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From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 19:44:18 +0100
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Message-Id: <6C3CCC26-F9BF-11D7-8325-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>


On Wednesday, October 8, 2003, at 07:19  pm, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

>
> This is the second large 'accessibility' event in the UK that has been 
> cancelled this year!
>
>> Dear Jonathan,
>>
>> Unfortunately, Transform 2004 has been cancelled due to a shortfall in
>> sponsorship income.
>> Our press release follows for information.
>> I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest 
>> in the
>> Conference.
>>
>> Best regards
>> Alison Littlewood.
>>
>> TRANSFORM 2004 - CANCELLATION
>>
>> The Board of Assistive Technology and Inclusion regrets to announce 
>> the
>> cancellation of Transform 2004, the assistive technology conference 
>> and
>> exhibition.
>>
>> Transform 2004 has been cancelled due to a large shortfall in 
>> sponsorship
>> income.
>>
>> "We deeply regret the cancellation of Transform 2004," said Martin 
>> Littler
>> of the Transform 2004 Planning Group.
>>
>> "It would have been a great opportunity to explore the achievements 
>> to date
>> in the field of assistive technology and to share experiences of what
>> hardware and software can achieve for those with special needs or
>> disabilities. However, following a meeting of the Board of Assistive
>> Technology and Inclusion Ltd, the Board decided that it would be 
>> inadvisable
>> to continue without major sponsorship."
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jonathan Chetwynd [mailto:j.chetwynd@btinternet.com]
>> Sent: 06 August 2003 22:26
>> To: planning@atandi.org
>> Subject: Fwd: Transform 2004: Assistive Technology and Inclusion: 10th
>> July UMIST Manchester UK
>>
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> Congratulations on Transform2004
>>
>> Please can someone contact me and let me know if this is of interest,
>> in hand, or whatever:
>>
>> 	Do you have a strand related to Web Accessibility?
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI
>>
>> Judy Brewer Domain Leader for the Web Accessibility Initiative has
>> expressed interest, and believes a staff contact or a Working Group
>> might wish to attend, possibly the User Agent WG.
>>
>> Please also find an email from Roberto Scano of HWG* attached
>> *the Html Writers Guild http://www.hwg.org 150,000 members in 160
>> countries
>>
>> 	How about including http://www.peepo.co.uk in a thread on Severe
>> Learning Difficulties and the web?
>>
>> 	How about Open Source & Copyright-left? Lawrence Lessig expressed
>> interest in the problems faced by people who use symbols to 
>> communicate
>> (private email) and recently contributed some valuable ideas around
>> graphics copyright and Manga as interpreted in Japan.
>> http://www.redherring.com/insider/2003/01/copycats011003.html
>>
>> thanks
>>
>> Jonathan Chetwynd
>> http://www.peepo.co.uk
>>
>> mobile 07775 568 529
>> voice mail 020 7978 1764
>> j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
>>
>>
>>
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>>> From: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
>>> Date: Wed Aug 6, 2003  7:20:43  pm Europe/London
>>> To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
>>> Subject: Re: Transform 2004: Assistive Technology and Inclusion: 10th
>>> July UMIST Manchester UK
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> we can find some of our member that could do a speech (if needed) or
>>> only
>>> support the promotion with our network (we are the worldwide
>>> association of
>>> web professional and the only one inside the W3C that also is 
>>> involved
>>> in
>>> accessibility projects).
>>>
>>> Also in dec. 2003 we will organize an event in Venice, Italy and we
>>> hope to
>>> have (in person or with a videoconference) Christopher Reeve.
>>>
>>> Roberto Scano
>>> IWA/HWG EMEA Coordinator
>>> W3C Advisory Commitee Representative for IWA/HWG
>>> International Webmasters Association / HTML Writers Guild
>>> http://www.iwanet.org - http://www.hwg.org
>>> E-Mail: emea@iwanet.org - w3c-rep@iwanet.org
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> This email is not an offer to do business, but is only a discussion.
>>> All agreements with IWA must be in writing and acknowledged
>>> by IWA International management.
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
>>> To: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 7:53 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Transform 2004: Assistive Technology and Inclusion: 10th
>>> July
>>> UMIST Manchester UK
>>>
>>>
>>>> Robert,
>>>>
>>>> What would you like to propose?
>>>> I am not a member of the planning group, but could discuss something
>>>> with them, or you can contact them direct:
>>>> http://www.transform2004.org/about/contact.shtml
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Jonathan
>>>>
>>>> On Tuesday, August 5, 2003, at 09:11  am, Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> we are interested to support it as IWA/HWG, authorizing the use of
>>>>> IWA/HWG
>>>>> logo as supporter for the initiative.
>>>>>
>>>>> How can we work toghether?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
>>>>> To: "WAI GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 8:26 AM
>>>>> Subject: Transform 2004: Assistive Technology and Inclusion: 10th
>>>>> July
>>>>> UMIST
>>>>> Manchester UK
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.transform2004.org/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Transform 2004 is a world conference that will explore and
>>>>>> celebrate
>>>>>> the latest developments and most successful outcomes in assistive
>>>>>> technology."
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Christopher Reeve - keynote speaker and first delegate
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jonathan
>>>>>> http://www.peepo.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
> http://www.peepo.co.uk
> "A web by people with learning difficulties"
>
>
Jonathan Chetwynd
http://www.peepo.co.uk
"A web by people with learning difficulties"
Received on Wednesday, 8 October 2003 16:24:16 GMT

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