Internet and WWW Standards

The emergence of the World Wide Web has made it possible for individuals with computer and telecommunications equipment to interact as never before. For elderly and disabled persons the Web holds great promises of transforming past barriers into accessible information gain.

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International Standards

IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc

801 International Parkway, 5th Floor, PMB#112, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, USA.
Tel: +1 407 362 7783; Fax: +1 407 284 1265
Web: www.imsglobal.org

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 35/WG 3 - Graphical Symbols

ISO/TC 159/SC 4/WG 5 - Software Ergonomics and Human-Computer Dialogues
Convenor: Dr. Susan Harker

Internet Engineering Task Force

IETF Secretariat, c/o NeuStar, Inc., Corporate Headquarters, 46000 Center Oak Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166, USA.
Tel: +1 571 434 3500, Fax: +1 571 434 3535
Email: iesg-secretary@ietf.org; Web: www.ietf.org

Committees and Working Groups:

AVT - Audio / Video Transport
Chairperson

ECRIT - Emergency Context Resolution With Internet Technologies
Chairperson

MMUSIC - Multiparty Multimedia Session Control
Chairperson

SIMPLE - SIP For Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions
Chairperson

SIP - Session Initiation Protocol
Chairperson

SIPPING - Session Initiation Proposal Investigation
Chairperson

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Contact details for Europe, Middle East, and Africa:
ERCIM, 2004, route des Lucioles, BP 93, 06902 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 38 50 76; Fax: +33 4 92 38 78 22
Email: jerome@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Contact details for Japan and Korea:
Keio University, 5322 Endo, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-8520, Japan.
Tel: +81 466 49 1170; Fax: +81 466 49 1171
Email: hagino@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Contact details for all other countries, including the Americas and Australia:
MIT, 32 Vassar Street, Room 32-G515, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
Tel: +1 617 253 2613; Fax: +1 617 258 5999
Email: susan@w3.org; Web: www.w3.org

Committees and Working Groups:

AU WG - Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairman: Jutta Treviranus

PF WG - Protocols and Formats Working Group
Chairman: Alfred S. Gilman

TT WG - Timed Text Working Group
Chairman: Glenn Adams

UA WG - User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairman: Jim Allan

WCAG WG - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
Chairpersons: Gregg Vanderheiden; Loretta Guarino Reid

XForms WG - Forms Working Group
Co-Chairman: Steven Pemberton


European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

650 Route des Lucioles, F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00; Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Email: helpdesk@etsi.org; Web: www.etsi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

TCHF / STF 324 - Extending e-Inclusion for Public Internet Access Points (PIAPs)

National Standards in Europe

Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Glasnevin, IE-Dublin 9, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 807 38 00; Fax: +353 1 807 38 38
Email: nsai@nsai.ie; Web: www.nsai.ie

Spain

Asociacion Espanola de Normalizacion y Certificacion

Génova 6, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
Tel: +34 914 326 000; Fax: +34 913 103 172
Email: info@aenor.es; Web: www.aenor.es

Committees and Working Groups:

AEN/CTN 139/SC 8 - Systems and Devices For Elderly People and Persons With Disabilities

United Kingdom

British Standards Institute (BSI)

389 Chiswick High Road, London W4 4AL, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 20 8996 9000; Fax: +44 20 8996 7001
Email: cservices@bsi-global.com; Web: www.bsi-global.com

Committees and Working Groups:

PH/9

 


Other National Standards

Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan.
Email: jisc@meti.go.jp; Web: www.jisc.go.jp

Committees and Working Groups:

X - Information Processing

Korea

Ministry of Information and Communication

Web: www.mic.go.kr

United States of America

New York State Office for Technology

State Capitol, Empire State Plaza, P.O. Box 2062, Albany , NY 12220, USA
Tel: +1 518 402 2537; Fax: +1 518 474 1196
Email: customer.relations@oft.state.ny.us; Web: www.oft.state.ny.us

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