The Road To Sustainable Accessibility

Bios & Handouts

Scheduled at 9:15am in WB IV on Thursday November, 17.

#4589

Speaker(s)

  • John Foliot, Principal Accessibility Strategist, Deque Systems

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format:
  • Expertise Level: Intermediate
  • Type of session: General Conference

Summary

In this presentation, Deque’s John Foliot will outline an A to Z approach to sustainable institutional accessibility, providing a roadmap for academic institutions of all sizes.

Abstract

In this presentation, Deque’s John Foliot will outline an A to Z approach to sustainable institutional accessibility, providing a roadmap for academic institutions of all sizes. He’ll demonstrate how to make accessibility a part of your organization’s culture, examining the role that everyone in your organization plays in achieving and maintaining accessible digital materials. From leadership and vision, to to short and long-term planning, he will walk you through the steps you should take on the Road To Sustainable Accessibility.

Keypoints

  1. Strategic vision and planning
  2. Roles-based approach
  3. Short and long-term goals and milestones

Disability Areas

Other

Topic Areas

Administrative/Campus Policy, Information Resources, Legal, Web/Media Access

Speaker Bio(s)

John Foliot

John Foliot is a 16 year veteran of Web Accessibility, living and working in Austin, Texas. Currently Principal Accessibility Strategist at Deque Systems Inc., he has previously held accessibility related positions at JPMorgan Chase and Stanford University. Prior to that, he co-founded a web accessibility consultancy in Ottawa, Canada, providing services to the Canadian Federal Government. John is also actively involved with the W3C - the international internet standards body - where he previously co-chaired a subcommittee on the accessibility requirements for media elements in HTML5. Currently he is am involved in work related to Cognitive disabilities, CSS and SVG accessibility, and emergent standards related to HTML5.1.

Handout(s)