Organization

General Chairs

  • Chris Bailey – Vodafone Group, UK
  • Jeff Bigham – Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Contact: gc2018 at w4a dot info

Program Chairs

  • Volker Sorge – University of Birmingham, UK
  • Mike Paciello – The Paciello Group, USA

Contact: pc2018 at w4a dot info

Challenge Chairs

  • Silvia Mirri – University of Bologna, Italy
  • David Sloan – The Paciello Group, UK.

Contact: cc2018 at w4a dot info

Doctoral Consortium

  • Dragan Ahmetovic – Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Giorgio Brajnik – University of Udine, Italy

Contact: dc2018 at w4a dot info

IBM Awards Chairs

  • Chieko Asakawa -IBM Research, Japan
  • Yevgen Borodin -Stony Brook University, USA.

Contact: ibm at w4a dot info

Student Awards Chairs

  • Chieko Asakawa – IBM Research, Japan
  • Yevgen Borodin – Stony Brook University, USA.

Contact: sc2018 at w4a dot info

Accessibility Hack Chairs

  • Josh Christianson – Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) USA.
  • Joiwind Ronen – Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) USA.

Contact: ah2018 at w4a dot info

Steering Committee

  • Vivienne Conway (2017-) Edith Cowan University (GC Support)
  • Luz Rello (2017- ) Carnegie Mellon University (Media)
  • Greg Gay (2016- ) Ryerson University, Canada (Website)
  • Yevgen Borodin (2014-) Stony Brook University, USA. (Publicity chair).
  • Markel Vigo (2012-) University of Manchester, UK. (Finance).
  • Yeliz Yesilada (Founder / 2003-) Middle East Technical University (METU), Northern Cyprus. (Sponsorship)
  • Simon Harper (Founder / 2003-) University of Manchester, UK. (WWW Liaison).

Contact: steering at w4a dot info

Advisory Committee

  • Tiago Guerreiro (2016-) University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Luis CarriƧo (2015-) University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Silvia Mirri (2015-) University of Bologna, Italy
  • Jeff Bigham (2014-) Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Giorgio Brajnik (2013-) University of Udine, Italy
  • Leo Ferres (2011-) Universidad de ConcepciĆ³n, Chile
  • Hironobu Takagi (2010-) IBM Research, Japan
  • Chieko Asakawa (2010-) IBM Research, Japan
  • David Sloan (2009-) The Paciello Group, UK.

Contact: advisory at w4a dot info