TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR THE DEAF AND DISABLED

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE (TADDAC) and

EQUIPMENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EPAC)

Advisory Bodies to the California Public Utilities Commission

Annual Joint Meeting

Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline, Osher Center, Berkeley, California

 May 16, 2011

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

  1. Welcome and Introduction of TADDAC and EPAC Members

  1. Welcome and Introduction of Guests

  1. Remarks from CPUC Commissioners

     

     

  1. Brief Presentations from the Ed Roberts Campus Partners

[Each of the 7 Ed Roberts Campus founding partner organizations will briefly introduce their organization and describe the services they provide.  The partner organizations are:

  • Center for Independent Living
  • Center for Accessible Technology
  • World Institute on Disability
  • Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
  • Through the Looking Glass
  • Computer Technologies Program
  • Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program]

  • Discussion of Policy Issues for the Wireless Devices Component of CTAP

[The Communications Division will present some goals and policy issues regarding the offering of wireless devices through CTAP that need to be resolved prior to implementation.]

  • Public Input – Held in both the AM and the PM Session

[Members of the Public will provide input to the Committee.]

  • Discussion with OneWorld Communications

[The DDTP’s marketing vendor will solicit ideas and feedback from the committee members on ways in which the California Phones campaigns can be more effective in reaching intended consumer groups.]

  • Discussion of the Committees on Goals for This Year

[TADDAC and EPAC members will engage in a discussion regarding goals for the Program and for the Committees for the rest of this year that will result in Program improvement recommendations for the Communications Division.]

TADDAC and EPAC Meeting Information

For more information, please contact Patsy Emerson, DDTP Committee Coordinator at (510) 302-1147/ Voice or via e-mail at patsy@ddtp.org.

Environmental Notice

Please refrain from wearing perfumes or scents to DDTP meetings. Persons with environmental illness or multiple chemical sensitivities must reduce their exposure in order to attend this meeting.