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Changing the Web Accessibility Game Plan

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

Web accessibility for people with disabilities has certainly advanced in recent years, yet many believe that the gap between innovation and accessibility is widening. Is it time to rethink our approach to web accessibility? Is the traditional approach of following accessibility principles and guidelines optimal with web content and applications that are increasingly dynamic and rich? How can web accessibility be more mainstream and less stuffy and boring?

This panel will investigate the current effectiveness of web accessibility, discuss whether a new game plan is necessary, and present how web accessibility advocates can greatly improve their efforts and enjoyment in making the web a better, more accessible place for everyone.

LEVEL: Beginner

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Jared Smith

I have web accessibility in mind. Work @ WebAIM.org. Personal @ smithplanet.com bio from Twitter

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16 attendees

  • Stephani Roberts
  • Keith Chu
  • Jared Lewandowski
  • Jared Smith
  • Jesse Burkunk
  • Wade Austin
  • Greg Cooksey
  • luciemclean
  • Marla Erwin
  • Marty DeAngelo
  • Mark Meeker
  • Georgetta Nicol
  • patrick h. lauke
  • Sylvain Galineau
  • Stef Brooijmans
  • Ralph Brandi

7 trackers

  • Brett Bukowski
  • Annette
  • John Foliot
  • roycifer
  • Shelley Cook
  • William Lawrence
  • Eamonn Murphy

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When

Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

Where

Room 8A, Austin Convention Center

Session type

Core Conversation

Session Hash Tag

#a11ygameplan

Short URL

lanyrd.com/scrcr

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