Webinar: WADcher tools for EU Web Accessibility Directive compliance monitoring bodies

The WADcher project is organising its first webinar to present a set of tools targeted to monitoring bodies and web commissioners to perform compliance audits related to the EU Web Accessibility Directive.

The webinar will introduce the following topics:

  • Presentation of the WADcher project
  • Definition of actors/roles in the compliance process
  • Compliance workflow
  • Integration of different accessibility evaluation tools: the WADcher APIs
  • Definition of projects and audits for the WADcher Observatory
  • Simplified and in-depth evaluations
  • Interpretation of results
  • Piloting process and coming updates
  • Exploitation and sustainability of the project
  • Open questions for the monitoring bodies

Agenda

Time slotTopic
10:00 – 10:10Welcome and agenda review. Logistics (Yehya Mohamad, Fraunhofer Society)
10:10 – 10:30Project presentation (Carlos A Velasco, Fraunhofer Society)
10:30 – 11:00WADcher sustainability, exploitation and rollout (John O’Flaherty, MAC)
11:00 – 11:20WADcher Observatory concepts (Martin Breidenbach, Fraunhofer Society)
11:20 – 11:40 WADcher Observatory live demo (Martin Breidenbach and Rohit R Hegde, Fraunhofer Society)
11:40 – 11:55Integration of different accessibility evaluation tools: the WADcher APIs (Carlos A Velasco, Fraunhofer Society)
11:55 – 12:10Tools for monitoring bodies (Martin Breidenbach and Rohit R Hegde, Fraunhofer Society)
12:10 – 12:20DSE concepts (Aggeliki Spyrou, CERTH)
12:20 – 12:30DSE live demo (Aggeliki Spyrou, CERTH)
12:30 – 13:00Q&A session, discussion: harmonisation issues, involvement, data gathering, etc.
  • Location: Videoconference by invitation.
  • Date: 22nd April 2020, 10:00-13:00 CEST