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*reminder* Registration Open: Text Customization for Readability Online Symposium - 19 November 2012

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2012 08:51:13 +0100
Message-ID: <509B6471.4070705@w3.org>
To: public-wai-rd@w3.org
Dear RDWG,

Please make sure to register if you plan to attend this symposium!

Regards,
   Shadi


On 6.11.2012 19:37, Shawn Henry wrote:
> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
>
> The W3C WAI Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) invites you to
> participate in the online symposium on
>        *Text Customization for Readability* on
>        19 November 2012 at 15:00-17:00 UTC
>
> This symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, and users
> with disabilities to explore the needs of people with low vision,
> dyslexia, and other conditions and situations that impact reading. It
> focuses specifically on text customization requirements and
> functionality, that is, providing users the ability to change (or
> personalize) specific aspects of text display to improve readability for
> their particular needs. For details, see
>        <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2012/text-customization/>
>
> Registration is available from
>        <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2012/text-customization/#participate>
> Space is limited; we recommend that you register soon to reserve a space.
>
> If you have any questions, contact Shadi Abou-Zahra: shadi@w3.org
>
> ------------------------
> RDWG Background:
>
> The Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) helps:
> - increase accessibility considerations in research on web technologies,
> including mainstream research,
> - suggest research questions that may contribute to web accessibility
> research projects,
> - inform development of web accessibility solutions,
> - decrease the number of potential barriers in future web-related
> technologies.
>
> RDWG Symposia bring together researchers, practitioners, and users with
> disabilities interested in a particular aspect of web accessibility to
> advance research and development in that area. The online Symposia
> include a panel with the authors of accepted papers, and provide an
> opportunity for participants to ask questions. Symposia proceedings,
> transcript, and a report are available publicly online afterward.
>
> For more information, see the RDWG FAQ: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/process>
>
> We welcome your ideas on this topic and your ideas for future RDWG work.
> Please send comments to the publicly-archived mailing list:
> <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
>
> This Symposium is supported by the EC-funded WAI-ACT Project (IST
> 287725) described at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ACT/>
>
> Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid
> cross-postings where possible.
>
> Regards,
> Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI Outreach
> Simon Harper, RDWG Co-Chair
> Shadi Abou-Zahra, RDWG W3C Team Contact
>
>
>
>
> -----
> Shawn Lawton Henry
> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> e-mail: shawn@w3.org
> phone: +1.617.395.7664
> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
>
>

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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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