipur Foot Organization (BMVSS) India
Yael NEEMAN Assuta Medical Centers Israel
M1   16.30   16.40   Keynote Speech: Shelly London, Poses Family Foundation Our learnings so far on our journey to think big and do big. United States
M1   16.40   16.50   Keynote Speech: Hector Minto, Evangelist of Microsoft Inc. The Accessibility-Strategy of Microsoft Inc. United Kingdom
M1   16.50   17.00   Keynote Speech: Yuval Wagner, Founder of Access Israel   Israel
Foyer   17.00   20.00   Accessibility Trail, Exhibition and Dinner More than 30 outstanding innovators will present during the whole Zero Project Conference, but will be especially highlighted in the exhibition. The Accessibility Trail provides opportunities for trial and personal experiences from more than 10 innovations.
    Thursday – February 22, 2018            
Foyer   8.00   8.40   Coffee  
M1   8.40   8.50   Welcome by Caroline Casey (Chair) What to expect from Conference Day 2
M1   8.50   9.00   Keynote Speech: Luis Gallegos, Chairman of G3ICT  
M1   9.00   9.15   Keynote Speech: Inmaculada Placencia, European Union, DG Employment The European Accessibility Act
M1   9.15   9.30   Keynote Speech: Bobbi Cordano, President of Gallaudet University  
M1   9.40   11.10   Parallel Session: Universal Design in the built environment Presenters of Innovative Practices and Policies discuss with experts how to successfully implement Universal Design principles in construction and urban development
Gerald CRADDOCK (Chair) Centre for Excellence in Universal Design Ireland
Ann-Marit SAEBONES Consultant Norway
Antonio-Luis MARTINEZ-PUJALTE Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche Spain
Roger JENSEN Fylkesmannen i Telemark (County governor of Telemark) Norway
Liam MCMUNN Central Bank of Ireland Ireland
Michael PERRY Progressive AE United States
Lea GIES Q8 – Stiftung Alsterdorf Germany
Iain MCKINNON Global Disability Innovation Hub United Kingdom
M3   9.40   10.50   Parallel Session: Orientation Map-Apps Innovations in this sessions solely focus on using online-maps for (co-) creating information systems for people who are blind, physically disabled or also with other disabilities.
Holger DIETERICH (Chair) Sozialhelden e. V. Germany
Toshiya KAKIUCHI MIRAIRO Japan
Jason DA SILVA AXSMap United States
Noelle DALY Mobility Mojo LLC Ireland
Matt MCCANN Access Earth Ireland
Yuriko ODA PADM Japan
M2   9.40   12.10   G3ICT Forum: Accessible and Inclusive ICT Solutions – bridging the Gap While solutions exist to make most ICTs accessible to Persons with Disabilities, their level of adoption is still very limited. This session will examine successful technology, policy and capacity building initiatives to close this gap and how they may be replicated around the world.
Luis GALLEGOS (Chair) G3ICT – Board of Trustees Ecuador
Francesca CESA BIANCHI G3ict – Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies ICT Accessibility: Measuring the Gap Italy
Victor PINEDA Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) United States
Shadi ABOU-ZAHRA W3C – Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium Austria
Christopher M. LEE International Association of Accessibility Professionals and Program Chair, G3ict Inclusive Higher Education Forum Advancing the Accessibility Profession  United States
Fredric SCHROEDER WBU – World Blind Union Ending the Book Famine for the Blind United States
Tiernan KENNY Wayfindr The World’s First International Standard for Accessible Audio Navigation United Kingdom
Vashkar BHATTACHARJEE a2i-Access to information Accessible and Inclusive ICT Solutions: A case from Bangladesh  Bangladesh
Susanna LAURIN Funka Nu AB Procurement – a key to accessibility Sweden
Jake ABMA ING Bank A Three-Way Approach Netherlands
M3   11.00   11.40   Parallel Session: Accessible Buildings in low income countries Presenters of Innovative Practices and Policies discuss solutions to build accessibly in low income countries, partly also using Universal Design Principles
Johanna MANG (Chair) Light for the World Austria
Apollo MUKASA Uganda National Action on Physical Disability Uganda
George Anthony GIANNOUMIS NOVA – Norwegian Social Research Institute Norway
M1   11.20   12.40   Parallel Session: Standards, Manuals, Toolboxes Standard, norms and certifications can be powerful tool to drive innovation and affordable solutions. Presenter of Innovative Practices and Policies discuss with experts about existing solutions, dangers and developments
Inmaculada PLACENCIA PORRERO (Chair) European Commission Belgium
Gail KENT Director Data at European Commission- DG CONNECT Belgium
Erika PLEVNIK ÖZIV Federal Association, Interest Group for People with Disabilities Austria
Raul MONTIEL Fundacion Saraki Paraguay
Amanda BASI Rick Hansen Foundation Canada
Klaus HOECKNER Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen Österreichs Austria
Tracey SHIPMAN GAATES – Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments Canada
M3   11.50   12.50   Parallel Session: Inclusive Humanitarian Aid Access to humanitarian aid in disasters, times of crisis or refugees is a special challenge for persons with disabilities. Presenters of Innovative Practices and experts discuss
Katherine GUERNSEY (Chair) USICD – United States International Council on Disabilities United States
Birendra Raj POKHAREL ADRAD Nepal – Action on Disability Rights And Development Nepal
Syarifuddin SYARIFUDDIN FKM BKA jointly presenting Indonesia
Irna SUSRIANTI FKM BKA jointly presenting Indonesia
Dorji Tsering SHERPA SKY Memorial Foundation Nepal
Alex CHRISTOPOULOS Lumos Foundation United Kingdom
M2   12.30   14.30   ILO Forum on Reasonable Adjustments in the Workplace Reasonable adjustments, often times also referred to as reasonable accommodations, aim to provide equal opportunities for employees at the workplace, so companies can make full use of their skills, talents and professional potentials. By recognizing and accommodating individual needs, companies create work environments that truly welcome the diversity of their staff, including workers with disabilities, and thereby contribute to greater business success.
Juergen MENZE (Chair) ILO – International Labour Organization Switzerland
Joseph JONES Drake University – The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement Advancing the Legacy of the ADA United States
Murteza R. KHAN Bangladesh Business & Disability Network Towards a disability inclusive Bangladesh Bangladesh
Graeme WHIPPY Channel 4 Simplifying and Democratising Workplace Adjustments United Kingdom
Brendan ROACH BDF – Business Disability Forum Challenges and successful approaches to making timely and effective adjustments in large organisations United Kingdom
Monica ACKERMANN DRPI Aware A Focus on Skills and Job Matching
Canada
Kathryn E. JOHNSON SCSU Confucius Institute China
M1   13.00   15.00   Parallel Session: IT-Solutions supporting persons who are deaf In this session, innovative technologies supporting persons with hearing impairments and deaf persons are presented and discussed, like inclusive designs for literacy development and translation technologies
Joanna KINBERGER (Chair) equalizent Schulungs- und Beratungs GmbH Austria
Melissa MALZKUHN Gallaudet University United States
Jaifa Margarita MEZHER ARANGO Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies jointly presenting Colombia
Henry Mejia ROYET FENASCOL – Federacion Nacional de Sordos de Colombia jointly presenting Colombia
Yonat BURLIN Gala Prompter Israel, Israel
Lorenzo DI CIACCIO Pedius Italy
Mervette AL-SHIHABI Zain Jordan jointly presenting Jordan
Yousef MUTAWE Zain Jordan jointly presenting Jordan
M3   13.00   13.50   Parallel Session: Access to Justice Practices, policies and experts in this session focus on access to justice, especially for people with intellectual disabilities
Ola ABU ALGHAIB (Chair) Leonard Cheshire Disability United Kingdom
Diana SAMARASAN Disability Rights Fund United States
Yifat KLEIN JDC – American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Israel
Ronit ZUR Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Social Services Israel
Casilda Sabin FERNANDEZ Plena inclusión Asturias Spain
Juan Carlos GARCIA LOPEZ Judge-Spanish legal Council for the Judiciary Spain
M3   14.00   15.00   Parallel Session: IT-Platforms connecting Peers The approach used in this session are IT-based platforms that connect “peers” – people with similar needs and interests, like people with certain disabilities, parents, professionals etc
Siri KOCH-LARSEN (Chair) City of Oslo, Department of Primary Health and Social Affairs Norway
Ricki MEYER Exceptional Lives, Inc United States
Shanti RAGHAVAN Enable India India
Kevin HAGER Understood.org United States
Jenny LINDSTROEM BEIJAR Our Normal Sweden
M2   14.50   17.00   GAATES Forum on Urban Development Success in 2030: Partnerships for Mainstreaming Universal Design in the Built Environment
Victor PINEDA (Chair) Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)   United States
Fernando Roberto JACOME GAVILANEZ Complutense University of Madrid Towards an Inclusive Implementation of the New Urban Agenda Ecuador
Kristine FRANCE ZUNIGA Corporacion Ciudad Accesible Accessible Guidelines to build a city for all Chile
Mukhtar AL SHIBANI Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)   Saudi Arabia
Regina COHEN Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Inclusive Smart City: Solutions for the Accessible Village Bulgaria
Jose Luis BORAU Fundacion ONCE   Spain
Salem ALSHAFIEI The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai The Dubai Universal Accessibility Strategy (22) and Action Plan United Arab Emirates
Elizabeth Maria FRANCHINI Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca City of Lucca becoming accessible Italy
Patrick DOHMEN (tbc) EUKOBA – Europäisches Kompetenzzentrum für Barrierefreiheit   Germany
M3   15.10   15.50   Parallel Session: Find buddies and peers These Innovative Practices have developed IT-based solutions of finding partners with and without disabilities for travel, tourism and outdoor activities.
Klaus LACHWITZ (Chair) IDA – International Disability Alliance Germany
Ron PAUSTIAN Inklusion Muss Laut Sein UG Germany
Paul RICHARDS Stay Up Late United Kingdom
M1   15.30   16.30   Parallel Session: Sign language solutions Different innovative practices that make sign language more broadly available or professionalize it are presented in this session
Thomas BUTCHER (Chair) Essl Foundation United States
Monika HAIDER equalizent Schulungs- und Beratungs GmbH jointly presenting Austria
Matthias FENKART equalizent Schulungs- und Beratungs GmbH jointly presenting Austria
Corinne VINOPOL IDRT Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, Inc. United States
Ka Yiu CHENG Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies China
Rene DUCHON Unicredit Bank Austria Austria
M3   16.00   17.00   Parallel Session: Access to Arts and Museums Innovative solutions are presented and discussed how to create a more inclusive art and museum experience for all
Rotraut KRALL (Chair) KHM – Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Austria
Lara SCHWELLER MOMA – Museum of Modern Art United States
Lejla AGIC Balkan Museum Network Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nadja AL-MASRI-GUTTERNIG Salzburg Museum Austria
Sonia GARCIA FRAILE CAMARA Fundacion ONCE Spain
Foyer   17.00   17.30   Joint walk to the Rotunda of the U.N. Building  
Rotunda   17.30   18.15   First Performance of the Zero Project Hymn and Unveiling of the Artwork First performance of the Zero Project Hymn by the Longfield Choirs and Unveiling of the Zero Project Artwork
Emmerich WEISSENBERGER Artist and Creator of the “Zero Project Wesen” Austria
Georg WEILGUNY Conductor of the Longfield Choir and Composer of Zero Project Hymn Austria
M1   18.30   20.30   The Award Ceremony Handing over of Innovative Practices and Policies 2018
    Keynote Speech: Martin Essl, Founder of the Essl Foundation 10 years Zero Project Austria
Keynote Speech: Victor Pineda, President of GAATES and World Enabled   United States
Keynote Speech: Yetnebersh Nigussie/Winner of the Right Livelihood Award 2017   Ethiopia
Foyer   20.30   22.00   Dinner  
               
    Friday – February 23, 2018            
Foyer   8.00   9.00   Coffee  
M1   9.00   9.15   Welcome by Caroline Casey What to expect from Conference Day 3
M1   9.15   9.25   Keynote Speech: Daniel Kish, World Access For The Blind   United States
M1   9.30   10.15   Plenary Session on Independent Living In this plenary discussion, various aspects of accessibility, from the perspective of persons with intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties, are discussed
Thomas BUTCHER (Chair) Essl Foundation United States
Birgit ROTHENBERG University of Dortmund Germany
Maureen PIGGOT Inclusion Europe United Kingdom
Linda PERRY Vela Microobard Association Canada
Jan WULF-SCHNABEL Stiftung Drachensee jointly with Hors-Alexander FINKE, education specialist Germany
M1   10.20   11.10   Parallel Session: Inclusive Playgrounds Models for accessible and inclusive playgrounds for children are presented in this session.
Anna DARLING (Chair) Lumos Foundation United Kingdom
Krisztina EMRICH MagikMe Inclusive Play United Kingdom
Jean JUDES Beit Issie Shapiro Israel
M2   10.20   13.50   WHO GATE Forum on Assistive Technologies Only 10% of the estimated 1 billion people worldwide have access to assistive technology which could benefit them. This session will identify exactly what is now needed to resource and commit to a transformative change – both in the context of Austria and in other contexts around the world.
Malcolm MACLACHLAN (Chair) Maynooth University   Ireland
Khibi MANANA South Africa Department of Transport – Universal Design in Public Transport Universal Design in Public Transport South Africa
Mukhtar AL SHIBANI GAATES – Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments The Gulf’s New Vision Saudi Arabia
Salem ALSHAFIEI The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai   United Arab Emirates
Jean JUDES Beit Issie Shapiro   Israel
Mary BARTOLOMUCCI Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Creating an Accessible Ontario Canada
Sophie LANCTOT Société Logique Universal Design Walkability Audit: PPAS AU Canada
Katy O`REILLY Open Doors Organization Chicago On-Demand Accessible Transportation United States
Ralf TATTO Federal Ministry of Social Affairs Responsibility, Challenges and Perspective Austria
Martin HAIDVOGL Magistratsdirektion Graz Accessible Administration of the City of Graz Austria
Roland KRPATA Wiener Linien Mobility for All – Viennese Model Austria
M1   11.20   12.30   Parallel Session: News and Easy Language Innovative practices in this session have developed solutions to communicate news and other information in easy language with the goal to be accessible for all
Karin ASTEGGER (Chair) Lebenshilfe Salzburg Austria
Walburga FROEHLICH atempo GmbH Austria
Shilpi KAPOOR BarrierBreak Solutions Pvt Ltd – Newzhook India
Marta RIPOLLES Fundacion Prodis Spain
Barbara SCHINNERL Caritas Linz Austria
Hubert HUBER Kurier Austria
Claudia WERNECK Escola de Gente, Comunicação em Inclusão Brazil
M1   12.40   13.50   Parallel Session: Training accessible ICT Effective training models for businesses, profesionals and users are in the focus of this session.
Klaus MIESENBERGER (Chair) Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Austria
Alireza DARVISHY Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) Switzerland
Ana Maria CARRILLO Hearcolors Mexico
Michael MILLIGAN Mobile & Wireless Forum Austria
Christine HEMPHILL Open Inclusion United Kingdom
Natalia AMELINA UNESCO – IITE Institute for Information Technologies in Education Russia
M1   14.00   15.50   Zero Project Forum on Data and SDG In this Forum, new data and research on various aspects of accessibility are presented.
Charlotte MCCLAIN-NHLAPO (Chair) World Bank Group   United States
Amelie SAUPE Essl Foundation Measuring the implementation of UN CRPD with Zero Project Social Indicators – findings, challenges and
outlook
Austria
Francesca CESA BIANCHI G3ict – Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies The DARE Index: ICT Accessibility Data by Advocates for Advocates Italy
Orna HAVIV-TAMIR Municipal Accessibility Index   Israel
Paula HEARN Disability Rights Promotion International   Canada
Martha STICKINGS FRA – EU Agency for Fundamental Rights   Austria
Christian SCHOBER WU – Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien, NPO Institut   Austria
Sue SWENSON Inclusion International The Fog of Data Canada
Carmen ARROYO DE SANDE EASPD – European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities The SDG as opportunities for all-sector cooperations Belgium
M2   14.10   15.45   ITU Forum: ICT Accessibility a requisite towards an inclusive digital society We will take this opportunity to share with Zero Project participants the ITU work in promoting accessible ICT, inform on the top priorities of our Member States in implementing ICT accessibility as per our last World Telecommunication Development Conference WRDC-17 and will share the key resources that ITU-D developed to support implementation of ICT Accessibility globally.
Roxana WIDMER-ILIESCU (Chair) ITU – International Telecommunication Union ICT Accessibility enables communication for all! Switzerland
Inmaculada PLACENCIA-PORRERO (Co-Chair) European Commission   Belgium
Amela ODOBASIC Communication Regulatory Agency Bosnia and Herzegovina Role of Governments in Ensuring Accessible ICT Ecosystem Bosnia and Herzegovina
Donal RICE National Disability Authority of Ireland Achieving ICT-accessibility through capacity building, training and education Ireland
Monica DUHEM Hearcolors Digital Accessibility & Market opportunity Mexico
Moderated discussion
M1   16.00   16.30   Closing Session: The “The Accessible City”-Video The Zero Project presents a video that zooms in on the details of accessibility measures from selected Practices and Policies to make urban environments more accessible.
Michael FEMBEK (Chair) Essl Foundation Austria
Roger JENSEN Fylkesmannen i Telemark (Telemark County Council) Norway
Michael PERRY Progressive AE/Mary Free Bed YMCA United States
Regina COHEN Federal University of Rio de Janeiro presenting jointly with Monique VIEIRA Brazil
Mary BARTOLOMUCCI Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Canada
Amanda GIBBERD Public Transport Network Development South Africa
Mark TRIEGLAFF ACT Services Inc./Brookfield Zoo United States
M1   16.30   17.00   Closing remarks and the look ahead  
Hironobu SHIBUYA Nippon Foundation Towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Thailand
Martin HAIDVOGL Magistratsdirektion Graz Towards an accessible City of Graz/ “Reininghausgründe” Austria
Martin ESSL Essl Foundation Farewell – and the look ahead to the Zero Project 2018/19 Austria
                 
Foyer Ground Floor and First Floor     Accessibility Trail  
Beit Issie Shapiro Israel
Fundacion ONCE Spain
Fylkesmannen i Telemark (County governor of Telemark) Norway
JKJ S.r.l. Italy
KHM – Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Austria
LAZARILLO TEC SPA Chile
MagikMe Inclusive Play United Kingdom
MOMA – Museum of Modern Art United States
Mopius Mobile GmbH Austria
OrCam Israel
STEP-HEAR Israel
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche Spain
Foyer on First Floor     Exhibitors  
Access Earth Ireland
Access Israel Israel
AlManarah Association for Persons with Disabilities Israel
AXSMap United States
BarrierBreak Solutions Pvt Ltd – Newzhook India
Corporacion Ciudad Accesible Chile
Exceptional Lives, Inc United States
Fachhochschule Joanneum Austria
Firefly Club Austria
Gala Prompter Israel
Gallaudet University United States
Gondolas4all Italy
Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen Österreichs Austria
Lilli’s Ballroom Austria
Make Sense Israel
Microsoft Inc. UK United Kingdom
Migdal Or rehabilition center for the blind Israel
MIRAIRO Japan
NEATEBOX United Kingdom
Oesterreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) Austria
PADM Japan
Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania Lithuania
Pedius Italy
Poses Family Foundation United States
Tactile Studio Österreich Austria
Tec-Innovation GmbH Austria
Wiener Linien Austria