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October 10 -12 - Vancouver, BC
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Wednesday, October 10 • 2:20pm - 2:50pm
Automated Accessibility Testing - Dylan Barrell, Deque

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In the last couple of years, the accessibility community has started to change. Awareness is picking up. Major tech and retail companies are talking about and investing in accessibility conferences. There's also more regulations around accessibility, such as the New European directives, the ACAAct, the Ontario AODA, Section 508 and the U.S. ADA. Just as the physical world should be accessible for people with disabilities, it's now time that the internet provides that same equality and opportunity.

In this talk, I will discuss and demo the axe JavaScript ecosystem: the automated, open source accessibility tool which will empower you to take accessibility into your own hands.

Speakers
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Dylan Barrell

Chief Technology Officer, Deque
Dylan is Deque's Chief Technology Officer and has been focussed on accessibility for almost a decade. He created the first browser-based developer tool for accessibility and is motivated to make accessibility a standard part of the development process.In addition to his work experience... Read More →


Wednesday October 10, 2018 2:20pm - 2:50pm
West Ballroom B
  • Experience Level Any