Web Unleashed 2015
Web Dev
  • 2015-09-16 00:00:00 2015-09-17 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2015 Toronto FITC
  • Toronto

Presentation

Overview

Join accessibility professionals from Shopify, TELUS, Scotiabank and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario (ADO) for a discussion on web accessibility, and accessible digital products.

The Accessibility Directorate is the department of the Ontario Government responsible for implementing and enforcing Ontario’s web accessibility requirements. The Directorate’s representatives will provide insight into Ontario’s accessibility laws and offer a wide variety of accessibility tools.

Panelists from Shopify, TELUS and Scotiabank will share their organizations’ experience with digital accessibility – touching on UX, testing and development best practices – shipping accessible products and meeting the accessibility legislation, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Attendees will learn about

  1. How Ontario’s accessibility standards impact digital products
  2. Examples and case studies from panelists on how to manage accessibility
  3. The AODA and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  4. Accessibility community, resources, tools and support