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Conference News : 29/01/2015
eAccess 15: Access to digital services by disabled people

Event Date: Tue 24th February, 2015

Are you excluding disabled people from your websites, apps and other digital services? Is it fair? Is it legal? How can you improve? Government Conference Centre, Westminster

eAccess Conference

In the digital age all public, private and third sector bodies must ensure their websites, apps and other digital services are accessible to disabled and older people for cost, efficiency, ethical and legal reasons.

Whatever stage you or your organisation are at in learning about or implementing accessibility, come to eAccess15 and find out more. Issues to be covered include: Seven signs that your organisation is maturing in accessibility; online video accessibility; Wordpress and accessibility; and government policy and how this might be set to change and affect your own organisation.

Our keynote speaker is Amar Latif, award-winning blind entrepreneur, TV presenter and global explorer. Other speakers include Kevin Carey, Chair of RNIB and Chair of the new government advisory group Digital Accessibility Alliance; Professor Jonathan Hassell, Hassell Inclusion; Ted Page, DIG Inclusion; Gill Whitney, Middlesex University; Robert Wemyss, Head of Accessibility, Royal Mail Group; Nick Freear, Open University; and Roger Wilson-Hinds, Sponsors and supporters include Barclays Bank; AbilityNet; BCS The Chartered Institute for IT; and the British Assistive Technology Association.

Delegate fees are GBP 295 + VAT for private sector; GBP 195 + VAT for public sector, large charities and non-profits; and GBP 165 + VAT for small charities and non-profits (turnover < GBP 150k). For more information and to secure your place today, visit:
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