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The EU Web Accessibility Directive– reviewing your website compliance

This second seminar of the EU Web Accessibility Directive series will focus on reviewing and assessing the compliance of your website or mobile app.  It will examine the requirement under the EU Web Accessibility Directive for every public website and mobile to have an Accessibility Statement.  This Accessibility Statement requires the public body to conduct a review of its compliance with the accessibility standard and to make a statement of compliance in this regard.  

This seminar will focus on practical approaches to conducting a review of a website or mobile apps compliance.  It will look at strategies and resources for conducting your own review and well as using external expertise to review and improve the accessibility of your mobile app or website.

Speakers will include Dónal Rice, Senior Standards and Monitoring Officer with the National Disability Authority, Dr Donal Fitzpatrick, Senior Design Advisor, ICT with the National Disability Authority and Pat Cullen, Senior Accessibility Consultant with InterAccess.

Speaker Profiles:

Dr Donal Fitzpatrick is the Senior Design ICT Advisor with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, Standards and Monitoring. He has been Principle Investigator on nationally and internationally-funded projects in the areas of inclusion, Universal Design and accessibility. Prior to joining the CEUDSM Dr Fitzpatrick worked as Assistant Professor in the School of Computing where he conducted research and taught modules in the areas of interaction design and software development.

Pat Cullen is a Senior Accessibility Consultant with InterAccess. He has been auditing websites, native applications, and documents for around 7 years. He has worked with many Irish Public Service bodies and government departments, as well as national and international enterprise companies, to provide accessibility audits and train designers, developers, QA and management in the art of accessibility.

Please note that this webinar will take place on the Zoom platform. 

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27th Oct (Wed)


Begins at 12:00 and ends at 13:00


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