The 19th Web4All conference schedule includes two full days of presentations from around the globe. Please note, the program times use CET (GMT+2), the time zone for Lyon, France.

Monday April 25th 2022

9:00 – 9:30 Conference Opening

9:30 – 10:30 Session 1: Keynote 1
Luz RelloThe Story Behind Dytective: How We Brought Research Results on Dyslexia and Accessibility to Spanish Public Schools

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session 2: Education

Chair: Volker Sorge

  • (10:45) Math-to-Speech Effectiveness and Appreciation for People with Developmental Learning Disorders – Chiara Magosso, Dragan Ahmetovic, Tiziana Armano, Cristian Bernareggi, Sandro Coriasco, Adriano Sofia, Luisa Testa, Anna Capietto
  • (11:00) The Use of ADKAR to Instil Change in the Accessibility of University Websites – Silvia Rodríguez Vázquez,
  • (11:15) Teaching accessibility as a shared endeavour: building capacity across academic and workplace contexts – Andy Coverdale, Sarah Lewthwaite, Sarah Horton
    🎖 Best Communication Paper Candidate
  • (11:30) For one or for all?: Survey of educator perceptions of Web Speech-based auditory description in science interactives – Brett L. Fiedler, Taliesin L. Smith, Jesse Greenberg, Emily B. Moore

12:00 – 13:30 Meal Break

13:30 – 14:30 Session 3: Accessibility Challenge

  • (13:30) Creating an Open Source, Customizable Accessibility Checker for Content Author – Adam Chaboryk
  • (13:40) An Approach to Teach Accessibility with Gamification – Mohammad Gulam Lorgat, Hugo Paredes, and Tânia Rocha
  • (13:50) Personalized Wearable Interactions with WearSkill – Ovidiu-Andrei Schipor, Laura-Bianca Bilius, Ovidiu-Ciprian Ungurean, Alexandru-Ionuţ Şiean, Alexandru-Tudor Andrei, and Radu-Daniel Vatavu
  • (14:00) AIDE: An Automatic Image Description Engine for Review Imagery – Rachana Sreedhar, Nicole Tan, Jingyue Zhang, Kim Jin, Spencer Gregson, Eli Moreta-Feliz, Niveditha Samudrala, and Shrenik Sadalgi
  • (14:10) Demo Madness

14:30 – 14:45 Break

14:45 – 16:30 Session 4: The Multimodal Web

Chair: Yeliz Yesilada

  • (14:45) WearSkill: Personalized and Interchangeable Input with Wearables for Users with Motor Impairments – Ovidiu-Andrei Schipor, Laura-Bianca Bilius, Radu-Daniel Vatavu
  • (15:00) Understanding the Touchscreen-based Nonvisual Target Acquisition Task Performance of Screen Reader Users – Hwayeon Joh, YunJung Lee, Uran Oh
  • (15:20) IMAGE: A Deployment Framework for Creating Multimodal Experiences of Web Graphics – Juliette Regimbal, Jeffrey Blum, Jeremy Cooperstock
  • (15:35) AIDE: Automatic and Accessible Image Descriptions for Review Imagery in Online Retail – Rachana Sreedhar, Nicole Tan, Jingyue Zhang, Kim Jin, Spencer Gregson, Niveditha Samudrala, Eli Moreta-Feliz, Shrenik Sadalgi
  • (15:55) SoundCells: Designing a Browser-Based Music Technology for Braille and Print Notation – William Payne, Fabiha Ahmed, Michael Gardell, R. Luke DuBois, Amy Hurst
    🎖 Best Technical Paper Candidate

16:30 – 16:45 Break

16:45 – 17:45 Session 5: Keynote 2
Robin ChristophersonOut with accessibility – In With Inclusive Design

17:45 – 18:00 Wrap-up and Announcements

Tuesday 26th April 2022

10:15 – 12:00 Session 6: Web Accessibility

Chair: Silvia Rodriguez Vazquez

  • (10:15) Optimising The Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology – Alexander Hambley, Yeliz Yesilada, Markel Vigo, Simon Harper 🎖 Best Communication Paper Candidate
  • (10:30) Framework for Experiential Transcoding ofWeb Pages with Scanpath Trend Analysis – Idil Ece Trabzon, Furkan Yagiz, Elmas Eda Karadavut, Mahmoud Elhewahey, Sukru Eraslan, Yeliz Yesilada, Simon Harper
  • (10:45) When Headers are Not There: Design and User Evaluation of an Automatic Topicalisation and Labelling Tool to Aid the Exploration of Web Documents by Blind Users – Jorge Sassaki Resende Silva, André Pimenta Freire, Paula Christina Figueira Cardoso
  • (11:05) On the Identification of Accessibility Bug Reports in Open Source Systems – Wajdi Aljedaani, Mohamed Wiem Mkaouer, Stephanie Ludi, Ali Ouni, Ilyes Jenhani
  • (11:25) Toward Supporting Quality Alt Text in Computing Publications – Candace Williams, Lilian de Greef, Edward Harris III, Leah Findlater, Amy Pavel, Cynthia Bennett

12:00 – 13:30 Meal Break

13:30 – 14:30 Session 7: Keynote 3
Julio AbascalWeb Accessibility and beyond in eGovernment: Does Web Accessibility ensure accessibility to Administration’s websites?

14:30 – 14:45 Break

14:45 – 15:30 Session 8: Doctoral Consortium

  • (14:45) Brief report about the Doctoral Consortium by DC Chairs
  • (14:55) Machine Learning for Accessible Web Navigation – Tlamelo Makati
  • (15:10) Sounds and (Braille) Cells: Co-Designing Music Technology with Blind and Visually Impaired Musicians – William C. Payne
  • (15:25) Closing Q&A

15:30 – 15:45 Break

15:45 – 17:15 Session 9: Hybrid Interactions

Chair: Ted Drake

  • (15:45) From the Lab to People’s Home: Lessons from Accessing Blind Participants’ Interactions via Smart Glasses in Remote Studies – Kyungjun Lee, Jonggi Hong, Ebrima Jarjue, Ernest Essuah Mensah, Hernisa Kacorri
  • (16:05) How and Why We Run: Investigating the Experiences of Blind and Visually-Impaired Runners – Sidas Saulynas, Mei Lian Vader, Apoorva Bendigeri, Tristan King, Anirudh Nagraj, Ravi Kuber
    🎖 Best Technical Paper Candidate
  • (16:25) “I’m Ok Because I’m Alive”: Understanding Socio-cultural Accessibility Barriers for Refugees with Disabilities in the US – Foad Hamidi, Zulekha Karachiwalla
  • (16:45) Investigating Older Adults’ Adoption and Usage of Online Conferencing Tools During COVID-19 – Hirak Ray, Ravi Kuber, Adam J. Aviv

17:15 – 17:45 Awards and Conference Close