Conference room: El Pardo II, II floor, Windsor Barra Hotel.

Monday 13 | Tuesday 14 | Wednesday 15 “T” stands for technical paper (20 minutes presentation and 5 QA), while and “C” stands for communication paper (10 minutes presentation and 5 QA).

Sunday, 12 May 2013

15:00 – 20:00 Registration

Monday, 13 May 2013

07:30-20:00 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 Opening

9:00 – 10:00 Session 1: Guidelines and Accessibility Evaluation

Chair: Shadi Abou Zahra

  • Benchmarking Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools: Measuring the
    Harm of Sole Reliance on Automated Tests (T). Markel Vigo,
    Justin Brown, Vivienne Conway.
    (Markel’s slideshare)
  • Web Accessibility Snapshot: An Effort to Reveal Coding
    Guidelines Compliance (C). Vagner Figueredo de Santana, Rogério
    Abreu de Paula.
  • ‘Bring your own problems’: The path to
    WCAG 2.0 conformance through industry based training (C). Denise
    Wood, Scott Hollier.

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:00 Session 2: Universal access, multimodal and mobile

Chair: Hironobu Takagi

  • Efficient and effective information finding on small screen
    devices (T). Pauli P.Y. Lai.
  • Essential Components of Mobile Web Accessibility (C). Shadi
    Abou-Zahra, Judy Brewer, Shawn Lawton Henry.
  • GenURC – Generation Platform for Personal and Context-Driven User Interfaces
    (C). Gottfried Zimmermann, Bern Jordan, Parikshit Thakur,
    Yuvarajsinh Gohil
    . (See Gottfried’s slideshare slides)
  • Evaluating Accessibility-in-Use (C). Markel Vigo, Simon
    . (See Markel’s slideshare slides on accessibility in use)

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Session 3: Google Student Awards and W4A 2012 Camp

Chair: Giorgio Brajnik

  • Using Simultaneous Audio Sources to Speed-Up Blind People’s Web
    Scanning. João Guerreiro.
  • Towards Web Accessibility Repair. Nádia Fernandes.
  • W4A2012 Camp Report Simon Harper, Yeliz Yesilada, Markel

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:30 Session 4: ARIA

Chair: Scott Hollier

  • Providing Access to the High-level Content of Line Graphs from
    Online Popular Media (T). Priscilla S. Moraes, Sandra Carberry,
    Kathleen McCoy
  • Three Web Accessibility Evaluation Perspectives for RIA
    (T). Nadia Fernandes, Ana Sofia Batista, Daniel Costa, Carlos
    Duarte, Luis Carriço.
  • Understanding Users in the Wild (C). Aitor Apaolaza, Simon
    Harper, Caroline Jay.
  • Dynamic injection of WAI-ARIA into Web content (C). Andy
    Brown, Simon Harper.

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:10 Session 5: Web accessibility and Dyslexia

Chair: Clayton Lewis

  • Best paper award Simplify or Help? Text Simplification Strategies for People with
    Dyslexia (T). Luz Rello, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Stefan Bott,
    Horacio Saggion
  • Firefixia: An Accessibility Web Browser Customization Toolbar
    for People With Dyslexia (C). Vagner Figueredo de Santana,
    Rosimeire de Oliveira, Leonelo Dell Anhol Almeida, Marcia
  • Size Matters (Spacing not): 18 Points for a
    Dyslexic-friendly Wikipedia (T). Luz Rello, Martin Pielot,
    Mari-Carmen Marcos, Roberto Carlini

19:30 Dinner and “William Loughborough” After Dinner Speech:
Pushing the Raman Principle. Clayton Lewis.

Dinner will take place at the Fratelli restaurant (map), an accessible location just outside the conference hotel.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote: The False Dichotomy between Accessibility and
Usability. Ed H. Chi.

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:00 Session 6: The Paciello Group Accessibility

Chair: Greg Gay

  • Delegates Award. Dyslexia Exercises on my Tablet are more Fun. Luz Rello,
    Clara Bayarri, Azuki Gòrriz
    . (see the dyslexia exercise video)
  • Smarter Board: A community-oriented communication
    tool. Mateus Molinaro, Sergio Borger, Carlos Cardonha, Diego
    Gallo, Ricardo Herrmann, Ademir Ferreira, Fernando Koch, Priscilla
    Avegliano, Kelly Shigeno.
    (See the smarter board video)
  • Judges Award. Legion Scribe: Real-Time Captioning by the Non-Experts.
    Walter S. Lasecki, Christopher Miller, Raja Kushalnagar, Jeffrey
    P. Bigham.
    (See the legion scribe video)
  • A Mobile Interactive Maps Application for a Visually Impaired
    Audience. Nikolaos Kaklanis, Konstantinos Votis, Dimitrios
    (See the mobile accessible maps video)
  • Citizen Sensing for Collaborative Construction of Accessibility
    Maps.Kelly Shigeno, Sergio Borger, Diego Gallo, Ricardo
    Herrmann, Mateus Molinaro, Carlos Cardonha, Fernando Koch, Priscilla
    (See the collaborative maps video)
  • DysWebxia 2.0! More Accessible Text for People with
    Dyslexia.Luz Rello, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Horacio Saggion, Stefan
    Bott, Roberto Carlini, Clara Bayarri, Azuki Gòrriz, Saurabh Gupta,
    Gaurang Kanvinde, Vasile Topac.
    (See the Dyswebxia video)

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Session 7: Crowdsourcing for accessibility

Chair: Simon Harper

  • Best communication award A Crowdsourcing Platform for the Construction of Accessibility
    Maps (C). Carlos Cardonha, Diego Gallo, Priscilla Avegliano,
    Ricardo Herrmann, Fernando Koch, Sergio Borger.
  • How Cloud Computing Can Support Assistive On-Demand Services
    (C). Davide Mulfari, Antonio Celesti, Massimo Villari, Antonio
  • Crowdsourcing Platform for Workplace Accessibility (C). Hironobu Takagi, Akihiro Kosugi, Shin Saito, Masayoshi Teraguchi.
  • The Conversational Internet: creating a natural language interface for web pages (C). Niki Gomez and Dale Lane.

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:30 Session 8: Content Adaptation

Chair: Markel Vigo

  • User Individuality Management in Websites based on WAI-ARIA Annotations and Ontologies (T). Xabier Valencia, Myriam Arrue, J. Eduardo Pérez, Julio Abascal.
  • Experiential Transcoding: An EyeTracking Approach (C). Yeliz Yesilada;Simon Harper;Sukru Eraslan.
  • Towards the usage of pauses in audio-described videos (C). Benoît Encelle, Magali Ollagnier Beldame, Yannick Prié.
  • Captions Versus Transcripts for Online Video Content (C). Raja Kushalnagar, Walter Lasecki, Jeffrey P. Bigham.
  • Adapting data table to improve web accessibility (C). Pauli P.Y. Lai.

16:30 – 17:00 Awards and Closing

19:00 onwards: W3C Research and Development Working Group informal meet-up and dinner (open to anybody)

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

10:00 W4A Camp

17:00-18:30 WWW/W4A Panel