WAI-Tools Open Meeting
Online, 22 September 2020

An EU Project

Invitation

WAI-Tools Project invites web accessibility practitioners, evaluation and quality assurance tool vendors, website owners, European monitoring bodies, researchers, and users to participate in an online Open Meeting to learn about results from the WAI-Tools Project, including:

We encouraged participation from people interested in:

We particularly invite participants involved in related efforts in Europe and internationally, with interest in accessibility conformance testing. This Open Meeting will be held online on Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 14:00 to 17:00 Central European Standard Time (CEST).

Background

The WAI-Tools Project drives web accessibility evaluation and repair by carrying out key efforts in the vendor-neutral environment of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It draws together key expertise from industry, public bodies, and research to develop common understanding of web accessibility requirements.

This Open Meeting is held as part of the project efforts to engage with the broader community throughout the development of the project deliverables, to help ensure consensus and uptake by European and international stakeholders. Participants will learn about the objectives and deliverables of the project, interim project results, and about potential opportunities for participation and collaboration.

Agenda

Draft agenda will be updated.

WAI-Tool staff will present project deliverables and highlighted particular points for collaboration. Participants are invited to provide input on potential aspects to consider throughout the project.

The following times are in CEST (UTC+2):

Logistics

This meeting will take place on the Zoom teleconference system with real-time captioning. Connection details will be sent by email to registered participants; please see information on registration directly below.

Registration

Participation is free, and registration is required by 21 September 2020.

Contacts

This meeting is organized through the WAI-Tools Project. If you have questions, contact Shadi Abou-Zahra (Scientific Coordinator).

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