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W4A 2012 - Call for Participation

From: Markel Vigo <markel.vigo@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:45:23 +0100
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========================= Call for Participation =======================

	The 9th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility
                                 
                           				W4A 2012 (#w4a12)               
                          				 
    Co-located with the 22th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2012 
               				in Lyon, France, 16-17 April 2012                     

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Full Programme available at http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme

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Registration, Fees and Accommodation
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Registration: http://www.w4a.info/2012/attendees/registration
Fees: 330€ (regular) and 280€ (students)
Accommodation: http://www2012.wwwconference.org/attendees/hotels-presentation/ 

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Keynotes - http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme/keynotes
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- Keynote by James Hendler (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) on “Increasing Access to the Web of “Broad Data” - Tuesday 17 
- After-Dinner Speech delivered by Alan F Newell (University of Dundee, Scotland): “Usability, Demography, and Directions for W4A” - Monday 16

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Monday, 16 April - more info in http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme/preliminary-programme#monday
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08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening
09:30-10:30 Session 1: Accessible Web 2.0
11:00-12:30 Session 2: Evaluating Accessibility
14:00-15:30 Session 3: Novel Views on Web Accessibility
16:00-16:30 Google Student Awards - More info in http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme/google-student-awards
16:30-17:40 Microsoft Accessibility Challenge - More info in  http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme/google-student-awards
19:00 onwards, Dinner and “William Loughborough” After Dinner Speech by Alan F Newell

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Tuesday, 17 April - more info in http://www.w4a.info/2012/programme/preliminary-programme#tuesday
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09:30-10:30 Keynote by James Hendler
11:00-12:30 Session 4: Designing Web Accessibility
14:00-15:40 Session 5: Dyslexia and Sign Language on the Web
16:00-17:10 Session 6: Innovative Accessibility Techniques and Studies
17:10-17:30 Awards and Closing
17:30 onwards, unofficial social event

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Crazy Wednesday, 18 April
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Full day: W4A Camp - More details at http://www.w4a.info/2012/w4a-camp
Evening: WWW/W4A Panel - More details at http://www.w4a.info/2012/wwww4a-panel



Endorsement & Sponsors
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This year W4A is endorsed by the IW3C2 in cooperation with the ACM and its Special Interest Groups SIGACCESS, SIGCHI and SIGWEB. The general conference is supported by Microsoft, Google and the Zakon Group; the Web Accessibility Challenge is sponsored by Microsoft and the Student Awards are sponsored by Google.

W4A stats
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Average downloads per article at the ACM Digital Library is 441 and the average number of citations is 3.06. To see the stats check the ACM Digital Library site for the W4A conference at http://portal.acm.org/event.cfm?id=RE143
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