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November 8, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.
Accessible electronic administration: achievements, pending achievements.
Know comparatively the current state of electronic administration in Ecuador and Spain in relation to accessibility for blind people, expose some of the achievements and analyze what remains to be done.
Sergio Luján Mora (Spain) ( https://twitter.com/sergiolujanmora): Professor at the University of Alicante (Spain).
Affiliation: Auditor of Public Administration websites, and accompaniment in technical corrections - Tothomweb S. L. (Mexico)
Web accessibility consultant and developer. I was born in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico, in 1984. With low vision from birth, and blindness since the age of 16, I have always studied integrated in regular education schools. I completed a Law degree, and a Master's degree in Digital Law, the latter in the city of Barcelona, where I have lived for 9 years. In addition, I have carried out various studies in computer science and mobile application programming, since I have always considered myself passionate about new technologies and their use in the daily lives of people with disabilities, and in particular with visual disabilities.
Affiliation: Member of the Technical Coordination of the National Council for Equality of Disabilities CONADIS (Ecuador)
Katherine Franco, born in the city of Quito on January 6, 1991, I have been visually impaired for 23 years, I did my primary and secondary studies at the Sagrados Corazones de Rumipamba school, graduating with a specialty in social sciences. In 2010 I began my university studies at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, obtaining my bachelor's degree in social management. Mother of 5 year old Hanna Franco. Currently a user of the Ecuadorian Guide Dog School (EPGE) for people with visual disabilities to which I have Kim, my guide dog, who is my eyes when I move. Katherine is an urban cyclist from the "ciegocleta" cycling group, a swimmer, and a lover of hiking. Professionally, I have worked as a social worker at Icesa, a Human Forse human resources consultancy, and I currently work at the Technical Coordination of the National Council for Equality of Disabilities, CONADIS Ecuador.
Affiliation: Analyst in the Technical Coordination of the National Council for Equality of Disabilities CONADIS (Ecuador)
Carlos Miguel Montenegro López, born in the city of Quito-Ecuador on January 11, 1979, lover of family life, nature and sports. I studied at the Central University of Ecuador Faculty of Economic Sciences obtaining the title of Labor Economist I have been working since 2017 where I work as an Analyst in the Technical Coordination of the National Council for Equality of Disabilities CONADIS Ecuador, where we ensure to guarantee the rights of people with disabilities and their families. Additionally, since 2018 I am part of the "Waal Foundation", a non-profit organization, focused on generating concrete actions to promote prenatal prevention of diseases and deficiencies in unborn children, where I work as Tutor-Monitor of Courses that are offered on the aforementioned theme.
Juan José Montiel
Affiliation: Software Engineer at Microsoft (Ireland)
Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft. I have been fighting and having fun with technology for more than fifteen years. My goal? Make it more accessible every day... and learn, always learn something new. Specialized in .NET, I am passionate about developing and making applications that improve the day-to-day life of people who, like me, have a different way of accessing information. I have participated in many projects as a developer and also as an accessibility consultant, providing technical solutions to those clients who have wanted their applications to be more accessible to everyone. Proud husband and father of an adorable seven-year-old boy. I adore music (I'm a pianist, although I don't have much time left for that hobby if I hit the PC keys), and I am a staunch lover of literature.