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W4A - Web Accessibility Workshop at WWW2005

From: Yeliz Yesilada <Yeliz.Yesilada@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 00:09:26 +0100
Message-ID: <42701BA6.6080807@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>



The International Cross Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility will 
be run on the 10th May 2005 at the World Wide Web Conference (WWW2005). 
The final programme is listed below and you can find out more about the 
workshop at http://www.w4a.info/

If you would like to attend you can register at:
http://www.www2005.org/registration/

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International Cross Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility
W4A 2005
Final Programme

08:45-09:00 Introduction

Session 1 - Engineering Client Systems

09:00-09:40 What's the Web like if you can't see it?
C. Asakawa (IBM - Japan)

09:40-10:00 Do text transcoders improve usability for disabled users?
G. Brajnik, D. Cancila, D. Nicoli, and M. Pignatelli (University of 
Udine - Italy)

10:00-10:20 AcceSS: Accessibility through Simplification and Summarization
B. Parmanto, R. Ferrydiansyah, A. Saptono, L. Song, and I. W. Sugiantara
(University of Pittsburgh - USA)

10:20-10:35 Extracting Content from Accessible Web Pages
S. Gupta and G. Kaiser (Columbia University - USA)

10:35-11:00 Coffee Break

Session 2 - Engineering Guidelines

11:00-11:40 Interdependent Components of Web Accessibility
W. A. Chisholm and S. L. Henry (W3C - USA)

11:40-12:00 Web Composition with WCAG in mind
V. Luque-Centeno and C. Delgado-Kloos (Carlos III University of Madrid - 
Spain), M. Gaedke and M. Nussbaumer (University of Karlsruhe - Germany)

12:00-12:20 Forcing Standardization or Accommodating Diversity? A 
Framework for Applying the WCAG in the Real World
B. Kelly (UKOLN - UK), D. Sloan (University of Dundee - UK), L. Phipps 
(Techdis - UK), H. Petrie, and F. Hamilton (City University - UK)

12:20-12:35 An Active Step toward A Web Content Accessible Society
J. Hyun, D. Choi, and S. Kim (Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity & 
Promotion - Republic of Korea)

12:35-14:00 Lunch

Session 3 - Engineering Design

14:00-14:40 Is Accessible Design A Myth?
E. A. Meyer (Complex Spiral Consulting - USA)

14:40-15:00 Platform-Independent Accessibility API: Accessible Document 
Object Model
A. Gonzalez and L. G. Reid (Adobe Systems Inc. - USA)

15:00-15:20 Designing Learning Systems to Provide Accessible Services
P. Karampiperis and D. Sampson (University of Piraeus - Greece)

15:20-15:35 Automatic Accessibility Evaluation of Dynamic Web Pages 
Generated Through XSLT
A. Freire and R. Fortes (Universidade de Sao Paulo - Brazil)

15:35-16:00 Coffee Break

Session 4 - Evaluating Accessibility

16:00-16:20 A Conceptual Framework for Accessibility Tools to Benefit 
Users with Cognitive Disabilities
P. R. Bohman and S. Anderson (WebAIM - USA)

16:20-16:40 Mozilla Accessibility on Unix/Linux
L. Zhao, J. Yan, and K. Yuan (Sun Microsystems China Engineering & 
Research Institute - China)

16:40-16:55 Semantic Web Enabled Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools
S. Abou-Zahra (W3C - France)

Session 5 - Panel Session

17:00-17:45 Panel session 'Do designers need to be engineers?'

17:45:18:00 Workshop Wrap-up

18:00-19:30 Break

19:30-Onwards Social Programme

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Regards,
Simon Harper, Yeliz Yesilada and Carole Goble.
W4A 2005 Programme Committee Co-Chairs
Received on Wednesday, 27 April 2005 23:10:12 GMT

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