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W3C WAI EOWG meeting, 1-2 November 2010, Lyon, France

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 11:07:24 -0500
Message-ID: <4CB487BC.3040404@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
CC: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, WAI-AGE Taskforce <public-wai-age@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group,

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) will be meeting face-to-face on 1-2 November 2010 in Lyon, France. We plan to work on enhancing functionality of "How to Meet WCAG 2.0", redesigning the WAI website, expanding training materials, and updating evaluation resources, as listed at http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2010/11f2f#read

If you are interested in participating in EOWG, coming to this face-to-face meeting would be a good opportunity to learn more about the group. We are specifically looking for web accessibility advocates, developers, trainers, educators, evaluators, researchers, and editors to help EOWG with:
* copyediting
* drafting documents and incorporating group feedback, as a lead editor
* user interface / user interaction design
* CSS, javascript, and other development
* wiki editing
* print design
* testing with assistive technologies and adaptive strategies

If you might be interested in attending the face-to-face meeting, please give me a call at +1-617-395-7664 or e-mail shawn@w3.org *by Monday 18 October*.

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Additional information: W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) welcomes participation from individuals and organizations to help make the Web more accessible to people with disabilities. WAI's Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) is looking for participants from industry, disability organizations, accessibility research, government, and others interested in Web accessibility.

You can work with WAI education and outreach through:
1. *Joining the EOWG mailing list and commenting on documents in development*.
To sign up for the EOWG mailing list, follow the instructions at http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/participation.html#mail
2. *Joining as an active participant in the Working Group by committing 4 or more hours per week to EOWG work*.
If you are considering this option, please read the information at http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/participation.html#participant and contact me to schedule a time to discuss your possible participation.

For more information on Participating in WAI generally, including a list of other Working Groups, please see http://www.w3.org/WAI/participation

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Regards,
~Shawn Henry, EOWG Chair


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Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
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