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Global workshop for Internet Accessibility and the blind

5 December, 2004 (13:22) | Community, Events, Outreach | By: Alan

At the Cape Town International Conference Centre, ISOC-ZA facilitated a joint forum between ICANN and the World Blind Union on Internet Accessibility for the blind. The forum was webcast for those that could not attend. The panel consisted of worlwide experts including:

Hein Wagner: International Sales manager for Thawte Consulting, born blind and whose achievements include: marathon running, a Cape to Rio yacht race, winning member of the World cup cricket team for the blind

Vint Cerf: ICANN chair and ‘father’ of the Internet John Klensin: IETF representative to ICANN

Amadeu Abril: partially sighted Internet pioneer and ex-member of the ICANN board, and

Dave Williams: founder and CEO of www.acbradio.com

Covered by ITWeb on Nov 25, and Dec 8

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