OZeWAI 2012 Conference program

Thursday 29 November | Friday 30 November

Conference program for Thursday 29 November

Time Session Description Presenter
8.30am Registration | tea and coffee
9:00am 1 Welcome and housekeeping
Conference Keynote
Web Accessibility Keynote followed by discussion with the speaker Shadi Abou- Zahra, W3C
11:00am 2 Presentations
The WCAG Evaluation Methodology. Vivienne Conway, Edith Cowan University
A new Taxonomy for WCAG Compliance Sarah Pulis, Media Access Australia
AACE, an accessibility evaluation engine.
Muhammad Saleem, ECU
12.30pm LUNCH
1:30pm 3 Presentations
Creating Accessible Dynamic Resources: developing creative solutions for the web of tomorrow.
Pierre Frederiksen, Vision Australia
Achieving Accessibility in SharePoint 2010 using a good governance approach.
Neil King, Vision Australia
Recent developments in NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA), the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, including for touch screens in Windows 8 and more. James Teh, NV Access
3:30pm 4 Presentations
An update on the Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy. Andrew Arch, AGIMO
Aligning the AGIMO resource level action plans with agency level DDA action plans. Daniel Thomas, DEEWR
Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility Compliance: A Response to the National Transition Strategy Scott Hollier, Media Access Australia; Denise Woods, University of South Australia
6.00pm - 8.00pm OZeWAI BBQ Dinner, John Scott House, La Trobe University

Conference programme for Friday 30 November

Time Session Description Presenter
8.30am Registration | tea and coffee
9:00am 1 The Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure - International Participants
Introduction and discussion Liddy Nevile, Standards Australia IT-19,21; ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36, 46

Northern Hemisphere activities for gpii, Gottfried Zimmermann, Access Technologies Group, Germany;
International Standards for Accessibility, Erlend Overby, Chair, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36;
Implementations of the AfA approach, Madeleine Rothberg, WGBH Boston;
Relevant W3C work: IndieUI events specification & the User Contexts specification, Jason White, University of Melbourne

11:00am 2 Workshop/Presentations  

Small group activity - what might your clientele/people need?
What conditions might affect them?

All participants ensuring suitable representation for the developing international/Australian standard
What do we know about accessibility for people with low level reading/Internet skills?
Roger Hudson, Web Usability
Access IQ Amijjika Kumara, Sarah Pulis, Media Access Australia
12.30pm LUNCH
1:30pm 3 Presentations  
Through the Looking Glass of WCAG 2.0, and What We Found There Ruth Ellison, Stamford Interactive
Integrating Accessibility in University Computing Courses: Curriculum and Challenges Dr Justin Brown,
Edith Cowan University
What evaluation tools can (and can’t) do with some ideas for directions they might take in the future. Mark Rogers,
PowerMapper Software Ltd
3:30pm 4
Testing Tips Rhiannon Thomas, Stamford Interactive
My experience working with Accessibility in a large organisation. Things I've learnt along the way, what to watch out for, and how to get things done. Adem Cifcioglu, Director, ReCreate Web
4.30pm - 5.30pm OZeWAI Closing Drinks, John Scott House Restaurant,
La Trobe University