This is a co-sponsored meetup event with the Chicago Interactive Design & Development (CIDD) Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Interactive-Design-Development/). It will be hosted at their offices, at the large conference room.
6:00pm: Meet, greet, and networking.
6:30pm: Presentation begins
Learn how WCAG2 applies to mobile sites and the accessibility issues unique to the mobile format, the most common problems and how you can avoid them. Gian Wild looks at mobile web sites, mobile apps and desktop sites on a mobile device and shows you what can go wrong, as well as what can go right.
Gian Wild is the CEO, President and Founder of AccessibilityOz (https://www.accessibilityoz.com/). She has worked in accessibility industry since 1998. Her major achievements include: the very first Australian accessible web site; the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games; the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games; her six years active membership in the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group; and presentations to the United Nations.
For attendees with disabilities:
There are handicap doors at the main entrance and elevators that will bring you up to the 13th floor. If you need further assistance, please ask the helpful front desk staff, or feel free to contact the organizer in advance.