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Web Accessibility Training & Exchange, and WAI Education & Outreach meetings, July 2003

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2003 09:58:57 -0400
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To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants:

Please note that registration is still open, through 11 July, for the 18 
July 2003 Web Accessibility Training and Exchange in Palo Alto, California.

In addition, note that registration is open only through 9 July for the 16 
July 2003 Education and Outreach Working Group Meeting and the 17 July 2003 
Best Practices Training Exchange.

More information about all three of these sessions is available at the 
addresses listed below. Please feel free to circulate this message, 
avoiding cross-postings where possible.

Regards,

- Judy

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Web Accessibility Training and Exchange, 18 July 2003, Palo Alto California USA

Interested in learning more about making the Web accessible for people with 
disabilities? Join the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) for a Web 
Accessibility Training and Exchange on Friday 18 July 2003, at HP's 
Spyglass Auditorium in Palo Alto, California USA. This session is open to 
all, as long as space permits, though pre-registration is required.

The day will include presentations on "Web Accessibility: The Basics and 
the Latest" and "Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility" as well as an 
exchange of information among individuals and organizations involved in 
promoting Web accessibility, and a discussion about additional training 
opportunities in the area of Web accessibility. Presenters will include 
Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach Coordinator, and Wendy Chisholm, Co-editor of Web 
Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 and 2.0. The training is hosted by 
Hewlett-Packard with additional support from Wells Fargo. Detailed 
information and required preregistration is available:

         Web Accessibility Training and Exchange 18 July 2003
         http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2003/0718-training.html

For those interested in more detail on Web Accessibility training, there 
are two additional W3C/WAI meetings on preceding days, with specific 
participation criteria for each. On Wednesday 16 July there will be a 
meeting of the Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG), with a partial 
focus on training materials. On Thursday 17 July there will be an exchange 
of training demonstrations and approaches among experienced Web 
accessibility trainers:

         Education and Outreach Working Group Meeting 16 July 2003
         http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2003/07-eowg-agenda.html
         Best Practices Training Exchange 17 July 2003
         http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2003/07-wai-training.html

Please note that there are specific criteria for participation in the 
Wednesday and Thursday session, while the Friday session is open 
registration. Please consult the agenda and registration pages for 
additional detail.

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Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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