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Re: New Mobile A11y TF facilitators

From: Alan Smith <alands289@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:38:53 -0400
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
CC: WCAG Editors <team-wcag-editors@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <141c3d9c190.2752.49ff3ac605f0cb4cbe6d507262c890dd@gmail.com>
Welcome Kim and Kathy.
I look forward to working with you both.
I'm sure I speak for all of us.

Personally, I'm ramping up mobile application Acessibility testing and am 
very excited about this direction we are undertaking on this team.




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On October 16, 2013 5:50:04 AM Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:
> Hi y'all,
> Recently, we created a new Mobile A11y TF, which is a joint Task Force 
> between the WCAG WG and UAWG. It will produce techniques, understanding, 
> and guidance documents, as well as updates to existing related W3C material 
> that address the mobile space. [1]
> So we now have the honour of announcing the facilitators. They will be 
> Kathy Wahlbin and Kim Patch.
> Kathy is CEO and founder of 'Interactive Accessibility', and has been very 
> active in the community for a number of years via her work in WCAG and the 
> Evaluation Methodology TF. [2]
> Kim Patch is a user interface expert, writer, editor, and musician.  Kim 
> consults on emerging user interfaces, including combinations like speech 
> and gesture and is founder of the company 'Redstart Systems'. Kim is also 
> one of the editors of UAAG. [3]
> We'd like to welcome them both as TF facilitators and extend to them the 
> best wishes of us all.
> --
> Joshue O Connor/Andrew Kirkpatrick
> WCAG working group co-chairs
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/mobile-a11y-tf/
> [2] http://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/
> [3] http://redstartsystems.com/
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