Conferences and Seminars

Future Conferences

Past conferences: 2017

WordCamp Boston on July 22nd and 23rd July

Gian will be speaking twice:

CCC Accessibility Day

AccessibilityOz will be presenting at the CCC Accessibility Day in Los Angeles, California.

Federal Accessibility Forum

July 28th in Washington DC

M-enabling Summit in Washington DC from 12 – 14th June

Gian will be on the Panel: Social Media and Collaborative Platforms as part of the Connected Citizens track in Studio F on Tuesday 13th June from 1.30pm – 2.45pm

GlobalMindED

June 22nd and 23rd, Denver CO
Social media and accessibility

CSUN

2017 Ontario Assistive Technology Virtual Conference

Social media and accessibility at 12.45pm EDT, on Friday 10th March

PEATWorks

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT, March 23, 2017
Join AccessibilityOz CEO​ Gian Wild to explore best practices for using PDFs. We’ll cover the accessibility challenges related to PDFs, and how to handle issues such as an existing archive of untagged PDFs on a website.

Past conferences: 2016

OZeWAI in Canberra on November 28th to 30th

Making video accessible

Central PA Open Source Conference in Lancaster, Pennslyvania on November 19th

Making an accessible WordPress site

 Accessing Higher Ground in Boulder, Colorado from November 14th to 18th

Updates to social media accessibility in 2016, Wednesday 16th November 8:00am to 9.15am

 Mobile – what not to do, Wednesday 16th November, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

 Video player accessibility, Thursday 17th November, 9:15am to 10:15am

 Interactive maps: how do you make them accessible? Thursday 17th November, 4pm to 5pm

ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium in Baltimore on the 2nd and 3rd of November

Slideshows

Social media

Columbus Code Camp in Ohio on October 22nd

Mobile and accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (31 MB).

Little Rock Tech Fest in Arkansas on October 20th and 21st

Mobile and accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (31 MB).

Desert Code Camp in Chandler, Arizona on the 8th October

Mobile and accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (31 MB).

JavaScript and accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (12 MB).

2016 Section 508 Interagency Accessibility Forum in Bethesda, Maryland on the 11th October

Mobile and accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt.

Video player accessibility

You can view the presentation on Prezentt.

Social media accessibility: how do you make your social media accessible when SoMe accessibility compliance is so low?

You can view the presentation on Prezentt.

Generate Sydney

Generate Sydney in Sydney on the 5th September

Chicago Accessibility Meetup

Mobile accessibility: the good the bad and the ugly on July 26th in Chicago

Mobile accessibility: the good, the bad and the ugly

You can view the presentation on Prezentt, watch the presentation on Youtube, or download the presentation from Sharefile (31 MB).

HCI International, 2016

HCI International 2016 in Toronto, Canada from the 17th to the 22nd of July

Conference Proceedings

Buy the conference proceedings: HCI in Business, Government, and Organizations: eCommerce and Innovation or view the Social Media and Accessibility paper.

15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs

15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs in Austria from the 13th to the 15th July

Conference Proceedings

Buy the conference proceedings: Computers Helping People with Special Needs from Springer or view the Are PDFs an Accessible Solution paper.

AHEAD 2016

AHEAD 2016 in Indianapolis, USA, from the 11th till the 16th of July

AHEAD

Video and PDFs

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (31 MB)

Free Code Camp

Accessibility: what do you need to know on June 29th at Google, Mountain View

Accessibility: What do you need to know

You can view the presentation on Prezentt or download the presentation from Sharefile (12 MB)

M-enabling Summit 2016

M-enabling Summit 2016 in Washington DC on the 13th to the 14th of June

Australian Roadshows: Maximise productivity and increase client engagement seminar

Australian Roadshows: Maximise productivity and increase client engagement seminar, in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney on May 24th, 25th and 27th

Australian Roadshows: Maximise productivity and increase client engagement seminar

You can view the presentation on Prezentt, or download the presentation from Sharefile (14 MB)

Mastering SAP Technologies

Mastering SAP Technologies in Melbourne on the 25th to the 27th of May

Pomeranian Convention of People with Disabilities

Rafal Charlampowicz presented at the Pomeranian Convention of People with Disabilities on the 23rd of May in Gdansk, Poland

Usablenet’s Introduction to WCAG2.0 Webinar

Usablenet’s Introduction to WCAG2.0 Webinar on the 19th of May

A11y Bytes Melbourne

A11y Bytes Melbourne on the 19th of May

CSUN 2016

CSUN 2016 Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego on the 23rd to the 25th March

Presentations are available for download on ShareFile.

Interactive maps: from Google to Bing; How do you make them accessible?

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Interactive maps from ShareFile (28.4 MB).

Health Literacy Melbourne

Health Literacy Melbourne on the 11th March – Keynote

Past conferences: 2015

OzeWAI in Canberra, Australia from the 25th to the 27th November

Accessing Higher Ground

Accessing Higher Ground in Denver, Colorado on the 16th to the 21st November. You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides or access Prezentt for the three sessions:

Making Learning Accessible

Making Learning Accessible in Michigan at Michigan State University on Friday November 13th.

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Social media and accessibility from ShareFile (17.7 MB). Alternatively you can view the Social media and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

StarTechConf

StarTechConf in Santiago, Chile on the 6th to the 7th November

Download the accessible PowerPoint presentation on Mobile and accessibility from Sharefile (27 MB). Alternatively you can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

CodeMotion Berlin

CodeMotion in Berlin on the 2nd to the 3rd November

Download the accessible PowerPoint presentation on Mobile and accessibility from Sharefile (27 MB). Alternatively you can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

IAAP Access 2015

IAAP Access 2015 in Las Vegas on the 21st to the 23rd October.

You can purchase a copy of the recordings or download the presentations from Sharefile:

Gian’s presentations, as video on Vimeo:

ADA Audio Webinar

Download the PowerPoint presentation on Social media and accessibility from Sharefile, or listen or read the the Social media and accessibility audio webinar.

United Nations

Gian spoke at the United Nations on the importance of accessibility at the Eighth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

M-Enabling Summit

Social media and accessibility from Sharefile in Washington DC on the 2nd of June.

The Human Element: The Battle for the Customer Interface Forum

AIMIA event – The Human Element: The Battle for the Customer Interface Forum in Sydney on the 27th of May.

Intranet Design and Usability in the Australian Public Sector

Intranet Design and Usability in the Australian Public Sector in Melbourne on the 27th and 28th May.

What Do You Know, Melbourne

What Do You Know in Melbourne on the 7th May.

JavaScript and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Javascript and accessibility from ShareFile (15.6 MB).

CSUN

CSUN 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego on the 7th to the 11th March

Presentations are available for download on ShareFile.

Mobile and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Mobile and accessibility from ShareFile (28.4 MB).

Video and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Videos and accessibility from ShareFile (17.7 MB).

Accessibility Camp Bay Area

Accessibility Camp Bay Area in San Francisco on the 28th February.

Presentations are available on ShareFile.

How we build an accessible video player

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on How we build an accessible video player from ShareFile (17.7 MB).

Web xChange, Canberra

Web xChange in Canberra on the 10th February.

Presentations are available on Prezentt and ShareFile. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users, so please access our slides via ShareFile.

Mobile and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Mobile and accessibility from ShareFile (23 MB). Alternatively you can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Past conferences: 2014

OzeWAI, Melbourne

OzeWAI in Melbourne on the 8th to the 10th December.

Presentation slides are available on ShareFile.

Social media and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Social media and accessibility from ShareFile (16.63 MB).

Cognitive disabilities

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Cognitive disabilities from ShareFile (27.24 MB).

Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site.

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Prioritising web accessibility from ShareFile (7.91 MB).

Social Media Risk and Reputation Management Forum, Sydney

Social Media Risk and Reputation Management Forum in Sydney on the 25th November

Presentation is available on Prezentt and ShareFile. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users, so please access our slides via ShareFile.

Social media and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Social Media and accessibility from ShareFile (16.05 MB). Alternatively you can view the Social media and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Accessing Higher Ground, Colorado

Accessing Higher Ground in Colorado on the 17th to the 21st November

Presentations are available on Prezentt. Please note that Prezentt and cause some problems for screenreader users. Read the blog post about Accessing Higher Ground.

Mobile and accessibility

You can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

PDFs and accessibility

You can view the PDFs and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Videos and accessibility

You can view the Videos and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Semantic Markup for WCAG2 (Images, Headings, Links and Titles)

You can view the Semantic Markup for WCAG2 slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Michigan State University World Usability Day, Michigan

Michigan State University World Usability Day in Michigan on the 13th of November
Mobile and accessibility

Presentation is available on Prezentt and ShareFile. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users, so please access our slides via ShareFile.

Mobile and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Mobile and accessibility from ShareFile (27.71 MB). Alternatively you can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Future of Web Design

Future of Web Design in New York on the 3rd to the 5th November. Read the blog post of the Future of Web Design Mobile and accessibility.

Presentation is available on Prezentt and ShareFile. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users, so please access our slides via ShareFile.

Mobile and accessibility

You can download the accessible PowerPoint slides on Mobile and accessibility from ShareFile (27.21 MB). Alternatively you can view the Mobile and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design

Bay Area Accessibility and Inclusive Design in San Francisco on the 27th October.

Presentation: Mobile and accessibility

Joomla Day Sydney

Joomla Day Sydney, 11th and 12th October

Presentation is available on Prezentt. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users.

Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site

You can view the Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site slides and access the links from Prezentt.

dev/world, Melbourne

/dev/world, 29th and 30th September

Presentation: Mobile and accessibility

See the blog post – Presentation for dev/world: Mobile and accessibility

WordCamp, Sydney

WordCamp, 27th and 28th September

Presentation is available on Prezentt. Please note that Prezentt causes some problems for screenreader users.

PDFs and accessibility

You can view the PDFs and accessibility slides and access the links from Prezentt.

AuIGF, Melbourne

AuIGF, 26th and 27th August

Forum: The Internet has a Help button

DrupalGov, Canberra

DrupalGov, 22nd August

Presentation is available for download on our website in Word, PDF or PowerPoint format.

Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site

Download the slides on Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site

GovCamp, Canberra

Seminar: Case Study – Building an accessible web site

Past conferences: 2013

OzeWAI, Melbourne

OzeWAI, 27th and 29th November

Presentation: Video players and accessibility

Intranet YOUsability, Melbourne

Intranet YOUsability, 17th and 18th September

Chairperson

Workshop: Prioritising web accessibility in the build of a web site

Edge of the Web, Perth

Edge of the Web, 14th and 15th March

Presentation: Allies in accessibility

Past conferences: 2012

Drupal Downunder, Melbourne

Drupal Downunder, 14th and 15th January

The keynote presentation is available on slideshare.

The differences between WCAG1 and WCAG2

You can view the differences between WCAG1 and WCAG2 slides and access the links from slideshare.

Spectronics, Gold Coast

Spectronics, 22nd to the 25th May

Presentation: Making web sites accessible to people with cognitive disabilities

Enhancing Online and Mobile content, Canberra

Enhancing Online and Mobile content, 30th and 31st May

Presentation: Seven months and counting – how to meet the AGIMO deadline

Workshop: Making online content more accessible

Seamless CMS Conference, Melbourne

Seamless CMS conference, 29th and 30th November

The presentation is available on slideshare.

One month and counting – how to meet the December deadline

You can view the One month and counting – how to meet the December deadline slides and access the links from slideshare.

Past conferences: 2011

IBM Innovate, Sydney and Melbourne

IBM Innovate, 19th July and 21st July

Seminar: Changes to the DDA Web Advisory Notes

Edge of the Web, Perth

Edge of the Web, 28th and 29th July, 2011

Seminar: PDFs and accessibility: can they really be made accessible?

Workshop: Changes to the DDA Web Advisory Notes

Local Government Web Network Conference, Sydney

Local Government Web Network, 20th August

Seminar: Accessibility and PDFs

Web Directions South, Sydney

Web Directions South, 11th to the 14th October

Presentation: WCAG2 – the hidden nuggets

Accessing Higher Ground, Colorado

Accessing Higher Ground, 14th to the 18th November

Seminar: PDFs and accessibility

We have also been regular speakers at industry events such as the Computer Human Industry Special Interest Group (CHISIG) and the Web Standards Group (WSG), speaking in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane.