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Welcome to NetHui - New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering! We are looking forward to seeing you on 3-4 October, as we have so many things to discuss!

Please note that the NetHui registration doesn’t cover Partners Day on 2 October, which is a day full of events, forums, workshops, and round tables hosted by partner organisations. You are welcome to attend these events, you just need to register for each separately, using the registration link. You do not need a NetHui ticket to attend Partners Day events. 
Wednesday, October 2 • 10:00 - 12:00
[Workshop] Web Accessibility: The Web is for All - but is it really...?

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When we see “www” we recognise it as the "world wide web," but for many users with disabilities it's more like the "wild wild west." We all have the right to inclusive and delightful digital experiences. Accessibility is what makes these experiences open to all.

But …

  • What is web accessibility (a11y)?
  • Who benefits from accessibility?
  • What are some common accessibility barriers?
  • And how do we test for accessibility?
In this workshop, we will be discussing these topics followed by a hands-on group exercise on testing websites for common accessibility issues. Register your place at the link below. 

Resources
  • ANDI bookmarklet: https://www.ssa.gov/accessibility/andi/help/install.html
  • A11y bookmarklets: http://pauljadam.com/bookmarklets/
  • aXe browser addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/axe-devtools/
  • WebAIM Color Contrast Checker: https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/
  • WCAG 2.1 Map PDF: http://intopia.digital/pdf/WCAG2_1Map.pdf
  • Firefox browser: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
  • NVDA Screen reader: https://www.nvaccess.org/download/



Facilitators
avatar for Mike Clarke

Mike Clarke

Software Tester, Erudite Software


Wednesday October 2, 2019 10:00 - 12:00
(c) Rangimarie 2, Level 3