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Re: [Review period] Russian WCAG 2.0 Candidate Authorized Translation

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:46:16 +0100
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>, "Daniel novichkov" <daniel.novichkov@internetbezbarierov.ru>
Cc: w3c-translators <w3c-translators@w3.org>, Director <Director@unic.ru>, "Yuri Shishaev" <yuri@unic.ru>, "Julia Vlasova" <julia@unic.ru>, "WAI Domain" <w3t-wai@w3.org>, public-auth-trans-ru@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vnunzenysvvqwp@sith.local>

Dear all

This is to let you know that the review period for the Candidate  
Authorized Translation is extended, to accommodate for the upcoming  
Christmas break, until Monday 3 January 2011.

Coralie


On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:02:45 +0100, Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org> wrote:

> Dear Daniel, all
>
> A lot of work took place between last May and now. Thanks for working on  
> the Candidate Authorized Translation of WCAG20 into Russian.
>
> I am not finding your announcement on the w3c-translators@w3.org mailing  
> list, so here is the link for the benefit of all the translators in the  
> community:
>
>     <http://www.wcag.ru/guidelines/wcag20.html>
>
>
> We are now at the step in the Policy for Authorized Translation when W3C  
> initiates the review process, which will last 30 days. The review period  
> will end Sunday 19 December 2010.
>
> cf. http://www.w3.org/2005/02/TranslationPolicy.html
> [[
> 4. W3C Initiation of Review Process:
>       1. W3C announces a review period of at least 30 days of the CAT on  
> the translators' mailing list, specifying a separate, publicly archived  
> mailing list, in W3C or W3C Office Web space, to be used for commenting.
> This mailing list may be a per-language list for all CATs in that  
> language, such as public-auth-trans-hu@w3.org for any Hungarian CAT, or  
> a list specifically set up for that CAT. All comments on the CAT must be  
> sent to this list. Postings to the mailing list may either be in the  
> language of translation or in English.
>
> 5. LTO Notification of Review, Monitoring of Comments, and Revision of  
> CAT:
>      1. The LTO notifies the stakeholder organizations of the  
> availability of the CAT, the start of the review period, and the  
> existence of the mailing list for comments; directs them to send  
> comments to this mailing list; and copies this notification to the  
> general translators' mailing list.
>      2. The LTO monitors the mailing list comments; provides  
> clarification when necessary; and summarizes consensus on specific  
> issues (when possible) to help the ongoing discussion.
>      3. After the end of the review period, the LTO issues a new version  
> of the CAT as needed, and provides a list, in English and the language  
> of translation, of the points raised, and a summary of the discussions  
> during the review period, describing the problems found and solutions  
> agreed with the other reviewers. This summary must be posted both to the  
> publicly archived mailing list for this CAT, and to the general  
> translators' mailing list.
>      4. In the event that no comments or only very few comments are  
> received during the review period, the LTO ensures that a majority of  
> the reviewing organizations send email to the translators' mailing list  
> confirming that they have in fact reviewed the document, and that they  
> consider it to be an accurate translation.
>      5. The LTO then advises W3C whether a new review round is necessary  
> or not.
> ]]
>
> The dedicated mailing list has been set up for the review process:
>     public-auth-trans-ru@w3.org
>
> and the mail archive is at:
>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-auth-trans-ru/
>
> Subscription to this list can be done by sending an e-mail, with the  
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> The mailing list and the archive are public. Anybody can send an e-mail  
> to the list, apart from the fact that at the first send an anti-spam  
> "ritual" has to be followed (via an acknowledgement e-mail).
>
> We encourage you to announce this review period to facilitate comments  
>  from the public.
>
> Please, communicate this information to your partners (this is step 5.1  
> of the Policy), and ask them to subscribe to the mailing list and use it  
> for the comments. Step 5.1 requests that the general translators'  
> mailing list be copied when announcing availability of the CAT. This is  
> done right now.
>
> Best regards,
> Coralie
>
>
> On Wed, 19 May 2010 20:57:29 +0200, Daniel novichkov  
> <daniel.novichkov@internetbezbarierov.ru> wrote:
>
>> Dear Shadi,
>> Thank you for the reply. This week I'm announcing the CAT and getting  
>> it published at the separate URI.
>> Regards,
>> Daniel Novichkov,
>>
>> Project coordinator
>> UN information center in Moscow
>>
>> daniel.novichkov@internetbezbarierov.ru
>> Тел. +7 903 979 66 59
>>
>>
>> On May 4, 2010, at 6:43 PM, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Daniel,
>>>
>>> On behalf of the W3C and of the WAI team, I am happy to notify you, as  
>>> the LTO, to proceed with the preparation of a Candidate Authorized  
>>> Translation of WCAG 2.0 (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/) into Russian.
>>>
>>> We are now at step 3 of the policy for Authorized W3C Translations
>>> (http://www.w3.org/2005/02/TranslationPolicy.html).
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Shadi Abou-Zahra (in lieu of Coralie Mercier)
>>>
>>> --
>>> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/ |
>>>  WAI International Program Office Activity Lead   |
>>> W3C Evaluation & Repair Tools Working Group Chair |
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12.04.2010 14:46, Daniel novichkov wrote:
>>>> Dear colleagues,
>>>> UN Information Center in Moscow is looking forward to being the LTO  
>>>> for an authorized translation WCAG 2.0 to Russian. UN Information  
>>>> Center in Moscow is one of the most active advocates of the access of  
>>>> people with disabilities to Information and Communication  
>>>> Technologies, being the founder of the Friends of Convention of  
>>>> Rights of People with Disabilities Club, uniting government, NGO and  
>>>> commercial sector to promote universal access to information and  
>>>> Internet in particular.
>>>>
>>>> The group of stakeholders (below) is ready to contribute in reviewing  
>>>> the volunteer translation developed by Daniel Novichkov  
>>>> (http://accessibility.ru/docs/WCAG20Russian031109.html)
>>>>
>>>> Herewith the list of stakeholders:
>>>>
>>>> Aksenova Ekaterina
>>>> General director
>>>> Strateg Agency
>>>> Web-site developer sites
>>>> Development of e-government web-sites.
>>>> Moscow, Aremyansky pereulok 9/1, офис 11
>>>> aksenova.katerina@gmail.com
>>>> Gov-gov.ru
>>>>
>>>> Eugene Altovsky
>>>> Head of Information and Analytical Services, member of the Board of  
>>>> NGO "Information for All
>>>> NGO “Information for All" is Interregional public organization in  
>>>> supporting building the Information Society "Information for All "
>>>> The program "ICT for endless possibilities" aims to disseminate  
>>>> information about the availability of information and communication  
>>>> technologies (ICT) for people with disabilities.
>>>> Russia, 121096, Moscow, POB 44
>>>> pr@ifap.ru
>>>> www.ifap.ru
>>>>
>>>> Bondarenko Marta
>>>>
>>>> Junior researcher of the laboratory of content and methods for  
>>>> teaching children with impaired vision within the Correctional  
>>>> Pedagogical Institute, teacher for visually impaired people,  
>>>> orientation and mobility trainer
>>>>
>>>> Institute of Correctional Pedagogics
>>>> Education and rehabilitation of persons with impaired vision
>>>> Institute is founded in 1929. Specialists of the Institute developed  
>>>> a complex medical psychological and pedagogical approach to research  
>>>> and complex rehabilitation (education, instruction, development,  
>>>> socialization etc) of children with health disabilities. Through its  
>>>> research work the Institute developed the Russian special  
>>>> differentiate educational system for children with disabilities (at  
>>>> late sixties). Among specialists of the Institute there are doctors  
>>>> of science, corresponding members, academician in different sciences  
>>>> such as physiology and physician, ophthalmologist, psychiatrists,  
>>>> neuropathologiststs,  child psychologists, sign language teachers,  
>>>> teachers for visually impaired children, orthophonists, teachers for  
>>>> oligophrenic children.
>>>> The Institute is a Russian resource center for preparing specialized  
>>>> teachers.
>>>> Participation of the Institute's representatives in work on WCAG 2.0  
>>>> will allow to attract scientific researches to the work and revise  
>>>> WCAG 2.0 according to the highest standards of the scientific  
>>>> literature.
>>>> Russia, 119121, Moscow, Pogodinskaya st., 8, k.1
>>>> bondarenko@ikprao.ru
>>>> ikprao.ru
>>>>
>>>> Burkanov Yuri
>>>> Expert on accessibility of Web content
>>>> www.userarc.de
>>>> Developer sites
>>>> Mr. Burkanov participated in the preparation of standards for  
>>>> accessibility in Germany. Participated in the development and  
>>>> improvement of accessibility of websites of government institutions  
>>>> in Germany. Trainer on web-accessibility, athor of articles on  
>>>> web-accessibility issues.
>>>> Carl-Justi-Str. 21 53121 Bonn, Deutschland
>>>> Jurij Burkanov<jurij@burkanov.com>
>>>> www.userarc.de
>>>>
>>>> Dmitry Vasiliev
>>>> General Director
>>>> NetСat
>>>> CMS Developer
>>>> NetСat works in close cooperation with the community of visually  
>>>> impaired internet users.
>>>> NetСat is a unique Russian CMS adapted to web-site development and  
>>>> web-site maintenance by visually impaired developers.
>>>> NetСat is the web-accessibility advocate among russian software  
>>>> developers
>>>> 109004, Moscow, Alexandra Solzhenitsyn street 31,
>>>> building 2.
>>>> info@netcat.ru
>>>> www.netcat.ru
>>>>
>>>> Virin Fedor
>>>> Research Director
>>>> Mail.ru
>>>> Russia's largest provider of free e-mail.
>>>> Mail.ru is the leading Russian company working in the field of online  
>>>> communications and entertainment. Its key asset is the major  
>>>> communication portal of Russian Internet. It includes the largest in  
>>>> Russia and CIS free email service, a leading Russian  
>>>> Instant-Messenger Mail.ru Agent, national social network  
>>>> Moimir@Mail.ru, search engine Poisk@ Mail.ru and many other resources.
>>>> Mail.ru is the leader in online gaming; it controls more than 50% of  
>>>> the Russian online gaming market. Mail.ru is publisher of more than  
>>>> 40 gaming online projects in Russia, Europe and Asia, including such  
>>>> popular games of its own design, as “Troetsarstvie”, “Legenda:  
>>>> Nasledia drakonov”, “Allody Online”, and promoter of several  
>>>> successful foreign licensed games, in particular, “Perfect world” and  
>>>> “Lord of rings Online”. Mail.ru owns 50% of the company  
>>>> Nikita.online. Mail.ru has 8 Russian offices in Moscow, St.  
>>>> Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk,  
>>>> Samara and Kazan, office in Ukraine (Kiev) and Germany (Hamburg).
>>>> fedorvirin@gmail.com
>>>> www.mail.ru
>>>>
>>>> Alexander Gorelik
>>>> Director
>>>> UN Information Centre in Moscow
>>>> UN Information center in Moscow is advocate for promotion of  
>>>> information and communication technologies for people with  
>>>> disabilities in Russia.
>>>> UN Information center founded the Club of friends of Convention of  
>>>> rights of people with disabilities. The Club regularly gathers  
>>>> representatives of different government, non-government and  
>>>> commercial organizations, who share information about their  
>>>> activities in promoting ICT for people with disabilities.
>>>> UN Information center serves also as a resource center and a  
>>>> specialized library on ICT for people with disabilities.
>>>> Moscow 119002, Glazovsky pereulok
>>>> director@unic.ru
>>>> unic.ru
>>>>
>>>> Hienadz Drahun
>>>> Usability and web-accessibility expert
>>>> wargaming.net , EPAM
>>>> Mr. Dragun is consultant of the usability and accessibility of  
>>>> web-interfaces. He took part in translating WCAG 2.0 into Russian  
>>>> language.
>>>> 220028, Republic of Belarus
>>>> Libavo-Romenskaya street, 23, buildong 9, office10
>>>> wargaming.net
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yershova Tatiana
>>>> General director
>>>> Institute of development of the information society
>>>> Editor in chief
>>>> Research and analytical magazine "Information Society"
>>>> A member of the high-level advisers group
>>>> Global Alliance for ICT for Development
>>>> Autonomous nonprofit organization "Institute of the Information  
>>>> Society" (IRIO)
>>>> IRIO is independent research and service providing organization  
>>>> founded on Sept. 7, 1998 at the initiative of renowned experts in the  
>>>> field of information technology, telecommunications and information  
>>>> policy, united by the idea of information society development in  
>>>> Russia.
>>>> The stated goal of the Institute are:
>>>> Formation and development of information society in Russia,  
>>>> integration of Russia into the global information society, creating  
>>>> conditions for effective interaction between the parties of the  
>>>> information society, creating conditions for fair competition in the  
>>>> communications and information market, as well as development of  
>>>> information resources, technologies, infrastructure and services. The  
>>>> main objectives of the Institute are: research and development in the  
>>>> field of information society and knowledge economy;
>>>> development and examination of draft laws and other normative acts  
>>>> aimed at the development of information society and knowledge  
>>>> economy, the political, socio-economic and scientific-technical  
>>>> forecasting of the Information Society; expertise, development and  
>>>> implementation of the programs and projects aimed at developing  
>>>> information society and Knowledge Economy; dissemination of  
>>>> knowledge, including creation and dissemination of print, electronic,  
>>>> audio and video materials on the Information Society issues,  
>>>> promoting international cooperation in development of information  
>>>> society and knowledge economy.
>>>>  1. Contribution in creating the information system "Pravozaschitnik"  
>>>> (Human rights advocate): The project was realized in 1999 by the  
>>>> American NGO Freedom Channel Inc in cooperation with the Russian NGO  
>>>> "Human rights advocates internship", within the grant №98-20.0  
>>>> delivered by the Democracy Support Foundation (USA). All the  
>>>> technical work of the project was fulfilled  by the team of  
>>>> developers of the IRIO. The system was designed to store and deliver  
>>>> criminal records and comments of experts to users on the base of  
>>>> their requests.
>>>> 2. Legislative projects of the IRIO:
>>>> - Comparative analysis of legislation regulating the processes of  
>>>> creating and using information resources in the Russian Federation.  
>>>> Project included experts analysis ordered by the Moscow City Duma  
>>>> (2000).
>>>> - City of Moscow law development "On Information Resources and  
>>>> Informatization of Moscow". The law was developed by the Institute on  
>>>> request of the Moscow City Duma and the Moscow Government in  
>>>> conjunction with the Public Expert Council of the Moscow City Duma  
>>>> within the programme of "Information, informatization,  
>>>> communications, telecommunications and television in 2000-2001. The  
>>>> law was adopted by the Moscow City Duma on October 24, 2001 (№ 52).
>>>> - Development of the law "On guarantees of the accessibility of  
>>>> information about Moscow City authorities' activities" aimed to  
>>>> fulfill the rights of citizens on accessing the information  
>>>> concerning decisions of the city authorities. The law was designed by  
>>>> IRIO experts in cooperation with the expert board of Moscow City Duma  
>>>> within the programme of "Information, information technologies,  
>>>> telecommunications and television" in 2001-2003. The law was adopted  
>>>> by the Moscow City Duma on March 31, 2004 (№ 20).
>>>> 3. The draft model law "About the Internet" - developed by the  
>>>> Russian Association of Electronic Communications (RAEC) and the  
>>>> Institute of the Information Society Development, commissioned by the  
>>>> Inter-parliamentary Assembly of CIS member states. As part of this  
>>>> work a review of legislation on regulation of the Internet in the CIS  
>>>> countries was also prepared. This law project was reviewed at the  
>>>> meeting of the Federation Council Commission on Information Policy on  
>>>> January 29, 2008, and it attracted a wide public attention.
>>>> 4. Research and analysis of federal government bodies' web sites and  
>>>> websites of local government entities for compliance with the  
>>>> requirements of the Federal Law on February 9, 2009 № 8-FZ "On  
>>>> ensuring access to information about the activities of state bodies  
>>>> and local self-government." The project was commissioned by the  
>>>> Ministry of Economic Development and completed in 2009; the project  
>>>> resulted in:
>>>> - developing the survey methodology (monitoring) of the official  
>>>> websites of the Russian Federation regions for compliance with  
>>>> Russian legislation, including methods of examination;
>>>> - Developing a questionnaire to survey existing regional official  
>>>> government websites;
>>>> - Conducting the survey (monitoring) of existing regional official  
>>>> government websites by the group of experts and processing its  
>>>> results;
>>>> - The analysis of survey results. Short description of activities in  
>>>> the field of accessibility and / or disabiliies:
>>>> 1. Participation in the establishment of an information system "human  
>>>> rights activist. The project was completed in 1999, an American  
>>>> non-profit organization Freedom Channel, Inc. in cooperation with the  
>>>> Russian human rights organization Human Rights Defenders Training "by  
>>>> the Foundation for Democracy (USA) under grant № 98-20.0. All the  
>>>> technical part of the project was completed a team of developers  
>>>> IRIO. The system is designed for storing and reporting on requests  
>>>> polzovaley criminal records of the comments of experts.
>>>> 2. Legislative IRIO projects:
>>>> - Comparative analysis of regulatory legislation governing the  
>>>> processes of creating and using information resources in the Russian  
>>>> Federation - the expert work of the Institute commissioned by the  
>>>> Moscow City Duma (2000).
>>>> - Development of the Law of the City of Moscow "On Information  
>>>> Resources and Information City of Moscow" - developed by the  
>>>> Institute commissioned by the Moscow City Duma and the Moscow  
>>>> Government in conjunction with the Public Expert Council of the MHD  
>>>> in the direction of "Information, information, communications,  
>>>> telecommunications and television in 2000-2001. Adopted by the Moscow  
>>>> City Duma on October 24, 2001 (№ 52).
>>>> - Development of the Law "On guarantees of the availability of  
>>>> information on the activities of public authorities in Moscow, aimed  
>>>> at ensuring legal rights of citizens to information on decisions of  
>>>> the authorities of the city - IRIO developed jointly with the public  
>>>> expert council of the MHD in the direction of" Information,  
>>>> information, communications, telecommunications and Television in  
>>>> 2001-2003. Adopted by the Moscow City Duma on March 31, 2004 (№ 20).
>>>> 3. The draft model law "On the Internet" - developed by the Russian  
>>>> Association of Electronic Communications (RAEK) and the Institute of  
>>>> the Information Society commissioned by the Interparliamentary  
>>>> Assembly of CIS member states. As part of the work was also prepared  
>>>> a review of legislation on regulation of the Internet in the CIS. The  
>>>> bill was considered at the meeting of the Federation Council  
>>>> Commission on Information Policy of 29 January 2008 and attracted a  
>>>> wide public attention.
>>>> 4. Research and analysis of federal government bodies' web sites and  
>>>> websites of local government entities for compliance with the  
>>>> requirements of the Federal Law on February 9, 2009 № 8-FZ "On  
>>>> ensuring access to information about the activities of state bodies  
>>>> and local self-government." The project was commissioned by the  
>>>> Ministry of Economic Development and completed in 2009; the project  
>>>> resulted in:
>>>> - developing the survey methodology (monitoring) of the official  
>>>> websites of the Russian Federation regions for compliance with  
>>>> Russian legislation, including methods of examination;
>>>> - Developing a questionnaire to survey existing regional official  
>>>> government websites;
>>>> - Conducting the survey (monitoring) of existing regional official  
>>>> government websites by the group of experts and processing its  
>>>> results;
>>>> - The analysis of survey results.
>>>> 101000, Moscow, Post Office, PO Box 716
>>>> tatiana.ershova@iis.ru
>>>> http://www.iis.ru
>>>>
>>>> Kamynin Anatoly
>>>> Coordinator
>>>> Tiflokomp
>>>> Self-organization of computer users with disabilities
>>>> Tiflocomp.ru is a website on "Computer Technology for the Blind and  
>>>> Visually Impaired" is a unique resource that covers the technical  
>>>> issues of using computer by visually impaired users. Its developers  
>>>> and users are leading experts in the field of Web accessibility and  
>>>> technical means of rehabilitation.
>>>> 443114 Samara, G.Dimitrova street 52 appt 60.
>>>> kamy@nm.ru
>>>> www.tiflocomp.ru
>>>>
>>>> Kipchatov Igor
>>>> Head of Resource Centre
>>>> ROOI "Perspective"
>>>> ROOI "Perspectiva"
>>>> Our mission is to achieve the full inclusion of people with  
>>>> disabilities in all aspects of social life and improve their quality  
>>>> of life by:
>>>> - Changing negative attitudes and stereotypes that exist in society  
>>>> towards people with disabilities;
>>>> - Improving the efficiency of NGOs of disabled persons;
>>>> - Assisting people with disabilities and their families in acquiring  
>>>> skills and knowledge needed to participate fully in social life and  
>>>> to gain access to inclusive education and employment;
>>>> - Training of specialists, government officials, parents, students,  
>>>> employers and other members of society about disabilities in order to  
>>>> overcome physical and psychological barriers faced by people with  
>>>> disabilities.
>>>> Organization Perspektiva is an active promoter and defender of the  
>>>> rights of people with disabilities on the use of information and  
>>>> communication technologies. Perspektiva provides a number of  
>>>> services, including those on the Internet in order to disseminate  
>>>> information technologies for implementation in the process of  
>>>> education and rehabilitation of people with disabilities.
>>>> 119021 Moscow, Timura Frunze st, 16 building 3
>>>> kipchatov@perspektiva-inva.ru
>>>> perspektiva-inva.ru
>>>>
>>>> Kudrov Nikolay
>>>> Head of Educational Programs
>>>> Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation
>>>> Ministry of Communications is the state agency responsible for  
>>>> development of information and communication technologies in Russia
>>>> Ministry of Communications is the responsible body for the promotion  
>>>> and development of information and communications, including Internet  
>>>> technologies.
>>>> Participation of the Ministry will enhance recognition of WCAG 2.0 in  
>>>> Russia, and will help to proofread the document in accordance with  
>>>> the accepted standards of public policies in the field of Internet  
>>>> technologies.
>>>> 125375 Moscow, Tverskaya Street 7
>>>> nikolai@kudrov.biz
>>>> http://minkomsvjaz.ru /
>>>>
>>>> Lysenko, Alexander E.
>>>> Head of chair of Rehabilitology PKI DSZN, PhD, Associate Professor
>>>>  Moscow Institute for training managers' and specialists' of social  
>>>> protection of population
>>>> Main goals of the Institute are:
>>>> 	-	Professional retraining and capacities building for managers and  
>>>> professionals of the system of social protection
>>>> 	-	Research, analysis and dissemination of the best practices of  
>>>> social protection and social services in Moscow and other Russian  
>>>> regions, and abroad;
>>>> 	-	Implementation of innovative technologies to provide social  
>>>> services as means to promote the improvement of social services and  
>>>> improving people's lives;
>>>> - Organization and conducting surveys, scientific and methodological  
>>>> conferences, seminars and symposia to raise awareness of the  
>>>> professional community and the general public to the acute social  
>>>> problems, finding ways, methods and technologies to address them;
>>>> 	-	Analysis of international experience of social services aiming to  
>>>> its adaptation and dissemination within the system of social  
>>>> protection of the population of the city of Moscow;
>>>> 	-	Exchange of information with the organizers and researchers of  
>>>> social protection system abroad;
>>>> - Development and production of educational, methodical, analytical  
>>>> and reference materials, including those in electronic form.
>>>> Participation PKI DSZN in work on WCAG 2.0 will involve educational  
>>>> resources of the Institute to enhance methodical part of  
>>>> rehabilitation technology, and will help to spread the idea of  
>>>> web-accessibility among professionals working in rehabilitation and  
>>>> social protection system.
>>>> aleksandr-lysenko@yandex.ru
>>>> http://ipk.dszn.ru /
>>>>
>>>> Alexei Lyubimov
>>>> Researcher of the laboratory of content and methods for teaching  
>>>> children with impaired vision within the Correctional Pedagogical  
>>>> Institute, teacher for visually impaired people, orientation and  
>>>> mobility trainer
>>>> Institute of Correctional Pedagogics
>>>> Education and rehabilitation of people with visual impairments.
>>>> The Institute was founded in 1929 (Current title of the Institute is  
>>>> since 1992). Specialists of the Institute developed complex medical  
>>>> psychological and pedagogical approach to research and complex  
>>>> rehabilitation (education, instruction, development, socialization  
>>>> etc) of children with health disabilities. Through its research work  
>>>> the Institute developed the Russian special differentiate educational  
>>>> system for children with disabilities (at late sixties). Among  
>>>> specialists of the Institute there are doctors of science,  
>>>> corresponding members, academicians in different sciences such as  
>>>> physiology; physicians, ophthalmologists, psychiatrists,  
>>>> neuropathologiststs,  child psychologists, sign language teachers,  
>>>> teachers for visually impaired children, orthophonists, teachers for  
>>>> oligophrenic children. The Institute is a Russian resource center for  
>>>> preparing specialized teachers.
>>>> Participation of the Institute's representatives in work on WCAG 2.0  
>>>> will allow to attract scientific researches to the work and revise it  
>>>> according to the highest standards of the scientific literature.
>>>> Russia, 119121, Moscow, Pogodinskaya st., 8, b.1
>>>> alexey@lyubimov.su
>>>> http://www.ikprao.ru/
>>>>
>>>> Vadim Makeyev
>>>> Web-evangelist
>>>> Opera Software
>>>> Software Developer
>>>> Leading specialist in the field of web standards in Russia. Founder  
>>>> of the Russian web-standards community. Participation of Mr. Makeyev  
>>>> will involve the community of professionals of web design into work  
>>>> and promotion on WCAG 2.0
>>>> pepelsbey@gmail.com
>>>> www.opera.com
>>>>
>>>> Serguei A. Novikov
>>>> coordinator of the OUR RIGHTS Russian social movement of the disabled  
>>>> people, deputy of editor-in-chief of the REPRO Braille Publishers Ltd
>>>> NGO "Our right"
>>>> Self-organization of people with visual disabilities
>>>> A social movement (self-organisation of disabled activists,  
>>>> campaigning in coalition and cooperation with other organisations for  
>>>> active rehabilitation and integration of the disabled people, for  
>>>> their real access to education and employment, and, among other  
>>>> things, for accessibility of the Internet for the blind as well as of  
>>>> all the soft in general.
>>>> 1-1-126, Kharkovskaya str., Moscow, 117403, Russia.
>>>> s.novikov@nashepravo.org, serguei@birulevo.net
>>>> http://www.nashepravo.org
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Popko Anatoly
>>>> Head of the Information service of the Institute “REHACOMP”
>>>> NGO "REHACOMP"
>>>> Educational and rehabilitation institution
>>>> Institute Reakomp " is the leading institution of Russian Society for  
>>>> the Blind providing a comprehensive rehabilitation of visually  
>>>> impaired people, conducting scientific and methodological work and  
>>>> promoting information technology. It was founded in 2000. Institute  
>>>> Rehakomp of the Russian Society of the Blind is a unique institution  
>>>> providing a comprehensive rehabilitation of the disabled persons  
>>>> using computer tiflotechnologies, training and skills development,  
>>>> implementing new scientific and pedagogical approaches to  
>>>> rehabilitation and education of people with serious visual  
>>>> impairments. The Institute is the only institution in Russia,  
>>>> carrying out a comprehensive support and integration into society of  
>>>> people with combined pathology (blind and deaf); Institute prepares  
>>>> interpreters and social workers this group of people with  
>>>> disabilities.
>>>> Address: 129090 Russia, Moscow, Protopopovsky pereolok., 9
>>>> ad.popko@gmail.com
>>>> http://www.rehacomp.ru /
>>>>
>>>> Romanov, Gennady Ivanovich
>>>> Deputy director
>>>> SUE Standartinform, developer of Russian national standards
>>>> Government agency responsible for developing national technical  
>>>> standards
>>>> Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Standartinform" performs: Creation  
>>>> and maintenance of Federal Information Facility of technical  
>>>> regulations and standards; coordination of work on the establishment  
>>>> and functioning of a unified information system for technical  
>>>> regulation; official publications, registration, publication of  
>>>> national standards of the Russian Federation; Russian  
>>>> classifiers,translation of international and regional standards,  
>>>> standards of the leading countries of the world; maintenance and  
>>>> development of the State Service of Standard Reference Data on  
>>>> physical constants and properties of substances and materials,  
>>>> providing users with paper and electronic copies of technical  
>>>> regulations and national standards of the Russian Federation, Russian  
>>>> classifiers of technical data, economic and social information,  
>>>> international (Regional) and standards of other countries and their  
>>>> translations. Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Standartinform"    
>>>> serves as: a national
>>> information center of the international network of ISO (ISONET);  
>>> information service, controlling fulfillment of the provisions of the  
>>> Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade and the Agreement on the  
>>> Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade  
>>> Organization;
>>>> 123995, K-1, GSP-5, Moscow, Granatny pereulok 4, Russian Federation.
>>>> romanov@gostinfo.ru
>>>> http://www.gostinfo.ru /
>>>>
>>>> Sarviro Julia
>>>> Manager of Social Projects
>>>> Microsoft
>>>> Software Developer
>>>> Microsoft aims to create an environment in which everyone can unlock  
>>>> his/her professional and creative potential. Microsoft includes  
>>>> special features and affordable technologies in its software  
>>>> products. In addition, Microsoft provides the compatibility of their  
>>>> products with assistive technologies of other companies and supports  
>>>> developers in creation of such products. In this context, issues of  
>>>> accessibility of Web content for all have a special significance. A  
>>>> set of initiatives of Microsoft is helping people with disabilities  
>>>> overcome barriers and expand personal and professional horizons.
>>>> 121614, Russia, Moscow, Krylatskaya street, 17
>>>> i-jusarv@microsoft.com
>>>> http://www.microsoft.com/ru/ru/default.aspx
>>>>
>>>> Segalovich Ilya
>>>> Technical Director
>>>> Yandex
>>>> Leading search engine in Russian Federation
>>>> Yandex as the leader of the IT market in Russia sets certain  
>>>> standards of quality of the user interfaces. The company has created  
>>>> a special version of its search engine for the blind and visually  
>>>> impaired users (http://large.yandex.ru). In addition, new and  
>>>> existing Yandex products are regularly tested with the involvement of  
>>>> users with disabilities. Participation of a representative of Yandex  
>>>> in the work on WCAG 2.0 will attract the best practices of search  
>>>> technologies, and will help to promote WCAG within the Russian  
>>>> segment of the Internet.
>>>> 119021, Moscow, st. Leo Tolstoy, 16
>>>> iseg@yandex-team.ru
>>>> www.yandex.ru
>>>>
>>>> Andrew Sikorski
>>>> Senior Usability Specialist
>>>> USABILITYLAB LLC
>>>> Research Company
>>>> USABILITYLAB LLC is the leader in user experience research  involving  
>>>> user and usability market. USABILITYLAB was the first company who  
>>>> worked on improvement of specifically web-accessibility of the  
>>>> Russian UN Mission http://www.unrussia.ru /; USABILITYLAB conducted  
>>>> also several seminars dedicated exclusively to web-accessibility  
>>>> issues.
>>>> a.sickorsky@usabilitylab.net
>>>> www.usabilitylab.ru
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Smolnikov Ivan
>>>> Director
>>>> ABBYY Language Services
>>>> ABBYY Language Services is a hi-tech company providing end-to-end  
>>>> linguistic services.
>>>> ABBYY Language Services offers comprehensive language services to  
>>>> corporate customers, and also develops and implements innovative  
>>>> linguistic services and technology.
>>>> More than 900 clients from all over the world have entrusted ABBYY  
>>>> Language Services with their linguistic tasks.
>>>> ABBYY Language Services is part of ABBYY Group, a leading provider of  
>>>> software and services in the field of text recognition, data capture,  
>>>> linguistics and translation.
>>>> ABBYY’s primary focus is in the development of artificial  
>>>> intelligence technology, enabling the conversion of text and images  
>>>> from paper into data in an accessible electronic format. Millions of  
>>>> people and thousands of organizations all over the world save time,  
>>>> effort and money by using technology for automatic data entry and  
>>>> processing documents. ABBYY is the creator of renowned electronic  
>>>> dictionaries ABBYY Lingvo and text recognition system ABBYY  
>>>> FineReader. More than 30 million people in 130 countries use ABBYY  
>>>> products.
>>>> On the Russian market ABBYY is a unique company − a leader both in  
>>>> linguistic technology and services.
>>>> ABBYY software is well-known in the community of users with limited  
>>>> abilities.
>>>> ABBYY’s solutions in optical text recognition facilitate access to  
>>>> printed information for the blind and visually impaired. One of the  
>>>> company’s key technologies, ABBYY FineReader, is used in systems that  
>>>> convert text into Braille and in special OpenBook™ devices for the  
>>>> blind, that scans and converts text into speech. It is noteworthy,  
>>>> that the origins of the automatic text recognition technology are  
>>>> historically tied in with the appearance of the first reading devices  
>>>> for the blind, invented in 1809 (in the same year as Louis Braille  
>>>> was born).
>>>> The participation of the ABBYY Language Services team will help  
>>>> ensure a high quality of WCAG20 translation into Russian.
>>>> Postal address:
>>>> Moscow, Metro Otradnoe, ul. Otradnaya, 2B, Building 6, Business  
>>>> Centre Otradniy
>>>> E-mail
>>>> info@abbyy-ls.ru
>>>> Website:
>>>> www.ABBYY-ls.ru, www.ABBYY.ru, www.ABBYYOnline.ru
>>>>
>>>> Tokareva Natalia
>>>> Senior Specialist, Division of Policy and Research
>>>> UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE)
>>>> IITE UNESCO aims at strengthening capacities of Member States of  
>>>> UNESCO in the field of information and communication technologies  
>>>> (ICT) in education.
>>>> One of the priorities of the Institute is to develop a project for  
>>>> creation and dissemination of effective educational strategies  
>>>> associated with the use of ICT in education of people with  
>>>> disabilities. Since 1999 the Institute held a series of international  
>>>> meetings, developed and published analytical, information and  
>>>> training materials, as well as organized seven international training  
>>>> seminars attended by over 200 experts from 11 countries.
>>>> As part of the project implemented by the Institute in conjunction  
>>>> with international experts from the UK, Italy, Australia, Spain,  
>>>> Denmark and Iceland a specialized training course "ICTs in education  
>>>> for people with special needs" (in Russian and English) has been  
>>>> developed; the course covers theoretical and practical aspects of ICT  
>>>> use in educating persons with motor, visual, auditory, speech and  
>>>> intellectual disabilities.
>>>> 117292, Moscow, St. Kedrova, 8, k.3
>>>> n.tokareva@unesco.org
>>>> www.iite.ru
>>>>
>>>> Urussowa Yana
>>>> Vice Director of Marketkompas, project coordinator of Bezgraniz.com
>>>> Portal "Bezgranits" (Without borders)
>>>> bezgraniz.ru is the first international web portal for people with  
>>>> disabilities and chronic conditions, their families and friends,  
>>>> professionals and helping organizations.
>>>> The project bezgraniz.com is a system integrator of online and  
>>>> offline solutions in the sphere of employment, education, universal  
>>>> design, travel, music and the arts, sports, fashion, etc. The project  
>>>> aims to bring together private initiatives of persons with  
>>>> disabilities, researchers, students, politicians, government  
>>>> officials, NGOs and other parties for addressing the pressing issues  
>>>> facing the state and society in connection with the provisions of the  
>>>> “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.”
>>>> 115191 Moscow, 4th Roshinsky pr-d, 19, office 908
>>>> urussowa@marketkompas.ru
>>>> www.bezgraniz.ru
>>>>
>>>> Shevkun Oleg
>>>> Leading specialist
>>>> Elite Group Inc., Fredom Scientific
>>>> Developer of specialized software for visually impaired users
>>>> Freedom Scientific is the largest worldwide manufacturer of assistive  
>>>> technology products for those who are blind or have low vision.  
>>>> Freedom Scientific is also the only company with a complete line of  
>>>> products for those with vision impairments. All of these products are  
>>>> tested and guaranteed to work together. Freedom Scientific has been  
>>>> in business for over ten years and its products are sold in 55  
>>>> countries and translated into 24 languages.
>>>> 119313, Moscow, Russia
>>>> Leninsky Prospekt, 87,
>>>> Hotel "Southern", Office 450
>>>> oleg@shevkun.org
>>>> http://www.elitagroup.ru/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Project coordinator
>>>> UN Information center in Moscow
>>>>
>>>> daniel.novichkov@internetbezbarierov.ru
>>>> Тел. +7 903 979 66 59
>


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