Track chairs:

  • Tiago Guerreiro (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Simon Harper (University of Manchester, UK)


We invite research contributions to the User Experience and Accessibility track at the 30th edition of the Web Conference series (formerly known as WWW), to be held April 19-23, 2021 in Ljubljana, Slovenia (

Submissions should present significant contributions to design, systems, tools, scientific understanding, methodology, or social issues in the context of web accessibility and the experience of users. And can include both enabling Web technologies and studies of how Web technologies are used and experienced by people.

Relevant topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Security, Ethics, and Inclusion
  • Internet of Things/ Web of Things
  • Zero UI and Conversational Interfaces
  • Automation for the Web
  • Mobile and Wearable Technology
  • Adaptive Assistive Technology
  • Customizable Learning, Learning Technology, and Education
  • Inclusive Technology
  • Transforming User Experience
  • Adjustments for Older Adults
  • People with Learning Difficulties
  • AI and Machine Learning for User Needs
  • Standards & Evaluation
  • Expectations and Evaluation of Automation by People with Disabilities
  • Adapting to User Needs Using Limited or Small Data
  • Infrastructure for Broad Accessibility Adoption

Or any other topic relevant to The Web Conference where the key contribution is related to accessibility or the experiences of the user. Finally, it is expected that, in most cases, a paper’s research contributions will be validated through research activities conducted within the target user groups. Papers that include a technical contribution without being validated through research activities with representative users are unlikely to be accepted.

Submission guidelines, relevant dates, and important policies can be found at

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