Fwd: Invitation and Call for Presenters

From: Judy Brewer (jbrewer@w3.org)
Date: Sat, Mar 23 2002

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    From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
    Subject: Fwd: Invitation and Call for Presenters
    
    
    >Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2002 14:04:54 -0500
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    >Subject: Fwd: Invitation and Call for Presenters
    >
    >>FYI
    >>Subject:
    >>Invitation and Call for Presenters
    >>From:
    >>GLADNET <mailto:info@gladnet.org><info@gladnet.org>
    >>Date:
    >>Sun, 3 Mar 2002 14:56:48 -0500 (EST)
    >>To:
    >>undisclosed-recipients:;
    >>
    >>
    >>Invitation and Call for Presenters
    >>
    >>On behalf of the Board of Directors of GLADNET and the Executive of the
    >>European and North American sub Commissions of the International Commission
    >>on Technology and Accessibility (ICTA)of Rehabilitation International, you
    >>are kindly invited to attend a conference, "Information Technology,
    >>Employment and Daily Living" which will be held June 8 & 9, 2002. Join us
    >>in Paris, France at a gathering of international pacesetters in the
    >>disability and employment community.
    >>
    >>The meeting programme will also include Business Meetings for ICTA Europe
    >>and GLADNET Members. The events will be held at the Salle Laroque, Ministry
    >>of Solidarité et Emploi, 8 avenue Ségur, Paris. The facilities are fully
    >>accessible.
    >>
    >>Programme
    >>
    >>The Programme is being planned with the generous support of the Ministry of
    >>Solidarité et Emploi, Paris
    >>. The organisations involved are concerned with
    >>activity including accessibility, education, employment, rehabilitation,
    >>information technology, research & development in buildings, transport and
    >>the environment for older and disabled people with special needs.  There
    >>will be presentations by experts from Europe and North America addressing
    >>topics Information Technology, Employment and Daily Living. Our Main
    >>Speakers include:
    >>
    >>-       Senior personnel from European Union Section for Information
    >>Society and Technology for older and disabled people with
    >>          special needs in Brussels;
    >>
    >>-       Susanne Bruyère, Director, Programme on Employment and Disability,
    >>Cornell University;
    >>
    >>-       Aldred H. Neufeldt, GLADNET Chair and Professor, Rehabilitation
    >>Studies Centre, University of Calgary, Canada
    >>
    >>-       Dinah Cohen, Director, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program,
    >>          US Defence Departme
    >>nt, The Pentagon, Washington;
    >>
    >>-       Martin Gerry, Deputy Commissoner, Office of Disability and Income
    >>Security Programs,
    >>          US Social Security Administration, Washington (tentative);
    >>
    >>-       Maija Konkkolla, Chair of ICTA Europe, on The Influence of
    >>Technology on my work as a visually handicapped architect;
    >>
    >>-       John Gill, Chief Scientist, Royal National Institute for the Blind,
    >>UK, on
    >>          Accessible Information and Communication Technology Systems.
    >>
    >>You may wish to make a short presentation at the Meeting about some new
    >>work which you are doing on the topics of Information Technology,
    >>Employment and Daily Living. We do stress that the meeting will concentrate
    >>on contributions which deal with some aspect of Technology, not merely on
    >>Employment or Living.  Please indicate by March 15th, 2002 your interest in
    >>making a presentation. Papers selected for the meeting will be confirmed to
    >>you in goo
    >>d time. The submitted absracts sent to us will be printed in the
    >>final participants programme.
    >>
    >>If you are interested in making a presentation, please complete the form
    >>that is at the end of this message.   We will require an abstract with a
    >>maximum length of 800 words.  In your submission, please provide the
    >>information requested in the form at the end of this message.
    >>
    >>Please arrive in Paris on Thursday, 6th, June, as there will be separate
    >>Business Meetings for GLADNET and ICTA Europe held Friday 7th, 2002, which
    >>will finish at 17.00. The main Seminar Programme will start at 09.30 on
    >>Saturday, 8th June, and continue on Sunday 9th June, finishing at 16.30
    >>(4.30pm). We plan a small Reception on the Saturday Evening. It is possible
    >>that we can help to arrange local site visits, if required on the Thursday
    >>afternoon or on Monday morning.
    >>
    >>We are planning a small Reception on the Saturday evening at the end of the
    >>Me
    >>eting. The local organisers will also be recommending Restaurants where
    >>you might eat dinner in the evenings, but you will have to pay for your own
    >>dinner. The estimate for dinner cost is about 35+ Euros in Paris.
    >>
    >>Meeting Fee
    >>
    >>The Meeting Fee will be 100 US Dollars. This will cover the meeting
    >>expenses including coffee, lunch and tea, during the meeting on Friday and
    >>up to and including lunch and tea on Sunday. The Meeting Fee will not
    >>include any dinner or breakfast, nor does it cover accommodation. This is a
    >>standard charge payable by all attending regardless of arrival and
    >>departure timings.
    >>
    >>Accommodation
    >>
    >>A web page for accessible accommodation in Paris can be found
    >>at 
    >><http://www.europehotelink.com/search.htm>http://www.europehotelink.com/search.htm. 
    >>Use the search criteria
    >>"handicap" and "Paris." Individuals attending this meeting are required to
    >>book their own
    >>hotel accommodation. If you wish to have further details of
    >>accommodation we suggest that you ask your local Travel Agent.
    >>
    >>Payment for the meeting
    >>
    >>The Meeting Fee is US $100 per person, including assistants. The closing
    >>date for receiving requests with payment is 28 April 2002 and must be paid
    >>through the GLADNET Office in Canada. Pay either by VISA credit card or by
    >>bank transfer. We cannot accept applications after28 April 2002.
    >>
    >>If you pay by Bank Transfer you must ensure that the full amount arrives in
    >>that bank on or before 28 April, 2002 and that all bank handling charges
    >>(both in your country and in Canada) are debited to your account. Please
    >>instruct your bank to send the completed payment form with the Bank
    >>Transfer to (Part of the application form below) to include your Name,
    >>Address, and Paris June Meeting  in the description so that the payment
    >>can easily be identified as your payment for thi
    >>s meeting.
    >>Receipts will be issued for all money received.
    >>
    >>By VISA
    >>
    >>A VISA Payment Form is posted to the GLADNET Web site.  Or,  you may wish
    >>to use print out the VISA payment form that is at the end of this message,
    >>
    >>By Funds Transfer
    >>
    >>You may wish to transfer funds to the GLADNET Account at:
    >>
    >>Bank of Nova Scotia
    >>3701 Strandherd Drive
    >>Nepean, Ontario
    >>Canada
    >>K2J 4G8
    >>Account 00166 0179 310
    >>
    >>By Mail
    >>
    >>GLADNET / ICTA Meeting
    >>Box 612, Station "B"
    >>Ottawa, Ontario
    >>Canada
    >>K1P 5P7
    >>
    >>Financial assistance to attend
    >>
    >>We are sorry that on this occasion there are no bursaries or financial
    >>assistance available. If you cannot pay the meeting expenses there is no
    >>subsidy available. This is a standard charge to all attending regardless of
    >>arrival and departure timings. Please do not cause any embarrassment by
    >>asking for a reduction in your meeting fee.
    >>
    >>We are very keen to know as soon
    >>  as possible who is planing to come to
    >>France  If you are attending send the whole form back as soon as possible
    >>to arrive not later than Saturday 28th, April, 2002.
    >>
    >>Registration Form
    >>
    >>A registration form is found at the end of this message.  Or, you may wish
    >>to use the electronic registration form found on the GLADNET site.
    >>
    >>We look forward to hearing from you.
    >>
    >>_______________________________________________________________________________________________
    >>
    >>Registration Form
    >>
    >>Please copy this form to another message and return to :
    >>
    >>Margaret Ellis, Secretary, ICTA 
    >>Europe,  <mailto:westsqas@aol.com>westsqas@aol.com and Carl Raskin,
    >>Executive Director, GLADNET, <mailto:info@gladnet.org>info@gladnet.org
    >>
    >>You may also wish to use the online reservation form on the GLADNET site
    >>_____________________________________________
    >>__________________________________________________
    >>Your Name:
    >>
    >>Position:
    >>
    >>Address:
    >>
    >>Tel:
    >>
    >>Fax:
    >>
    >>e-mail address:
    >>
    >>Name of accompanying person:
    >>
    >>1.      I can / cannot attend the proposed June meeting in Paris.
    >>          [Please indicate the appropriate response (yes/no]
    >>
    >>Friday, 7th June
    >>Saturday, 8th June
    >>Sunday, 9th June
    >>
    >>2.      Are you part of one or more of the organsiations which are
    >>arranging this meeting?
    >>
    >>2.1     I am a member of GLADNET
    >>2.2     I am a member of  ICTA Europe
    >>2.3     I am a member of  ICTA North America
    >>
    >>
    >>_______________________________________________________________________________________________
    >>
    >>VISA Payment Form
    >>
    >>Please copy and print the following form on a separate paper and Fax to
    >>+613 825 2953, or use the meeting VISA payment form on the GLADNET website
    >>
    >>_______________________________________________________________________________
    >>________________
    >>
    >>5.2.      If you wish to pay the meeting fee ($US 100) by credit card
    >>please complete and sign the following:
    >>          Please charge the  VISA card
    >>               Full Name on the card
    >>               (Capital
    >>Letters)............................................&....................&&&&.
    >>
    >>          Card
    >>number.........................................................................................
    >>
    >>          Expiry
    >>date............................................................................................
    >>
    >>             Total Amount to be
    >>paid......................................................................
    >>
    >>
    >> 
    >>Signed.....................................................................................................
    >>
    >>_______________________________________________________________________________________________
    >>
    >>Abstract Submission Form for Pre
    >>senters
    >>
    >>          I would like to give a short presentation [10 minutes plus some
    >>discussion time] about some new aspect of work involving technology applied
    >>to living or working, as part of the programme.
    >>I am sending an abstract summary of the presentation
    >>
    >>My topic will be: I will require :
    >>
    >>Overhead projector
    >>
    >>35 mm slide projector
    >>
    >>Powerpoint
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>ABSTRACT Submission.  Please return not later than March 15th, 2002
    >>This will be reproduced in the final programme.
    >>
    >>Topic name:
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>Author(S) name(S), position(S), addresses, contact details, email etc.
    >>Please underline to lead author.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>Do any of the author(s) belong to:
    >>
    >>ICTA Europe/ ICTA North America/GLADNET (please delete as appropriate)
    >>Summary of presentation (not more than 800 words)
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    >>Signed..........................................................Date..............................................
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    >--
    >ÐÏࡱá
    
    -- 
    Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
    Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
    MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA