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Re: Request for joint meeting during TPAC

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:14:00 +0900
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
CC: Ada Rose Cannon <ada@ada.is>, <wilso@google.com>, "Dom Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, Atsushi Shimono <atsushi@w3.org>, Nell Waliczek <nhw@amazon.com>, <public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org>, <public-silver@w3.org>, <public-apa@w3.org>, <public-rqtf@w3.org>, <lw@tetralogical.com>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, <joconnor@w3.org>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, <sajkaj@amazon.com>
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Thank you, Chris,and greetings all. I can now also confirm the AOM and XR 
session Thursday at 9.

Janina


On September 17, 2019 06:44:22 Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> wrote:

> I will personally make it to the first part (9-10:30), but not the second
> (conflicts with WICG).
>
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hello Ada, All:
>>
>> Thank you for your response.
>>
>> The times noted in my message are still correct. I am still listing
>> Thursday at 11 as unconfirmed because I haven't confirmed that Alice
>> Boxhaul and/or James Craig will be available, and we need them for a
>> meaningful AOM conversation. I'll advise when that becomes confirmed.
>>
>> Please also note that our conversation with the TAG Friday at 11 has two
>> unrelated topics, one of which is XR. It's probably a bit much for just
>> an hour's conversation, but I think we can make it work.
>>
>> We're very much looking forward to meeting with you and others from
>> Immersive Web.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Janiona
>>
>> Ada Rose Cannon writes:
>> > I'm informing our participants at TPAC about these meetings today, have
>> the timings of these scheduled conversations remained the same?
>> >
>> > Ada
>> >
>> > On August 30, 2019 at 15:20 GMT, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Dear W3C Colleagues:
>> >
>> > The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group would like to
>> > meet jointly with members of Immersive Web during TPAC in Fukuoka.
>> > Unfortunately, our meeting schedules do not overlap, so an actual joint
>> > meeting doesn't appear feasible.
>> >
>> > We're hoping a few members of Immersive Web might still be at TPAC and
>> > available for a joint conversation at one time or another during the APA
>> meeting later in the
>> > week. We've provisionally scheduled several XR related conversations;
>> and we'd be delighted for your members participation in any (or all) of
>> them:
>> >
>> > Thursday at 11:00 -- Applicability of AOM[1] to XR [Unconfirmed)
>> >
>> > * Friday from 09:00 until about 10:30 AM: Open XR Discussions
>> >
>> > * Friday at 11:00: Joint meeting with TAG; including relative
>> > * merits for semantics of WebGL, WASM, and WebGPU (among other
>> > * topics)
>> >
>> > We also have some remaining opportunity to schedule different (or
>> additional) time. Please let us know if that could be helpful.
>> >
>> > Bottom line? We'd appreciate some of your time if you're still at
>> > TPAC. We have a growing agenda of questions, and that's a sure sign to
>> > us that we need your guidance.
>> >
>> > Here's a quick overview of some of our recent XR discussions:
>> >
>> > * A response to your XR Device API review request is in
>> > process.[2] I expect you will have our formal response before TPAC.
>> >
>> > * Our review of your specification was initially assigned to two
>> > * APA members[3] Their reviews contain several questions and
>> > * concerns that would benefit from joint discussion.
>> >
>> > * Furthermore, Our Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) has been
>> > * diligently investigating the opportunities afforded by XR as well as
>> the
>> > accessibility challenges this emerging technology presents to users who
>> > are persons with disabilities.[4]
>> >
>> > We note that the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group's Silver Task
>> > Force also is meeting in Fukuoka and has scoped including accessibility
>> > guidance for XR in future AGWG accessibility standards, so we're also
>> > inviting them.
>> >
>> > We are also pleased to note the announced W3C Workshop: " "Inclusive
>> > Design for Immersive Web."[5]
>> >
>> > We hope to use all these opportunities to build helpful relationships
>> among our various W3C groups and
>> > get on the same page regarding achieving accessibility in XR. Fukuoka
>> > seems our best opportunity near term. We hope you will join our
>> > conversations. If you're able to participate, please respond to this
>> > email so we can gain a sense of whom to expect.
>> >
>> > Please also feel free to share this invitation with anyone you believe
>> would
>> > be interested in the topic of accessibility in XR.
>> >
>> > Thanking you in advance for your consideration and looking forward to
>> > greeting you in person in Japan,
>> >
>> > Janina Sajka, Chair
>> > Accessible Platform Architectures (APA)
>> > http://www.w3.org/wai/apa/
>> >
>> > [1] https://wicg.github.io/aom/
>> > [2]
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2019Aug/0017.html
>> > [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Jul/0051.html
>> > [4]
>> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/task-forces/research-questions/wiki/Main_Page
>> > [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Aug/0067.html
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> > Janina Sajka
>> >
>> > Linux Foundation Fellow
>> > Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup: http://a11y.org
>> >
>> > The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>> > Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
>>
>> --
>>
>> Janina Sajka
>>
>> Linux Foundation Fellow
>> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
>>
>> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures        http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
>>
>>
>>
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