Web Accessibility 2011

: Web Accessibility 2011

We have a new date for Web Accessibility 2011

Title: Developing a Compelling Business Case for Web Accessibility
Host: St. Nicholas’ Home for the Visually Impaired, Penang, in partnership with Universiti Sains Malaysia
Date: 30 November, 2011
Venue: Auditorium INFORMM, Universiti Sains Malaysia


Call for Participations
Web Accessibility 2011
by St. Nicholas’ Home for the Visually Impaired
In collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
30th November 2011, 9am to 5pm
@ Auditorium, INFORMM, USM

What is Web Accessibility 2011?
Don’t miss this chance to learn how accessibility can benefit your organisation from St. Nicholas’ Home’s knowledgeable IT staff and Get on-the-spot accessibility assessment of your website and consultancy. Web Accessibility 2011 is also a chance to learn how St. Nicholas can work with your organisation now and in the future to promote greater accessibility and interoperability.

Mind “Accessibility” as Your Business?

• Accessibility not only helps people with visual challenge. It also benefits older users, mobile phone users, and other individuals who want to do business with you.

• The percentage of older users with age-related accessibility needs is growing. Improved accessibility can help your organisation to reach out further to this increasingly important customer base.

• Organisation with accessible websites benefit from, reduced legal risk, demonstration of corporate social responsibility, and increased customer loyalty.

• Web Accessibility does provide positive Impact on search engine optimization from accessibility improvements. Making it more visible on the Internet.

Who should attend?

Any company or organisation that relies on the Internet for publicity, increasing its market share, or raising its revenue.

Speaker Profile:

Mr. David Hathaway, IT Instructor and Consultant, St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang.

Mr. Amir Teh Bin Husin Teh, Federal Government, Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Albert Cheah, PhD candidate, USM, Penang.

Time Event
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.15am Welcoming Speech
9.15am – 9.30am Opening Speech

Session 1
9.30am – 10.15am Keynote Speaker 1: Business Case for Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway
10.15am – 10.45am Tea Break
10.45am – 11.30am Keynote Speaker 2: Evaluating a Site for Accessibility Requirements by Mr. Amir Teh

Session 2
11.30am – 12.15pm Speaker 1: How to make a site more usable by low vision visitors by Mr. Albert Cheah
12.15pm – 1.00pm Speaker 2: Html and Flash Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway and Mr. Albert Cheah
1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch Break

Session 3
2.00pm – 2.45pm Speaker 3: How St. Nicholas helps businesses with accessibility needs
2.45pm – 3.30pm Speaker 4: TBA
3.30pm – 4.15pm Panel Discussion
4.15pm – 5pm Closing Ceremony

Registration Fees: FREE for USM staff & students
(Registration fee includes entry gifts, tea time, and lunch)
For any enquiries, please contact:
Mr. David Hathaway
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