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Compliance Sheriff accessibility experts to speak at Accessing Higher Ground 2019

Ken Nakata and Jeff Singleton of Cyxtera's Compliance Sheriff Consulting Practice will participate in Accessing Higher Ground – an event focused on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting. November 18th kicks off the conference where Ken and Jeff will provide an overview of accessibility topics such a website liability and website accessibility certifications.

Website Liability Under US Accessibility Laws

Ken Nakata, Director of the Compliance Sheriff Accessibility Consulting Practice, Cyxtera_
Scheduled at 4:20pm in Windsor on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Do you understand how disability laws affect websites? This presentation quickly lays the groundwork for understanding website liability. Then the presentation shifts gears to focus on common day-to-day questions—and how they have answered by Federal courts.

Join Ken Nakata, a former Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and who has specialized in accessibility for the last 24 years, will introduce the roles of enforcement agencies and private litigants- and steps to take to avoid their scrutiny. Come to the presentation if you want to:

  1. Understand how different accessibility laws work.
  2. Understand which accessibility laws apply to my organization.
  3. Understand how to avoid liability for your organization’s website by knowing what enforcement agencies and private litigants look for.

Website Accessibility Certification and Logos – What do I really need?

Jeffrey Singleton, Director of the Compliance Sheriff's Accessibility Consulting Practice, Cyxtera_
Scheduled at 2:15pm in Windsor on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Site accessibility compliance certifications and logos are becoming common offering from accessibility consultants. What do these certifications and logos really mean and what is required for a website? This session will help separate the myths from the reality of site certifications and logos.

Highlights include:

  1. Understand conformance levels & claims to determine if an accessibility certification or logo is beneficial.
  2. Understand the three most common and accepted forms of making a public conformance claim.
  3. Learn the best way to use an accessibility statement to reduce risk level of legal complaints.

Meet with Compliance Sheriff Experts

Compliance Sheriff has a deep history in web accessibility. Our tool has proven itself to be the most comprehensive, configurable and scalable web compliance scanning tool, incorporating the best practices knowledge of experts who have been with us since the early days.
Compliance Sheriff enables organizations to incorporate web accessibility testing into their software development model. We are committed to delivering our expertise to any company seeking to expand accessible design throughout their web properties.

Come meet with us to learn how we are investing in Compliance Sheriff to help you meet your web accessibility requirements. Take a look at our new website to learn more about our solutions and product.