International Missions

Activities abroad through which researchers in the network acquire new abilities and knowledge that will help them transfer their specific research to society.

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    Queretaro, Mexico

Estel·la Oncins and Pilar Orero, researchers at TransMedica Catalonia, are participating in the 4th International Telecommunication Union Forum, "Shaping the CitiVerse: People Centred Cities & Virtual Worlds."  Orero as a speaker in the session "Digital Frontiers: Navigating the Digital Landscape of the CitiVerse," and Oncins as a participant in the 5th meeting of the focus group on accessibility and inclusion in the metaverse.

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    Cavtat, Croatia

Researchers Geraint Paul Rees, Blanca Arias-Badia, Elisenda Bernal, and Sergi Torner are participating in the 21st EURALEX International Congress Lexicography and Semantics with a workshop on accessibility for dictionary creators, linguistic software developers, and lexicography researchers.

Past Activities

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    Madrid

The Network’s director and researcher at TransMedia Catalonia, Anna Matamala, will participate in the regional forum “Accessible Europe: ICT 4 All”, organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the European Commission, and co-organised by AccessibleEU. She will be one of the speakers at the round table “Accessibility in the Metaverse: Crafting Inclusive Virtual Worlds”.

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    Geneva, Switzerland

Sarah Anne McDonagh, researcher at TransMedia Catalonia, joins the focus group about metaverse at ITU in Geneva. The researcher will attend "MV Working Group 8 - Sustainability, Accessibility & Inclusion" to develop a technical report on accessibility in a sustainable metaverse.

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    Riga, Latvia

Pilar Orero, researcher at Transmedia Catalonia, will travel to Riga (Latvia) to participate in the 5G Techritory Forum to liaise with 5G market leaders and identify possible research transfer to the business sector on research results regarding accessibility to the metaverse. 

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    Headquarters of the International Telecommunications Union, Geneva

Pilar Orero, Estel·la Oncins, and Anna Matamala, all members of the research group Transmedia Catalonia, will work on accessibility in the metaverse at the ITU through the presentation of high-level documents and working group meetings.