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Invitation: WAI-Tools Open Meeting on 29 November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2017 16:14:55 +0100
To: WAI IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <a27bd758-6ffe-0fc8-a47e-f0a36b59fe25@w3.org>
Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The WAI-Tools Project invites you to participate in its open meeting on 
29 November 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm in Brussels, Belgium. Agenda, 
logistics, and registration information is available from:
  - http://www.w3.org/WAI/Tools/meeting1

This meeting is intended for web accessibility practitioners, evaluation 
and quality assurance tools vendors, researchers, and users to:
  - Learn more about the WAI-Tools Project
  - Provide input into project developments
  - Explore opportunities for collaboration

We encourage you to participate if you are interested in:
  - Web accessibility evaluation and testing
  - Large-scale web accessibility monitoring
  - Managing the quality assurance process

We particularly invite participants involved in related projects and 
efforts in Europe and internationally, with interest in accessibility 
conformance testing, including manual and automated testing methods.

Background on the WAI-Tools Project: The WAI-Tools Project is co-funded 
by the European Commission, to help drive web accessibility evaluation 
and repair through:
  - Building on the on-going W3C efforts on WCAG Accessibility 
Conformance Testing (ACT);
  - Ensuring consistent accuracy across automated, semi-automated, and 
manual testing;
  - Pursuing leading edge technologies testing, including dynamic and 
mobile applications;
  - Leveraging the existing market of commercial, free, and open source 
evaluation tools;
  - Demonstrating large-scale accessibility monitoring built on open 
standards and tools.

See more information about the WAI-Tools Project and its deliverables:
  - http://www.w3.org/WAI/Tools/

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

Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid 
cross-postings where possible.

   Shadi Abou-Zahra, WAI-Tools Scientific Coordinator

Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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