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November 7, 2019 · Workshop
WCAG by Example

An all-new, full-day online training about W3C's WCAG! Bring our very own Sr. Accessibility Strategist to your desktop or conference room on November 7th from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CT).

November 7, 2019 · 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM CT

Demystifying the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Composed of principles, guidelines, and testable success criteria, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is used to identify Web accessibility requirements. Countries, companies, and organizations rely on WCAG as an international recommendation. In short, WCAG is the de facto standard of Web Accessibility.

However, it is hard to understand the implications of the WCAG. Written in precise language that can be hard to interpret and fully understand, its 4 principles, 13 guidelines, and 78 success criteria can be very intimidating at first glance.

In this full-day workshop with Knowbility’s Sr. Accessibility Strategist, Becky Gibson, you will dive into WCAG using real-world examples in order to help you make your own digital content more accessible to people for all abilities.

Workshop Takeaways

  • Learn each of the Level A and AA success criteria.
  • Discover how each Success Criterion affects people with disabilities.
  • Determine whether the designer, developer, or the content author is responsible for meeting each success criterion.
  • Learn fundamental accessibility testing techniques and tools.

Who should attend?

  • This online workshop is intended for all accessibility skill levels.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and browser inspect tools is helpful but not required
  • To fully participate in the examples, install at least one of the following testing aids in your browser. In order of preference: WebAim WAVEPaul J. Adam’s Bookmarklets, or Testing tools (not needed if you are familiar with browser inspect tools such as Chrome DevTools).

Additional Information

  • Registration cost is per screen; invite your team to join you in a conference room so everyone can learn! (Individual links may not be shared.)
  • Group & academic rates are available.
  • Receive unlimited replays of the training video for one year after the video is posted.

WCAG by Example Workshop Schedule · Thursday, September 7 2019

Start time is at 9:30 AM CT, New York - 10:30 AM, San Francisco - 7:30 AM, London - 3:30 PM

Schedule with times in U.S. Central Time (CT):

  • 9:30 AM CT: Morning Session
  • 12:00 PM CT: Break
  • 1:00 PM CT: Afternoon Session
  • 3:30 PM CT: Workshop Ends

After Registration

Once registered, an order confirmation arrives in your email. A few moments later after you have registered, the person assigned the ticket receives an event details email that includes, among other things:

  • A calendar invite to add the event to your calendar
  • Shortly before the conference, a unique link to join the event on the day of the conference

Also, as the event draws near, ticket holders will receive email reminders, so they don’t miss a thing!

On the day of the online event, enjoy and learn! Don’t worry if you can’t make it at the scheduled time. In one to two weeks after the event, you will be notified that recordings have been posted so you can review and share with your team.

Have any questions?

Feel free to contact us if there’s anything else you’d like to know.