W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - EOWG Home Page

Web Accessibility Best Practices Exchange Training
9-10 February 2004 Madrid, Spain

on this page: description - participation - presentations - registration - program - venue - lodging - transportation

related page: Formación e intercambio de mejores prácticas en accesibilidad Web (this page in Spanish)


W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) held a 2-day Web Accessibility Best Practices Exchange Training on 9-10 February 2004 in Madrid, Spain, as part of the WAI-TIES Project (Training, Implementation, Education, Support). The training was hosted by Fundosa Teleservicios, and preceded the Mundo Internet 2004 conference.

The two-day Web accessibility training covered:

English was the primary language of the event. Spanish interpretation of spoken presentations was also provided. Materials (projected “slides” and handouts) were in English.


Participation was open to anyone interested in Web development. The event was specifically focused for:

The training was primarily focused for people who are fairly new to Web accessibility. While most of the topics were covered at a beginner level, Web accessibility experts were welcome to attend.

Participants could attend either only Monday (9 February), or both Monday and Tuesday (9 and 10 February). Participating on Monday was a requirement to also participate on Tuesday.


Presentation summaries from the Training are linked from their session titles in the list below:


Registration and the waiting list closed on 23 January.


Program will start promptly at 9:30. We will maintain the schedule below as feasible; however, some times might shift up to 15 minutes to accomodate participant questions and other adjustments.

Presentation materials are available online for presentation titles that are linked. An asterisks (*) after the presentation title indicates that not presentation materials will not be online.

Monday 9 February 2004

Tuesday 10 February 2004

* An asterisks after the presentation title indicates that no presentation materials will be online.


The training will be held at the hotel Confortel Pio XII:

ConfortelPio XII
Avda. Pio XII, 77
28016 Madrid
Tel: +34 91 387 62 00
Fax: +34 91 302 65 22

The temperature in the meeting room will be cool. Please dress appropriately.

Lodging, Hotel

Discount room rate is available at the venue hotel Confortel Pio XII. Bookings with the discount rate (reference number 58846) can only be made by phone under the following numbers:

Monday to Friday 09:00 to 20:00 CET,
Saturdays 09:00 to 14:00 CET


From airport to hotel

From Mundo Internet 2004 conference site to training hotel site

Please request information at the front desk of the hotel.

Accessible Taxi Service

An accessible taxi service can be ordered via the company "Euro-Taxi". Reservations need to made in advance (usually a day before the trip) at one of the following numbers:

Last updated $Date: 2004/10/13 16:00:01 $ by $Author: shadi $

Copyright © 1994 - 2004 W3C® (MIT, ERCIM, Keio), All Rights Reserved. W3C liability, trademark, document use and software licensing rules apply. Your interactions with this site are in accordance with our public and Member privacy statements.