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1 -3 October 2008 Face-to-face Meeting of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group

Hosted by Adobe in Boston, MA, USA

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The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group will meet Wednesday through Friday, 1 to 3 October 2008, in Boston, MA, USA.

Participation is open to participants of W3C/WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG). If you are not currently a participant, but wish to attend please contact Gregg Vanderheiden (Chair), Loretta Guarino Reid (Chair), and Michael Cooper (Team contact).


Registration is now closed. Information about current registrants is available.


Please complete the @@Issue collection survey in advance of the meeting to help the discussion proceed efficiently.

All times are Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.) for each day.

Wednesday, 1 October


Room available

8:30 - 9:15

Introductory session

  • Agenda overview
  • Member re-introduction

9:15 - 10:00

Implementations and implementation feedback

10:00 - 10:20

- Break -

10:20 - 11:30

Implementations and "at risk" SC

11:30 - 12:00

Upcoming Process overview: Judy Brewer

12:00 - 13:00

- Lunch -

13:00 - 14:30

Small group work

  • Implementation evaluation
  • Technique documentation

14:30 - 16:10

Discuss issues that have come up during implementation process

16:10 - 16:30

- Break -

16:30 - 18:00

Small group or plenary on implementation evaluation


Adjourn for day



Thursday, 2 October


Room available

8:30 - 10:20

Accessibility support

10:20 - 10:40

- Break -

10:40 - 12:00

Non-W3C technologies

12:00 - 13:00

- Lunch -

13:00 - 15:30

Small group work on documenting accessibility support

15:30 - 15:40

Review of work done so far, agenda planning for call

15:40 - 16:00

- Break -

16:00 - 18:00

Conference call as usual to discuss normative WG decisions proposed during week


Adjourn for day





Room available

8:30 - 9:00

Meeting check-in

  • Review decisions made in teleconference
  • What gaps still exist in CR exit requirements after week's work

9:00 - 9:40

Plan work while WCAG finishes the Recommendation process

9:40 - 10:00

- Break -

10:20 - 12:00

Small group work on filling any gaps identified

12:00 - 13:00

- Lunch -

13:00 - 15:00

Small group work on filling any gaps identified


Adjourn for day


Adobe Systems Incorporated
275 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02466
Tel: +1.617.219.2000

Driving directions to the Adobe office are available. The office is also on public transportation, take a "D" train on the Green line to the Riverside stop (final stop for that line).

The building is called the Riverside Center, and Adobe is inside the building. The meeting will be held in the Napa Valley room on the 2nd floor. There will be both wired and wireless Internet access.

You must register at the reception desk.


Hotel Indigo

399 Grove St
Newton, MA 02462 USA
Front Desk: +1.617.969.5300
Fax: +1.617.454.3493

This hotel is in walking distance to Adobe.

Boston Marriott Newton

2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts 02466 USA
Phone: +1.617.969.1000

There is a shuttle from the hotel to Adobe.


The closest airport to where we will meet is Logan International Airport (BOS). Regional train and bus service is available to North Station and South Station. From here you can take public transportation, taxi, or rental car to Adobe.

Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHC) is 1/2 hour further than Logan airport but is a cheaper option for some routes. Greyhound bus service is available to Boston. It is an easy drive, take I-93 south to I-95 / Route 128 south and follow the directions "from points north" on the driving directions page.

Public transportation in Boston is provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Subway service from the airport are provided via the Blue Line and the Silver Line. To get to Adobe, take an airport shuttle bus to the Subway station, take the blue line inbound to Government Center, then transfer to the Green line and take a D train outbound to the Riverside stop.

$Date: 2008/09/23 15:32:00 $ Michael Cooper