IWA Italy - International Web Association Italia

Global Accessibility Awareness Day - Copenaghen

18 maggio 2017

Siteimprove requests the pleasure of your company at our annual not-for-profit Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) event on May 18 2017, with keynote presenters; Jennison Asuncion, GAAD co-founder and Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

  • 09:00-09:15: Welcome by Morten Ebbesen, Siteimprove CEO

  • 09:15-09:45: Keynote by Jennison Asuncion, GAAD Co-founder

  • 09:45-10:15: Comedy meets Advocacy with Karl Groves & Billy Gregory, The Viking and The Lumberjack

  • 10:15-10:45: Explore the following accessibility organization’s booths while enjoying free coffee! 

  • 10:45-11:15: Keynote by Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web

  • 11:15-11:30: Explore different accessibility organization’s booths. Free coffee and toilet facilities available. 

    • Dansk Blindesamfund / Danish Association of the Blind

    • Muskelsvindfonden / The Danish Muscular Dystrophy Association

    • Veterans in Motion:
      Six veterans and six celebrities will be joining us and we’ll have a marked off area where there will be ski stimulation machines and a small ski shooting range. Before venturing on their Arctic Challenge they used these machines to help them physically prepare. These men have a range of different disabilities as a result of being wounded in action and we’re proud to have them joining us to show that disability is no barrier to the desire to achieve. 

    • Living IT Lab

    • Siteimprove Empathy Exercises


  • 11:30-12:30: Panel Discussion: The present and future of digital accessibility. Chaired by Jennison Asuncion. Panelists:

  1. Shadi Abou-Zahra, Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist, W3C

  2. Roberto Scano, Chair UNI/CT 531 eAccessibility, UNINFO (IT)

  3. Timothy Creagan, Senior Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board

  4. Raph de Rooij, Directorate-General for Public Administration, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (NL)

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Associazione IWA Italy (International Web Association Italia)

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