W4A 2011       

28th & 29th March 2011 • Hyderabad • Andhra Pradesh • India


2011 Programme

Invited Speakers


Programme At-a-Glance

Monday, 28 March
10:15–10:30Short Coffee Break
10:30–12:00Evaluating accessibility
12:00–13:30Lunch Break
13:30–15:00Adaptation and profiling for accessibility
15:00–15:30Coffee Break
15:30–17:00Engineering and designing web accessibility
18:00–21:00'William Loughborough' After Dinner Speech
Tuesday, 29 March
09:00–09:30Google Student Awards
09:30–10:00Microsoft Web Accessibility Challenge
10:00–10:30Coffee break
10:30–12:00Microsoft Web Accessibility Challenge (continued)
12:00–13:30Lunch break
13:30–15:00Accessing to rich and dynamic content
15:00–15:30Coffee break
15:30–16:30Innovative techniques and studies
16:30–17:00Awards and Closing

Detailed Programme

Monday, 28 March 2011
Keynote"Spoken Web: A Mobile Cloud based Parallel Web for the Masses" by Manish Gupta
Short Coffee Break
Evaluating accessibilityPeter Thiessen, eBuddyDevelopment And Trial Of An Educational Tool To Support The Accessibility Evaluation Process Christopher Bailey; Elaine PearsonDeveloping Hera-ffx For Wcag 2.0José L. Fuertes; Emmanuelle Gutiérrez; Loïc MartínezOn Web Accessibility Evaluation EnvironmentsNádia Fernandes; Rui Lopes; Luis Carriço
Lunch Break
Adaptation and profiling for accessibilityNeil King, Vision AustraliaAugment Browsing And Standard Profiling For Enhancing Web AccessibilitySilvia Mirri; Paola Salomoni; Catia PrandiApplication Of Content Adaptation In Web Accessibility For The Blind Pauli P.Y. LaiAn Adaptive Videos Enrichment System Based On Decision Trees For People With Sensory DisabilitiesJosé Francisco Saray Villamizar; Benoìt Encelle; Yannick Prié; Pierre-Antoine ChampinEstimating Dyslexia In The WebRicardo Baeza-Yates; Luz Rello
Coffee Break
Engineering and designing web accessibilitySimon Harper, University of ManchesterAccessibility At Early Stages: Insights From The Designer PerspectiveAdriana Martín; Alejandra Cechich; Gustavo RossiAn Integrative Accessibility Engineering Approach Using A Multidimensional Classification Of Barriers In The WebDiana Ruth-JanneckAccessible Icon Graphic Design In Enterprise ApplicationsEric Stilan; Amy Chen; Lulit BezuayehuCrosschecking Mwbp For Visually Impaired PersonsLuís Carriço; Rui Lopes; Rogério Bandeira
'William Loughborough' After Dinner Speech"Accessibility Challenges of the Next Decade: Cloud and Mobile Computing and Beyond" by Bebo White
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Google Student AwardsLeo Ferres, Universidad de Concepción» Towards a Universal Accessibility for Textual Information.
Vasile Topac
» Website Accessibility in Australia and the Australian Government’s Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy.
Vivienne Conway
Microsoft Web Accessibility ChallengeRui Lopes (University of Lisbon) and Paola Salomoni (University of Bologna)Improving the Accessibility of Dynamic Web Content for Older Users. Darren Lunn; Simon Harper
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olkGmgyLI_A

Web Educational Services for All: The APEINTA project. Ana Iglesias; Lourdes Moreno; Belén Ruiz; José Luis Pajares; Javier Jiménez; Juan Francisco López; Pablo Revuelta; Julián Hernández
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NAQwRR2c1o
Coffee break
Microsoft Web Accessibility Challenge (continued)Rui Lopes (University of Lisbon) and Paola Salomoni (University of Bologna)The AccDC Enterprise API for Advanced UI Automation. Bryan Garaventa
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q2o36GlU4k

WaaT: Personalised Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool. Theofanis Oikonomou; Nikolaos Kaklanis; Konstantinos Votis; Grammati-Eirini Kastori; Nikolaos Partarakis; Dimitrios Tzovaras
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RkJcpRH9RA

HapticRiaMaps: Towards Interactive exploration of Web World maps for the Visually Impaired. Nikolaos Kaklanis; Konstantinos Votis; Panagiotis Moschonas; Dimitrios Tzovaras
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wnBWpeGiWM

Farfalla project: browser-based accessibility solutions. Andrea Mangiatordi; Harpreet Singh Sareen
Video: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6327342/Farfalla_W4A_challenge_nomusic.mov
Demo: http://farfalla-project.org/live-demo/

Crowdsourcing Correction of Speech Recognition Captioning Errors. Mike Wald
Video: http://www.synote.org/synote/recording/replay/55564

Southampton Accessibility Tools. Mike Wald; E.A. Draffan; S. Skuse; R. Newman; C. Phethean
Video: http://www.synote.org/synote/recording/replay/55576

AccessibleNews DAISY: Newspapers in DAISY. Gaurang Kanvinde; Saurabh Gupta
Video 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkA0wHNp97E
Video 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwPqe2stJNI
Demo: http://www.accessiblenews.co.in/daisy
Lunch break
Accessing to rich and dynamic contentSilvia Mirri, University of BolognaImproving Accessibility To Mathematical Formulas: The Wikipedia Math AccessorLeo Ferres; José FuentesAccessible Qti Presentation For Web-based E-learningNathapong Luephattanasuk; Atiwong Suchato; Proadpran PunyabukkanaWai-aria Live Regions And Html5Peter ThiessenAjax Time MachineAndrew Brown; Simon Harper
Coffee break
Innovative techniques and studiesAmy Chen, OracleAccessibility Approach To Adopting New Technologies Neil King; Damien McCormackAn Educational Tool For Generating Inaccessible Page Examples Based On Wcag 2.0 Failures Hend Al-Khalifa; Atheer Al-KhalifaPrediction Of Web Page Accessibility Based On Structural And Textual FeaturesSina Bahram; Debadeep Sen; Robert St. Amant
Awards and Closing
IW3C2 Endorsment ACM Supported Microsoft Supported IBM Supported Google Supported Zakon Supported

This years W4A is endorsed by the IW3C2 in cooperation with the ACM and its Special Interest Groups SIGWEB and SIGCHI. The general conference is supported by IBM Research, Microsoft, and Google, while the Web Accessibility Challenge is specifically sponsored by Microsoft, and the Student Awards are specifically sponsored by a Google.

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