[AI] India's First Accessibility Conference & Exhibition - Techshare India 2008

Rajesh Kankaria rkcoral at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 04:27:39 EST 2008


Hello
Anyone participating this as a participant ? I noticed a few regular
contributor here, Dinesh, Dipendra, Vasu and Naveen are attending it as a
speaker/organiser. I am seriously thinking of attending the same.

Rajesh

On Jan 12, 2008 3:53 PM, Vasu <Vasu at barrierbreak.com> wrote:

>  "600 million people with disabilities in the world, 60 million in India
> alone. Would you like to access this untapped market?"
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> Techshare India, 2008 – Breaking the Barriers is the first accessibility
> conference and exhibition in India that will highlight the needs of people
> with disabilities. It will showcase the role of technology in the lives of
> people with disabilities, looking not just at web accessibility but also
> software accessibility, and accessibility on the move for mobiles and PDAs.
> In addition, Techshare India will also highlight the importance of
> implementing accessibility standards and complying to different
> accessibility laws.
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> Techshare bring together the entire ecosystem - the government, the
> corporates, the NGOs, the disabled, the product companies and the education
> providers for the first time under one roof.
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> It will help the ecosystem to envision their accessibility roadmap. It
> would create awareness about the education and training needs for the
> disabled. In addition, Techshare would provide a platform to experience
> people with disabilities working with assistive technology.
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> Techshare offers workshops and presentations. In addition, it provides an
> opportunity to meet with other professionals working in this area from all
> over the world as well as browse the exhibition space.
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> *Techshare India 2008 will be held on 4th and 5th February, 2008 at India
> Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.*
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> *Highlights of Techshare India 2008*
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> We envisage Techshare India 2008 as a milestone that would bring a
> revolution in the society for including people with disabilities in the main
> stream.
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>    - First "2-day Accessibility Conference and Exhibition" in India
>    - 500 plus delegates from government, non-profit, education
>    institutes, and corporate from across the globe
>    - 50 plus speakers, 4 Tracks, 6 accessibility workshops
>    - State-of-the-art experience lab showcasing assistive technology
>    - Exhibition with 25 plus stalls displaying assistive aids pan
>    disability
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> *Key Highlights of Track 1: The Road Ahead - Envisioning the Accessibility
> Road Map*
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>    - *Section 508 and Electronic Information Technology Accessibility *-
>    David Baquis, Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board
>    - *Building accessibility in a large scale web application -
>    experience with Yahoo! Mail Classic* - Omprakash Subarrao, Director
>    Consulting Practices, Yahoo! India
>    - *Envisioning the Accessibility Road Map*  - Shilpi Kedia, Managing
>    Director, BarrierBreak Technologies
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> * *
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> *Key Highlights of Track 2: Making a Difference*
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>    - *Braille, Large-Print, DAISY and MP3 with one simple but powerful
>    tool - Dolphin EasyConverter* - Steve Bennett, Sales Director,
>    Dolphin Computer Access
>    - *Achieving Accessibility with Adobe Flex* - Sameer Bhatt, Computer
>    Scientist, Adobe Systems
>    - *Indian Child Intelligence Test (ICIT) as a Diagnostic tool for
>    identifying Learning Disabilities* - Dr. Analpa Paranjpe, Director,
>    Morris Trust
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> [image: Rounded Rectangle: Opportunity to meet: • US Access Board • World
> Wide Web Consortium • Yahoo! India • Royal National Institute of Blind
> People, UK And many more from across the globe!]*Key Highlights of Track
> 3: Bridging the Digital Divide*
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> ·         *From a Digital Divide to a Digital Alliance - A future on the
> World Wide Web* - Kenny Johar, Research, Architecture and Solutions Lead -
> Vision Australia
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> ·         *Automatic Generation of Speech Interface for GUI
> tools/applications using Accessibility Framework *- Navin Kumar, Project
> Engineer, CDAC Mumbai
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> ·         *Bookshare.org: The online library built by people with
> disabilities* - Lisa D. Friendly, Director, BookShare.org
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> ·         *Making mobile phones and PDAs accessible to the blind and
> visually impaired Access on the go *- Dinesh Kaushal, Lead Developer, Code
> Factory
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> *To view complete agenda, please visit: http://barrierbreak.com/agenda.php
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> *Delegates Registrations *
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> Registrations are now open! Please visit
> http://www.barrierbreak.com/conferenceregistration.php to register online.
> For multiple bookings, please contact Mr. Vasu at
> Techshare at barrierbreak.com **
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> If you don't want to miss the opportunity of making your presence known at
> the first accessibility conference and exhibition in India, contact us:
>
> *Sponsorship Details:* Ms. Pooja Nahata at
> sponsorship_techshare at barrierbreak.com
>
> *Exhibitors Details: *Ms. Pooja Nahata at
> exhibitor_techshare at barrierbreak.com
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> *To catch up with the latest news about Techshare India visit
> http://www.barrierbreak.com/techshareindia.php*
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> Thanks & Regards,
> *Vasu | Account Manager*
> *BarrierBreak Technologies**
> *India: +91 (22) 2686 0485 / 86
> Cell: +91 99202 29081
> USA: +1 (781) 452 0677
> Web: http://www.barrierbreak.com
> *BarrierBreak* <http://www.barrierbreak.com/>* | **Techshare India 2008*<http://www.barrierbreak.com/techshareindia.php>
> * | **Accessibility Blog* <http://www.barrierbreak.com/blog>*
> *BarrierBreak Technologies a subsidiary of Net Systems Informatics<http://www.n-syst.com/>
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