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Re: Fw: Second Call for Papers W4A2016

From: David Berman | 613-728-6777 <berman@davidberman.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2015 17:59:08 -0500
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
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Howard,

I think this a great idea.
I will see what I can do about being there in person.

Regards,
David

On 2015-11-30 14:10, Howard Kramer wrote:
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> Will EOWG be trying to have a face-2-face at W4A2016. I was thinking of submitting a proposal and that would be another reason/rationale to try to dig up funds for travel.
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> Thanks,
> Howard
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> *From:* Greg Gay <greggay@rogers.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, November 23, 2015 4:48 PM
> *To:* w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> *Subject:* Second Call for Papers W4A2016
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> *Second Call for Papers W4A2016*
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> W4A2016 April 11-13th 2016
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> “Education for All on the Web” is the theme for the 13th International Web for All Conference <http://www.w4a.info>. W4A2016 will be set in Montreal, Canada, co-located with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference. Deadline for all submissions is January 15th, 2016.
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> Submissions
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> Submissions should detail novel engineering solutions and scientific insights into Web and Mobile technologies that impact the needs of diverse learners, and may be one of the following forms:
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> 10-page technical papers (best paper award $2000),
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> 4-page communication papers  (best paper award $1000),
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> 2-page extended abstracts for the Paciello Group Web Accessibility Challenge Award, and
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> 2-page extended abstracts for the Google Doctoral Consortium competition (6 x $1000).
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> (All accepted submissions are published to the ACM Digital Library <http://dl.acm.org/>)
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> Topics
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> We invite you to submit your best work on improving and understanding access for people across the accessibility spectrum. Areas of interestthis year include, but are not limited to:
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>     Accessibility challenges in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics on the Web.
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>     Inclusive online arts and humanities learning.
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>     Accessible MOOCs and Web-based learning tools.
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>     Accessible multimedia including video, podcasts and slides.
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>     Web programming and coding for everyone.
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>     Web access to Big Data tools and data sources.
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>     Learning analytics to support Web accessibility for online learners.
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>     Personalized learning on the Web.
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>     Advances in accessible mobile learning technologies.
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>     Accessible Web maps and Web graphics.
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>     Removing barriers to chemistry, statistics, and mathematics on the Web.
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>     Access to online exhibitions and museums.
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>     Web collaboration and knowledge sharing.
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>     Barrier-free online synchronous and asynchronous communication.
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>     Accessible and adaptive Web-based testing and assessment.
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>     Accessible simulations, serious gaming, and role playing on the Web.
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> Keynotes
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> Jutta Treviranus, Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University
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> Jennison Asuncion, Co-Founder, Global Accessibility Awareness Day
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> Sponsors
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> Intuit <http://www.intuit.com/>will award $2000 and $1000 to the best technical and communication papers <http://www.w4a.info/2016/submissions/technical-papers/>
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> Google <http://www.google.com/>will sponsor the Doctoral Consortium; <http://www.google.com/>
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> Intuit <http://www.intuit.com/>and Canvas <http://www.canvaslms.com>will sponsor student participation in W4A.
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> IBM <http://www.ibm.com/>will provide travel grants to the winners of the People with Disabilities Student Award.
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> The Paciello Group <http://www.paciellogroup.com/>will present awards to the winners of the Web Accessibility Challenge.
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> ABILITY Magazine <http://abilitymagazine.com/>will feature the W4A2016 award winners in their printed and online publications <http://abilitymagazine.com/W4A-winners-Neil-Soiffer-Dr-Volker-Sorge-Ather-Sharif.html>.
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> Important dates: Midnight PST-8 (HST)
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> Submissions: January 15
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> Rebuttals:              February 5-12
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> Decisions:              February 19
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> Camera ready:                  March 3
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