[Athen] Web accessibility conference in San Jose, CA
Sean J Keegan
skeegan at stanford.edu
Tue Oct 19 10:31:48 PDT 2010
Just a note about Access U West - a Web accessibility conference that
will be happening in January in San Jose, CA. It is a great conference
and there are some excellent speakers who will be talking about emerging
accessibility issues for the Web. More details available below!
Web accessibility - you know you need it, now you can get it in one, two
or three days of classes in sunny California in January. In October, the
21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act became law.
Learn what that means to you and how you can most effectively implement
AccessU West is the premier web accessibility training conference:
Date: January 10-12, 2011
Learn from world renowned accessibility experts to improve your design
skills and to understand the both the need and the techniques for
inclusive IT design. From the basics to the bleeding edge, AccessU will
provide the resources you need.
AccessU offers three tracks to meet your needs:
Make it Accessible – The Design/Development Track for people creating
content, software, web sites and multimedia. All the how-to knowledge
you need to be sure that people with disabilities can use what you
create to make accessibility part of your design strategy.
Make it Usable – The Usability Track for people creating or evaluating
technology. Learn how to make sure that your websites and software are
usable by everyone, including people with disabilities.
Set the Direction – The Policy and Administration Track for
administrators, managers and policy makers. Know the laws, and learn how
to set up a program that works for your company and your team.
This is a tremendous professional development opportunity for
individuals, as well as a way for companies and organizations to
demonstrate to their customers that they are committed to usability and
You can choose from one, two or three days of workshops:
Space is limited! A group rate is available with the registration of six
or more people from the same organization/association. Contact
kim at knowbility.org for discount details.
This institute is produced by Knowbility.org, a nonprofit based in
Austin, Texas. Knowbility's mission is to ensure barrier-free I.T. -
supporting the independence of people with disabilities by promoting the
use and improving the availability of accessible information technology.
Sponsorship opportunities are available! See the web site for more
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