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Re: Melbourne Accessibility Day-FYI

From: Brian Kelly <lisbk@ukoln.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 08:29:50 +0100
Message-ID: <08b601bde6c3$f325bdb0$3c92268a@ulpc-bk-fire.bath.ac.uk>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>, WAI <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi Charles
    Is anyone looking into making presentation materials such as those used
by Liddy freely available for use by others?
    A colleague at UKOLN and I recently ran a half day session on metadata
and we intend to make the materials (PowerPoint files [plus HTML versions],
hands-on exercises and group exercises) freely available.  I think it would
be useful if something similar were done with WAI materials.
    Thanks
      Brian
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Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus
UKOLN, University of Bath, BATH, England, BA2 7AY
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-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
To: WAI <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 1998 2:51 AM
Subject: Melbourne Accessibility Day-FYI


>A Web Accessibility Information Day was held in Melbourne yesterday
(Tuesday
>22 Sept) organised by Liddy Nevile, of the Sunrise Research Laboratory.
>
>Around 50 people came to each of four one hour talks presented by Liddy,
>and then were able to see some different technologies in action,
>including a palmtop, Jaws, TVRaman's Emacspeak, a kiosk and a touch-screen
>browser developed for people with learning disabilities.
>
>The day was a success, with a number of people from many different
>organisations, including web designers, lawyers, Telstra (Australia's
>major telecommunications company and a sponsor of the day) and others
>taking back to their work a new outlook on designing and on commissioning
>websites.
>
>Charles McCathieNevile
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 23 September 1998 03:32:49 GMT

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