Accessibility Week – Canberra and Melbourne

Accessibility Week is an established conference and training event that has successfully run across Australia.

Accessibility Week 2013 locations and dates are:

  • Melbourne – Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July (location to be advised)
  • Canberra – Monday 12th to Friday 16th August at the National Library

The week consists of a one day conference followed by three streams of training for managers, content authors and developers over 4 days.

Registration is available for:

  • A stream (e.g. manager, content author, developer)
  • Individual days
  • The entire week, all three streams. (different people can attend different days).

Conference day (1 day)

Conference day topics include:

  • the differences between WCAG1 and WCAG2 standards
  • PDFs in the context of accessibility
  • updates to the DDA: Web Advisory Notes.

Hear from a panel of Government representatives who have undertaken the process to become WCAG2 compliant and how their organisations addressed the issues surrounding accessibility.

Training days (over 4 days)

Training days are suited to specific roles and their web site responsibilities, including:

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