Hands-On Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) @ SXSW Interactive 2009

Posted on Saturday, 9 August 2008 by Steve Faulkner

south by south west 2009.

Martin Kliehm has proposed a panel for South by Southwest (SXSW) held March 13-17, 2009 in Austin, Texas. : ‘Hands-On Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)’ .

Martin writes:

A panel with many hands-on examples of real world (ARIA) implementations presented together with Gez Lemon, Steve Faulkner (both working for The Paciello Group) and a developer from Mozilla/IBM (as yet unknown).

If you are going to SXSW 2009 and would be interested in attending this panel or just want to help us get this panel off the ground, create an account (you won’t be spammed) and vote using the SXSW Interactive panel picker (before 29th August).

Hopefully we will see you there!

About Steve Faulkner

Steve is the Technical Director at TPG. He joined The Paciello Group in 2006 and was previously a Senior Web Accessibility Consultant at vision australia. He is the creator and lead developer of the Web Accessibility Toolbar accessibility testing tool. Steve is a member of several groups, including the W3C Web Platforms Working Group and the W3C ARIA Working Group. He is an editor of several specifications at the W3C including HTML 5.1, ARIA in HTML, Notes on Using ARIA in HTML and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. He also develops and maintains HTML5accessibility.

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