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Upcoming WAI Presentations in 2008 and SXSW voting

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:38:16 -0500
Message-ID: <48ADEE58.1070107@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

SXSW <http://sxsw.com/interactive/> is a conference where we would particularly like to engage in discussions about Web accessibility with developers and designers. SXSW uses community input to help choose which session proposals to accept.

Please consider taking a couple of minutes to vote for accessibility sessions, before the *Friday 29 August deadline*. They are listed at:


WAI staff will be presenting the following sessions in the upcoming months and would enjoy meeting with those of you who attend the conferences:

* HCI and the Older Population 2008 in Liverpool, United Kingdom on 1 September: "Web Accessibility and the Older Population", Andrew Arch

* Accessible Design in the Digital World in York, United Kingdom on 23 September: "How web accessibility guidelines apply to design for the ageing population", Andrew Arch

* Web Builder 2.0 in Las Vegas, NV, USA on 13 and 14 October: "Getting Real with Accessibility" and "Accessibility in a Web 2.0 World", Shawn Henry

* User eXperience Ru 2008 in Moscow, Russia on 30 and 31 October: "Web Accessibility Standards: A Foundation for International Cooperation and Local Implementation" and "Making the Web Accessible to All", Shawn Henry
<http://userexp.ru/>, English: <http://userexp.ru/en/>

* UPA Europe 2008, Usability and design: cultivating diversity in Turin, Italy on 5 and 6 December: "Overlapping User Experiences: Mobile Web Usability and Accessibility for People with Disabilities" and "How New Web Accessibility Standards Impact User Experience Design", Shawn Henry

Additional presentations will be posted soon. For an updated list of WAI presentations, see the WAI home page, under "Events, Meetings, Presentations" at:

You can search for upcoming and past W3C presentations at:

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid cross-postings where possible.

~Shawn Henry, W3C WAI Education and Outreach

Shawn Lawton Henry, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
phone: +1-617-395-7664
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
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