Maxability Webinar – The Saga of Accessible Colors

‘The saga of accessible colors’ is the topic for our next webinar. We are excited  to have someone who have more than 20 years of experience in digital accessibility and often involved in web standards.

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WEBINAR TOPIC

The Saga of Accessible Colors

TOPIC DESCRIPTION & KEY TAKEAWAYS

Ask any accessibility leader about accessible colors and they’ll wince from the pain of struggling for a solution. Why is it so difficult to ensure your product meets WCAG 2.1 AA color contrast requirements? Ted Drake, Intuit’s Global Accessibility Leader, will explain the basics of color accessibility requirements. He will also talk about the conflict of overlapping requirements, dealing with brand colors, using color to denote hierarchy of information, and instances where adequate contrast impedes readability. You will have a better understanding of why accessible color usage is a journey and strategies for making continual progress.

About the Speaker – Ted Drake

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Ted Drake is the Global Accessibility Leader for Intuit, a financial software company. Intuit’s small and centralized accessibility team has created a culture of inclusive development and design with more than 600 champions. Customer interviews and feedback is key to their development.

Ted started working in accessibility almost 20 years ago, when he was the web site manager for the San Diego Museum of Art. He was also an early adopter of standards-based web development, which treated accessibility as core to engineering. While at Yahoo!, Ted was a front-end engineer, developer evangelist, and co-founded Yahoo’s Accessibility Lab. Ted’s benefited from ample International travel, including many  trips to India and two years working out of Europe. Connect with Ted Drake on linkedin.
 

Maxability Webinar The saga of Accessible Colors Date and Time

On June 16th, 2020. Between

  • 9: 00 PM and 10 : 00 PM IST
  • 11 : 30 AM and 12 : 30 PM ET
  • 8 : 30 AM and 9 : 30AM PT
  • 4 : 30 PM and 5 : 30 PM London

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Rakesh Paladugula is a dedicated accessibility enthusiast with wide experience on all forms of digital accessibility. He is a trainer, mentor, advisor, advocate and evangelist. He believes in the modern socio-scientific world digital accessibility is a fundamental right of every citizen including those who have disabilities, low literacy and are from economically backward.

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