RE: EOWG: Agenda for 2 March 2007 Teleconference

This discussion is very timely as Standards Australia is in the process
of setting up an IT/ICT accessibility committee (or possibly a broader
usability committee). I recently participated in a planning day they
organised around this.

Regards, Andrew
Dr Andrew Arch
Manager Online Accessibility Consulting
Vision Australia - Accessible Information Solutions
Ph. +61 (0)3 9864 9282; Mob: 0438 755 565

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Judy Brewer
Sent: Thursday, 1 March 2007 4:46 PM
Subject: EOWG: Agenda for 2 March 2007 Teleconference
Importance: High

Dear EOWG Participants:

An agenda and calling logistics for our 2 March 2007 teleconference

Time:    8:30am - 10:30am U.S. Eastern Time. For other time zones see:
Bridge:  +1.617.761.6200, code: EOWG# (3694#)
IRC:     Channel: #eo, server:, port: 6665
Scribe:  Shadi, see


1. Web accessibility standards harmonization updates
Updates on some current activities, including areas of WAI involvement

- US Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology
Committee (TEITAC)
(updating Section 508 and Section 255)

- ISO/IEC JTC-1 Special Working Group on Accessibility (SWG-A)

- Japanese Standards Association (JSA)

- CEN Workshops

- Unified Web Evaluation Methodology (UWEM) version 1.0 and future

- United Nations Global Accessibility Initiative on Technology

- Other


~ Judy & Shawn


IRC reminders and tips:
- IRC is supplemental to the call. Some participants do not have IRC.
substantive comments should be said verbally in the call (not just in
- to type a side comment that will _not_ get recorded in the minutes,
/me comment - e.g.:
/me hopes everyone had pleasant holidays
will come out:
*shawn hopes everyone had pleasant holidays

Teleconference information:
- Managing IRC for EOWG meeting minutes:
- W3C Zakim Teleconference Bridge:
- Zakim IRC Bot:
- A source for help with IRC (Internet Relay Chat):

* Upcoming EOWG teleconference schedule:


Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium
MIT/CSAIL Building 32-G526
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA


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