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The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of G3ict (Global Initiative for Inclusive Information & Communication Technologies), is open for membership. Learn about IAAP membership benefits & join us.

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The IAAP Career Center lists the latest open positions for careers in accessibility. It is a resource available for both career seekers and recruiting organizations.


 

Upcoming Webinar

Authoring Tools Accessibility: New US and European Requirements

Date:  Wednesday, September 26, 2018 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 4 hours)

Professional Development and Certification

IAAP has developed and implemented a professional development framework program and certification program to provide professionals working in accessibility and those interested in knowing more about accessibility the knowledge and roadmap they need to influence and implement accessibility within their organization.

 

Organizational Development

IAAP will develop resources and programs by which organizations, corporations and government entities can grow their accessibility strategies to increase overall access for persons with disabilities. 

Announcements

IAAP is pleased to announce our strategic alliance with Wayfindr.  IAAP supports Wayfindr’s goal to encourage the development of accessible audio navigation systems across the world. Introducing the Wayfindr eCourse: Audio-based Indoor and Outdoor Network Navigation System for Persons with Vision Impairment. The Wayfindr course is the first-ever online ‘indoor’ digital navigation certificate course, delivered through the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).  Learn more about the Wayfindr eLearning Course.

Job Posting Announcement for IAAP:  IAAP is currently seeking a qualified candidate to take on the role of IAAP Program Manager.  The Program Manager is a full-time position responsible for the execution of new and current programs for the IAAP.  For full details, qualifications and application form, visit our Program Manager information page.

Calling for Nominations to IAAP Global Leadership Council (GLC)! We are currently accepting nominations to fill four vacancies in the 2019 Global Leadership Council. We are seeking talented and driven individuals worldwide with skills in the areas of accessibility, marketing, finance, education, law and policy, and nonprofit management.  If you are interested, complete our Application Survey, or visit our Call for Nominations page for more information, position description and frequently asked questions.

Call for Webinar Topics is OPEN!  The IAAP is now accepting applications for our 2019 Professional Development Webinar Series. This is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your expertise and help advance the knowledge of accessibility professionals. Plus, you will receive compensation for your efforts! If you’re interested in submitting a topic for the 2019 Webinar Series, please fill out our IAAP Call for Webinars application form by Sunday, September 30, 2018.


The fall exam window for the Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) and the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) is now open!  Applications are being accepted starting August 13.  Deadlines to apply vary based on where you take an exam.  Visit our
Certification page for more information.

 

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of G3ict, has begun work on the next credentialing program for accessibility.  The goal is to have by yearend 2018 three new credentials:
Procurement Specialist in Accessibility - US Government/Public Sector
Procurement Specialist in Accessibility - European/EN Standards
Procurement Specialist in Accessibility - Private Sector

The Procurement Specialist in Accessibility can be complementary to the Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) or can be a standalone certification.

 

Upcoming Events

M-Enabling Forum Europe 2018 - Düsseldorf, Germany  |  September 27, 2018

Conference on European Web Accessibility Regulations - Hosted by IAAP Nordic - Brussels, Belgium  |  December 5, 2018

 
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