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Web Accessibility: What Do You Need to Know?

June 29, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
MTV-LMK2 (Next to the Google Visitor Center) 1883 Landings Dr Mountain View, CA 94043

Free.  RSVP on Eventbrite @ http://bit.ly/1WPnkQb

There is free parking.  

Due to security at the venue, please send any requests to transfer your ticket by June 27.

What do you need to know about accessibility for developing websites? And where do you go for more information?

Featured speakers Gian Wild, CEO of AccessibilityOz, and Rob Dodson, our host and developer advocate at Google, discuss the technical aspects of web accessibility, what's important, and where you can get more information (beyond the basics).

This event is targeted at developers who are new (or newer) to accessibility, but anyone interested in improving the experience for everyone is welcome to attend.  

About the Speakers

Gian Wild has worked in the accessibility industry since 1998. Among her many accomplishments, she spent six years working on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG2) with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Rob Dodson focuses on Web Components and Accessibility. His mission is to fight for a better web and to help developers build great experiences. You can catch him every other week on his YouTube series "Polycasts" or on his blog at robdodson.me.

What Else Do You Get?

In addition to knowledge, attendees get three months access to the AccessibilityOz OzWiki: a database of more than a thousand accessibility errors, screenshots, code and solutions.

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Online Accessibility Program
Contact Email: 
moltrup@stanford.edu