Web Accessibility in the Public Sector - principles and practices

Join us for an enlightening Web Accessibility Workshop where we’ll delve into the crucial principles of creating inclusive digital experiences. Our agenda is thoughtfully crafted to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to make your websites accessible to everyone, regardless of ability. Together, let’s ensure the web is a space where everyone can navigate, engage, and connect seamlessly. See you at the workshop!

AGENDA



8:30 Registration and welcome 

8:45 Address by eSkills Malta Foundation Chief Administrator
         Mr Carmel Cachia

8:50 Introduction to the Web Accessibility Directive 
          Mr Joseph Seychell, Senior Manager, ICT & Digital Services, MCA

9:00 Principles and Practices – Part 1

Dr Chris Porter, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of ICT, University of Malta

Inclusive Design and the User Experience
User-Agents and Assistive Technologies
Semantic HTML

11:00 Coffee break and networking session 

11:30 Principles and Practices – Part 2

           Dr Chris Porter, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of ICT, University of Malta

WCAG and ARIA
Testing for accessibility
The way forward

1:15 pm Conclusion

eSkills Malta Foundation     Malta Communications Authority University of Malta Faculty of Information & Communication Technology