Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion
 
DSAI
Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility
and Fighting Info-exclusion
8-9 November, 2007. Vila Real campus of University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD)
Programme
Thursday, 8th November
9:00 Reception Welcome and registration Hall
9:30 Opening   “Geociências” Auditorium
9:45 Plenary Session Prof. Leontios Hadjileontiadis
The Role of Biofeedback in Everyday Applications for People with Disabilities
10:45 Coffee Break Hall
11:00 Workshop Session W1 - Iteach of DSAI2007
“Geociências” Auditorium
W2 - Accessibility Challenges of Virtual Worlds Workshop Room 1
W4 - Usability / accessibility of mobile communication / navigation devices (1st part) Library auditorium*
13:00 Lunch “Codessais’s” canteen
14:30 Session 1 Software and Web Accessibility “Geociências” Auditorium
  Methodological Consideration of End User Development for Accessibility - Necessities of Blind Students Studying Informatics at University Level
Ronald Vargas, Ann Bygholm, Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld
Accessibility in the Learning management system LMS - Moodle - in the context of the project "Estaleiro da Ciência"
Nuno Regadas, Júlio Santos, Bruno Giesteira
Support of a special student using assistive technologies in a regular school: perspectives from a rehabilitation engineer Professional
Luis Garcia
Adapting 3D Controllers for Use in Virtual Worlds
Pedro Cardoso, Marco Melo, Nuno Gomes, Aidan Kehoe, Leonel Morgado
16:10 Coffee Break Hall
16:30 Session 2 Interfaces and interaction “Geociências” Auditorium
  Problems and Barriers in Information and Communications Technology Usage among Senior Citizens in Finland
Elina Jokisuu, Marja Kankaanranta, Pekka Neittaanmäki.
Portuguese E-Commerce Sites, Accessibility and Usability Analysis and Their Impact in Users With Special Needs
Joaquim Faias, Carla Lopes
Braille Matrix
Pedro Santana, Tiago Guerreiro, Joaquim Jorge
Development of an eelectronic scholar notebook for students with special needs
Luís Alexandre, Luís Garcia, Luís Bruno
18:30 End of the sessions
20:00 Social dinner “Régua Douro” Hotel
Friday, 9th November
9:00 Reception   Hall
9:30 Workshop Session W3 - Speech Technology for Accessibility “Geociências” Auditorium
10:45 Coffee Break Hall
11:00 Workshop Session W4 – Usability/ accessibility of mobile communication/navigation devices - 2nd part* Workshop Room 2
13:00 Lunch “Codessais’s” canteen
14:30 Session 3 Technologies “Geociências” Auditorium
  Sonification of Form and Movement for Visual-Impared Users
Jorge Simão, Pedro Campos, Pedro Silva
Speech Enabled Interface to Home Automation for Disabled or Elderly People
Carlos Abreu, António Teixeira, José Fonseca
Automating Home Appliances for Elderly and Impaired People: The B-Live Approach
Paulo Bartolomeu, José Fonseca, Vasco Santos, Alexandre Mota
Smart pantry: integration models with electronic commerce solutions
João Cardoso, Rui Jaulino, João Varajão, Vitor Fernandes, António Cunha
16:10 Coffee Break Hall
16:30 Workshop’s results and DSAI conclusions “Geociências” Auditorium
18:30 Closing session

*See detailed programme of Workshop 4

Other suggestions:
  • Plan a visit to CERTIC - Rehabilitation Engineering Centre on Information and Communication Technologies – at “Engenharias 2” building, 1st floor (ask for timetable for visits at the registration desk)
  • Visit our room with reading aids: anytime at UTAD’s Library
  • Companion tour programme: Thursday (previous registration)
  • Social Dinner – registrations available until 12:00 (30€)
Sponsors - World Usability Day
Sponsors - Microsoft
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