World Intellectual Property Organization

INFORMATION MEETING ON DIGITAL CONTENT FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Geneva, November 3, 2003

PROGRAM

prepared by the Secretariat

10.00 - 10.05

Opening remarks by the Chair

  • Mr. Carlos Teysera Rouco, President of the Copyright Council, Ministry of Education and Culture, Uruguay
  • speech by Mr. Teysera Rouco Speech by Mr. Rouco
10.05 - 10.25

Expectations of the visually impaired people regarding copyright limitations and exceptions

10.25 - 10.45

Technological advances benefiting visually impaired people

10.45 - 11.05

Discussion

11.05 - 11.20

Coffee Break

11.20 - 11.40

Library services for visually impaired people

  • Ms. Marijke Van Bodengraven, Chair, Libraries for the Blind Section, International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), Netherlands
  • speech by Ms. Van Bodengraven Speech by Ms. Van Bodengraven
  • Presentation (Adobe PDF) (PPT)

 

11.40 - 12.00

Licensing aspects of content for the visually impaired

  • Mr. Jens Bammel, Secretary-General, International Publishers Association (IPA), Switzerland
  • Speech by Mr. BammelSpeech by Mr. Bammel

12.00 - 12.30

The national experience of a Member State

12.30 - 12.50  Audio of DiscussionDiscussion

 

 

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