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EOWG F2F May 2018

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Knowbility. Thanks Sharron and others who made it happen.


Dates: 17-18 May

Meeting location: Knowbility Business Office
1033 La Posada Drive, Suite 307
Austin, TX 78757

Closest hotel is Crown Plaza. For discount rate ($100/night), call and say that you're working with "Knowbility".

Observers are welcome, with prior permission from the EOWG Chairs.

Materials to read in preparation


Thursday 17 May 2018

WCAG 2.1 SC Understanding doc notes

Text Spacing
  • What falls under content NOT implemented using markup languages? These would not apply?
  • Does the Understanding Doc discuss where this would not be applied? (PDF, other...)

Friday 18 May 2018

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM - BREAKFAST
  • 9:00 - 10:30 AM - Business Case
  • 10:30 - 10:45 AM - BREAK
  • 10:45 - 12:00 PM - WCAG 2.1 Understanding docs persona quotes (continued)
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH
  • 1:00 - 4:00 PM - Break-out worksessions:
    • ...


Ideas for topics

All ideas welcome for discussion, please add yours.

  • Business Case
  • Statements — accessibility statement info & generator (Shadi)
  • 2.1 changes — Things we need to create or change for WCAG 2.1! (Shawn)
  • 2.1 Understanding Document Editing
  • Laws and Policies — Policies resource and how it relates to UN CRPD (GitHub Issue 205)
  • [new] personas — consider adding persona(s) to cover quotes in WCAG 2.1 Understanding docs (Shawn)
  • [summary — idea (name)]


Expected participation in F2F survey

Attending in person

(Please add if you will be available the full days or not.)

Attending Thursday and Friday:

  • Brent Bakken
  • Chris O'Brien
  • Howard Kramer
  • Robert Jolly
  • Shawn - all day both days!
  • Shadi
  • Sharron Rush
  • Nic Steenhout

Attending Thursday only:

Attending Friday only:

By phone

We are currently not planning to have a phone connection. If you strongly want to participate by phone, please let us know.

  • Eric Velleman (for the Accessibility Statements session)

Cannot participate

  • Stephane Deschamps
  • Andrew Arch :(
  • Sarah Pulis
  • Sylvie Duchateau
  • Eric Eggert (Unfortunately I have to be in Germany the following weekend, and my flight options are limited.)
  • Kris Anne Kinney
  • Norah Sinclair
  • Laura Keen