This presentation will:
- Provide a background on web accessibility standards and legislation
- Discuss software tools to automate the discovery and remediation of accessibility issues
- Present methods for manual testing for desktop and mobile devices
Presenter – Janos Sitar:
Janos joined Central 1 in September 2015 as a Web Accessibility Specialist. Currently, Janos is leading projects such as improving the user experience of desktop and mobile products with assistive technologies and conducting interviews of Central 1 members with accessibility issues so they can achieve greater independence of their finances. He is Central 1’s accessibility evangelist and will proudly share his comprehensive understanding of the benefits of accessible design practices to anyone interested to learn more.
Janos was introduced to web development via an online film journal while completing a Masters degree in Film Studies. His interest in form, function, audience response and the web, leveraged by his years of experience conducting usability studies and writing reports for organizations like Telus, BC Hydro, and Logitech, makes him a natural fit for conducting user experience studies of websites and software.
*Parking is available behind the building. Alternatively, you can park in Vanier Park or Granville Island and walk over along the seawall (about 5 mins).