Info Day (Brussels, 28th April 2017)

INFO DAY

European Training Certification in Culture, Media, and ICT Accessibility, 28th April 2017

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09:00 Welcome:

Inmaculada Placencia-Porrero, Senior Expert Disability and Inclusion, European Commission (EC), DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

09:15 Panel 1. Training and its certification

Chair: Aline Remael, University of Antwerp
EC funded projects towards professional accessibility training and certification

  • Pilar Orero, ACT, HBB4ALL and ADLAB PRO

  • Christian Galinski, IN LIFE

  • Wim Gerbecks, Velotype

10:00 Panel 2. User Quality Requirements

Chair: Alejandro Moledo, European Disability Forum

  • Marcel Bobeldijk and Lidia Best, European Federation of Hard of

    Hearing

  • Mark Wheatley, European Union of the Deaf

  • Ricard López, European Deafblind Network EDbN

  • Anne-Sophie Parent, AGE Platform Europe

10:45 - Coffee break

11:30 Panel 3. Certification avenues

Chair: Ronald Bieber, Austrian Computer Society, Accessibility through ICT:

  • Klaus Höckner, Certification program of IT4Blind

  • Michael Rainer, European Certification and Qualification Association

    (ECQA), EU professional certification

  • Gabriele Sauberer, Forum European Diversity Management, ECQA

    Certified Diversity Manager

  • Gerhard Budin, University of Vienna, EU academic certification

12:30. Conclusions

Helga Stevens, Member of the European Parliament
Pilar Orero, ACT, HBB4ALL, ADLAB PRO and Quality in Media Accessibility

13:00 EDF-Oracle eAccessibility Schoalrship ceremony

Chair: Olga Sehnalova, Member of the European Parliament (tbc)

  • Rodolfo Cattani, EDF Secretary General

  • Karl Cox, Oracle Vice President, Global Public Affairs

  • Axel Leblois, G3ICT (tbc)

  • Aineas Matos, winner of the 2016-2017 EDF-Oracle eAccessibility Scholarship

End of the Info Day 13:30 

RUE DU TRÔNE, 62
Floor 7
1050 BRUSELAS
TEL.: +32(0) 2 289 24 40
FAX: +32(0) 2 289 25 65

 

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