User-Lab presents Web Accessibility Training event (User-lac Oct 2004)

Venue: User-Lab,

Location: Birmingham, B4 7DX, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2004 End Date/Time: Oct 14, 2004
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User-Lab presents Web Accessibility Training event

User-Lab presents Web Accessibility Training event in conjunction with ECOTEC and the RNIB


User-Lab, the user-centred design centre, presents Web Accessibility Training event in conjunction with ECOTEC and the RNIB The event is to be held on the 14th October 2004 at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD)

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




Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD), Gosta Green,
West Midlands
United Kingdom

Additional Information

----Notes to editors---- The workshop, to be held on 23 June 2004 (from 10:00 until 16:30) at User-Lab (Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, costs £50.00 GBP and is free to members of The Usability Professionals' Association and British HCI Group Book early to avoid disappointment. Contact John Knight on 0121 331 7870 or visit About User-Lab: User-Lab is a non-profit making organisation based at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design The lab is part of the Institute’s Research Department and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team with expertise in digital media design, human-computer interaction, psychology and software engineering. The lab comprises three purpose built testing and design labs that are equipped with the latest technology for conducting behavioural, physiological and psychological research. The lab has two related functions: to carry out research into the digital experience and, based on the results of this work, to develop an innovative commercial service. In the two years since its inception, the lab has been involved in a number of collaborative projects with RDAs, FEs, charities and the public and private sector. The outcomes of these projects range from assisting start up businesses to training, as well as the lab’s core business of user-centred design services. ----Contact---- Elemental PR: Rachel Hawkes, Account Executive, Elemental PR Email: Direct Telephone: +44 (0)870 745 9292, Mobile: +44 (0)7930 375663, Fax: +44 (0)870 745 9293, Website: Address: Second Floor, 145 -157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY, England, UK ####