Everything You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

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October 15, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


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Overview

From the established Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), to recent changes to the Accessibility of Manitobans Act (AMA), to the introduction of the federal Accessible Canada Act, governments in Canada are taking steps to remove social, technical and attitudinal barriers and develop a more inclusive country with equal opportunities for all citizens to live, work, learn and do business. This of course includes the digital world. In this webinar, we’ll walk through everything your organization needs to know about web accessibility.

Learn what web accessibility is, get an overview of Canada’s provincial and federal accessibility laws, and discover some tips on how to start building an accessibility roadmap for your organization.

Who Should Attend

Marketers, Web Designers or Developers, Content Creators, Digital Managers, Communication Managers or Coordinators, and Executive Directors/CEOs.

Speaker

Jennifer ChadwickJennifer Chadwick
Lead Accessibility Strategist
SITEIMPROVE

A certified accessibility consultant, usability analyst and user experience researcher, Jennifer has been an inclusive design advocate for over 13 years. She is a subject matter expert on digital accessibility for web and mobile applications and works alongside content writers, designers, developers and marketing specialists extensively in Canada, the US and UK.

As a policy and standards advisor, she has helped customers integrate accessibility into their current processes to ensure their digital experiences are fully inclusive and compatible with assistive technology.

Jennifer is a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and participates in the Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) and WCAG Silver Community Group. She is the co-chair of the Native Mobile Testing Symposium committee and a member of the UN’s G3ict Consortium and International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP).

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