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by Wendy Chisholm and Charles Pritchard
Many web designers and developers are motivated to create accessible sites because more people can use the site, more people can find the site, and more devices can access the site. As we migrate to HTML5 and CSS to develop applications, we further the opportunity to create far more inclusive results, no matter the preferences of your audience and no matter why they have those preferences: are they driving? riding in a bumpy bus? accessing content in the sun? or might they be blind?
In this session, Wendy Chisholm, co-editor of WCAG 1.0, author of Universal Design for Web Applications, and one of the leading experts in accessibility and universal access helps you understand the challenges to and solutions for creating accessible apps with web technologies. Wendy will cover WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications), accessibility and HTML5, as well as some common accessibility pitfalls when designing and developing applications, particularly on mobile and tablet devices.
Web Directions events aren’t just about sitting back and digesting, they’re also about participation, sharing your thoughts, and learning from the experiences of others.
Day 2 of Unplugged kicks off with roundtable discussions, lead by our speakers and invited experts, focussing on the most pressing topics and challenges you’re currently facing, like
and many more, in fact, anything you think needs to be discussed — let us know!
Grab a cup or two of great coffee, and some breakfast, pull up a chair, and share your thoughts and ideas with your peers and our invited experts.
12th–13th May 2011