Perth Web Accessibility Camp 2018

Thursday 15th February, 2018
Bankwest Place


It's on again!

Your chance to learn and share about web accessibility in a casual environment is back for 2018. The Perth Web Accessibility Camp has been running for 5 years for people working in government, online business and education to hear from experts and chat with like-minded people.


Venue

Bankwest Place
300 Murray Street, Perth

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Registrations

Tickets are $39.99 and you can register on Eventbrite. The form will ask you for any access or dietary requirements you need to have a great day. Tickets usually run out quickly so don't delay! Tax receipts available on request.


Keynote: David Masters

David Masters is Manager of Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Australia. Microsoft is evolving its culture to be more inclusive, including growing the diversity of its workforce to include more people with disabilities. This is driving a wave of innovation at the company focused on supporting people of all abilities to achieve more, particularly focused on ensuring that people with disabilities are supported to fulfil their potential in education and work.

Speakers

Speaker Topic
David Masters, Microsoft Keynote: AI and Inclusive Design: The Future of Accessibility
Greg Madson and Erika Webb Are web browsers keeping up with accessibility needs?
Dr Scott Hollier Internet of Things – international accessibility developments and implications for the tertiary education sector
Vithya Vijayakumare, VisAbility Surround Sound: A medium to create an accessible and inclusive environment for those with vision impairment and blindness
The Great Debate V: The Internet of Things is Awesome for Accessibility
Jason O'Neil, Culture Amp How design systems can encourage accessible, on-brand colours
Amanda Mace, Web Key IT Access Gaming
Zel Iscel, Web Key IT Good Practise in Website Design
Dr Vivienne Conway, Web Key IT WCAG 2.1 and Silver

The Great Debate

The Great Debate is back by popular demand - this year our teams will be arguing the topic "The Internet Of Things is Awesome For Accessibility". David Vosnacos will once again be our moderator and prevent any fights from breaking out.

Food and Drink

Our sponsor Bankwest will be providing lunch and there will be short breaks in the morning and afternoon, so you'll have time to chat with everyone.

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Sponsors

Platinum sponsor

  • Bankwest

Gold sponsors

  • Permeance Technologies
  • Australian Computer Society
  • Microsoft Australia