The conference was a huge success! twitter was full of positive feedback, and there are hundreds of photos on flickr. Thank you so much! Videos and links to the slides are available on Vimeo or on the speaker’s profile page. Sign language videos and transcriptions will follow as soon as possible.

Accessibility has been transformed. Demographic developments have made accessibility an economic and ethical imperative as well as a sign of professionalism. The industry’s leading innovators – including the BBC, Deutsche Bahn, the European Commission, France Télécom, jQuery, Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera Software, the W3C, the Web Standards Project, the World Bank, and Yahoo! – are now sharing their knowledge and discussing social and political developments on the internet: the web that surrounds us all, the web we do not want to slip through even if we should become incapacitated in our old age.

Accessible Web Applications

“Instead of asking how something should work if a person cannot see, I prefer to ask, ‘How should something work when the user is not looking at the screen?’”T. V. Raman, Google

The Business Value of Accessibility

“Our role is to continue facilitating access to increasingly sophisticated technologies for all. Because if we are not careful, these technologies could complicate access to ICT instead of offering greater comfort for our customers. But we should not forget that in 2040, one third of the European population will be over 60.”François-René Germain, Orange / France Télécom

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