Sep
24
2019

Disability Advisory Committee Meeting

9:00 am 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.

Related materials will be posted as they become available

Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Arrival; Meet and Greet

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Presenters:
  • Patrick Webre, Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)
  • Diane Burstein, Deputy Bureau Chief, CGB
  • Will Schell, DAC Designated Federal Officer
9:15 a.m.

Roll Call

9:25 a.m.

Updates of the Disability Rights Office

Presenters:
  • Suzy Rosen Singleton, Chief, Disability Rights Office (DRO), CGB
  • Eliot Greenwald, Deputy Chief, DRO, CGB
9:40 a.m.

Report and Recommendation Regarding the Availability of Television Listings of Audio Described Programming

Presenters:
  • Carl Richardson, City of Boston, Working Group Chair
10:10

Break

10:25 a.m.

Report and Recommendation Regarding Real-Time Text Integration with Video Relay Services for Point-to-Point and Relay Calls

Presenters:
  • Zainab Alkebsi, National Association of the Deaf, Working Group Chair
11:00 a.m.

Welcome from Chairman

Presenters:
  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
11:15 a.m.

Presentations and Announcements

Presenters:
  • David Schmidt, Telecommunications Relay Services Fund Program Coordinator, FCC
  • Dr. Mark Plaff, Human Centered Engineer and FCC Project - Usability Task Lead, MITRE
  • Matthew Gerst, CTIA
11:45 a.m.

Public Participation

12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Next Meeting Date

Presenters:
  • DAC Co-Chair Isidore Niyongabo
  • DAC Co-Chair Brian Scarpelli
12:05 p.m.

Adjournment

12:05 p.m.

Break for lunch