Content4All at Open Forum: Technology for Access

On the 8th of February 2019, the first open forum was held in Antwerp for stakeholders in the field of media and cultural accessibility to exchange insights and learn about the latest technologies and IT solutions that can enhance accessibility to both recorded media and live cultural events. At the event, Content4All was able to present its project and objectives.

Over 90 participants from 6 countries joined during the first edition of this one-day event, which brought together a range of stakeholders in the field of media and cultural accessibility – researchers, trainers, translators, tech companies, media companies, cultural venues, service providers, broadcasters, users, user organisations, policy makers, NGO’s, and more.

The opportunities and challenges of technological innovation for accessibility services in the media and cultural sectors were discussed during three keynote speeches, 6 stands in the exhibition space and 5 presentations.

Beyond the Media and Convergence accessibility workshop at EU, Brussels

The coordinators of the H2020 projects ImAc, EasyTV, Content4ALL and SIGN-HUB invited different stakeholders of European accessibility groups to a public session of the workshop “Beyond Media and Convergence accessibility cluster: a European perspective on accessibility”. This took place within the Accessibility Cluster as part of the Media Convergence and Social Media Concertation Meeting organized by the European Commission.

Presentation by project coordinator Giacomo Inches

The workshop was jointly organized by the coordinators of the H2020 projects with the aim of presenting the goals of their projects, actual achievements and future developments. This facilitated networking and interaction among the project coordinators and selected distinguished stakeholders, among which policy makers, user organization representatives and European Commission representatives. The workshop took place on Tuesday February 5th in Brussels.