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Outreach updates

From: <Andrew.Arch@visionaustralia.org.au>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 23:18:04 +1000
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
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A number of activities since the last meeting:

1 - Brian Hardy presented to the OZeCulture Conference
<http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/ozeculture/> on "partnerships -
cultural organisations and suppliers working together".
2 - Vision Australia Foundation ran a post conference workshop on web and
online accessibility after the OZeCulture conference
3 - Vision Australia Foundation ran a full-day workshop
<http://home.vicnet.net.au/~webacces/> in Canberra in conjunction with the
National Farmers Federation
4 - Andrew Arch addressed the gathering of around 50 Victorian Government
web managers about upgrading websites from Single-A to Double-A following
the release of the Whole of Victorian Government Web Site Guidelines
<http://www.dpc.vic.gov.au/wovgwebsiteguidelines/> earlier this year which
recommended aiming for Double-A and including applicable Triple-A
checkpoints.
5 - Vision Australia Foundation hosted a meeting of the Melbourne Web
Accessibility Group where we had a debrief by Liddy Nevile on accessibility
activities at WWW2002 and an update from Jason White on WCAG 2.0
developments
6 - Andrew has had a paper accepted for the AusWEB02 conference
<http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/> on the broader usability aspects of the WCAG
1.0.

Thanks,  Andrew
_________________________________
Dr Andrew Arch
Manager, Internet Product Development
Vision Australia Foundation
Ph 613 9864 9222; Fax 613 9864 9210
Mobile 0438 755 565
http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/

Member, Education & Outreach Working Group,
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/
Received on Friday, 7 June 2002 09:20:19 GMT

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