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M-Enabling Summit 2013: Making Mobile Work For All

Early Bird Registration Closes on April 5!

G3ict - The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies and E.J. Krause and Associates invite you to participate in the M-Enabling Summit 2013 to be held June 6-7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Summit will open with a session on Universal Access for All Ages and Abilities followed by a panel on Making Mobile Communications Work for Users of All Abilities underlining the major opportunities offered by new accessibile mobile solutions.

The two day high-level conference and showcase will be entirely dedicated to mobile communications and services for senior citizens and persons of all abilities. The conference will review the considerable advances in mobile accessibility achieved by industry and apps developers, their adoption by users and how leading organizations from around the world promote them with new programs and partnerships. The Summit, supported by major disability and senior organizations, as well as industry associations and the private sector, is expected to attract hundreds of participants from more than 40 countries, reflecting the global scope of new mobile opportunities for users and app developers alike.

For a complete program and early bird registration, visit: http://www.m-enabling.com prior to April 5

The program will focus on the latest accessibility innovations featuring 150 key industry speakers, private sector leaders, app developers, policy makers, mobile accessibility experts and disability advocates sharing their experience.

Specialized sessions will focus on themes such as new mobile apps and services promoted by the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA), cloud solutions for mobile users, mobile solutions for multi-media accessibility, as well as latest mobile innovations addressing specific industries and areas of disability and barriers to usage for seniors.

Confirmed presenters include representatives from leading organizations of persons with disabilities and senior citizens, such as the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and Disabled Peoplesโ€™ International (DPI), as well as executives of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), CTIA-The Wireless Association, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF) alongside with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Adobe Systems, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Orange, Deque Systems, Freedom Scientific, IBM, Code Factory, Intuit, Apps4Android and a number of developers of mobile enabled accessibility solutions.

As the reliance on mobile applications, technology and services continues to impact nearly all facets of daily life, the M-Enabling Summit is a must attend event for any organization interacting with senior citizens and persons with disabilities, a group representing 54 million individuals in the United States and growing, as the populations ages.

For additional information on registering to attend the M-Enabling Summit, visit: http://www.m-enabling.com

*Early Bird Registration Discount ends April 5, 2013



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When: 05/4/2013

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