9:00 – Welcome Note by the Organizers
The organizers will introduce themselves and set the goals of this workshop.
9:15 – Interactive Panel
Invited researchers and practitioners will participate in a panel on Open Challenges and Avenues for Interdisciplinary Collaboration. This panel aims to foster the discussion among all communities working in the theme of the workshop and to try to establish a common ground for future collaborations.
10:45 – Coffee Break
11:00 – Minute Madness Presentations
The workshop participants will introduce themselves and describe their research very briefly
12:00 – Outline Research Challenges
Separate participants in small sub-groups for the afternoon sessions. Group formation will be based on the open challenges participants want to address.
12:30 – Lunch
13:30 – Hands-On Session
Hacking blind navigation open challenges through the design and/or prototype of assistive technologies to support independent blind navigation.
15:30 – Coffee Break
15:45 – Hands-On Session
Continue Hacking Blind Navigation
16:45 – Group Summary Presentations
Short presentations of what each group achieved during the Hands-On Session.
17:00 – Wrap-Up
Wrap-up the Workshop by reflecting on the lessons learned and planning for next steps.