The Second International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Accessibility (ICTA 2009)

Venue: Hammamet

Location: Hammamet, Tunisia

Event Date/Time: May 07, 2009 End Date/Time: May 09, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 08, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jan 08, 2009
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Description

After the success of ICTA 07, held in April 2007 under the high patronage
of the first Lady of Tunisia with more than 300 attendees from about 30 countries, the
Second International Conference on ICT and Accessibility will take place in
the beautiful town of Hammamet from 07 to 09 May 2009. ICTA 09 will provide
a unique forum for all research related to ICT and e-accessibility. This
conference addresses new trends and challenges, emerging technologies and
progress in standards relevant to today's fast moving areas of Information
and Communication Technologies. It will also discuss how e-accessibility can
be supported and improved.

ICTA 09 will devote a particular attention to e-learning and e-accessibility.
In fact, the main objective of e-learning is to provide instruction and
education to all kind of learners independently of their different places,
different cultures or of different abilities. With this vision, e-learning
should be barrierless and accessible for all. Furthermore, W3C's Web
Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has developed a series of guidelines which
help to ensure that Web resources can be accessed by people with
disabilities. However, the accessibility of e-learning provides additional
challenges that may not be faced when providing access to other Web
resources.

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