Saturday 6th December, 2014
2:00pm to 2:45pm
The World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops guidelines widely regarded as the international standard for Web accessibility,
as well as works to ensure that the full range of core technologies of the Web, from HTML to the Semantic Web, are and remain accessible by reviewing accessibility
support across all W3C specifications.
Come learn about the latest WAI activities such as: the finalizing of ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) 1.0, work on ARIA 1.1, the progress
around Indie UI (Independent User Interface), and getting long description re-added to HTML5.
Web Accessibility advocate. Co-facilitator - W3C HTML5 a11yTF (Media). The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. bio from Twitter
John Foliot is currently an Invited Expert for Accessibility at the W3C, and an active participant in many of WAI's ongoing initiatives, as well as being a recognized and knowledgeable accessibility thought leader.
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