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Invitation: Evaluating Accessibility Symposium, Online, 16 November 2023
You are invited to the symposium Evaluating Accessibility: Meeting Key Challenges, online 16 November 2023. Participation is free and registration is required by 13 November 2023. We encourage participation from researchers, academics, industry, government, and people with disabilities. Join us to explore practices and challenges monitoring and evaluating digital accessibility. The symposium will focus on: digital accessibility training, mobile accessibility, and artificial intelligence (AI). The link to register, the agenda, and more is in the symposium page.
Invitation: WAI-CooP Meeting, Online, 14 November 2023
You are invited to the WAI-CooP Open Meeting, online 14 November 2023. Participation is free and registration is required by 13 November 2023. We encourage participation from people interested in: digital accessibility implementation in Europe and internationally; guidance on available web accessibility training, tools, and resources; and exchanges on the European Union (EU) Web Accessibility Directive (WAD). The link to register, the agenda, and more is in the
WCAG 2.2 is a Web Standard "W3C Recommendation"
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 is now a “W3C Recommendation” web standard. For an introduction to WCAG, see the WCAG 2 Overview. WCAG 2.2 adds 9 requirements (called success criteria) since WCAG 2.1. To learn more about WCAG 2.2, see What’s New in WCAG 2.2.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is Updated
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is updated to include errata and informative notes to success criteria 4.1.1 Parsing. To learn more about WCAG and these updates, see WCAG 2 Overview and WCAG 2 FAQ.
Job Opening: Accessibility Specialist
W3C is seeking an Accessibility Specialist to work on digital accessibility standards and supporting materials. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the vision of an accessible digital future. Please see details in Accessibility Specialist job posting.
AI and Accessibility Research Symposium Report
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Accessibility Research Symposium 2023 Report provides summaries, transcripts, and videos of the international symposium exploring the positive and negative impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital accessibility.
WCAG 2.2 Update, August 2023
W3C expects to publish Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.2 as a “W3C Recommendation” web standard in 2023. We are addressing new comments that we received in August 2023. Depending how that goes, the final publication could be in September or later in 2023. For the latest up-to-date information, check What’s New in WCAG 2.2 - Status, Timeline, Changes.
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