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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. If you miss a webinar, IAAP records and archives every webinar and makes them available for purchase.  Registrants of a live broadcast webinar will receive access to the recording at the conclusion of the broadcast.

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2019 Professional Development Webinar Series

Social Media Accessibility

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s): Gian Wild, CEO, Founder and President, AccessibilityOz
Target Audience: Developers, Content Authors, Accessibility Specialists, Project Managers
Skill Level: Beginner

Overview:  Social media accessibility is an incredibly important tool in modern society. It is not just the young who access social media, with close to 30% of people over the age of 65 interacting on social networking sites, and 50% of people aged 50 - 64. As the percentage of recruiters who use LinkedIn is now 95%, social media is becoming an essential part of negotiating the current working environment.  Gian Wild goes through the accessibility issues of each of the four main social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn) and discusses ways that you can make sure your social media content is accessible.

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Digital Accessibility ROI

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)
Speaker(s): Gary Aussant, Director of Digital Accessibility, Perkins School for the Blind
Target Audience: Internal Accessibility Champions & Consultants
Skill Level: Intermediate

Overview: There are a number of direct and indirect benefits to improving the accessibility of your digital assets, not only for people with disabilities but for businesses as well. But how do you make the case to decision-makers for funding such an effort? In this webinar, the presenter will share his experience working with an industry-leading consulting firm to create a Return on Investment (ROI) model that predicts the net benefit for improving access to your business's digital experiences. The framework of the model factors in benefits such as increased sales, improved brand image and decreased risk of litigation and includes the ROI of such activities as training, auditing, user testing and support.

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