DSAI 2012 NEWS - Number 6

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4th International Conference on Software Development for Enhancing 
Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion. 
Please visit DSAI 2012 website: http://dsai2012.utad.pt
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HIGHLIGHTS 
.   The clock is ticking: submission deadline is tomorrow March 2, 2012
.   How to submit your paper
.   DSAI 2012 Committees 
.   Conference Locations
.   About DSAI 2012 NEWS


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The clock is ticking: submission deadline is tomorrow March 2, 2012

Welcome to DSAI 2012. The 4th International Conference on Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion (DSAI 
2012) will take place in July 19-22, 2012, in the Douro Region, Portugal, with the support of the Northern Region Coordination Commission.

We invite authors to submit papers in the following and related main areas:
.   Software and Web accessibility
.   Interfaces and interaction
.   Technologies
.   E-health
.   Ageing  
.   Case studies

Please also add DSAI 2012 important dates to your calendar:
-  March 2, 2012     - Paper submission (Extended)
-  March 26, 2012    - Notification of acceptance
-  April 16, 201     - Deadline for registration and camera ready papers
-  July 19-22, 2012  - DSAI 2012 conference

For more information and updates please visit the Conference website regularly: http://dsai2012.utad.pt.

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How to submit your paper

Paper submission to the Conference is now open. A detailed list of suggested topics can be found in the call for papers. You may submit your paper at the DSAI 2012 here: http://dsai2012.utad.pt/openconf.

All accepted papers of the conference will be published in Procedia-Computer Science Journal  (ISSN: 1877-0509) by Elsevier and will be indexed byScienceDirect, Scopus, Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).

Accepted papers must be a maximum of 8 pages long. Electronic submissions inaccessible PDF electronic format are strongly recommended. Authors are requested to adhere to the conference format (author guidelines for LaTeX andWord) in preparing the camera ready version of their contribution. Also, the review comments included in the acceptance notification must be taken into account.

For more information regarding DSAI 2012 submission visit: http://dsai2012.utad.pt/?page_id=45

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DSAI 2012 Committees

Conference Chair
	• Leontios Hadjileontiadis – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Conference Co-Chairs
	• Robert Todd – Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) – Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
	• João Rodrigues – University of Algarve, Portugal

Special Tracks Organization Chair
	• Hugo Paredes – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Special Tracks Organizers
	• Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo – aDeNu-UNED/Sidar Foundation, Spain
	• Jennifer George – SAE Institute, United Kingdom
	• Paul Gnanayutham – University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
	• Paulo Novais – University of Minho, Portugal
	• Paulo Moura Oliveira – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Robert Todd – Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
	• Simone Leal Ferreira – Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brazil
	• Tassos Mikropoulos – University of Ioannina, Greece

Workshops Organizers
	• Daniela Braga – Microsoft, USA, ADETTI-IUL, Portugal
	• Miguel Sales Dias – Microsoft, Portugal, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
	• Ramiro Gonçalves – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Organization Committee Chair
	• Paulo Martins – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Organization Committee
	• Ana Margarida Maia – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• António Pereira – Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
	• António Sousa – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Emanuel Peres – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Gonçalo Matos – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Hugo Fernandes – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Ricardo Rodrigues Nunes – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Steering Committee
	• João Barroso – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Leontios Hadjileontiadis – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
	• Francisco Godinho – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• Vítor Santos – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
	• José Bulas Cruz – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

Scientific Committee
	• António Coelho – Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto , Portugal
	• António Teixeira – DETI/IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro , Portugal
	• Antti Raike – Aalto University , Finland
	• Benjamim Fonseca – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , Portugal
	• Bernhard Stoeger – University of Linz , Austria
	• Cecilia Sik Lanyi – University of Pannonia, Hungary
	• Christian Liesen – University of Applied Sciences of Special Needs Education , Switzerland
	• Claude Moulin – University of Technology, Compiegne , France
	• Daniel Gonçalves – IST/UTL / INESC-ID , Portugal
	• Daniela Braga – Microsoft, United States
	• Dick Lunenborg – Bartiméus , Netherlands
	• Donal Fitzpatrick – Dublin City University , Ireland
	• Eleni Efthimiou – ILSP-Institute for Language and Speech Processing / ATHENA RC , Greece
	• Enrico Pontelli – New Mexico State University , United States
	• Fabrice Maurel – University of Basse-Normandie , France
	• Frank Groben – Institut for blind and visually impaired children, Luxembourg
	• Franz Puehretmair – Kompetenznetzwerk KI-I , Austria
	• Frode Eika Sandnes – Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences , Norway
	• Gabriel Pires – ISR-UC / IPT , Portugal
	• Gael Dias – University of Caen Basse-Normandie , France
	• Gerhard Nussbaum – KI-I , Austria
	• Grigori Evreinov – School of Information Sciences, University of Tampere , Finland
	• Gustavo Rossi – Universidad Nacional de La Plata , Argentina
	• Hans-Heinrich Bothe – Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Germany
	• Jennifer George – SAE Institute , United Kingdom
	• João Varajão – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , Portugal
	• John Gill – John Gill Technology Ltd , United Kingdom
	• Jose Luis Sevillano – University of Seville, Spain
	• José Alves Diniz – Technical University of Lisbon , Portugal
	• José Antonio Borges – Instituto Tércio Pacitti de Aplicações e Pesquisas Computacionais da UFRJ , Brazil
	• Julio Abascal – University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea , Spain
	• Katsuhito Yamaguchi – Nihon University , Japan
	• Klaus Miesenberger – University of Linz , Austria
	• Laura Burzagli – CNR , Italy
	• Lenka Lhotska – Czech Technical University in Prague , Czech Republic
	• Leonel Morgado – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , Portugal
	• Ling-fu Meng – Department of Ocupational Therapy, Chang Gung University , Taiwan
	• Lisbeth Harms – Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen , Denmark
	• Luís Garcia – Instituto Politécnico de Beja – Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão , Portugal
	• Luis Gonzalez Garcia – Spanish National Organization of the Blind (ONCE) / University of Santiago de Compostela , Spain
	• Manuel Cota – University of Vigo, Spain
	• Marlene Hilzensauer – University of Klagenfurt, Austria
	• Maria Teresa Segarra – IT / Telecom Bretagne , France
	• Mariluz Guenaga – Deusto Foundation , Spain
	• Miguel Sales Dias – Microsoft, Portugal
	• Morten Tollefsen – Media Lunde Tollefsen AS , Norway
	• Paul Gnanayutham – University of Portsmouth , United Kingdom
	• Paula Morais – Universidade Portucalense , Portugal
	• Paulo Novais – Universidade do Minho , Portugal
	• Pier Luigi Emiliani – National Research Council (CNR) , Italy
	• Ramiro Gonçalves – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , Portugal
	• Stavroula Ntoa – FORTH – ICS, Greece
	• Stephen Hansen – Univesity of Western Sydney, Australia
	• Vítor Filipe – University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , Portugal
	• Willibald Kremser – Austrian Computer Society (OCG) , Austria
	• Wolfram Wöß – Johannes Kepler University Linz , Austria
	• Yehya Mohamad – Fraunhofer FIT , Germany

For more information and updates regarding DSAI 2012 committees visit: 
http://dsai2012.utad.pt/?page_id=45

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Conference Locations

DSAI 2012 will take place July 19-22, 2012, in the Douro Region, Portugal. The conference includes a 3-day river cruise in the Douro River, starting in 
Porto, going upriver until Peso da Régua and back to Porto. The conference registration includes accommodation and meals during the river cruise (no hotel reservation is required during the conference).

For more information regarding DSAI 2012 locations visit: http://dsai2012.utad.pt/?page_id=47

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About DSAI 2012 NEWS

The DSAI 2012 NEWS is a newsletter that contains information about the 4th International Conference on Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion. If you have any questions or comments please contact DSAI 2012 Organizing Committee - dsai2012@utad.pt.

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Acknowledgements

DSAI2012  project applied for funding under the ON.2, Priority V - Governance and Institutional Capacity Building,  field of "Promotion and Institutional 
Capacity Building - Internationalization" integrated into the Specific Objective of "Promoting Capacity Building and Regional and Local Development"  to be co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the North Portugal Regional Operational Programme

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