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W4A2016 Call for Participation

From: Greg Gay <greggay@rogers.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:58:07 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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We invite you to participate in the W4A2016 conference! Please see the 
details below.


The 13th International Web for All Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web 
Accessibility

W4A 2016 (#w4a2016), co-located with the 25th International World Wide 
Web Conference

WWW2016, will take place in Montreal, Canada on 11-13 April 2016.


CONFERENCE THEME

Education for All on the Web


FULL PROGRAM

Full Program available at:

http://www.w4a.info/2016/program/


REGISTRATION, FEES AND ACCOMMODATION

Registration: http://www2016.ca/registration.html

Fees: $565.00CAD (US$425) (regular) and $ 375.00CAD (US$280) (students)

Accommodation: http://www2016.ca/plan-your-trip/hotel-reservation.html


KEYNOTES

http://www.w4a.info/2016/keynotes/

- Jutta Treviranus (Director and professor at the Inclusive Design 
Research Centre, OCAD University, Canada) on “Life-Long Learning on the 
Inclusive Web”

- William Loughborough After-Dinner Talk delivered by Jennison Asuncion 
(co-founder Global Accessibility Awareness Day): “On Digital 
Accessibility: Where do we need to go from here?”


PROGRAM (at a glance)


MONDAY, April 11 - for more info see:

http://www.w4a.info/2016/program/

8:00 - 9:00  Registration

9:00 - 9:15  Opening

9:15 - 10:30  Keynote

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 11:40 Session 2 - IBM Persons with Disabilities Awards

11:40 - 12:30 Session 3 - Accessibility Challenges

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Session 4: Web Accessibility

14:30 - 15:30 Session 5: Web Accessibility Challenge Presentations

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 17:30 Session 6: Web Accessibility Challenge Demonstrations & 
Voting


TUESDAY April 12

8:45 - 9:00  Opening

9:00 - 10:00  Session 7: Non-Visual Access & Web Accessibility

10:00 - 10:30 Session 8: Doctoral Consortium Student Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 12:30 Session 9: Accessible Learning, Web-based Testing and 
Assessment

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Session 10: Supporting Accessibility and Wearables

14:30 - 15:00 Session 11: Doctoral Consortium Student Presentations

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 17:30 Session 12: Accessible Multimedia

17:15 - 17:30 Awards & Closing

17:30 - 19:00 Break

19:00 - 22:00 W4A Dinner & The William Loughborough After Dinner Talk


WEDNESDAY, April 13

9:00 - 10:30 WWW 2016 Keynote Address with Tim Berners-Lee


10:30 - 10:45 Shuttle, or walk to Google Montreal

11:00 - 18:00 WWW/W4A Accessibility Hackathon - details at:

http://www.w4a.info/2016/wwww4a-hackathon/

18:00 - 18:15 Shuttle return to conference venue

Or

11:00 - 17:00 W4A CAMP (alternate to the hackathon, if there’s interest)


SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

This year W4A is endorsed by the IW3C2 in cooperation with the ACM and 
its Special Interest Groups SIGACCESS, SIGCHI and SIGWEB. The general 
conference is supported by Google, IBM, Intuit, and Canvas; the Web 
Accessibility Challenge is sponsored by The Paciello Group, and the 
Student Awards are sponsored by Google, Intuit, and Canvas. Support has 
also been provided by CaptiVoice.com, Ability Magazine, OpenConf, and 
ATutorSpaces.
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