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The Commonwealth eAccessibility Ministerial Summit

To coincide with the Paralympics, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation and UK Government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport are co-hosting the Commonwealth eAccessibility Summit on the 30th and 31st August 2012 at the Institute of Directors in London.

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Taking Accessibility Mainstream: Making the Case for an International Society of Accessibility Professionals

Alongside this year's CSUN Conference in San Diego, the Accessibility Interoperability Alliance (AIA) - the technical & engineering division of the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) - is hosting a one day event entitled Taking Accessibility Mainstream. The event will provide a forum for discussion around the need to ensure that accessibility is an integral part of the training, education and career development of all ICT professionals the world over.

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The Problem Comes First

On Thursday, September 21st, the Helen Hamlyn Centre at the Royal College of Art are hosting their annual show; this year the event entitled "The Problem Comes First" showcases the Helen Hamlyn Centre's innovative work, demonstrating their pragmatic and user-centred approach to design.

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A11yHack event

The first 2 day A11yHack event was held in Birmingham last week, on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd June 2011, getting developers, accessibility professionals and disabled people together, bringing the human factor to the design and development of accessible technologies

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Making eAccessibility a reality in the UK: Where we are and where we could be

eAccessibility in the UK sits within the wider EU legislative framework and is broadly concerned with policy development around the accessibility of all things digital. As such, the UK Government has created the eAccessibility Forum and brought Government, Industry and thevThird Sector together to look at policy and implementation.

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