Session 1: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  1. Welcome address by Abhik Biswas, Founder and CTO of Prakat Solutions
  2. Coding for Accessibility with Nawaaz Khan of Paypal: This workshop will help developers understand accessibility principles and common errors, and how to implement them in their projects

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Session 2: 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  1. Welcome address by Anuradha Biswas, Founder and CEO of Prakat Solutions
  2. Partner Panel: The GAAD sponsors and partners will discuss accessibility and what it means to their organisations.
  3. iinAccessibility of IT Products and Services with Pranay Gadodia, Shalini Subramanian, Nirmita Narasimhan, Srinivasu Chakravartula, Sandeep Sabat, Balachandra Shetty, Abhik Biswas and Kameshwari: This panel highlights problem areas and challenges that websites and mobile apps face when implementing accessibility measures.
  4. Best Practices for Mobile Accessibility with Rakesh Paldugula, Nirmita Narasimhan of CIS, and Srinivasu Chakravarthula of Informatica: This panel will focus on the inaccessibility of mobile apps in particular, and discuss standards and practices to address the issue.
  5. How Does Accessibility Fit into the Cisco's Lifecycle?- with Sean Murphy of Cisco: This talk will focus on Cisco's product lifecycle and how accessibility is integrated into it.