WAS Preparation Webinar Bundles

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Technical Bundle #1 
Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Technical Bundle #2 
Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Policy, Legal, Guidelines Bundle 

The WAS Exam Preparation Webinar Bundles are packaged to provide members supplemental resources to help prepare for the WAS Exam.

All webinars are 1.5 hours, unless otherwise noted. 

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Technical Bundle #1 

There are 11 webinar titles offered in the WAS Technical Bundle #1  

Tackling a Huge Website with WCAG-EM 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, February 28, 2019 
Speaker: Peter Shikli 
Target Audience: Website managers, upper management, big-picture web developers 

Bringing CSS and SVG Back into the Accessibility Spotlight 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 
Speakers: Shwetank Dixit 
Target Audience: Developers 

Authoring Tools Accessibility: New US and European Requirements 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 
Speaker: Michael Gower 
Target Audience: Designers, Developers, Testers, and Policy Analysts 
 
ARIA: What, Why and When 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, October 11, 2018 
Speaker: Phil Kragnes 
Target Audience: Web and App developers, accessibility professionals, development team managers and supervisors 

Agile Accessibility in a Regulated Industry 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, November 15, 2018 
Speakers: Curt Holst and Paul Cavanagh 
Target Audience: Accessibility Managers, Agile Delivery Teams, Control Environment Owners 

Accessible Design for an Aging Population 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, April 20, 2017 
Speakers: Susann Keohane, Global Research Leader for Aging, Bo Campbell, Accessibility Design Lead, IBM 
Target Audience: All 

Tools and Strategies for Testing Native Windows Software Apps for Accessibility 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Speaker: Jonathan Avila 
Target Audience: Testers, developers, and others that need to understand how to verify native software apps are accessible to people with disabilities and conformant to disability standards. 

Writing Accessibility Tests Using JavaScript and CSS 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, January 28, 2016 
Speaker: Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, SSB BART Group 
Target Audience: Developers, Testers, QA 

Accessibility in the Mobile Age 
Live Broadcast Held On: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 
Speaker: Tim Springer, CEO, SSB Bart Group 
Target Audience: Developers, Designers, Testers 

Designing a Better User Experience 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, June 30, 2016 
Speakers: Mary Jo Mueller, Accessibility Standards Program Manager, IBM and Bo Campbell, Accessibility Consultant Designer, IBM Research 
Target Audience: Designers, developers 

Planning and Delivering a Diverse User Test 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, July 28, 2016 
Speakers: Joe Chidzik, Senior Accessibility Consultant and Raphael Clegg- Vinnell, Accessibility Consultant, AbilityNet 
Target Audience: Accessibility\UX leads, QA 

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Technical Bundle #2

There are 11 webinar title offered in the WAS Technical Bundle #2 

How to Use JAWS Screen Reader to Verify Accessibility Features in a Web Application 
Live Broadcast Held On: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 
Speaker: Hadi Rangin, IT Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington 
Target Audience: Accessibility Specialists, Web Developers, Testers, QA 

Making the Web More Usable for Low Vision Audiences 
Live Broadcast Held On: November 1, 2016 
Speaker: Aaron Leventhal, Director of Project Management, VFO Group; David Young, Director of Marketing, VFO Group 
Target Audience: Accessibility professionals, developers, designers, testers, and anyone involved in the delivery of websites and web content to the general population 

Modern Web Accessibility with JavaScript & WAI-ARIA 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, June 10, 2015  
Length: 1.5 hours  
Speaker: Paul Adam, Accessibility Evangelist, Deque
Target Audience: Developers, QA, UX, designers 

Mobile Accessibility on the Move 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, July 15, 2015  
Speaker: Kathy Wahlbin, CEO, Interactive Accessibility      
Target Audience: Everyone 

The Making of an Accessible iOS App for Non-Visual Access 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 
Speakers: Frank Hoey, Senior iOS Developer, Data Speech Solutions, and Scott White, Director of Sponsored Technology Programs, National Federation of the Blind 
Target Audience: Accessibility Professionals 

Top Testing Tools for Accessibility 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 
Speaker: Alastair Campbell, Director of Accessibility, Nomensa 
Target Audience: People who create websites /apps, Designers, Developers and (QA) Testers   

Rich Internet Apps – How to Make Them Accessible 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, August 14, 2014 
Speaker: Dylan Barrell, VP of Product Development, Deque Systems 
Target Audience: Developers and Product Owners    

Using Assistive Technology (AT) in Accessibility Testing 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, September 24, 2014  
Speaker: Kathy Wahlbin, CEO and Founder, Interactive Accessibility 

Web Components and Accessibility 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, October 8, 2014  
Speaker: Karl Groves, Senior Technical Lead, Accessibility Software Consultant, Director of Training, The Paciello Group 
Target Audience: Developers. This session requires experience with HTML and CSS and at least basic understanding of and experience with JavaScript   

Accessible Web Graphics with SVG and Canvas
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, November 19, 2014  
Speaker: Doug Schepers, Developer Relations Lead, W3C 
Target Audience: Web developers and designers who are creating new graphical content for websites, including data visualization, and accessibility professionals who are tasked to make existing Web graphics accessible. NOTE: This session is not designed for Web beginners. Attendees are not required to have an in-depth knowledge of SVG and Canvas, however, attendees should have working skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript   

HTML5 & ARIA for Meeting WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria 
Live Broadcast Held On: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 
Speaker: Jon Gunderson, Ph.D. (Human Factors), Coordinator of IT Accessibility, University of Illinois 
Target Audience: Web Developers, User Interface Designers and Accessibility Testers

Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Policy, Legal, Guidelines Bundle

There are 7 webinar titles offered in the WAS Legal, Guidelines Bundle

VPAT 2.0 Essentials 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, March 29, 2018 
Speakers: Glenn Meyer, Mary Jo Mueller 
Target Audience: Product/Offering Managers, Procurement Officers, Vendors 

Digital Accessibility Law for Developers, Designers, All of Us! 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 
Speaker: Lainey Feingold 
Target Audience: Anyone who works in the accessibility space 

Using the W3C ARIA Authoring Practices Guide 1.1 to Build Accessible Web Resources 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 
Speaker: Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of Accessible IT Group, University of Illinois 
Target Audience: UX Designers, software developers, Quality Assurance 

Section 508 Refresh - Understanding the New Requirements 
Live Broadcast Held On: Thursday, March 23, 2017 
Speaker: Tim Springer, Founder and CEO, SSB Bart Group 
Target Audience: Accessibility Professionals, Policymakers, Program Managers, Executives/General Managers 

What Comes After WCAG 2.0? 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
Speaker: Andrew Kirkpatrick 
Target Audience: Web developers, content providers, and anyone who uses WCAG 2.0   

Making Accessibility a Design Problem 
Live Broadcast Held On: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 
Speaker: Alastair Campbell, Director of Accessibility, Nomensa 
Target Audience: Accessibility Professionals, developers, designers, testers, and anyone involved in the delivery of websites and web content to the general population 

Successfully Integrating Web Accessibility in Your Organization's Lifecycle 
Live Broadcast Held On: Wednesday, April 8, 2015  
Speaker: Denis Boudreau, Web Accessibility Strategist, Simply Accessible 
Target Audience: Everyone 
 

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