26 May: Conference on the Web Accessbility Directive

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 09:45
1h 45min
Vilnius, Lithuania

As part of the our Annual General Assembly meeting, EDF is holding a conference on the Web Accessibility Directive with the participation of different expert speakers and case presentations on the transposition of the Directive. EDF will present the main characteristics of this important EU legislation and discuss how to best transpose this Directive into national legislation using the EDF toolkit.

You can see a live-streaming of the conference here

Draft Agenda

09:45 - 11:00 Opening of the conference on the Web Accessibility Directive

  • Chairperson: EDF Executive Committee member

  • Video-message from Mariya GABRIEL, European Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

  • Marco MARSELLA, European Commission Head of Unit G3 - Learning, Multilingualism and Accessibility, DG CNECT

  • Shadi ABOU-ZAHRA, Strategy and Technology Specialist Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and member of the Web Accessibility Directive Expert Group

  • Alejandro MOLEDO, EDF Secretariat introducing the toolkit

  • Q&A

11:00-11.30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:00 Case presentations on the transposition of the Directive

  • Denmark

  • Spain

  • Slovenia

  • Lithuania

  • Q&A

Please follow this link to register