Oct
03
2018

Disability Advisory Committee Meeting

9:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT
Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room) 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554

The Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) provides advice and recommendations to the Commission on a wide array of disability matters within the jurisdiction of the Commission and facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in proceedings before the Commission. The DAC is being organized under, and operated in accordance with, the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Arrival; Meet and Greet

9 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions

Presenters:
  • Co-Chairs Samuel Joehl, Lise Hamlin
  • Patrick Webre, Chief, CGB
  • Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, CGB
9:20 a.m.

Roll Call

9:30 a.m.

Welcome from Commissioner (invited)

Presenters:
  • TBD
9:45 a.m.

Updates from the Disability Rights Office

Presenters:
  • Suzy Rosen Singleton, Chief, DRO
  • Eliot Greenwald, Deputy Chief, DRO
10:00 a.m.

Technology Transitions Subcommittee: Recommendation on Compatibility of Real-Time Text (RTT) with Refreshable Braille Displays

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Linda Vandeloop
  • Co-Chair Zainab Alkebsi
10:45 a.m.

Break (15 Minutes)

11 a.m.

Technology Transitions Subcommittee: Recommendation on Integration of RTT in Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Operations

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Linda Vandeloop
  • Co-Chair Zainab Alkebsi
11:30 a.m.

Video Programming Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Tom Wlodkowski
  • Co-Chair Ron Bibler
12 p.m.

Break for Lunch

1 p.m.

Emergency Communications Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Mark Fletcher
  • Co-Chair Richard Ray
1:30 p.m.

Relay/Equipment Distribution Subcommittee: Recommendation on Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Services Metrics

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Pamela Holmes
  • Co-Chair Rochelle Garrow
2:15 p.m.

Break (15 Minutes)

2:30 p.m.

Relay/Equipment Distribution Subcommittee: Recommendation on Access to TRS at Emergency Shelters

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Pamela Holmes
  • Co-Chair Rochelle Garrow
3:15 p.m.

Discussion on Consumer Engagement on Disability Access

Presenters:
  • Theodore Marcus, Deputy Chief, DRO
3:45 p.m.

New Business

3:50 p.m.

Public Participation

3:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Next Term of the DAC

Presenters:
  • Will Schell, Designated Federal Officer, DAC
  • Co-Chairs Lise Hamlin, Samuel Joehl
4 p.m.

Adjournment

Contact

Will Schell, DAC Designated Federal Officer, CGB, DRO
202-418-0767 (voice)
DAC@fcc.gov