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RE: WAI Meetings and Events at CSUN 2005

From: Cynthia Waddell <cynthia.waddell@icdri.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 15:17:56 -0800
To: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>, "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NBECLDKOGKHEKBAEEANNKEOIDPAA.cynthia.waddell@icdri.org>

Thank you Judy - I look forward to attending the meeting at CSUN.

For your information, although not specific to W3C/WAI work, I will be
speaking about U.S. accessible web litigation in my presentation at CSUN on
the Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) track.  It will include
updated information that is not in my paper such as the rulemaking underway
requiring airlines to have accessible web sites.

Litigation and Legislation Trends in Accessible IT and Telecommunications
Cynthia D. Waddell, JD
Thursday, March 17 at 9:20 am -10:20 am
Marriott:  Scottsdale-Marriott Room

Bob Regan of Macromedia will be following me at 10:40 in the same room with
his presentation on "Accessible Web Authoring With Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
2004"  This is a demonstration of Macromedia Dreamweaver support for
designing accessible websites that comply with accessibility standards and
demonstrate its built-in accessibility validation tool.

Best regards,
Cynthia Waddell

Cynthia D. Waddell, JD
Executive Director and
Law, Policy and Technology Consultant
International Center for Disability Resources
   on the Internet (ICDRI)
Phone:  (408) 691-6921

ICDRI is based in
Raleigh, North Carolina USA

See my new book!
Constructing Accessible Web Sites

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Find out now with Cynthia Says! http://www.cynthiasays.com
Endorsed by the American Council of the Blind,
the Cynthia SaysTM portal is a joint Education
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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Judy Brewer
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 1:51 PM
To: WAI Interest Group
Subject: WAI Meetings and Events at CSUN 2005

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants:

For WAI IG participants who are attending the CSUN 2005 Conference in Los
Angeles, please note that our traditional post-CSUN WAI Interest Group
meeting will be held on Saturday 19 March, from 2:30 to 6:00 pm.
Pre-registration is required.

         Agenda page for the WAI Interest Group meeting:

         To pre-register, please send email by 18 March to: wai@w3.org
         With subject line: "Registration for WAI IG meeting"
         and with: Your name, and your organization's name.

There is also a meeting of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working
Group on Sunday 20 March and Monday 21 March, following the CSUN
Conference, for people who are active participants of the WCAG WG or who
are interested in becoming active participants. Information and required
pre-registration is available:

          Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group meeting:

There are many presentations on Web accessibility during the CSUN 2005
Conference. Here are some sessions directly relating to W3C/WAI work.
Please confirm times and locations in your conference schedule.

         Exploring Web Accessibility: A Hands-On Introduction
         Shawn Henry
         Monday, March 14, 2005, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
         Marriott: Chicago/Dallas Room (PC Computer Lab)

         Accessible Web Design Beyond the Basics: CSS and Other Techniques,
Tips, and Tricks
         Shawn Henry
         Tuesday, March 15, 2005, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
         Marriott: Chicago/Dallas Room (PC Computer Lab)
         All (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

         Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0: Transitioning Your Web
         Wendy Chisholm and Judy Brewer
         Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 10:40-11:40 AM
         Hilton: La Jolla B Room

         Overview of the General Techniques for Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines 2.0
         John Slatin
         Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 2:50-3:50PM
         Hilton: Los Angeles Room

         A Vendor Neutral Reporting Language For Web Accessibility
         Shadi Abou-Zahra
         Friday, March 18, 2005: 4:10-4:40 PM
         Hilton: Los Angeles Room

         W3C User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Test Suite Version 2.0 And
Implementation Report
         Matt May
         Saturday, March 19, 2005: 8:00-9:00 AM
         Hilton: Century A/B Room

Additional Sessions:

         To find additional sessions relating to Web accessibility at CSUN:
         enter "Web" as search criteria on the "General Sessions Search"

Other WAI Activities at CSUN:

         We also have opportunties to participate in some interesting Web
accessibility activities for:
         - 1/2 day Monday or Tuesday
         - an hour on Wednesday or Thursday.
         If you are available and would like more information:
         - please email Shawn Henry at <shawn@w.org>
         - with subject "WAI opportunity at CSUN."

See you soon!

- Judy

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