Web Unleashed 2017

2017-09-25 00:00:00 2017-09-26 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2017 Drive your career to the forefront by learning the latest tools, techniques and technologies in front-end web development. Toronto FITC Toronto

Overview

Join George for a panel discussion on how to build accessible products through inclusive design and what the product development process looks like. The session will include:

  • An update from the Government of Ontario on the province’s laws related to accessible products
  • Breaking disability / accessibility myths (e.g. are text-only alternatives to websites OK?)
  • Practical accessibility resources, guidelines, tips & tricks
  • Examples of how different companies & organizations build accessible products

Objective

To increase awareness of and understanding of accessibility

Target Audience

All digital professionals including developers, designers, product managers, etc.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Would be good to have a basic knowledge of what accessibility means but is not required.

Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • How the panel & other companies are building accessible products
  • What inclusive design is and how it fits into product development
  • The latest updates in accessibility laws