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Go to our conference system and submit your contribution to a STS. Special Thematic Sessions Announced at ICCHP 2014
25 Years of the Web: Weaving Accessibility Chair: Shadi Abou-Zahra, W3C/WAI
Access to Mathematics and Science Chair: Arthur I. Karshmer, University of San Francisco, USA.
Accessibility and Usability of Mobile Platforms for People with Disabilities and Elderly Persons Chair: A. Darvishy, ICT-Accessibility Lab, Zurich University Of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Accessibility and Usability of Self-Service Terminals and Related Devices Chairs: Helen Petrie, University of York, UK; Jenny Darzentas, University of the Aegean, Greece.
Accessibility of Non-verbal Communication Chairs: Andreas Kunz, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; Max Mühlhäuser, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany; Klaus Miesenberger, University of Linz, Austria.
Accessible Tourism Chairs: Dimitrios Buhalis, International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, Bournemouth University, UK; Elina Michopoulou, University of Derby, Buxton, UK; Franz Pühretmair, Competence network information technology to support the integration of people with disabilities (KI-I), Austria.
Accessible Media Chair: Deborah I. Fels, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
Developing Accessible Teaching and Learning Materials within a User Centred Design Framework Chair: E.A. Draffan, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Differentiation, Individualisation and Influencing Factors in ICT-Assisted Learning for People with Special Needs Chairs: A/prof. Dr. Andreja Istenic Starcic, University of Ljubljana & University of Primorska Slovenia, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia; Nick Rushby, Editor of British Journal of Educational Technology, UK.
Digital Content and Media Accessibility Chair: David Crombie, Utrecht School of the Arts, NL
Digital Games for Older Adults with Special Needs Chair: Arlene J. Astell, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Canada & Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare, University of Sheffield, UK.
Disability and Employment: Assistive Devices Supporting Manipulation and Manual Actions in the Workplace Chairs: Mario Covarrubias, Monica Bordegoni and Umberto Cugini; Politecnico di Milano, I, Italy
Emergency Evacuation Systems for People with Disabilities. Chair: Arthur I. Karshmer, University of San Francisco, USA.
Emotions for Accessibility (E4A) Chair: Yehya Mohamad, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, Germany.
Empowerment of People with Disabilities and Digital Media Chairs: Christian Bühler, Research Institute Technology and Disability, Germany; Bastian Pelka, Sozialforschungsstelle Dortmund, Germany.
Entertainment Software Accessibility Chairs: Dominique Archambault, University Paris 8, France; Jérôme Dupire, CNAM, France.
ICT-Based Learning Technologies for Disabled and Non-Disabled People Chair: Marion Hersh, University of Glasgow, UK.
Implementation and Take-up of eAccessibility Chair: Helen Petrie, University of York, UK.
Inclusion by Accessible Social Media Chair: Harald Holone, Østfold University College, Norway.
Portable and Mobile Systems in Assistive Technolgy Chairs: Roberto Manduchi, UC Santa Cruz, USA; James Coughlan, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, USA.
Smart and Assistive Environments: Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Chairs: Gerhard Nussbaum, Stefan Parker, Competence Network Information Technology to Support the Integration of People with Disabilities, (KI-I), Austria.
Successful Service Provision and Sharing Resources Chairs: Bill Powel, bodma enterprises, USA; Joachim Klaus, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
Tactile Graphics and Models for Blind People and Recognition of Shapes by Touch Chairs: Yoshinori Teshima, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan; Susumu Oouchi, National Institute of Special Needs Education, Japan; Mamoru Fujiyoshi, National Center for University Entrance Examinations, Japan.
Text Entry for Accessible Computing Chairs: Torsten Felzer, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany; I. Scott MacKenzie, York University, Canada; Mathieu Raynal, Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, France
The Impact of PDF/UA on Accessible PDF. Chair: Olaf Drümmer, CEO of Callas Software and Member of the PDF Universal Accessibility Committee within ISO TC 171, Germany.
Towards e-Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Chairs: Cordular Edler, i n b u t, Germany; Harald Weber, University of Technology Kaiserslautern, Germany; Kerstin Matausch, Competence network information technology to support the integration of people with disabilities (KI-I), Austria.
Using Mobile Technologies to Support Individuals with Special Needs in Educational Environments. Chair: Linda Chmiliar, Athabasca University, Canada.
Special thematic sessions should be proposed
not later than January 20, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributions to a STS have to be submitted using the standard submission procedures of ICCHP at:
ICCHP Conference Tool When submitting your contribution please make sure to select the right STS under the category "STS/Session". Contributions to a STS are evaluated by the Programme Commitee of ICCHP and by the chair(s) of the STS. Please get in contact with the STS chairs for discussing your involvement and pre-evaluation of your contribution. Submission Deadline: February 1, 2014