Monthly Meetings

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General Information

  • WAG meets online the first Wednesday of every month from 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) via Collaborate web conferencing solution
  • To receive the login link and attend live sessions, please join the WAG Listserv by emailing
  • All are welcome to access session recordings; links provided below.
  • Technical Support for Collaborate is available 24/7 and 365 days a year by calling:
    • U.S. and North America, Toll Free: 1 (877) 382-2293
    • U.K. Toll Free: (0800) 051-7248
    • Ireland: 800 64 4528
    • Australia, Toll Free: 1 (800) 26-7338
    • International, Non Toll Free: 1 (606) 274-2370

Request a Meeting Topic

  • WAG meeting topics are member-driven.
  • If you would like to request training on a specific topic, request a vendor demo, or recommend a Guest Speaker, please email

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday February 3, 2016
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST)
Topic: WAI-ARIA: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content
Presenter: Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Leader
Guest Speakers: Adelle Frank, (Web Developer Manager, Senior at Georgia Tech); and Casey Gordon (Web Developer at UGA FACS) and other WAG Members share their experiences implementing basic ARIA.

Description: Join us for this introduction to Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA), a suite of attributes used to create accessible content when HTML source-code alone is insufficient. We will discuss core components of ARIA for creating accessible navigation, forms, widgets, and other dynamic content. WAG members who have implemented basic ARIA will share their experiences.

Note: Section 508 allows for “equivalent facilitation” of web-based content. By incorporating ARIA attributes, you are complying with Section 508 by providing “substantially equivalent or greater access to and use of (your website) for people with disabilities.”

Recordings and Resource Links (2016)

WAI-ARIA: Intro to Accessible Dynamic Web Content (upcoming)

  • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader
  • Guest Speakers: Adelle Frank (Web Developer Manager Senior at Georgia Institute of Technology); and Casey Gordon (Web Developer at the University of Georgia, FACS)
  • Handout: Handout: Intro to ARIA - Resource List(PDF)

Recordings and Resource Links (2015)

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Websites

Accessibility Trends, Endeavors and Stories of Inspiration

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Technology Opening the Door to Education for First Nations People in Australia

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education

Recordings and Resource Links (2014)

Organizing Your Website Project for Accessibility

  • Presenter: Brian Dixon,

AMAC Services

  • Presenter: Dr. Christopher Lee, Director AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center

Writing Effective Alt Text

  • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader

Designing Websites for All Users

  • Presenters: Janet Sylvia, WAG Leader; Austin Kovarik, former WAG Co-leader, and Dave Wynne, former WAG Co-leader