AGENDA: W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
First Technical Meeting

Minutes are now available for this meeting.

Date: Thursday, May 22, 1997
Schedule: Start 9:00 am with continental breakfast
Close 04:00 pm
Location: W3C/INRIA Sophia-Antipolis
2004, route des Lucioles
(Sophia is near Nice, south of France)
Contacts: Daniel Dardailler (danield@w3.org) and Marie-Line Ramfos (ramfos@w3.org)

Intention/Goal: The goal of this meeting is to start working on the technical issues at stake in the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). It follows the W3C HTML and CSS working group meetings held at the same location and of course both HTML and CSS will be discussed (along with other topics)

09:00 - 09:30 Arrival - Continental Breakfast
09:30 - 010:00 Introduction: Daniel Dardailler, Project Coordinator, W3C
Round-table presentation
10:00 - 11:15 HTML
Review of recent HTML (cougar) additions related to accessibility (FORM, OBJECT, TITLE, LANG, etc)
Status and future of ICADD work (TABLE).
Phonetic support in HTML
11:15 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 13:00 CSS
Aural extensions
Font support
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
with a theme: discuss and sollicit ideas on education/awareness plan and programs in Europe
14:00 - 15:00 Other technical work
HTTP content/feature negocation
DOM/API work
Math support
Anything added to the agenda during the day.
15:00 - 15:30 Certification/Rating
Demo of PICS using prototype rating system.
Labelling process (label bureau)
Demo of Bobby
Integration with Check-tool and Logo campaign.
Alt-Server idea.
15:30 - 16:00 Break with Coffee/Snack
16:00 - 17:00 Certification/Rating Continuing
17:00 Closing

Note: for background information on all the above: last HTML spec, CSS proposals, etc), everything if off our web site, a click or two from the top.

Daniel Dardailler
Disabilities page