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AEGIS Conference and GNOME Accessibility Hackfest, Seville, October

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 12:25:55 +0200
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(Apologies for cross-posting.)

The AEGIS project [1] is organising its first 
AEGIS Conference in Seville, Spain, on 7-8 
October. The conference covers topics related to 
accessibility on the desktop, the Web (rich 
internet applications) and mobile devices. The 
conference website, with the provisional 
programme and the registration form, can be found 
at <http://www.aegis-conference.eu/>. Speakers 
include Miguel Gonzalez Sancho (European 
Commission), Peter Korn (Oracle), Gregg 
Vanderheiden (U of Wisconsin-Madison), Carlos 
Velasco (Fraunhofer FIT), Joanmarie Diggs (Orca 
maintainer), Jutta Treviranus (IDRC), Dominique 
HazaŽl-Massieux (W3C), Mike Squillace (IBM) and Jan Richards (IDRC).
If you have already registered and you are on 
Twitter, you can add yourself to the list of 
attendees at <http://lanyrd.com/2010/aegis-conference/>.

During the same week, 4-9 October, the GNOME 
project is organising a GNOME Accessibility 
Hackfest at the same location as the AEGIS 
Conference. For more information, go to 

[1] The AEGIS project 
<http://www.aegis-project.eu/> develops most of 
its softwares and prototypes in open source and 
supports further development of a few existing 
projects, e.g. Dasher 
odt2daisy <http://odt2daisy.sf.net/>, odt2braille 
Work by the AEGIS project in Ontario, Canada 
<http://aegis.atrc.utoronto.ca/> includes 
contributions to Fluid Infusion 
<http://fluidproject.org/products/infusion/> and 
GNOME Shell magnification <http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell/Magnification>.

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

Christophe Strobbe
K.U.Leuven - Dept. of Electrical Engineering - SCD
Research Group on Document Architectures
Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 bus 2442
B-3001 Leuven-Heverlee
tel: +32 16 32 85 51
Twitter: @RabelaisA11y
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