Julius Charles Serrano, research director and accessibility consultant at Even Grounds, was the guest speaker at the recently concluded Usability Lunch in Wellington. This event was held on August 18, 2010 at Provoke Solutions in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Usability Lunch is a semi-regular event where professionals working in the field of usability. Common topics include usability-related research, issues, problems, and technologies.
Julius Charles Serrano, research director and accessibility consultant at Even Grounds, made a presentation at the recently concluded Wellington Web Design Meetup. This event was held on August 5, 2010 in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Wellington Web Design Meetup is a monthly gathering of industry professionals for talks, case studies, design/technology insights, networking and socializing.
Hearing the name New Zealand may often conjure up thoughts of beautiful scenery and highly developed cities. However, New Zealand is also a country of equal opportunity and equal access. And this is best shown by its efforts to make the World Wide Web accessible to everyone including persons with disabilities.
Here, we will take a look at how New Zealand works to improve the accessibility of its web sites. We will talk about legislation and standards made by the New Zealand government to ensure that its sites are as accessible and as visitor-friendly as its top destinations.