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Accessible Media - we still have a long way to go

LEAD-ME Accessibility Workshop at NEM Summit

24 May 2023

NEM Summit, Zagreb, Croatia

NEM Summit 2023 Program: https://nem-initiative.org/nem-summit-2023-program/

Playlist of the workshop on YouTube


Time (CET)
09:00 - 09:05Welcome & Introduction, Annette Wilson (RBB, Germany) & Krzysztof Krejtz (SWPS University, Poland)
09:05 - 09:20Industry and Accessibility, Chris Patnoe (Google)
09:20 - 09:30Introduction to COST LeadMe + STSM, Chris J. Hughes (Salford University)
09:30 - 09:50Testing environment for subtitles in 360 videos, Chris J. Hughes (Salford University)
09:50 - 10:10Subtitles in 360º video. Results from an eye-tracking experiment, Marta Brascia-Zapata (Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Spain), Video of Marta's presentation
10:10 - 10:30AI – Quality criteria for DHH, mono-& multilingual subtitling needs, Hadmut Holken (Holken Consultants & Partners, France)
10:30 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:15How AI and ML have advanced Digital Accessibility, Carlos Duarte (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Video of Carlo's presentation
11:15 - 11:35Role of AI in promoting European Accessibility Policy, Krishna Chandramouli (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
11:35 - 11:55Accessibility by default: three examples of EU funding: MILE, MediaVerse, and GreenSCENT, Pilar Orero (Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Spain)
11:55 - 12:05Overview of EU funding for research projects on accessibility, Annette Willson (RBB, Germany)
12:05 - 12:30Panel Discussion: What’s next? Perspectives on Accessibility Research and Development