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M-Enabling Summit

Washington, DC

 

ICT Accessibility in Higher Ed: Global Progress

Wednesday, June 14, 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Universities are at the forefront of work toward accessibility of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). What progress has occurred in ICT Accessibility in Higher Education within the global community? This session will focus on a recent global ICT survey, initiatives and milestones of the accessible digital content, trends of the Marrakesh Treaty and International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF).

Session Chair: Judith Heumann, International Disability Rights Expert  
Panelists:

  • Rob Abel, Chief Executive Officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium
  • Yevgen Borodin, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University; President and Director of R&D, Charmtech Labs LLC
  • Joy Kniskern, Strategic Initiatives, AMAC Accessibility Solutions, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Michele J. Woods, Director, Copyright Law Division, Culture and Creative Industries Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (invited)