martes, 17 de marzo de 2009

International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility

Acabo de encontrar en El Mundo la noticia El futuro de la Web se discutirá en Madrid. En esta noticia se comenta que en abril se va a celebrar en Madrid 18th International World Wide Web Conference. Junto con esta conferencia, se va a celebrar 6th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility (W4A). Este año, el tema de esta conferencia es Web Accessibility for Older Users. Are We There Yet? (Accesibilidad Web para usuarios de edad avanzada ¿ya estamos en ese punto?):
  • Accessibility Problems of Older Users;
  • Web Based Employment for Older Users;
  • Web Based Health Care for Older Users;
  • Evaluation and Validation tools and techniques for Older Users;
  • User Experimentation looking at Social Networking and Freedom of Expression;
  • User Agents for Older users and User Agent Guidelines;
  • Web Authoring Guidelines;
  • Design and best practice to support Web accessibility;
  • Technological advances to support Web accessibility;
  • End user tools;
  • Accessibility guidelines, best practice, evaluation techniques, and tools;
  • Psychology of end user experiences and scenarios;
  • Innovative techniques to support accessibility;
  • Universally accessible graphical design approaches;
  • Design Perspectives;
  • Adapting existing Web content; and
  • Accessible graphic formats and tools for their creation.

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