[Faccus] Accessibility Webinars: Aug 10 and Sept 10

Pat Lafranier pllafranier at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Aug 9 12:05:10 EDT 2010

Citizens with Disabilities - Ontario (CWDO) is hosting two free online courses (webinars). Please join us for one or both ...

Introduction to Accessibility and Planning for an Accessible Website

What is an accessible website? What role do they play in business today? Why is it beneficial for your company or organization to have one? Who benefits from an accessible website?

Technical level: Novice to intermediate
Presented by Everett Zufelt and Mike Gifford.

Date: Tuesday, August 10

Time: 1pm-2pm

Location: MC 2009 (room capacity: 35)

Registration: not required

Implementing WCAG 2.0

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Version 2.0, was published as a final W3C Recommendation Web Standard on December 11, 2008. Many private and public sectors across Canada and the globe have already moved, or are moving, to adopt these standards. This webinar is intended to share lessons learned, pitfalls, and ensure a base level of knowledge among policy makers, standards areas and web developers.

Technical level: Intermediate to Advanced

Presented by Michael Cooper from WWW Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative

Date: Friday, September 10

Time: 1pm-2pm

Location: Dana Porter Library 428 (room capacity: 36)

Registration: not required

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