Audiovisual media accessibility

Monday, 7 December 2015, Grand hotel Union, Ljubljana +100%-

About the workshop

The Electronic Communications Council of the Republic of Slovenia (SEK) in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and National council of disabled people’s organisation of Slovenia (NSIOS) is organising a workshop on audiovisual media accessibility, which will be held on 7 December 2015 at the Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana.


For registration please use the following email address: registracija (at)

Workshop’s Goals and Objectives

The aim of the workshop is to bring policy makers and regulators together with broadcasting and IP TV organisations, cable and telecom operators, organisations of persons with disabilities and retirees, and technical and standardisation experts from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and to get the opinion of relevant stakeholders and experts about the way forward for making television and video programming accessible for persons with disabilities, older persons with age related disabilities and persons with specific needs.

The objectives of the workshop are as follows:

  • Present findings, opinion and recommendations of the Electronic
    Communications Council of the Republic of Slovenia (SEK) to stakeholders;
  • Present and discuss accessibility solutions and standards with media executives, regulators and policy makers, suppliers, as well as with organisations of persons with disabilities and organisations dealing with older persons with or without disabilities;
  • Prepare recommendations and guidelines for further steps to make television and video programming accessible.

Expected workshop’s deliverable:

A report shall be prepared based on presentations, discussions and
roundtables. It shall include recommendations and guidelines for further steps taken by all stakeholders in order to make audiovisual media accessible for persons with disabilities. A draft of the report shall be made available for comments for a period of one month. The report shall be adopted by the Electronic Communications Council of the Republic of Slovenia.

Speakers, programme and accommodation

For details on speakers, programme and accommodation, select an appropriate picture below.



    We host eminent speakers.



    The programme covers different aspects audiovisual media accessibility.



    The event will be held at the Grand Hotel Union, where accommodation may also be arranged.