IAAP offers live webinars on a monthly basis on a variety of topics. Please see below for a listing of live upcoming webinars you can attend. View more information about live webinar fees and registration information.

If you miss a webinar, IAAP records and archives every webinar and makes them available for you to purchase. View archived webinars and learn more about the different ways you can access archived webinars including purchasing Archived Webinar Bundles or the option to purchase individual archived webinars.

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2017 IAAP Webinar Series:

Calendar of Webinars

US Accessibility Laws: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

Live Broadcast Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 5 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Ken Nakata, Director, Accessibility Consulting Practice, Cryptzone
Target Audience: Anyone who needs to understand the laws impacting website design for persons with disabilities and the standards that should be met.
Skill Level: Beginner

Overview: Your company’s website is a vital way to keep in touch with your customers, but it can also get your company in trouble if it isn’t designed correctly. Around the country, plaintiff’s lawyers are suing private companies, educational institutions, and government agencies for having websites that are inaccessible to people with disabilities. Civil rights laws like the ADA require that businesses offer people with disabilities with the same access to content and information as everyone else — and failing to do so can result in serious fines and penalties. This webinar will arm participants with the information they need to avoid liability and prepare for the future. It will provide a high level overview of the standard, called Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA, that should be followed for your website.

More information about US Accessibility Laws: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business.

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Using the W3C ARIA Authoring Practices Guide 1.1 to Build Accessible Web Resources

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 5 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of Accessible IT Group, University of Illinois
Target Audience: UX Designers, software developers, Quality Assurance.
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview: Many people are familiar with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 techniques document, much fewer people are familiar with the W3C Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) Authoring Practices Guide. The Authoring Practices Guide (APG) has been completely updated and redesigned for supporting the authoring requirements of the W3C Accessible Rich Internet Application 1.1 specification. The APG provides the technical information need by interaction designers and web developers to design accessibility into the web resources they are creating. The APG provides design patterns and examples for landmarks and widget roles, and design information on support keyboard navigation between and within widgets, and how to describe relationships between content in a web application. This session will walk participants through the authoring guide and show examples of how the authoring guide was used to build and test the ARIA enabled examples.

Section 508 Refresh - Understanding the New Requirements

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 4 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Tim Springer, CEO, SSB BART Group
Target Audience: Accessibility Professionals, Policymakers, Program Managers, Executives/General Managers.
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview: A comprehensive review of the key differences between the current Section 508 requirements and the proposed requirements of the 508 Refresh, the expected timeline, and recommended testing techniques and best practices to ensure compliance.


Accessible Design for an Aging Population

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 4 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Susan Keohane, Director, Global Research Leader for Aging, IBM; Bo Campbell, Advisory UX Designer, Accessibility Design Lead, IBM
Target Audience: Accessibility Professionals, Policymakers, Program Managers, Executives/General Managers.
Skill Level: Beginner

Overview: The world is aging at historic rates. Accessible technology has a profound purpose. It can be used to address the complexity of human needs over time as we age and enable us to tackle the challenge of designing for the entire human experience.


Accessibility Legislation in Europe – Standards, Laws and How to Interpret Them

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC – 4 hours)
Length: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Susanna Laurin, CEO, Funka Nu AB
Target Audience: Project managers, developers, designers, editors and other roles in the ICT industry who want to sell to the public sector in Europe. Also website owners, project managers, editors, designers, developers and projects leaders in public sector who are affected by legislation.
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview: New European legislation means that all 28 EU member states have harmonised standards and equal legal obligations when it comes to web accessibility. This is very important for any ICT supplier that wants to sell to public sector.

 Live Broadcast Webinar Fees and Registration Information: 

Per live broadcast webinar pricing: $39 for members; $79 for non-members

IAAP members have two options to purchase access to our live webinar broadcasts.

  1. Pay-as-you-go option:

    Per live broadcast webinar: $39 for members

    This option allows for greater flexibility for IAAP members to select which webinars they would like to attend. If you are a member and would like to attend one or more live webinars, please visit the IAAP Webinar Series Member Registration webpage.  You will need to be logged into IAAP in order to access this page.  (Professional Members, Student Members, Platinum Corporate, and Gold Corporate Members should check their membership benefits for eligibility for complimentary live broadcast webinars.)

  2. Live webinar package option for Member organizations:

    This option allows for members to have access to all IAAP live webinars for 2017. You may purchase a live webinar package for your organization by either visiting our Live Webinar Package online credit card payment form. Or by contacting info@accessibilityassociation.org to pay by invoice. Once you have made your purchase, a member of our team will reach out to you with your unique access code. You and your team will need to register at this IAAP Live Webinar Package Attendee registration. Registering here ensures that you and your team will receive access instructions for all webinars and that they will continue to receive webinar email communications from IAAP.

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