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Introduction to web accessibility

The aim of the webinar is to give you an overview of what accessibility is, who it helps and why you should address it. We'll show some examples, but we won't go into technical details.

What will the webinar be about?

- What is accessibility
- What is the state of accessibility in the world and in the Czech Republic
- What disabilities exist
- What barriers can people (not only with disabilities) encounter
- How accessibility is addressed by legislation
- Together we will dispel myths about accessibility
- A little about accessibility rules

What will you learn?

The webinar is absolutely for everyone, whether you are a developer, designer, content creator, designer, CEO or student. All are welcome.
I hope you'll have lots of questions. I look forward to hearing from you.

  1. From 2025, all e-shops will have to be accessible, or they will be in breach of the law and could face severe penalties.
  2. Accessibility is usability on steroids.
  3. Accessibility doesn't just help people with disabilities, it helps everyone.

Who will lead the webinar?

Ondřej is one of the two highest certified web accessibility people (CPWA) in the Czech Republic and works as Head of Accessibility & UX at international digital agency ACTUM Digital.
He studied graphic design at the University of Ostrava and also started his career as a graphic designer. Gradually moved to AI and then moved to UX in various agencies in Prague. Four years ago he started working on web accessibility. Since the beginning of his career, Ondra has been leading teams of people.
Ondra is an ambassador of accessibility in the Czech Republic, appearing in the media, teaching at universities and starting the No Barriers Podcast, which aims to educate and popularize accessibility.
He spends his free time with his children and wife, badminton and console games.

Where to arrive?

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm via Google Meet, a link will be sent to your email after you register.

You can find edited recordings of not only these events in our video library or on our YouTube channel (we recommend subscribing to it so you don't miss any new videos).

Date of the event
Tue Sep 19, 4pm
Length of the event
90 minutes
Venue
Google Meet
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