• W4A 2012: Call for Participation

    Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2012

    Our lab is heavily involved in the organisation of the 9th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility, W4A2012.At this point the full programme and the Call for Participation have been released:

    Our lab is heavily involved in the organisation of the 9th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility, W4A2012. At this point the full programme and the Call for Participation have been released:

    Keynotes

    Keynote by James Hendler (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) on “Increasing Access to the Web of “Broad Data” - Tuesday 17 After-Dinner Speech delivered by Alan F Newell (University of Dundee, Scotland): “Usability, Demography, and Directions for W4A” - Monday 16

    Monday, 16 April

    • 08:00-09:00 Registration
    • 09:00-09:30 Opening
    • 09:30-10:30 Session 1: Accessible Web 2.0
    • 11:00-12:30 Session 2: Evaluating Accessibility
    • 14:00-15:30 Session 3: Novel Views on Web Accessibility
    • 16:00-16:30 Google Student Awards
    • 16:30-17:40 Microsoft Accessibility Challenge
    • 19:00 onwards, Dinner and “William Loughborough” After Dinner Speech by Alan F Newell

    Tuesday, 17 April

    • 09:30-10:30 Keynote by James Hendler
    • 11:00-12:30 Session 4: Designing Web Accessibility
    • 14:00-15:40 Session 5: Dyslexia and Sign Language on the Web
    • 16:00-17:10 Session 6: Innovative Accessibility Techniques and Studies
    • 17:10-17:30 Awards and Closing
    • 17:30 onwards, unofficial social event

    Crazy Wednesday, 18 April

    Endorsement & Sponsors

    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 Microsoft, Google and the Zakon Group; the Web Accessibility Challenge is sponsored by Microsoft and the Student Awards are sponsored by Google.

    W4A stats

    Average downloads per article at the ACM Digital Library is 441 and the average number of citations is 3.06. To see the stats check the ACM Digital Library site for the W4A conference.

    Fees, Registration and Accommodation

    Check registration and accommodation. Fees are 330€ for regular attendees and 280€ for students.
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