Decoding VPATs and ACRs: Your Guide to Procurement & Compliance Success- FREE session

Online

Aug

01

Overview

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The webinar is aimed at providing attendees with a better understanding of Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) and Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACRs).

This will help participants learn how to navigate the procurement process while ensuring that these products and services are compliant with accessibility standards.

The session also covers the importance of doing so, both from a moral as well as legislative standpoint. Through clear explanations and practical examples, attendees learn how to interpret VPATs and ACRs effectively, enabling them to make informed decisions when procuring products and services.

In this free webinar, you'll learn:

  • The essentials of VPATs and ACRs and why they matter for your digital products
  • How to interpret and leverage these tools in your design and development processes
  • Practical examples of accessibility implementation in real-world scenarios
  • Tips for creating more inclusive digital experiences

Whether you're a content designer, developer, or involved in any aspect of digital product creation, this webinar will equip you with valuable knowledge to enhance your skills and create more accessible digital solutions.

Who will benefit

Designed for procurement professionals, compliance officers, decision-makers, as well as content creators, designers and developers, our free webinar provides essential insights into navigating accessibility standards, evaluating vendor compliance, and leveraging VPATs and ACRs effectively.

Join us to ensure your procurement processes align with accessibility standards and compliance requirements, driving success in your organization.

Don't miss this opportunity to become a champion of digital accessibility!

Timings

The webinar timings are as follows:

  • start at 2pm (BST)
  • end at 3pm (BST)

We aim for each webinar to last 45 minutes, allowing 15 minutes for questions. Anything we cannot fit into this time we are more than happy to take a note of and send our response to you collectively after the event.

Your trainers

About Kieran Rooney

Kieran is passionate about everyone having equal access to the web and computing. With a background in mental health, having completed a master's degree in health psychology, and an undergraduate in Psychology, he has knowledge of the effect physical and mental health issues can have on an individual's day to day life. Kieran has extensive face to face research experience. After university, he worked at Scotland’s Association for Mental health and worked first hand with individuals with enduring mental and physical health conditions to support them to live a fulfilling life. He has also recently completed a software development bootcamp which sparked his passion for UX. Outside of work, he is a proud budgie dad and lover of folk and country music. Most of his spare time is spent learning the guitar both independently and with the Glasgow Folk Workshop.

About Snigdha Ramkumar

Snigdha is passionate about human-computer interaction and leveraging technology to make the world a more inclusive place. With a bachelor’s degree in computer science engineering and a master’s in cognitive science, Snigdha has a strong foundation in various programming languages, user research, and data analysis. She enjoys learning and apart from practical experience, she has completed courses to improve her knowledge about web accessibility, WCAG criteria, and assistive technology. Her experience as a writer helps her communicate complex ideas and findings effectively, which proves to be helpful when interacting with clients and delivering reports.

Course Access

You will receive an online link to access the course in the coming days.

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