Third WAI-ACT Open Meeting

10 July 2014, Paris, France
Held in conjunction with ICCHP 2014

Meeting Goals

Interactive discussion with you to:

Meeting Schedule

About W3C/WAI

Web Accessibility Initiative - Cooperation Framework for Guidance on Advanced Technologies, Evaluation Methodologies, and Research Agenda Setting to Support eAccessibility (WAI-ACT)

Project Partners

WAI-ACT project partners are:

Project Objectives

WAI-ACT builds on and extends WAI processes to provide:

Web Accessibility Tutorials

Resource: Web Accessibility Tutorials

Show how to create web content that is accessible to people with disabilities and improve the user experience for all audiences.

Accessibility Support Database

Resource: Accessibility Support Database

Community-driven open collection of information on accessibility support in different web technologies, browsers, and assistive technologies.

Managing and Planning Implementation

Resource: Planning and Implementing Web Accessibility

Guidance on managing and planning the implementation of web accessibility in projects and organizations.

WCAG-EM: Evaluation Methodology

Resource: Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM)

Guidance on evaluating how well websites conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

WCAG-EM Report Tool

Source code: WCAG-EM Report Tool

Interactive online tool to help you create reports following the procedure specified by WCAG-EM.

Selecting Evaluation Tools

Source code: List of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

Interactive online tool to help you find and select appropriate web accessibility evaluation tools.

Developing Evaluation Tools

Resource: Developers' Guide to Features of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

Describes features that can be provided by tools that support fully-automated, semi-automated, and manual web accessibility evaluation, to provide guidance for tool developers on what kind of features they could provide in their products and services.

Web Accessibility Research Symposia

Resource: WAI Research and Development Symposia

Online symposia that bring together researchers, practitioners, and users with disabilities interested in a particular aspect of web accessibility to advance research and development in that area:

Web Accessibility Research Symposia

Wiki: eAccessibility Research and Development Topics

Topics currently under discussion include:

Open Discussion

Questions on web accessibility for broader discussion?

Getting WAI Updates

Getting announcements and the latest resources:

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