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W3C WAI at ICCHP - proposals due 1 February

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:09:44 -0600
Message-ID: <52E82AA8.9010509@w3.org>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
CC: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group,

At ICCHP 2014 in Paris in July, W3C WAI is chairing a special session around "25 Years of the Web: Weaving Accessibility".

We invite you to share your research, experience, and current work on web accessibility. Topics of particular interest include:
* ways to accelerate the implementation of web accessibility
* rapidly evolving areas, such as mobile accessibility <http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/> and touch interfaces <http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/indieui>
* accessibility needs, such as of people with cognitive and learning disabilities <http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/cognitive-a11y-tf/>
* overlapping user needs, such as of older people <http://www.w3.org/WAI/older-users/> and mobile web users <http://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile/overlap>

For more information see:
	25 Years of the Web: Weaving Accessibility

Key Dates:
*Submission deadline for extended abstracts*: 1 February 2014
Notification of acceptance: 1 March 2014
Deadline for camera-ready papers: 4 April 4 2014
ICCHP 2014 pre-conference: 7-8 July 2014
ICCHP 2014 main conference: 9-11 July 2014

This session is organized with funding from the EC-funded WAI-ACT Project (IST 287725) described at: <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ACT/>

We look forward to an engaging session on weaving more accessibility into the Web to make it a better place for all.

Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI Outreach
Shadi Abou-Zahra, WAI International Program Office Activity Lead

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