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GNOME Accessibility BOF at LinuxWorld 2001 on August 28th - Invitation to Participate! (fwd)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 09:33:57 -0400 (EDT)
To: WAI UA group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0108210932360.32046-100000@tux.w3.org>
This might be interestng to people looking at interfaces for accessibility
systems in multiple operating systems.


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Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 10:52:04 +0100
From: Bil Hanneman, Sun
Resent-From: mozilla-accessibility@mozilla.org

Hi Folks:

I would like to invite all members of this list to a Birds-of-a-Feather
discussion at LinuxWorld SFO next week, on Tuesday evening.  Certainly I hope
that all of you who will be at LinuxWorld will be able to attend.  It should
be an excellent opportunity to meet face-to-face and discuss progress to date
on Gnome Accessibility and the upcoming roadmap, as well as an opportunity to
make suggestions and raise any questions and concerns.

The following message from Anne Tirsell details on the BOF.

I hope to see many of you there!



At the upcoming LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems
will be
hosting an important Birds of a Feather discussion on the new
Accessibility Framework for the GNOME desktop. Your participation will
help make accessibility an integral solution in the workplace for
users with

Join us to discuss and learn about:

        - why it's important to build accessibility support in your
        - how to quickly add accessibility support to your
applications using
                the Accessibility Toolkit
        - how to use the Assistive Technology Service Provider
Interface to
                integrate assistive technology products such as screen
                screen magnifiers, and alternative pointing devices

Our resident experts will be on hand to lead the discussion and answer
on how to design and build accessible software solutions that benefit
all users,
not just those with disabilities.

Birds of a Feather Session Details:

"Making GNOME Accessible for All Users"

        Discussions will be led by:
        Peter Korn, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Accessibility Architect
        Bill Haneman, Sun Microsystems, Inc., GNOME Accessibility
        Anne Tirsell, Sun Microsystems, Inc., GNOME Accessibility
                Marketing Manager

        WHEN: Tuesday, August 28th; 6:00pm-7:30pm
                55 Fourth Street
                San Francisco, CA  94103
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