W3C WAI at AHG 20-22 November in Colorado

Hi WAI Interest Group participants,

W3C WAI staff Shadi Abou-Zahra and Shawn Henry are looking forward to seeing some of you next week at:
 Accessing Higher Ground - Accessible Media, Web, and Technology Conference
 18-22 November 2019
 Colorado, USA

We will be at the following sessions:

* Making Audio and Video Media Accessible – W3C WAI Guidance
 11:15am Wednesday, November 20
 Shawn Henry
This session covers creating new media, making existing media accessible, project management (in-house and outsourced), return on investment (ROI) for organizations, and understanding the user experience. It introduces a new free online resource and invites attendees to ask questions, share experiences, and contribute to media accessibility.

* WAI Resources – Putting Accessibility Guidelines and Support Materials to Work
 9:15am Thursday, November 21
 Shawn Henry, Sharron Rush
Explore free online resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) that support digital accessibility implementation across your organization. We will present tools, tutorials, training, videos, methodologies, and other material to advance your accessibility efforts from several angles.

* WAI Curricula: Build Your Own Accessibility Courses
 3:15pm Thursday, November 21
 Shadi Abou-Zahra
Learn about open curricula that are freely available from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), to help you build your own courses and presentations on web accessibility.

* W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) 2-Way Q&A
 4:20pm Thursday, November 21
 Shawn Henry,  Sharron Rush, Shadi Abou-Zahra
Join this question and answer (Q&A) session to learn about the international standards organization W3C, and its Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). You can contribute your ideas on resources such as the in-progress Web Accessibility Curricula, specific training and presentation materials, and resources for making online learning accessible.

* Teaching Accessibility: Case studies of courses that include accessibility topics in their curricula
 12:45pm Friday, November 22
 Terrill Thompson, Korey Singleton, Shadi Abou-Zahra
In this session three speakers will review curricula components that they have used in classes that teach about accessibility in computer science, IT and web design courses. Specific resources that can incorporated into classes will be discussed. The third speaker will discuss curriculum resources developed by the World Wide Web Consortium.

To find other other sessions that will provide information on WAI work, see the full schedule from:

Best regards,


Received on Saturday, 9 November 2019 15:38:57 UTC