WA Accessibility Camp agenda now available

Monday, 21 July 2014 11:26am

The agenda for the WA accessibility camp to be held on 1 August 2014 is now available. The event is headlined with keynotes by Alec Coles from the Western Australian Museum based on the topic ‘An Accessible Museum for WA’, and MAA’s own Dr Scott Hollier speaking about recent advances on accessibility and cloud computing.

The full agenda is as follows:

9:15 – 9:30: Registration

Session 1 – Keynotes

9:30 – 9:45: Introduction (Morgan Strong)
9:45 – 10:15: An Accessible Museum for WA (Alec Coles)
10:15 – 10:45: Accessibility in the cloud (Dr. Scott Hollier)

10:45 – 11:00: Morning Break

Session 2 – Keynotes continued

11:00 – 11:20: A 101 to WCAG v2.0 (Julie Grundy)
11:20 – 11:40: W4A: Global Accessibility Conference coming to Perth in 2017 (Vivienne Conway)
11:40 – 12:00: Developing accessible user experience for mobile (Dan Baker)
12:00 – 12:15: Microsoft’s New Accessibility features (David Masters)

12:15 – 1:15: Lunch Break

Session 3

1:15 – 1:45: The Great Debate “PDFs are Awesome” chaired by David Vosancos

Short format session

1:45 – 2:00: Making websites with vision (Zeliha Iscel)
2:15 – 2:30: Accessibility and the law (Nick Cowie)
2:30 – 2:45: Making accessible documents (Rebecca Stringer-Krein)

2:45 – 3:00: Afternoon Break

Session 5 – Wrap Up

3:00 – 3:15: Selling accessibility in a commercial environment (Kel Henderson)
3:15 – 3:30: Achieving WCAG 2.0 AAA compliance, our journey (Katrin Chung San)
3:30 – 3:40: Awards for achievement and conclusion (Morgan Strong)

The event is sponsored by Precedent Interactive and Web Key IT. Places are limited so attendees are encouraged to complete the free registration as soon as possible. Further information can be obtained by contacting organiser Morgan Strong.


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