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Monday, October 9 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Web Accessibility: Making Websites Usable for Everyone

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Web Accessibility is for everyone – it means making Websites flexible enough to meet a broad range of preferences, needs, and situations. This includes not only individuals with visual, auditory or physical disabilities but anyone with limited Internet connectivity, temporary disabilities (e.g. a broken arm), or changing abilities due to aging.

This session will cover Web Accessibility standards, development, tools, and techniques, including:

  • Specific HTML, CSS and JavaScript techniques for Web Accessibility 
  • WCAG 2.0 AA - these standards will be covered in depth including code samples, compliance checklists and legal implications of non-compliance. 
  • The four main areas of accessibility: Visual, Audio, Physical and Cognitive 
  • The primary tools for testing Web Accessibility: browser plugins, compliance tools, and the NVDA Screen Reader 
  • A survey of resources and certification organizations for ensuring compliance

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Will Jayroe

Senior Solutions Architect, UI+UX Strategy, Travelport
Will Jayroe is a technologist, futurist and speaker who specializes in Solutions Architecture, Front-End Technology, User Experience, and Visual / Interaction Design. | | Will has worked for companies from the Fortune 500 to San Francisco start-ups, including: AutoTrader.com... Read More →

Monday October 9, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal St. New Orleans, LA 70130
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