Camera Ready Instructions

Submit your Camera Ready Copy for publication no later than March 3 10; here is what you need to do:

Policies & Responsibilities

  1. Make the revisions as suggested by your reviewers (this is part of your implicit contract with us to publish);
  2. Now you must register so we know you intend to come along and present. Papers are not accepted until PC Chairs receive the registration number of at least one author. Unjustified non-shows will be penalised;
  3. Submit your conference registration confirmation, along with a plain text version of the title, the authors and abstract of the paper to the W4A Program Chairs. The paper will be registered with ACM, and an ISBN and DOI issued, to be added to the paper.
  4. After adding the ISBN and DOI to the paper, submit the completed accessible PDF back via email to the W4A Chairs and in your email add a plain text version of your title, abstract, authors and their affiliations.
  5. As a presenter you are making an implicit agreement to be filmed or recorded if the W4A decides to create Audio Visual resources as the conference proceeds;

Format & Style

  1. Technical papers are 8 to 10 pages, communications 4 pages, and all other papers are 2 pages;
  2. Make sure you adhere to the ACM templates. LaTeX users should adhere to the Alternate ACM style. Make sure your submission is formatted for Letter paper: documentclass[letterpaper]{sig-alternate} in your LaTeX file.
  3. Make sure that the references are consistent and check their accuracy.
  4. All papers must be submitted in accessible PDF format for reviewing. See how to create an accessible ACM conference paper at the Accessible PDF Author Guide by ACM SIGACCESS;
  5. Check your submission to avoid bad breaks, widows and orphans.
  6. Take into account the General Writing Guidelines for Technology and People with Disabilities.
  7. The W3C-WAI provides some resources to make your presentations accessible in How to Make Presentations Accessible to All.

License and copyright

You will receive an email from the ACM detailing their copyright requirements, please follow these to the letter as we cannot publish without your copyright forms; The copyright/license statement includes a piece of text containing the ISBN and the DOI of your paper to be included at the bottom of the frontpage.

We are really looking forward to meeting you at W4A 2016, and you will get more logistical information by email direct to you nearer to the conference dates.

The 13th Web for All Conference

11–13 April 2016. Co-located with WWW2016. Montreal, Canada.

Important dates

» Camera Ready papers: 10 March

Register for W4A

» Register usingWWW2016 Conference Registration

WWW/W4A Hackathon

» Hackathon details
» Hackathon Signup Form


Intuit will award $2000 and $1000 to the best technical and communication papers

Google will sponsor 6 PhD students to participate in the W4A Doctoral Consortium

IBM will provide travel grants to the winners of the People with Disabilities Student Award

The Paciello Group will give the Judges' and Delegates' awards to the winners of the Accessibility Challenge

Canvas and Intuit will award student grants to attend W4A

The ABILITY Magazine will feature the W4A 2016 award winners in their printed and online publications. See the 2015 winners report