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Special tracks


DSAI 2020 special tracks are sessions organized by high-profile organizers that invite 5-6 authors in a special podium session as part of the conference program. They intend to extend the impact of the conference and promote its main goals, namely: provide a space for debate on new tendencies and software projects for populations with special needs; contribute to the creation of synergies among public and private entities, namely Industry and Universities; to share experiences and best practices.

DSAI 2020 special tracks

Accessible Technology for Students with Special Needs
Chih-Kang Yang – National DongHwa University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Contacts: ckyang@gms.ndhu.edu.tw

Ageing, ICT, Accessibility, and Inclusion: Past, Present, and Future
Sergio Sayago – Universitat de Lleida, Spain
Contact: sergio.sayago@udl.cat

Learning Technologies in Special Education and Inclusion
Tassos A. Mikropoulos – University of Ioannina, Greece
Contact: amikrop@uoi.gr

Readability as an Accessibility Factor
Ana Iglesias – Universidad Carlos III, Spain
Jorge Morato – Universidad Carlos III, Spain
Contacts: {aiglesia, jmorato}@inf.uc3m.es

Pedagogical innovative practices, technologies and inclusion: Lessons from distance learning during Covid-19
Marisa Simões Carvalho – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
António Andrade – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Contacts: {mscarvalho, aandrade}@porto.ucp.pt

Technologies for ageing in place
Ana Isabel Martins – University of Aveiro, Portugal
Anabela Silva – University of Aveiro, Portugal
Nelson Rocha Pacheco – University of Aveiro, Portugal
Contacts: {anaisabelmartins, asilva, npr}@ua.pt

Web Accessibility & The European WAD Directive
Carlos Velasco – Fraunhofer FIT
Mohamad Yehya – Fraunhofer FIT
Contacts: {carlos.velasco, yehya.mohamad}@fit.fraunhofer.de

Paper revision, selection and submission

  • The special track organizer is responsible for having each paper reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  • The special track organizer will make the final selection of papers for the session.
  • The special track organizer must email all accepted authors information to specialtracks@dsai.ws, by the general notification deadline. DSAI 2020 organization committee will then send official invitation letters and registration information to the authors.
  • All authors accepted for the special track are required to register and provide full payment by the conference registration deadline.
  • All final papers must be received by the conference final submission deadline and must adhere to the DSAI 2020 final paper formatting requirements outlined at the conference web site at http://www.dsai.ws/2020.
  • The special track organizer will act as chairman of the special track at the conference.
  • The special track organizer’s paper can be reviewed by DSAI 2020 scientific committee upon request.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: All papers MUST be submitted via the submission system (identical for paper submission in the Main Track). For that, authors must choose the Special Track submission link (instead the Main track submission link). Special Tracks Chairs can manage all process within this system. Other information on accessibility concerns for paper submission at: http://www.dsai.ws/2020/submissions

If you have any further questions regarding the special tracks, please contact DSAI 2020 organizing committee via e-mail at specialtracks@dsai.ws, with the subject “Special track information request”.


ACM International Conference Proceedings Series

DSAI 2020 proceedings will be published in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series (ISBN: 978-1-4503-8937-2).
Accepted papers will be archived in the ACM Digital Librarygo to new site ACM Digital Library