Web Accessibility 2011


web accessibility conference 2011

Web Accessibility 2011 is an event by St. Nicholas’s Home for the Visually Impaired.

Web Accessibility 2011 is a collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

Venue: Dewan Persidangan Universiti (DPU) USM

What is Web Accessibility 2011?

Don’t miss this chance to learn how accessibility can benefit your organisation from St. Nicholas’ Home’s knowledgeable IT staff and Get on-the-spot accessibility assessment of your website and consultancy.

Web Accessibility 2011 is also a chance to learn how St. Nicholas can work with your organisation now and in the future to promote greater accessibility and interoperability.

Mind “Accessibility” as Your Business?

Accessibility not only helps people with visual challenge.

It also benefits older users, mobile phone users, and other individuals who want to do business with you.

The percentage of older users with age-related accessibility needs is growing.

Improved accessibility can help your organisation to reach out further to this increasingly important customer base.

Organisation with accessible websites benefit from, reduced legal risk, demonstration of corporate social responsibility, and increased customer loyalty.

Web Accessibility does provide positive Impact on search engine optimization from accessibility improvements. Making it more visible on the Internet.

Who should attend?

Any company or organisation that relies on the Internet for publicity, increasing its market share, or raising its revenue.

Speaker Profile:

  • Mr. David Hathaway, IT Instructor and Consultant, St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang.
  • Mr. Songkran Soisaklang, Creative and Integration Developer, Betimes Consultancy inc., Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Mr. Albert Cheah, PhD candidate, USM, Penang.


8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.15am Welcoming Speech
9.15am – 9.30am Opening Speech
Session 1
9.30am – 10.15am Keynote Speaker 1: Business Case for Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway
10.15am – 10.45am Tea Break
10.45am – 11.30am Keynote Speaker 2: Evaluating a Site for Accessibility Needs by Mr. Songkran Soisaklang
Session 2
11.30am – 12.15pm Speaker 1: How to make a site more usable by low vision visitors by Mr. Albert Cheah
12.15pm – 1.00pm Speaker 2: Html and Flash Accessibility by Mr. David Hathaway and Mr. Albert Cheah
1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch Break
Session 3
2.00pm – 2.45pm Speaker 3: How St. Nicholas helps businesses with accessibility needs
2.45pm – 3.30pm Speaker 4: TBA
3.30pm – 4.15pm Panel Discussion
4.15pm – 5pm Closing Ceremony

Registration Fees:
RM 80
*Registration fee includes entry gifts, tea time, and lunch
*students and NGOs are free of charge

For any enquiries, please contact:
Mr. David Hathaway
Email:  [email protected]