Zero Project Conference 2021 – Channel 1 Detailed schedule Friday 12th Febraury

Start Date  Format Start Time Title Description Accesibility Features
2/12 Keynote 09:00 – 10:00 Keynote Hour:Alexander Miklautz (Austrian Ministry); Stefan Trömel (ILO) Keynotes: (1) Alexander Miklautz, Ministry of Social Affairs, Austria; Stefan Trömel, Senior Disability Specialist, International Labour Organization (ILO). International Sign Language
2/12 Awards 10:00 – 11:00 Awardee-Hour: Short Video of Zero Project Awardees 2021 – Part 5 Disabled Rehabilitaion & Research Association (DRRA), Bangladesh –  Bangladesh Business and Disability Network (BBDN) –  MITTI Cafe, India –  DeafTawk, Singapore –  AIMS Media Pvt., India –  ON-NET and ICEVI, Vietnam –  TCS Access Infinity –  Enable India –  AfB Green & Social IT, Germany –  Videbis Austria, Austria –  IKEA Russia & Abylimpics, Russia –  Employable Africa, Tanzania –  Marien Apotheke Wien, Austria –  MiCase/Microlink (UK), United Kingdom International Sign Language and Audio Description
2/12 Focus on 11:00 – 12:00 Focus on: 3D Print and low cost manufacturing 3D print is an emerging technology with a great potential to produce individualized, affordable and available devices like prosthetics, but increasing also seeing and even hearing aids. This Session explains 3D print and then gives examples of innovative solutions that already exist around the world. International Sign Language and Audio Description
2/12 Communities 12:00 – 13:00 Cutting edge technology: It is pitch time! Selected technologies will be presented briefly and questioned by a grouped of experts with different backgrounds. International Sign Language
2/12 Highlight 13:00 – 14:00 The Her Abilities Awards, hosted by Light For The World Her Abilities is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities. With this award, women with disabilities are honoured who achieved greatness in their life and field of work. Light for the World, the international NGO based in Austria, is the founder of the award, and organizes this session. International Sign Language
2/12 Keynote 14:00 -15:00 Keynote Hour: Robert Zadrazil (CEO Bank Austria) & Vladimir Cuk (IDA) Keynotes: (1) Robert Zadrazil, CEO, Unicredit Bank Austria  (2) Vladimir Cuk, Executive Director, International Disability Alliance International Sign Language
2/12 Awards 15:00 – 16:00 Awardee-Hour: Short videos of the
Zero Project Awardees 2021 – Part 6
Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) –  Teki Paper Bags, Ethiopia –  Passwerk, Belgium –  PoiLabs, Turkey –  SecoChile –  Incluyeme, Argentina –  Alianza Éntrale México –  Egalite Inclusion & Diversity, Brazil –  Red Apis, Chile –  Fable Tech Labs, Canada –  FENASCOL, Colombia International Sign Language and Audio Description
2/12 Communities 16:00 – 17:00 ICT Innovation for Inclusion
– Prize: The three Awardees
and their potential
This webinar will showcase the initial results of the “ICT – Innovation for Inclusion” program, a joint initiative between Pacto de Productividad Chile, IDB Lab, Fundación Descúbreme and the Zero Project. The program focuses on the replication of three technological solutions that support employment for people with disabilities in Chilean companies. Join us to discuss about the importance of cross-sectional collaboration to promote inclusive employment, and to get to know the three winning initiatives. International Sign Language
2/12 Co-Conferencing 17:00 – 18:00 EASPD: Ensuring an inclusive EU Recovery Co-hosted by the EASPD and the European Foundation Centre, this session will be the opportunity to learn more about the role of the European Union in supporting persons with disabilities and their main plans in facilitating the implementation of the CRPD, especially on employment. High-level speakers from the European Union and outside will tackle current employment and inclusive economy issues. International Sign Language
2/12 Highlight 18:00 – 19:00 Closing Ceremony of the Zero Project Conference 2021, with Keynote Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka (Austrian Parliament) Join #ZeroCon21 finally to recap the highlights of this year´s Confernce and at the same time look into the coming year – underlining the new annual topic and focus of accessibility, as well as share some exciting announcements from Zero Project partners! Keynote Speaker: Wolfgang Sobotka, President of the Austrian Parliament International Sign Language