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Registration Open: Website Accessibility Metrics - Online Symposium - 5 December

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:25:06 -0600
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To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The W3C WAI Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) invites you to participate in the online symposium on website accessibility metrics on 5 December 2011 at 15:00-17:00 UTC. Agenda, logistics, and registration information is available from:

This symposium is intended for researchers and practitioners who want to explore website accessibility metrics and help develop a roadmap for future research and development. It will not include a general introduction to web accessibility. Space is limited; we recommend that you register soon to reserve a space.

RDWG Symposia bring together researchers and practitioners interested in a particular aspect of web accessibility to advance research in that area. With this Symposium, we will collect current research, synthesize ideas in a teleconference, and provide a roadmap for future work on web accessibility metrics. The Symposium proceedings and report will be available publicly online afterward.

Background on RDWG: The Research and Development Working Group (RDWG) helps
  - increase accessibility considerations in research on web technologies, including mainstream research,
  - suggest research questions that may contribute to web accessibility research projects,
  - inform development of web accessibility solutions,
  - decrease the number of potential barriers in future web-related technologies.

See the RDWG home page <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/> for links to an FAQ and a wiki that includes potential topics for future Symposia. We welcome your ideas on this topic and for future RDWG work. Please send comments to the publicly-archived mailing list:

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

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  Shawn Lawton Henry, WAI Outreach
  Simon Harper, RDWG Co-Chair
  Shadi Abou-Zahra, RDWG W3C Team Contact

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
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