Building on the success of the first webinar in this series, which covered the principles, guidelines and processes for providing digital accessibility and how to produce content for accessible digital communication, we are delighted to invite you to Part 2.
In this second lecture, the organisations SWISS TXT, “Access for All” and “Siteimprove” will share practical tips, problem-solving strategies and success stories to help you make your digital presence and services accessible to all.
The webinar will take place on 25 November from 9.30 – 11.30 a.m., and will be held via Zoom.
We look forward to welcoming you to following lectures (programme):
1. Access for all
Speakers: Sylvia Winkelmann-Ackermann and Gianfranco Giudice
How can we introduce accessibility into organisations and establish it over the long term?
An insight into prerequisites for accessibility, actions to take and the keys to success, as well as tips and examples showing how you can deliver digital accessibility for your users.
Speakers: Alex König, Sandro Maiorano, Daniel Wälchli
Implementing digital accessibility in practice: process management, roles and responsibilities
processes and internal structures right, and make sure everyone involved knows exactly what they have to do, accessibility will soon become second nature and part of your daily routine.
This lecture will demonstrate how accessibility managers can deliver digital accessibility, and how to make sure all staff in editorial teams, agencies, management teams and web teams are always on-board thanks to a combination of clear focus, well-defined responsibilities and automatic reporting systems.
3. SWISS TXT
Speaker: Michaela Nachtrab, Head of Business Development, Accessibility Services
Practical tips for communicating in sign language online
For many people with hearing loss, sign language is essential for them to consume audio-visual media, and for helping them communicate in their daily lives.
Michaela Nachtrab (a qualified sign-language interpreter) will present some strategies for communicating with people with hearing loss, along with practical examples.
The lecture will cover the following topics:
- Producing content in sign language Various practical examples
- Lessons learned from experience – dos and don’ts
- What do we need to bear in mind when it comes to delivering accessibility in practice?
- What options do we have when producing content?
- A brief introduction to SILAS, a communications tool for contact with people with hearing loss
The webinar will be held on Zoom, featuring live subtitles in German and Swiss-German sign language interpretation. Participation is free of charge.