Workshop

HOW TO BE ACCESSIBLE WHEN PUBLISHING ON SOCIAL NETWORKS?
EUPRIO Webex Room

Promoted by the EUPRIO Super Bowl Team Spain, France, Iceland and Czech Republic

Workshop "How to be accessible when publishing on social networks?". Friday, March 18th, 2022 from 1 to 2pm. Subscribe at the link in the post
Workshop programme

Practical workshop to know if we are really being inclusive when we publish on our social networks, in reference to people with visual and hearing disabilities, dyslexics, syndromes such as Autism or Asperger, the elderly according with long live learning, colour blind, etc.

Essential guidelines will be offered to consider in our publications with practical examples. Are we really being accessibility according to European regulations about this?

Part 1
Speaker: José María Fernández, Digital Accessibility Office of University of Alicante

Introduction on accessibility and the new scenario: digital transformation process, communication and social media, reaching as many people as possible, being inclusive is everyone's task. Cite the European Directive 2016/2102 and European standard (EN) 301 549.

Part 2
Speaker: Cristina Palomares, Digital Accessibility Office of University of Alicante

The requirements to be taken into account for accessible communication on social networks:

  • Text: size, font type, line spacing, alignment
  • Use of colour
  • Description of images

How to apply in social networks

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

Practical examples:

  • Photography accessible on Twitter (from mobile, computer or IOS). Alternative text needed. How to include it
  • Accessible promotional image
  • Accessible graphics
  • Accessible posting on Facebook
  • Publication: accessible official statement
  • Accessible Posting on Instagram (Android)
  • Post accessible videos. Subtitle. Facebook and Twitter: option to add the subtitle file. If not, describe the video in the description.

Screen reader example: Live demonstration of screen reader in social networks

Info

When: Friday, March 18th, 2022 - h. 01:00 -02:00 p.m. (CET)

Where: on the EUPRIO Webex Room (the webinar link will be sent by e-mail and it will be on MyEUPRIO)

Target group: EUPRIO Members and their colleagues

Registration: on MyEUPRIO starting on March 1st, 2022!

Deadline: March 17th, 2022

 

Should you need any further information for registering to the webinar please feel free to contact:

Paola Scioli, EUPRIO Development Manager - mob. +39 335 5725029 - email: paola.scioli@euprio.eu

José María Fernández
Computer Engineer and Master in Application Development and Web Services from the University of Alicante. He is an expert in digital accessibility and an application developer. Since 2009 he has been working at the University of Alicante. He is currently the head of the Digital Accessibility Unit, where they ensure compliance with the European Regulation on the accessibility of websites and applications for mobile devices, create accessible solutions and provide training in the creation of accessible digital content and digital accessibility to staff: administration, teacher and researcher. He is the creator of the accessible apps ListenAll and Ability Connect to improve opportunities for people with disabilities and has participated in numerous European projects of the Erasmus+ program, for which he has had stays in numerous countries on four continents.

Cristina Palomares
Digital Accessibility Specialist in the Digital Accessibility Unit from the UA since 2020. She graduated in Multimedia Engineering from the UA. She has been developing her profession for 8 years as a website designer and developer and expert in user experience. She obtained a Master in Graphic Design to strengthen the concepts of accessibility through a correct design, good practices in layout, accessible colours and typography. She also designs guidelines for creating accessible contents, advises and trains the university community about the use of accessible technologies and has participated in several international projects.

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