Accessibility Insights with Richard Morton of UK Government

Date of webinar: 
6 Jul 2021 - 13:00

This FREE webinar will take place on 6 July 2021, 1pm BST.

Meet Richard Morton of the UK government's Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO), which monitors and enforces UK legislation on web and app accessibility. He joins us as the next guest in our free Accessibility Insights webinar series.

 

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What the FREE webinar will cover

Robin Christopherson and Richard Morton

In the series, Robin Christopherson MBE, AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion, hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion. 

Our upcoming guest for July's webinar is Richard Morton (pictured above, right, with Robin, left), Head of Accessibility at the CDDO. An experienced web and tech specialist, Richard has also featured at AbilityNet's TechShare Pro events.

On the webinar, Richard and Robin will discuss topics including:

  • accessibility policy changes over the past decade, 
  • the role of government in influencing accessibility developments,
  • the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations, and
  • how the government’s digital strategy might impact platforms going forward. 

 

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Webinar FAQs

What if I can't attend the webinar on the day?

Don't worry. Everyone who signs up will receive a link to the slides and the webinar recording after the webinar occurs. 

How much does the webinar cost?

The webinar is part of AbilityNet Live! and is FREE of charge. We also offer paid role-based accessibility training. 

How long does it last?

This webinar is 30 minutes and includes an opportunity to pose questions to the guest. Questions will be answered on this page after the webinar.

Is the webinar accessible?

The webinar includes captions for those who are hearing-impaired or Deaf, and we will make a transcript available afterwards. We'll also provide a copy of the slide deck, which is accessible. Find out more about AbilityNet webinars in our webinars FAQs.

 

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