WCAG 2.1 Overview, Status, and How You Can Participate

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Jason White (https://www.jasonjgw.net/) of the Educational Testing Services (ETS) (http://www.ets.org/) will be speaking on the topic of the upcoming changes to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines in a presentation titled WCAG 2.1 Overview, Status, and How You Can Participate.

Now that the list of proposals that will continue to be refined and considered for inclusion in WCAG 2.1 is known, thoughtful review and comment are more crucial than ever.

Speaker Bio:

Jason has been active in the World Wide Web Consortium's (https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cmhakkinen%40ets.org%7Ce7a789a8d9444c5fe47008d50421dfb2%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636419465901197026&sdata=hBJ9MF%2BERlQpJ8VODDxS2gzu7VUinuT2m5KQDvwpb7c%3D&reserved=0) Web Accessibility Initiative an international, collaborative project aiming to make the World Wide Web more accessible to people with disabilities since it was formed in 1997. He is a member of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines working group (https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2FGL%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cmhakkinen%40ets.org%7Ce7a789a8d9444c5fe47008d50421dfb2%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C636419465901197026&sdata=4s0SxIgGVHRUK6OaeYD4P1b2HpX87ne3Gc5pvO58J%2BA%3D&reserved=0), and served as its co-chair from[masked]. Jason is currently the chair of the W3C Research Questions Task Force and also co-chairs the IMS Global Learning Consortium’s Accessible Assessment Task Force. At ETS, Jason is an associate research scientist where his research interests include advancing the state of accessibility for simulations and STEM.

Location:

Lewis Science Library
1 Washington Rd
Princeton, NJ 08544

Parking is available in nearby lot 14 located off of Ivy Lane adjacent to Peyton Hall after 5 PM.

Accommodation Requests:

Please contact the event organizers for accommodation needs.

More details (https://accessibility.princeton.edu/events/princeton-a11y-meetup-october)