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Sydney Shimko

Front End Development Practice Lead

Sydney is the Front-End Development Practice Lead at Northwoods and a UX Developer who combines the aesthetics of thoughtful design with semantic, responsive code. She strives to provide the best solutions for client projects, negotiating constant change in the field of Front-End development and ensuring functionality across an ever-growing variety of devices and screen sizes.

A Web Accessibility Refresher

Presented by: Sydney Shimko, Front End Development Practice Lead

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Making websites accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities, remains an essential objective for many organizations. After all, it's just good business! But, keeping up with the latest accessibility guidelines requires ongoing vigilance. With the newest version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines recently released, now is a great time for an accessibility refresher. We'll share an overview of the new WCAG 2.2 standards, what to focus on, and how to evaluate your site's performance.    


10:00 - 10:45 a.m. (CST) | Presentation
10:45 - 11 a.m. (CST) | Q&A

Key Take Aways

  • Understand the importance of web accessibility and its impact on both users and businesses 
  • An overview of WCAG 2.2 standards 
  • Determine which version of WCAG standards your site should strive to achieve 
  • How to identify accessibility issues and plan for remediation          

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Marketing Officers
  • Marketing Directors
  • Digital Marketing Directors
  • Marketing Managers
  • Digital Marketing Managers
  • Business Owners
  • Website Designers