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Face-to-face Meetings -- WAI Groups

Dates:  Saturday-Sunday 15-16 May 1999 Following WWW8
Location: Toronto, Canada


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


This meeting is for participants of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Interest Group (IG), Evaluation & Repair Working/Interest Group (ER), Protocols & Formats Working Group (PF), and Authoring Tools Guidelines Working Group (AU) who have pre-registered for the meeting.

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 7 May 1999.


These WAI meetings will be held immediately following the Eighth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW8) in Toronto, Canada, which offers a broad range of sessions on issues related to Web applications.

The WAI meetings will be held at the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) of the University of Toronto.

Adaptive Technology Resource Centre
J.P. Robarts Library, First Floor
University of Toronto Information Commons
130 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 3H1
Telephone: (416) 978-4360
Fax: (416) 971-2629

Local contact is Jutta Treviranus, Manager of the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre and Chair of the Authoring Tools Guidelines Working Group.

Toronto Hotels

Travel note:

Nearest airport is Toronto Island Airport (5-15 minutes taxi ride, approx $10). Toronto International Airport is 45 to 90 minutes by taxi - approximately $25 to $40. Buses run hourly to major hotels for a fee of about $10 to $15. Wheelchair accessible taxis should be booked in advance, as the wait is usually in excess of one hour.

Agenda Overview


Detail: Saturday 15 May 1999

WAI Interest Group.

8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 WAI Interest Group meeting
Updates on all WAI Working Groups
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 in parallel
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 in parallel
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:30 Protocols & Formats Working Group (SVG, Events)
19:00 Dinner
Dinner to be arranged at a local restaurant (self-paid).

Detail: Sunday 16 May 1999

Authoring Tools Guidelines Working Group (all day)

8:30 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00
17:00 - 17:30 Wrap up

Preparation (additional detail to be added)

Judy Brewer
Daniel Dardailler

Last updated:  April 14, 1999

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