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Re: Antw: Re: e2r: selection of papers and format of symposium

From: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:14:26 +0000
Message-ID: <50939D02.7010005@manchester.ac.uk>
To: Klaus Miesenberger <Klaus.Miesenberger@jku.at>
CC: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>, RDWG <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
Hi all,

I think too many papers and too little time - it will appear very rushed
IMO - I wonder if we could /should split it?

Si.


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University of Manchester (UK)
Web Ergonomics Lab - Information Management Group
http://wel.cs.manchester.ac.uk

On 02/11/2012 09:13, Klaus Miesenberger wrote:
> Thanks Shadi,
>  
> we think it would be best to have some short breaks.
>  
> We do hope that the symposium provokes more intense discussions.
> During pnels A), B) and C) we have to be strict with timing. Do allow
> follow up discussions we propose an open end discusson after the
> "official" end of the symposium.
>  
> Klaus
>
> >>> Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> 11/2/2012 10:00 >>>
> Hi Klaus,
>
> If you and the other symposium co-chairs think that papers 5, 6, and 15
> would add valuable contribution to the symposium and the ensuing report
> then I'm certainly in favor for including them.
>
> Do you expect to have a short break after these panel discussions then
> have another open discussion session after the break? I'm not sure what
> you mean by "Follow up discussion for interested people".
>
> Best,
>    Shadi
>
>
> On 2.11.2012 09:50, Klaus Miesenberger wrote:
> > Dear colleagues,
> >
> > unfortunatly Sandy blew away our telco this week  - I do hope that
> Simon and others are not affected too much by this.
> >
> > Following our timeline we have to notify submitters about acceptance
> or decline of papers for the symposium - that's what I wanted to
> discuss on Wednesday.
> >
> > Here is a proposal, following a chair meeting we did in Linz, for
> both acceptance and symposium structure (numbers refer to the list
> attached)
> >
> > A) Acceptance our of 17 submissions
> > 1) Clear accept for 11 papers: 8, 11, 2, 3, 9, 12, 13, 17, 4, 16, 10
> > 2) Tend to accept for 3 papers: 6, 5, 15
> > 3) Not accept for 3 papers: 1, 7, 14
> >
> > Our suggestion is to accept 1) and 2) due to the following reasons:
> > a) They all provide very valuable information on a new topic;
> pushing this field as a new research area merits to include a broad
> perspective
> > b) It is hard to evaluate on basis of short abstracts. The
> difference in quality is not that high.
> > c) And most important: Selecting these  14 papers would support a
> fine structuring of the symposium:
> >
> > B) Thematic Grouping of 14 papers:
> > 1) Guidelines and WCAG update: 4,9,10
> > 2) Tools: 2,(5), (6), 12, 13, (15), 17
> > 3) Workflow, Process, Services: 3, 8, 11, 16
> >
> > C) Programme
> > INTRODUCTION (5 min)
> > Panel A: Guidelines (25 min)
> >     - prepared questions to all panelists (15)
> >     - open questions (10)
> > Panel B: Tools (60 min)
> >     - prepared question to all panelists (40)
> >     - open questions (20)
> > Panel C: Workflow, Process, Services (30 min)
> >     - prepared questions to all panelists (20)
> >     - open questions (10)
> > Follow up discussion for interested people
> > Before sending out notifications I wanted to ask if the group could
> basically agree to this strucutre. I will inform all contributors that
> the notification will be delayed till Monday. Therefore I would need
> feedback till Monday noon next week.
> >
> > Many thanks
> > Klaus
> >
> >
> >
> > a.Univ.Prof.Dr. Klaus Miesenberger
> > University of Linz, Institut Integriert Studieren
> > Altenbergerstrasse 69, A-4040 Linz
> > klaus.miesenberger@jku.at, http://www.integriert-studieren.jku.at/
> > Tel: +43-732-2468-3751 Fax: ...-23751
> > International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special
> Needs, ICCHP: http://www.icchp.org
> > International Camps on Computers&Communication, ICC:
> http://www.icc-camp.info/
> > Association for the Advancement for Assistive Technology in Europe,
> AAATE: www.aaate.net
> > eAccess+ The eAccessibility newtork: www.eaccessplus.eu
> > Austrian Computer Society, OCG: www.ocg.at/
> >
>
> -- 
> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
> Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
> Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
> Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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