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June 5 Pre-Summit Session at the FCC

Image: June 5, 2013 Pre-Summit Session at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Washington, D.C.
Photo courtesy of Robert Pearson, AMI,Inc.

June 5, 2013 Pre-Summit Session at the U.S. Senate Building

Image: Pre-Summit Session at the U.S. Senate Building. Topic: Policy Briefing: The Impact of the Convention
of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on Global Commerce and the International Accessibility
Eco-System. 
Photo courtesy of ASEANIDPP.

John D. Kemp speaking at the Opening Session of the 2013 M-Enabling Summit on June 6

Image: Packed Conference Hall at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Virginia.
Pictured here: Summit attendees listening to Opening Session Chair John D. Kemp, President and CEO,
The Viscardi Center, and Chair of the Advocacy Committee, G3ict. Photo courtesy of Debra Ruh.

FCC Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn delivering the keynote address on June 6, 2013

Image: Conference attendees at the 2013 M-Enabling Summit on Accessible Mobile Technology for Senior
Citizens and Users of All Abilities, which took place at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Virginia.

Pictured here: Mignon L. Clyburn, Acting Chairwoman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) delivering the keynote
address, with John D. Kemp, Axel Leblois and Karen Peltz Strauss seated on the dias from left to right.
Photo courtesy of Connected Nation.
 

June 7 Studio B – Mobile Accessibility Policies: Design, Implementation and Results

Image: June 7, 2013 - Studio B: Mobile Accessibility Policies: Design, Implementation and Results. Pictured here: Phosa Mashangoane, General Manager, Consumer Affairs, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA); Annie Baldeo, Manager, Policy and Research, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago; Axel Leblois, G3ict Executive Director and President; Ambassador Luis Gallegos, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Past Chair of the UN General Assembly Ad-hoc Preparatory Committee of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Chairman, G3ict Board of Trustees; Session Chair Mario Maniewicz, Policies and Strategies Department, International Telecommunication Union (ITU); and Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Photo courtesy of ASEANIDPP.  

Nancy Proctor, Smithsonian, June 7 Session on Apps for Tourism and Leisure - pic courtesy Nicola Palmarini

Image: June 7 Session on Assistive Apps for Leisure, Tourism and Transportation in Studio F
from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Pictured here is Nancy Proctor, Ph.D., Head of Mobile Strategy & Initiatives,
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education and Access, Smithsonian Institution.
Photo courtesy of Nicola Palmarini
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June 6 Session on Latest Developments in Video Relay Services

Image: June 6, 2013 - Salon 5+6+7 on Latest Developments in Video Relay Services from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Pictured here from right to left: Randall Pope, President-Elected, American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB); Session Chair Andrea Saks, ITU; Claude Stout, Executive Director, Telecommunications for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI); Christian Vogler, Associate Professor and Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University; Gregory Hlibok, Chief, Disability Rights Office, Consumer & Governmental Affairs, Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Steve Frank, VRI Director, Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA); Tony Bennetts, Chief Information Officer, Australian Communication Exchange Ltd. (ACE); and Peter Hayes, CEO, Spranto. Photo courtesy of Debra Ruh.

June 6 Salon 1+2+3 – Cloud Solutions for Mobile Users

Image: Session on Cloud Solutions for Mobile Users in Salon 1+2+3 on June 6, 203 at the M-Enabling Summit.
Pictured here: Session Chair: Sue Swenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, OSERS, U.S. Department of Education and Panelists:
Michael Reilly, Ph.D., Director, mHealth Business Development, Doro AB; Richard Schwerdtfeger, CTO Accessibility, IBM Software; Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D., Founder, Raising the Floor/GPII, Ph.D., & Director, Trace R&D Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Claudio Giugliemma, President, LucyTech, Inc. Photo courtesy of Debra Ruh.

IDPP Round Table on June 7 at the M-Enabling Summit

Image: As conference participants, the IDPP hosted an informal virtual roundtable discussion on 7 June 2013 at 12:30pm
that was open to the public via Blackboard Collaborate. Moderated by Dr. Derrick Cogburn (extreme right) "Mobile Accessibility and the UNCRPD: The Intersection of Innovations in Accessible Mobile Technology and Disability Policy" featured G3ict President and Executive Director Mr. Axel Leblois (extreme left); IDPP Advisory Board and faculty member Ambassador Luis Gallegos (second from left); in the center, left is Joyojeet Pal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan; and second from right is Susan Mazrui, Director, Public Policy, AT&T. Photo courtesy of ASEANIDPP.

Closing Session of the 2013 M-Enabling Summit

Image: Closing Session of the 2013 M-Enabling Summit. Pictured here from left to right on the dias:
G3ict President and Executive Director Axel Leblois; Sang-Mook Lee, Associate Professor, and Chief Research Officer, Seoul National University; Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Ambassador Luis Gallegos, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Past Chair of the UN General Assembly Ad-hoc Preparatory Committee of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Chairman, G3ict Board of Trustees; Susan Mazrui, Director, Public Policy, AT&T; and Ron Akins, Senior Vice President, E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. Photo courtesty of Debra Ruh.
 
Studio D – Leading Mobile Solutions for Accessible Financial Services - Pic courtesy Debra Ruh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image: Session on Leading Mobile Solutions for Accessible Financial Services on June 7, Studio D - 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pictured here from left to right: Andy MacIsaac, Market Development Executive, Human Ability & Accessibility Center,  IBM Research; Andrew Foote, Strategist, Wells Fargo; Gerry Ellis, Feel The BenefIT (Ireland); Fellow of The Irish Computer Society; Frances West, World Wide Director, Human Ability and Accessibility Center, IBM; Pina D’Intino, Sr. Manager, Enabling Solutions and Support Management, Scotiabank; and Pratik Patel, CEO, EZ Fire. Photo courtesy of Debra Ruh.

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