SVG Accessibility Task Force (SVG A11Y TF)
of the ARIA WG and the SVG WG

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Meetings and Communication

The SVG A11Y TF conducts its work using a variety of synchronous and asynchronous tools, including:

These tools are used by participants of the Task Force. For ways non-participants can contribute, see how to contribute to the Working Group and file comments.


The SVG A11Y TF meets Tuesdays at 2:00 pm Boston time for 1 hour, telecon info, IRC channel #svg-a11y.

Mailing Lists

The SVG A11Y TF uses the mailing list (mailing list archives) for email discussion. Participants are automatically added to the mailing list when they become a participant of the Task Force.

Current Work

See the wiki for current planning and draft documents.


The Task Force is developing the following publications:

See also the ARIA GitHub repository (soon to be moved to a separate repository).

How to Comment, Contribute, and Participate

To join the SVG A11Y TF, individuals must be participants of eitehr the ARIA WG or the SVG WG. Participants are expected to actively contribute to the work of the Task Force. If you are interested in participating in the SVG A11Y TF, please send e-mail to: Rich Schwerdfeger and include a little bit about what you’re interested in and how you think that you may be able to contribute to the Task Force. Then follow the ARIA Working Group participation procedures to join the Working Group, and once you have joined ask Michael Cooper or Doug Schepers to add you to the task force.

To contribute without joining the task force, see the ARIA Working Group contribute page for general instructions. To contribute to documents under development, see how to contribute to the source repository directly.

Current participants in the SVG A11Y TF.

Administrative Information

The SVG Accessibility Task Force (SVG A11Y TF) is a joint Task Force of the Accessible Rich Internet Architectures (ARIA) Working Group and the SVG Working Group. It assists these Working Groups to produce techniques, understanding, and guidance documents, as well as updates to existing related W3C material that addresses the cognitive space.

Facilitator and Contacts

Work Statement

The SVG Accessibility Task Force Work Statement defines the initial objective, scope, approach, and participation of the Task Force.