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Accessible Design in the Digital World, Dundee, Scotland, 23-25 A ugust

From: DavidSloan <DSloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 15:09:06 +0100
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The programme has been finalised for the Accessible Design in the Digital
World Conference, taking place at the Apex Hotel in Dundee, Scotland, from
23-25 August.

Highlights include:
- keynote talks from Prof Helen Petrie (City University, London), Dr Vicki
Hanson (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Prof Chris van der Kuyl (Tayforth
Consulting) and Prof Alan Newell (University of Dundee)
- 19 presentations from figures from academia and industry
- a panel session: "Legislation? Standards? How do we tell people to design
technology that supports inclusion?" - panellists from the Disability Rights
Commission, Guild of Accessible Web Designers (GAWDS), IBM, Yahoo! Inc. and
law firm Brodies LLP.
- 5 pre-conference workshops and a seminar held by the Scottish Usability
Professionals Association.

For more details, see the programme of events:

We're also delighted to announce that Yahoo! Inc. and Techdis are now
conference sponsors, and we gratefully acknowledge their support, along with
that of our other sponsors.

If you'd like to come along, it's not too late to register. If you can't
make the whole conference, single day rates are available. Registration
information is available at:

We hope to see you in Dundee next month!

David Sloan (on behalf of the conference organising committee)
Received on Wednesday, 20 July 2005 14:11:38 UTC

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