If you are a Web developer, brand owner, business content professional, citizen or human being – I hope you have a free day on June 12th.
Why? Because if you are any of those things – as so many of us are now – then I think you need to get yourself over to a very special London conference to discuss what is increasingly a key issue for all of us: how to keep the Web truly open. Continue reading Why Are We Limiting The Full Potential Of Digital Business?
Topics for discussion include the EU Accessibility Directive and how local county councils and other organisations can ensure compliance Continue reading UKAAF reveals impressive speaker line-up for upcoming conference and AGM
If the journalism is sound – and I can’t see anything not to think that at the moment – there’s a genuinely shocking story just out on Huffpost that anyone who cares about not just accessibility but democracy needs to be concerned about: Disabled people could be denied their right to vote independently and in secret in the now-confirmed UK end of May European elections, because there’s been no planning on how to help them. Continue reading Has a rush to hold UK European Parliament elections disadvantaged blind voters?
Two really interesting news items crossed my UKAAF desk these past few weeks, starting with a really encouraging precis of accessibility progress that’s being made for Londoners, which I found out about in a nice piece entitled 5 Ways London’s Transport Is Being Made More Accessible on Londonist. Continue reading Accessibility – A reality for the many millions of users of London Transport Plus a guide for tech entrepreneurs to getting it right