[Athen] Looking for Info on Web 2.0

John Foliot - Stanford Online Accessibility Program jfoliot at stanford.edu
Thu Apr 19 21:14:38 PDT 2007

Terry Thompson wrote:

> One note of clarification: Attending the WWW conference is optional.

> One could choose to attend only the W4A conference if one were so

> inclined. That's not obvious from the registration form - I had to

> ask, and that's what they told me.


> As for integration of accessibility into the larger community of Web

> 2.0 ideas, I think W4A is a positive step. It's part of the larger

> conference and occurs prior to the main conference so attendees will

> be fully emmersed in accessibility for two full days plus a banquet,

> then can take that accessibility-focused mindset into the main

> conference and contribute informed accessibility-related ideas to the

> larger discussions. That's what I expect to happen anyway. I'll be

> there, and will let you know if I'm still feeling good about it

> afterwards.


> Terry


Thanks Terry, I will check my cynicism for the moment then, and look forward
to hearing back from you.



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