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Participate in the face-to-face meeting of the W3C WAI EOWG

Message received from Shawn Henry

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) will be meeting face-to-face on 1-2 November 2010 in Lyon, France. We plan to work on enhancing functionality of "How to Meet WCAG 2.0", redesigning the WAI website, expanding training materials, and updating evaluation resources. If you are interested in participating in EOWG, coming to this face-to-face meeting would be a good opportunity to learn more about the group. If you might want to attend, please give me a call at +1-617-395-7664 or e-mail email hidden; JavaScript is required *by Wednesday 20 October*.

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) welcomes participation from individuals and organizations to help make the Web more accessible to people with disabilities. WAI's Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) is looking for participants from industry, disability organizations, accessibility research, government, and others interested in Web accessibility. We are specifically looking for web accessibility advocates, developers, trainers, educators, evaluators, researchers, and editors to help EOWG with:
* copyediting
* drafting documents and incorporating group feedback, as a lead editor
* user interface / user interaction design
* CSS, javascript, and other development
* wiki editing
* print design
* testing with assistive technologies and adaptive strategies

You can work with WAI education and outreach through:

1. Joining the EOWG mailing list and commenting on documents in development.
To sign up for the EOWG mailing list, follow the instructions at

2. Joining as an active participant in the Working Group by committing 4 or more hours per week to EOWG work.
If you are considering this option, please read the information at and contact me to schedule a time to discuss your possible participation.

For more information on Participating in WAI generally, including a list of other Working Groups, please see

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

~Shawn Henry, EOWG Chair

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: email hidden; JavaScript is required
phone: +1.617.395.7664