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User-Lab Presents Web Accessibility Training Event October 2004

01 October 2004, West Midlands, UK

User-Lab Presents Web Accessibility Training Event October 2004

User-Lab Presents Web Accessibility Training Event in Conjunction with ECOTEC and the RNIB

User-Lab, the user-centred design centre, presents Web Accessibility Training event in conjunction with ECOTEC and the RNIB The event is to be held on the 14th October 2004 at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD)

The training provides practical solutions for managing, auditing, designing and developing accessible websites.

The event is aimed at web developers, designers and managers, and will provide delegates with practical skills to evaluate and improve the accessibility of their websites.

John Knight, Director of Interaction Design at User-lab comments, “The training has been running for three years, and feedback has been extremely positive from previous sessions. The events continue to assist a number of organisations whether they are SMEs or corporates; in bringing accessibility and usability issues to the forefront within their environments, so that their website designers and developers can address current and future requirements.”

The Web Accessibility Training event starts at 10:00 and finishes at 16:30 and costs £220.00 including VAT.


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This press release in available in PDF, plain text and Word formats. Photographs are available of the User-Lab team.

The media spokesperson for User-Lab is John Knight, Director of Interaction Design.

Web Accessibility Training October 2004 itinerary:

10.00 - 10.15 Registration
10.15 - 11.45 Stream One Assistive Technology Demonstration, RNIB, Jeremy Ali
10.15 - 11.45 Stream Two DDA Overview and the benefits of accessibility, Centre for Accessible Environments, Paul Highman
11.45 - 12.15 A case study in Web Accessibility, User-Lab, Marie Jefsioutine
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.45 Practical Techniques for Web Accessibility, Part One, ECOTEC, Owen Gregory
14.45 - 15.00 Refreshments

About User-Lab

User-Lab is a not for profit user-centred design organisation based at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design

is part of the Institute’s Research Department and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team with expertise in digital media design, human-computer interaction, psychology and software engineering.

In the last five years, User-Lab has been involved in a number of collaborative projects with RDAs, FEs, charities and the public and private sector.

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