24th GTA Workshop to be held in Paris on 17 October

The 24th GTA Workshop will be held at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris on 17 October. It is open to all. To register visit http://gta24.braillenet.org.

The workshop will allow participants to catch up on the latest digital accessibility standards and legislation:

  • the 2017 version of the RGAA;
  • the latest iterations of WCAG and ARIA;
  • the French law for a digital republic;
  • the European accessibility directive.

An open session will allow participants to share experiences or ask for feedback on specific digital accessibility projects.

The workshop will close with a session on the COMPARE collaborative repository where digital accessibility experts are invited to evaluate complex web components for accessibility.

Provisional programme

10h00 : Introduction | Bruno Marmol, BrailleNet

10h10 : What’s new with the 2017 version of RGAA 3.0 ? | Jean-Pierre Villain, Access42

10h30 : Guides and tools to support the implementation of the RGAA | Yann Olive, Empreinte Digitale – Audrey Maniez, Access42

10h50 : The French law for a digital republic and the European accessibility directive | Olivier Nourry, Access First

11h10 : Break

11h30 : Open session | hosted by Olivier Nourry, Access First

12h30 : Lunch

14h00 : WCAG 2.1

14h30 : ARIA 1.1 and ARIA 1.2

15h00 : Break

15h15 : The COMPARE project, presentation and demonstration of the collaborative repository on the accessibility complex web components | Bruno Marmol – Alex Bernier – Katie Durand, BrailleNet

16h30 : Conclusion