Meetings/TPAC 2019


AG WG Meeting at TPAC 2019

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group will meet at the Technical Plenary (TPAC) 2019 in Fukuoka, Japan the week of 16 September 2019. See the overall meeting page for conference, hotel, and travel logistics. Registration is required; early-bird registration ends 21 June 2019. Sightseeing info.

Remote Participation

Remote participation is available via WebEx.

Warning: The teleconference connections are rarely good, and it can impact the whole meeting to try and give everyone an even turn in such a large meeting.

The chairs will endeavor to make sure everyone is heard, but it is an impossible situation. Comments in IRC from remote participants will be picked up and represented by the chairs as best as possible.


All times are given in Japan Standard Time (JST) UTC+9:00. Use the session hyperlinks to ascertain agenda items in your local, dialin time.

Logistics are on the Group Schedule page.

Thursday, 19 September 2019


  • 8:00 Registration opens and Working Group gathering
  • 8:45 - 10:00 AGWG Group dynamics and expectation setting
  • 10.15 - 13:00 Silver (Mostly conformance)
Topic Documents
Project plan (high level), rough timing of AG WG moving focus Silver Project Plan Needs (extremely rough outline with gaps, no need to read through to keep up)
How to assess conformance model prototypes How to evaluate Conformance Proposals Snapshot of the working document with the process to use to evaluate the different Conformance proposals. It focused on meeting the goals for Silver Conformance.
Conformance Issues and Exceptions discussion Silver Conformance Issues and Exceptions (working document)
Migration of existing WCAG content to Silver WCAG to Silver Migration Map (working document)
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 14:30 Finalise last WCAG 2.1 technique
  • 14:30 - 17:00 WCAG 2.2 Work
    • Reviewing process
    • Reviewing status
    • Starting review of proposed SC
    • A break at around 3:30pm.

Friday, 20 September 2019


  • Work on WCAG 2.2 SC proposals. full day, but obviously having coffee & lunch breaks!

International Times

The meeting times of (roughly) 08:30 to 18:00 in Japan is:

  • London 00:30 to 10:00
  • Boston 19:30 to 05:00
  • San Fransisco 16:30 to 02:00

(World clock)