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  • Title: European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: .. European Accessibility Forum.. Frankfurt am Main.. ,.. 27 March 2009.. Skip to content.. [0].. Skip to navigation.. [1].. Accessible internet.. For all!.. Deutsch.. English.. Home.. Programme.. Speakers.. Venue.. Sponsors.. The conference was a huge success!.. twitter.. was full of positive feedback, and there are hundreds of photos on.. flickr.. Thank you so much!.. Videos and links to the slides.. are available on Vimeo or on the speaker s profile page.. Sign language videos and transcriptions will follow as soon as possible.. Accessibility has been transformed.. Demographic developments have made accessibility an economic and ethical imperative as well as a sign of professionalism.. The industry s leading innovators including the.. BBC.. Deutsche Bahn.. , the European Commission, France Télécom, jQuery, Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera Software, the.. W3C.. , the Web Standards Project, the World Bank, and Yahoo! are now sharing their knowledge and discussing social and political developments on the internet: the web that surrounds us all, the web we do not want to slip  ...   continue facilitating access to increasingly sophisticated technologies for all.. Because if we are not careful, these technologies could complicate access to.. ICT.. instead of offering greater comfort for our customers.. But we should not forget that in 2040, one third of the European population will be over 60.. François-René Germain, Orange / France Télécom.. Follow us.. Please tag your posts and pictures with.. eafra.. Prof.. Hartmut Wöhlbier.. Mannheim University of Applied Sciences.. Dr.. Christian Bühler.. Technical University of.. Dortmund.. Gold Sponsors.. BrowseAloud.. : makes websites talk to let accessibility speak for itself.. ReadSpeaker.. : accessible solutions for speech enabling website content.. Be heard!.. namics.. was founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the University of St.. Gallen and now has seven sites in Germany and Switzerland.. We specialise in consulting, technology, and creative services for internet-based solutions.. We advocate accessibility in our customer projects, we talk and blog about it, and we participate in committees and organisations dedicated to it.. Contact.. Privacy.. Presented by..

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  • Title: Programme – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: We want to explore accessibility from the perspectives of.. technology, profitability, politics, and higher education.. Experts on seven panels will briefly describe their own work and their view of accessibility and then discuss the issues.. The entire event will be translated into German, English, and German Sign Language.. Friday, 27 March 2009.. 8:00 9:00.. am.. Arrival, coffee.. 9:00 9:20.. Keynote.. Linda Mauperon.. |.. Member of Cabinet of European Commissioner for Information Society and Media.. 9:20 10:20.. Desktop applications like e-mail are increasingly moving to the web.. What are the market leaders doing to keep their applications accessible to as many people as possible? Which desktop paradigms are being adopted? How are web applications making new strategies necessary or possible?.. Paul Bakaus.. UI.. Lead, jQuery.. Christian Heilmann.. Web Architect / Standards Evangelist, Yahoo!.. Saqib Shaikh.. Software Developer, Microsoft.. Moderation:.. Jeremy Keith.. Technical Lead, Clearleft.. Video:.. 10:20 10:40.. Coffee break.. 10:40 11:40.. Mobile Access Device-independent.. or.. Accessible?.. The requirements for accessible websites and the best practices for mobile devices overlap in many sections.. Still critics insist that accessibility focuses on the.. person.. , not the device, so the needs of people with disabilities should be addressed first.. But isn t mobile use about people too? And how are the boundaries blurred when we take into account.. temporary.. disabilities caused by illness or accident?.. Tomas Caspers.. Accessibility Expert.. Dominique Hazaël-Massieux.. Activity Lead,.. Mobile Web Initiative.. Henny Swan.. Web Evangelist, Opera Software.. Beate Firlinger.. Journalist.. Mobile Access.. 11:40.. 12:40.. pm.. Comparison of National Accessibility Guidelines.. All European guidelines for web accessibility are based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (.. WCAG.. ) of the.. Nonetheless, they differ fundamentally in their scope, emphasis, goals, and approach.. What can we learn from one another? How and when will.. 2 be incorporated into legislation?.. Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany.. Raph de Rooij.. Web Guidelines Specialist,.. ICTU.. , Netherlands.. Jonathan Hassell.. Head of Audience Experience Usability, British Broadcasting Corporation.. Acting Chair, British Standards Committee on Web Accessibility IST/45,.. UK.. Peter Krantz.. Strategic Development Officer, previously with the Swedish Administrative Development Agency, Verva.. Eric Eggert.. Webkrauts.. 12:40 1:40.. Lunch break..  ...   panel participants help change this?.. Lars Gunther.. The Web Standards Project Education Task Force.. Chris Mills.. Developer Relations Manager, Opera Software.. Carlos Velasco.. Competence Center Manager, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (.. FIT.. Head of the Institute for Interactive Media, Department of Design, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences.. 3:40 4:00.. 4:00 5:00.. Harmonising European Accessibility Guidelines.. Information and communications technologies (ICT) are responsible for half of all productivity growth in Europe.. Accessibility opens up these technologies to the largest possible portion of the population.. It is also a core principle of the.. e-Inclusion 2010.. programme, which is designed to close the digital divide.. Earlier today, we heard about the different approaches to accessibility being taken in Europe.. Companies in Europe have an interest in standardised guidelines.. Is there any hope of harmonisation? What measures are being implemented to achieve it?.. Shadi Abou-Zahra.. WAI.. International Program.. Miguel González-Sancho.. Deputy Head of Unit.. for Inclusion, Information Society Directorate General, European Commission.. Melanie Müller.. German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.. Martin Ladstätter.. Editor, BIZEPS-INFO.. 5:00 6:00.. Accessibility has grown up.. No longer a handout to marginal social groups or a tool for cultivating one s image, accessibility now means maximising target groups, which goes hand in hand with real economic interests a win-win strategy.. How is this benefiting companies and society? What must be done to secure a long-term place for accessibility within companies?.. Ellen Engel.. Manager for Sociodemographic Groups and Persons with Reduced Mobility,.. François-René Germain.. Vice President, Group Accessibility Department.. , Orange.. France Télécom.. Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo.. Senior Operations Officer, The World Bank.. Nicola Palmarini.. IBM.. EMEA.. Human Centric Solutions.. Jürg Stuker.. CEO.. , namics.. from 6:00.. After Party.. Moloko.. at Google Maps.. , Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse 1, 60311 Frankfurt.. Delicious food and drinks in a cool atmosphere.. The Moloko is wheelchair-accessible, alas the restrooms are not.. Saturday, 28 March 2009.. from 10:00.. Breakfast with Free WiFi.. Iimori Pâtisserie.. , Braubachstrasse 24, 60311 Frankfurt.. Breakfast for anyone still in Frankfurt.. Charming Japanese-French café with.. WLAN.. The entrance and part of the café are at ground level, but unfortunately the restrooms are tiny and not suitable for wheelchairs..

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  • Title: Speakers – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Germany has never before experienced an international accessibility conference with such an illustrious line-up of speakers.. In the interests of promoting dialog, our experts will briefly present their own work and then discuss accessibility on seven.. panels.. Activity Lead.. International Program Office.. Lead.. jQuery.. Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Technical University of Dortmund.. Web Guidelines Specialist.. Manager for Sociodemographic Groups and Persons with Reduced Mobility.. Technical Director.. The Paciello Group.. Vice President.. Group Accessibility Department.. for Inclusion.. Information Society Directorate General, European Commission.. Head of Audience Experience Usability.. British Broadcasting Corporation.. Acting Chair.. British Standards Committee on Web Accessibility IST/45.. Web Architect / Standards Evangelist.. Yahoo!.. Strategic Development Officer.. , previously with the.. Swedish Administrative Development Agency, Verva..  ...   for Applied Information Technology (.. Engineer.. Mozilla Corporation.. Moderation.. MAIN_Medienarbeit Integrativ.. Technical Lead.. Clearleft.. Senior Frontend Engineer.. Editor.. BIZEPS-INFO.. Head of the Institute for Interactive Media.. Department of Design, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences.. One Response to Speakers.. European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt | 456 Berea Street.. says on 10 March 2009 at 3:35 amh.. Permalink.. [ ] An interesting conference that is coming up soon is the European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt that will take place in Frankfurt, Germany on 27 March 2009.. There are many well-known accessibility names among the speakers who will discuss the following topics [ ] If you can make it to Frankfurt on 27 March, register while there are tickets left.. [ ]..

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  • Title: Sponsors – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: The European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt is a unique international conference which brings together pioneering thinkers from the fields of technology, politics, and business.. We are expecting 200 attendees primarily from Germany but also from other European countries, including decision-makers and experienced employees from companies, agencies, and universities who promote innovation in their respective working environments.. Please.. contact.. us if you are interested in one of our sponsorship packages.. As a conference sponsor, you will have the opportunity to associate your brand with accessibility.. We are offering three limited sponsorship packages:.. Premium Sponsor.. Sponsorship of 3500  ...   a.. Gold sponsorship.. Gold Sponsor.. Sponsorship of 1000 or more.. Four places available.. 2 tickets to the event.. Logo and link on the website.. Logo on screen during breaks.. Logo on name badges and in printed programme.. (already in print).. Logo on t-shirt.. Acknowledgement in opening speech.. Sponsorship can be linked to special emotionally engaging areas,.. e.. g.. , after party, interpreters, sign language interpreters, meals.. Materials may be placed in registration area (.. , promotional materials such as pens or printed matter).. Supporter.. Sponsorship of 150 or more.. Name and link on the website..

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  • Title: Prof. Hartmut Wöhlbier – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Head of the Institute for Interactive Media,.. Department of Design.. , Mannheim University of Applied Sciences.. is head of the Institute for Interactive Media at Mannheim University of Applied Sciences and a lecturer on Leadership in Digital Communication at Berlin University of the Arts.. He is  ...   platform and the.. Zootool.. online organiser.. In the 1990s, he collaborated on a number of digital media projects, including the Piazza Virtuale media event.. He also established an agency and an online magazine, and he developed software for forums and for video.. is moderating the.. panel..

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  • Title: Prof. Dr. Christian Bühler – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Technical University of.. is the Chair of Rehabilitation Technology and Vice-dean for Budget and Structure of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Technical University of.. After earning a degree in electrical engineering from the University of.. Karlsruhe, Christian Bühler.. worked as a research assistant in the Automation and Information Technology Group (.. AIT.. ) at the.. Fernuniversität Hagen..  ...   the Technical University of.. In 1991, he was appointed Head of the Research Institute for Technology and Disability of the Protestant Foundation.. Volmarstein.. in.. Wetter.. , Germany.. Since 1991, he has represented the Federal Republic of Germany in the expert committees of the European Union, and he has been an Honorary Professor of Rehabilitation Engineering at the.. since 1997.. is speaking on the..

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  • Title: Contact – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Waldschmidtstr.. 65.. 60316.. Germany.. Phone:.. +49 69 94359090.. E-mail:..

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  • Title: Privacy – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: When you.. register for the conference.. , personal data will be collected from you and stored on a server in Germany.. This data will be used exclusively for the purposes of the conference and will only be shared with third parties if these third parties are handling registration or payment transactions on behalf of the organizer.. The data will be deleted from our server three months after the end of the conference at the latest.. When you view a web page, our server automatically logs.. statistical information.. , including the.. URL.. , your IP address, browser type, and the date and time the page was viewed.. This information is used for general access statistics and cannot  ...   of this website can be analysed.. The cookie saves information about your website use (including your IP address) and transmits it to a Google server in the.. USA.. , where it is stored.. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for the site operator, and provide other services related to website and internet use.. Google will only share this information with third parties if they are legally obliged to do so or if these third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google.. Google will never link your IP address to other Google data.. You can prevent cookies from being installed by changing your browser settings accordingly..

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  • Title: Venue – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Haus am Dom.. Domplatz 3.. 60311.. phone.. +49 69 8008718-0.. www.. hausamdom.. bistumlimburg.. de.. 50.. 110950757575814.. 8.. 684666901826859.. The venue is accessible.. Directions.. From the.. central train station.. (.. Hauptbahnhof.. ), take the.. U4.. underground line (.. U-Bahn.. ) in the direction of.. Seckbacher Landstraße / Enkheim.. or the.. U5.. line in the direction of.. Preungesheim.. two stops to the.. Dom / Römer.. station.. There are lifts  ...   on the U4 line are wheelchair accessible, but only some of the trains on the U5 line are.. All stations are announced.. Alternatively, take.. tram line 11.. Straßenbahn.. ) from the.. to the.. Römer / Paulskirche.. stop.. The tram stops and trams are wheelchair accessible.. After party breakfast.. Kurt-Schumacher-Straße.. 1.. Frankfurt.. :.. After party, Friday from 6:00.. 1103.. 6877.. Braubachstraße.. 24.. Breakfast, Saturday from 10:00.. 11128.. 683308..

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  • Title: Linda Mauperon – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Member of Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Information Society and Media.. Linda Mauperon has been a Member of Mrs.. Viviane Reding s Cabinet since April 2007.. Within Commissioner Reding s portfolio, she deals with all the social aspects of the use of information and communication technologies (.. ) at the service of the citizen, and with research on future and emerging technologies in the.. sector.. The issues at stake are wide ranging and cover e-Inclusion together with e-Accessibility, e-Government and e-Health,.. for sustainability as well as the European initiative.. GEANT.. , a high speed, high quality fibre network that enables data to circulate between 3,900 universities  ...   the private sector where she was following European affairs and policies in the various positions she occupied.. Working with the Commission has given her the chance to broaden her outlook beyond agriculture which forms her higher educational background.. Since becoming a.. EU.. official, she has had the opportunity to work on several reforms in the agricultural sector, to elaborate budget forecasts and contribute to the annual budgetary excercise, to carry out coordination and organisational tasks as Assistant to the Deputy Director General.. More recently she worked as a Member of two consecutive Cabinets with Commissioners Franz Fischler and Mariann Fischer Boel.. Linda Mauperon is holding the conference.. keynote..

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  • Title: Paul Bakaus – European Accessibility Forum Frankfurt
    Descriptive info: Paul Bakaus is a.. architect living in Germany.. He is the creator and project lead of jQuery.. and works for the open source company Liferay in a full-time sponsored position to jQuery.. As addition to managing the jQuery.. team, he enjoys speaking about his user interface work in many places of the world.. He  ...   takes part in the discussion of the overall direction of the jQuery project.. In the past, he was largely responsible for creating the jQuery dimensions plugin (which is now part of the jQuery core) and worked together with Stefan Petre on the rich effects and components library Interface.. Paul Bakaus is speaking on the..

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