Conference Program

The 17th Web4All 2020 conference schedule includes two full days of presentations from around the globe. Each day starts with a keynote speaker: First with Vivienne Conway and on the second day with Ricardo Baeza-Yates. Please note, the program times use CST (UTC+8), the time zone for Taiwan.

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Monday April 20, 2020

  • 9:00 — 9:15 Conference opening
  • 9:15 — 10:30 Keynote
    • A Return to Community: Flintstones or Jetsons?
      Vivienne Conway, Director, Web Key IT Pty Ltd
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Break
  • 11:00 – 12:20 Session 1: Standards and Policy; Session Chair: ##
    • (11:00) The Case for ‘Health Related Impairments and Disabilities. Simon Harper, Julia Mueller, Alan Davies, Hugo Nicolau, Sukru Eraslan, and Yeliz Yesilada.
    • (11:20) Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Users’ Prioritization of Genres of Online Video Content Requiring Accurate Captions. Larwan Berke, Matthew Seita, and Matt Huenerfauth.
    • (11:40) A Declarative Model for Accessibility Requirements. Jens Pelzetter. (Best Technical Paper Nominee.)
    • (12:00) Accessible Conversational User Interfaces: Considerations for design. Kate Lister, Tim Coughlan, Francisco Iniesto, Nick Freear, and Peter Devine.
  • 12:20 – 14:00 Lunch Break
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Session 2: Web Accessibility Challenge – Presentation Session; Session Chair: ##
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon Break
  • 16:00- 16:55 Session 3: Web Accessibility Challenge – Demonstration Session; Session Chair: ##
  • 16:55 – 17:50 Session 4: Visual Accessibility; Session Chair: ##
    • (16:55) Tables on the Web Accessible? Unfortunately NOT! Yeliz Yesilada and Waqar Haider.
    • (17:10) Indoor Localization for Visually Impaired Travelers Using Computer Vision on a Smartphone. Giovanni Fusco and James Coughlan
    • (17:30) Game Changer: Accessible Audio and Tactile Guidance for Board and Card Games. Gabriella Johnson and Shaun Kane.

Tuesday April 21, 2020

  • 9:15 – 10:30 Keynote
    • Bias on the Web and Beyond: An Accessibility Point of View
      Ricardo Baeza-Yates, NTENT & Khoury College of Computer Sciences Northeastern University at Silicon Valley
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Break
  • 11:00 – 12:15 Session 5: Neurodiversity; Session Chair: ##
    • (11:00) Autism Detection Based on Eye Movement Sequences on the Web: A Scanpath Trend Analysis Approach. Sukru Eraslan, Yeliz Yesilada, Victoria Yaneva, and Simon Harper. (Best Technical Paper Nominee.)
    • (11:20) Evaluation of User Experience and Cognitive Load of a Gamified Cognitive Training Application for Children with Learning Disabilities, Adel Shaban and Elaine Pearson.
    • (11:40) Screening Risk of Dyslexia through a Web-Game using Language-Independent Content and Machine Learning. Maria Rauschenberger, Ricardo Baeza-Yates, and Luz Rello.
    • (12:00) PDF Readability Enhancement on Mobile Devices. Zachary Shelton and Chen-Hsiang Yu.
  • 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
  • 14:00 – 14:40 Session 6: Google Doctoral Consortium – Presentation Session; Session Chair: ##
  • 14:40 – 15:30 Session 7: Session 7: Automation; Session Chair: ##
    • (14:40) Using a Participatory Activities Toolkit to Elicit Privacy Expectations of Adaptive Assistive Technologies. Foad Hamidi, Kellie Poneres, Aaron Massey, and Amy Hurst. (Best Technical Paper Nominee.)
    • (15:00) Analysis of Automated Contrast Checking Tools. Rafael Almeida and Carlos Duarte.
    • (15:15) Towards Generating Web-accessible STEM Documents from PDF. Volker Sorge, Himanshu Garg, Neha Jadhav, Akashdeep Bansal, Ayushi Verma, and M Balakrishnan. (Best Communication Paper Nominee.)
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon Break
  • 16:00 – 16:15 Session 8: Special session to be announced; Session Chair: ##
  • 16:15 – 17:05 Session 9: Evaluation Session Chair: ##
    • (16:15) Comparing Accessibility Evaluation Plug-ins. Tânia Frazão and Carlos Duarte.
    • (16:35) Measuring complexity of e-government services for people with low vision Aritz Sala. Myriam Arrue, J. Eduardo Perez, and Sandra M. Espín-Tello. (Best Communication Paper Nominee.)
    • (16:50) Web Accessibility Testing for Singapore Government e-Services. Zui Young Lim, Jia Min Chua, Kaiting Yang, Wei Shin Tan, and Yinn Chai. (Best Communication Paper Nominee.)
  • 17:00 – 17:05 Awards and Closing