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Kroes, Colao, Parent and Cattani at the Smart Accessibility Awards on 5 December

Date

21 Nov 2011

Sections

InfoSociety

AGE Platform Europe, the European Disability Forum and Vodafone Foundation launched a unique initiative challenging developers to design mobile applications (or ‘apps’) to improve the lives of ageing people and people with disabilities. The 12 finalist apps will be presented at the Awards night on December 5 in Brussels and the 4 winning ones will share a prize of €200k.

Keynotes speeches: Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda; Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group; Anne-Sophie Parent, Secretary General, AGE Platform Europe; Rodolfo Cattani, Secretary & Chair of the ICT Expert Group, European Disability Forum.

How to join us

Smart Accessibility Awards Night

5 December 2011, 17.30hrs, Arsenal – Chaussée de Wavre 950, Brussels

Registration required: RSVP by Nov. 29, cindy.dekoninck@vodafone.com

If you wish to know more about the project http://developer.vodafone.com/smartaccess2011/

Abstract

Abstract: Commissioner Neelie Kroes will join the Smart Accessibility Awards Night on December 5, in Brussels. The event is the final part of a project launched last June by AGE Platform Europe, the European Disability Forum and Vodafone Foundation with the aim of challenging developers to design mobile applications (or ‘apps’) to improve the lives of ageing people and people with disabilities. The 12 finalist apps will be presented at the 5 December event and the 4 winning ones will share a prize of €200k. Euractiv readers are invited to join. Registration is required.

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