Web Unleashed 2014

2014-09-17 00:00:00 2014-09-18 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2014 By attending Web Unleashed, you will get up-to-date on the skills to push you ahead in your career. You'll also have the opportunity to network and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Toronto FITC Toronto

Overview

There are a lot of good reasons why we should ship accessible web products, including the legislative imperative. But how do we build them accessible and what does the development lifecycle look like? Who owns accessibility?

In this talk, George Zamfir will present tried-and-tested strategies for designing, coding and testing accessibility. Whether you’re building web products for your clients or you represent an organization in need of accessible web products, this talk is for you.

Objective

Get acquainted with accessibility, why it matters and how to make it happen.

Target Audience

Designers, developers, content strategists, testers; in general anyone who is involved in shipping web products.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Web design and/or development

Five things audience members will learn

  1. What web accessibility is
  2. The legislative landscape
  3. Benefits of accessible web products
  4. Where accessibility fits in the project lifecycle
  5. Role-based accessibility