Global Accessibility Review for Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2014


Webinar delivered: 15 May 2014


To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we assembled an international network of accessibility specialists for a webinar to discuss accessibility issues across the world:

  • Shadi Abou-Zahra ­- World Wide Web Consortium/Web Accessibility Initiative
  • David Woodbridge ­- Vision Australia
  • Thomas Richter - Samsung
  • Ricardo Garcia ­- Technosite
  • Dennis Lembree - Easychirp/PayPal
  • Ken Nakata at Hi Software/Compliance Sheriff

The video above can be shown with Youtube's automatic captions - we are preparing a version with captions which will be placed here as soon as possible.

A full transcript of the webinar is available to download as a Word document using the link below.

A number of themes emerged including:

  • how can the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) respond to the emerginence of the internet of things?
  • harmonising accessibility legislation
  • accessible social media.

Read more on our blog post based on the webinar


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