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Invitation: WAI-Tools Open Meeting on 20 May 2019 in Brussels, Belgium

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 07:44:18 +0200
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Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The WAI-Tools Project invites you to participate in its open meeting on 
20 May 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm in Brussels, Belgium. A provisional 
agenda, logistics, and registration information is available from:
  - https://www.w3.org/WAI/about/projects/wai-tools/second-open-meeting/

This meeting is free but *spaces are limited*, so please register soon.

This meeting is intended for developers of web accessibility evaluation 
tools and methodologies, accessibility monitoring bodies, practitioners, 
evaluation and quality assurance experts and researchers, and users to:
  - Learn more about the WAI-Tools Project
  - Provide input into project developments
  - Explore opportunities for collaboration

We encourage you to participate if you are interested in:
  - Web accessibility evaluation and testing
  - Large-scale web accessibility monitoring
  - Managing the quality assurance process

We particularly invite participants involved in related projects and 
efforts in Europe and internationally, with interest in accessibility 
conformance testing, including manual and automated testing methods.

Background on the WAI-Tools Project: The WAI-Tools Project is co-funded 
by the European Commission, to help drive web accessibility evaluation 
and repair through:
  - Building on the on-going W3C efforts on WCAG Accessibility 
Conformance Testing (ACT);
  - Ensuring consistent accuracy across automated, semi-automated, and 
manual testing;
  - Pursuing leading edge technologies testing, including dynamic and 
mobile applications;
  - Leveraging the existing market of commercial, free, and open source 
evaluation tools;
  - Demonstrating large-scale accessibility monitoring built on open 
standards and tools.

See more information about the WAI-Tools Project and its deliverables:
  - https://www.w3.org/WAI/about/projects/wai-tools/

If you have any questions, contact Shadi Abou-Zahra: shadi@w3.org

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid 
cross-postings where possible.

Regards,
   Shadi Abou-Zahra, WAI-Tools Scientific Coordinator

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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