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LEAD-ME Workshop "Future of Digital Accessibility"

9 July 2024

Linz, Austria

On July 9th, the LEAD-ME COST (CA19142) Action (https://lead-me-cost.eu) will host a workshop on "The Future of Digital Accessibility." This workshop will explore the perceptions of designers, developers, end-users, and policymakers on the future of accessibility. We will examine various perspectives on the advancements, challenges, and promising avenues for fostering inclusive digital content creation and consumption. The workshop will be co-located with the ICCHP conference in Linz, Austria.

Some of the key topics to be addressed are:

We would like to invite all interested LEAD-ME members to participate in this workshop actively. The workshop is intended mainly for those of you who are working on or researching digital media design. The LEAD-ME Action can reimburse up to 21 participants of its Work Groups to attend the workshop. Additionally, we can accommodate more participants with their own funding.

Workshop location: Loft B, UniCenter, 2. Floor.

Workshop Program: The Future of Digital Accessibility

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Opening Remarks and Introduction

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Group Discussions

Participants will be divided into groups, each focusing on one of the following topics:

Each group will discuss and anticipate future challenges and solutions related to their topic.

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break

10:45 AM - 12:30 PM Session 1 and Session 2 - Current situation

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Session 3 - Looking into the future

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Session 4 - Discussion with All Participants and Questionnaire preparation

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Next day planning

Logistics and Other Events

How to get to the event: https://icchp.org/node/21727#way

The workshop is co-located with the ICCHP conference. In addition to the main ICCHP conference (taking place from 10 to 12 July), which is a paid event, there are some free events that you may want to attend.