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Inclusion Matters! Digital Accessibility in the Workplace - Geraldton

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Inclusion Matters! Digital Accessibility in the Workplace – Geraldton 

  • Tuesday, 23rd July 2024 | 9:30am - 12:30pm AWST
  • Geraldton Multipurpose Centre, 250 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, WA 6530

Centre for Accessibility Australia is offering a FREE workshop aimed at assisting individuals, small business owners, and employees of businesses, not-for-profit, and government organisations in implementing digital accessibility in their workplace and environment.

Digital access isn't just a social imperative; it's also a strategic business move. Considering digital accessibility can enhance your brand, broaden your reach, drive innovation, and minimise legal risks.

Join us for an empowering workshop on digital accessibility, where we'll delve into essential techniques and best practices to ensure everyone can access and engage with your content seamlessly. From understanding legal obligations to hands-on document remediation sessions using Microsoft 365/Office, we'll equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to create inclusive digital experiences.

In this FREE workshop, participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Practical accessibility techniques, including hands-on activities
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards and overview
  • Legal compliance
  • Plain language guidance
  • The future outlook for accessibility with the emergence of AI

Don't miss this opportunity to make a positive impact and enhance accessibility in your organisation's digital landscape.

Reserve your spot now!

About the Presenter:

Dr. Scott Hollier specialises in the field of digital accessibility. As the co-founder and CEO of the Centre for Accessibility Australia, he brings extensive experience and insights into the field. Dr. Hollier currently holds an Adjunct Senior Lecturer position at Edith Cowan University and has been teaching the Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility course through the University of South Australia since its inception in 2011. He is an active participant in the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Research Questions Task Force (RQTF).

This workshop is part of a systemic advocacy WA grant provided by the Department of Communities.

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