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Face-to-face Meetings -- WAI Groups

Dates:  Saturday - Sunday 20-21 March 1999 Following CSUN'99
Location:  Airport Marriott, Los Angeles, California, USA


Judy Brewer, WAI Domain Leader <jbrewer@w3.org>
Daniel Dardailler, WAI Project Manager <danield@w3.org>


This meetingn is for participants of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Interest Group (IG), Education & Outreach Working Group (EO), and Protocols & Formats Working Group (PF) who have pre-registered for the meeting. Please note that the afternoon session of the PF Working Group is only open to W3C Member organizations and invited experts.

Participants must also have prepared for the meeting by reading background materials and taking part in the discussion on the group e-mail lists as specified below. If you have questions about participation please contact the W3C contacts (listed above).

Registration for the meeting will be available until 12 March 1999.


These WAI meetings will be held immediately following the CSUN "Technology and Persons with Disabilities" Conference in Los Angeles, California, USA, which offers a broad range of sessions on issues related to Web accessibility.

The WAI meetings will be held in one of the two hotels hosting the CSUN event:

Airport Marriott Hotel

5855 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles
California 90045
Phone : +1 310 641 5700
TTY: +1 800 228 7014
Fax: +1 310 337 5358

Room Block

Rooms at the Airport Marriott are blocked for the WAI meetings on Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21, at the rate of $95 per night, at the Airport Marriott. Please ask for the room block under the designation "W3C/WAI." If Reservations cannot locate the room block under "W3C/WAI" please ask for the block under "World Wide Web," or notify Susan Hardy at <susan@w3.org> and cc Judy Brewer at <jbrewer@w3.org>.

Travel note:

Nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport (five minute taxi ride).


Saturday 20 March 1999

Interest Group, Education and Outreach Group

13:30 - 14:00 Refreshments & introductions
14:00 - 16:00 WAI Interest Group meeting
16:00 - 16:15
16:15 - 18:15 WAI Education & Outreach Working Group
19:00 Dinner:
Dinner to be arranged at a local restaurant (self-paid).

Sunday 21March 1999

WAI Protocols and Formats Working Group (PFWG), tentative agenda:

PARTICIPATION NOTE: Please note that while the PFWG is generally open only to W3C Member organizations and invited technical experts, the morning and lunch parts of the session will be opened to interested individuals who read background materials to be posted on this page and who have the permission of either Co-Chair -- Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net> or Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>.

8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 XML & XHTML Modularization; Ruby/Grid layout [Open session with permission of the Chair]
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 Xlink/Xptr; SVG logic vs layout [Open session with permission of the Chair]
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 DOM2 events; XSL transformation ; Web Characterization [Closed session]
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Review of PF liaison & coordination with other W3C Working Groups, and organization of PFWG work.

Preparation (additional detail to be added)

Judy Brewer
Daniel Dardailler

Last updated:  March 11, 1999

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