TechKnowFile 2018 / Date TBA

AODA and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Discussion Panel

26 Apr 2017
14:55 - 15:45
IC 230

AODA and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Discussion Panel

All new and significantly refreshed websites of the University that are publicly available must comply with the information and communications standards of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. This discussion panel will introduce the participants to the concept of web accessibility as per the AODA and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and will provide helpful tools, tips and resources for incorporating accessible design into web development. Participants will also be afforded the opportunity to ask any questions to the panel they may have regarding this topic and their own projects.

Members of the Discussion Panel:

Jay Menard, Content Strategist, Digital Echidna 
Ben Poynton, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Officer, University of Toronto
Mathew Winstone, CEO, Coldfront Labs