Difference between revisions of "Steps to realising equal access for all"

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*'''Focal Point''': Julia Brungs (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions – IFLA) and Jorge Fernandes (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Ministry of Education & Science / Department of Information Society / Access Unit)
 
*'''Focal Point''': Julia Brungs (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions – IFLA) and Jorge Fernandes (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Ministry of Education & Science / Department of Information Society / Access Unit)
 
*'''Org team''':  FCT, IFLA and ISOC
 
*'''Org team''':  FCT, IFLA and ISOC
*'''Key participants'''|'''Panelists''': <strong>Rafael Ferraz Vazquez</strong> - WIPO, Copyright Law Division (To speak about Marrakesh Treaty); <strong>Christina de Castell</strong> - IFLA; <strong>Kasimir Simonski</strong> - Executive Director Agency Electronic Communication Networks and Information Systems of Bulgaria; <strong>Sébastien Bachollet</strong> - ISOC [the French IGF outcomes (in relation to the WS topic)].
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*'''Key participants'''|'''Panelists''': <strong>Rafael Ferraz Vazquez</strong> - WIPO, Copyright Law Division (To speak about Marrakesh Treaty); <strong>Christina de Castell</strong> - IFLA; <strong>Kasimir Simonski</strong> - Executive Director of the Electronic Communication Networks and Information Systems Agency of Bulgaria; <strong>Sébastien Bachollet</strong> - ISOC [the French IGF outcomes (in relation to the WS topic)].
 
*'''Moderator''': Plamena Popova - <abbr title="International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions">IFLA</abbr>.
 
*'''Moderator''': Plamena Popova - <abbr title="International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions">IFLA</abbr>.
 
*'''Reporter''': Jorge Fernandes - <abbr title="Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Ministry of Education & Science / Department of Information Society / Access Unit">FCT</abbr>.
 
*'''Reporter''': Jorge Fernandes - <abbr title="Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Ministry of Education & Science / Department of Information Society / Access Unit">FCT</abbr>.

Revision as of 11:32, 2 June 2015

Schedule
Day 2: 5th June 2015 | 14:30 - 18:00 | room: Sofia III

Session teaser

This session follows the session on 'How to facilitate equal access for all’ and looks more closely at practical steps to realise access for all.

Session description

This session follows the session on 'How to facilitate equal access for all’ and looks more closely at practical steps to realise access for all. The panellist will present different examples on how equal access can be facilitated through international treaties, local implementation agents and existing infrastructures. The session will look at the Marrakesh Treaty and the possibilities the Treaty offers for "print disabilities". It will highlight the way libraries work with visually impaired as well as disadvantaged people and rural communities in order to provide access to information and development to them. Furthermore the session will look at the work ISOC is facilitating to provide internet access in rural areas as well as providing examples on how access furthers people’s development.

The session will give participants, remote and on-sight, to gain an insight into current developments to realise equal access for all and actively participate in furthering these initiatives.

Keywords

access, assistive technologies, accessibility, Braille, copyright, print disabilities, books famine

Format

Panel discussion with initial key questions launched by the moderator to the panel participants with constant encouragement of participation from the audience (questions, opinions. shares, ...)

Further reading

See 'How to facilitate equal access for all’.

People

  • Focal Point: Julia Brungs (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions – IFLA) and Jorge Fernandes (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia of Ministry of Education & Science / Department of Information Society / Access Unit)
  • Org team: FCT, IFLA and ISOC
  • Key participants|Panelists: Rafael Ferraz Vazquez - WIPO, Copyright Law Division (To speak about Marrakesh Treaty); Christina de Castell - IFLA; Kasimir Simonski - Executive Director of the Electronic Communication Networks and Information Systems Agency of Bulgaria; Sébastien Bachollet - ISOC [the French IGF outcomes (in relation to the WS topic)].
  • Moderator: Plamena Popova - IFLA.
  • Reporter: Jorge Fernandes - FCT.
  • Remote moderator: Cláudia Cardoso - FCT.

Current discussion

See the discussion tab on the upper left side of this page

Mailing list

Contact: ws8@eurodig.org

Live stream / remote participation

Enter the webex room to participate

Final report

Session twitter hashtag

Hashtag: #eurodigws8