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Seminar on Telecommunication for the Handicapped in Reykjavik

Seminar on Telecommunication for the Handicapped in Reykjavik

October 5th 2007

The PTA hosted an open Seminar on Telecommunication for the Handicapped in Reykjavik on September the 26th. 2007. 
The seminar was held in connection with the biannual meeting of the The NFTH  (Nordic Forum for Telecommunication and Disability).

Agenda:
Note: The speaker´s slides (PDF) can be accessed by clicking on the titles of the speeches.
All the material is in english.

9:30

Welcome address
Hrafnkell V. Gíslason,Director of PTA

 

9:35

 

Introduction of the NFTH
Erland Winterberg, Chairman of NFTH

 

9:45

 

Swedish test of 3G-telephones, from a deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind perspective
Andreas Richter, Swedish Handicap Institute

 

10:15

3G and Siminn. A unique approach for the deaf community
Jensína K. Böðvarsdóttir, Director of Sales- Residental Market, Siminn

 

10:45

Coffee break

 

11:00

 

Accessibility on the Web - Access for all within the information society
Fríða Vilhjálmsdótti, consultant at Sjá, web consultant agency

 

11:30

Accessibility on the Web for the Deaf
Haukur Vilhjálmsson, The Icelandic Association of the Deaf

 

12:00

 

Technological progress for the blind, new challenges, new opportunities
Birkir Rúnar Gunnarsson, The Icelandic Association of the Blind

 

 

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