User-Lab presents Web Accessibility Training event (User-lac Oct 2004)
|Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2004||End Date/Time: Oct 14, 2004|
User-Lab presents Web Accessibility Training event in conjunction with ECOTEC and the RNIB
User-Lab http://www.user-lab.com, the user-centred design centre, presents Web Accessibility Training event in conjunction with ECOTEC http://www.ecotec.com/ and the RNIB http://www.rnib.org.uk/. The event is to be held on the 14th October 2004 at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) http://www.biad.uce.ac.uk.
The training provides practical solutions for managing, auditing, designing and developing accessible websites.
The event is aimed at web developers, designers and managers, and will provide delegates with practical skills to evaluate and improve the accessibility of their websites.
John Knight, Director of Interaction Design at User-lab comments, “The training has been running for three years, and feedback has been extremely positive from previous sessions. The events continue to assist a number of organisations whether they are SMEs or corporates; in bringing accessibility and usability issues to the forefront within their environments, so that their website designers and developers can address current and future requirements.”
The Web Accessibility Training event starts at 10:00 and finishes at 16:30 and costs £220.00 including VAT.
Web Accessibility Training October 2004 itinerary:
10.00 - 10.15 Registration
10.15 - 11.45 Stream One Assistive Technology Demonstration, RNIB, Jeremy Ali
10.15 - 11.45 Stream Two DDA Overview and the benefits of accessibility, Centre for Accessible Environments, Paul Highman
11.45 - 12.15 A case study in Web Accessibility, User-Lab, Marie Jefsioutine
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.45 Practical Techniques for Web Accessibility, Part One, ECOTEC, Owen Gregory
14.45 - 15.00 Refreshments
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User-Lab, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD), Gosta Green, Birmingham, B4 7DX
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 331 5000, Fax: + 44 (0) 121 331 7994
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John Knight, Director of Interaction Design or Sharon Shakespeare, Press Officer, University of Central England (UCE)
Telephone: +44 (0)121 331 7870
Fax: +44 (0)121 331 7871