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W4A 2005 - Final Call for Papers

From: Yeliz Yesilada <yesilady@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 17:55:32 +0000
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*FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS*

2nd International Cross-Disciplinary Workshop on Web Accessibility (W4A 
2005)

'Engineering Accessible Design'
at the Fourteenth International World Wide Web Conference
10th May 2005, in Chiba, Japan.

http://www.w4a.info

Keynotes
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Chieko Asakawa (IBM)
Wendy Chisholm (W3C)
Eric Meyer (Complex Spiral)

Invited Speakers
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Paul Bohman and Shane Anderson (WebAIM)

Publications
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* The workshop proceedings will be published as part of the ACM 
International Conference Proceedings Series and will be available at the 
ACM Digital Library.
* Selected papers will be invited to submit a revised version for 
consideration for a special issue of the Journal of Web Engineering. 
These papers will go through an additional reviewing process to ensure 
quality.

Topics and Content
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Full Call:    http://www.w4a.info/2005/call.shtml

We invite submissions for W4A 2004 addressing our current theme of 
'Engineering Accessible Design'.
Previous engineering approaches seem to have precluded the engineering 
of accessible systems. This is plainly unsatisfactory. Designers, 
authors, and technologist are at present playing 'catch-up' with a 
continually moving target in an attempt to retrofit systems. In-fact 
engineering accessible interfaces is as important as their 
functionality's and should be an indivisible part of the development. We 
should be engineering accessibility as part of the development and not 
as afterthought or because government restrictions and civil law 
requires us to. Our workshop will bringing together a cross section of 
the web design and engineering communities; to report on developments, 
discuss the issues, and suggest cross-pollinated solutions.

Submission and Important Dates
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*Submissions due:              Friday 11th March 2005
*Notification for acceptance:  Friday 8th April 2005
*Camera ready due:             Friday 15th April 2005
*Workshop date:                10th May 2005
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