12 Things You Need to Know About WCAG 2.1: How it Impacts Your Work & Laws Around the Globe

Did you know that more countries with accessibility laws already reference WCAG 2.1 rather than WCAG 2.0?

Do you know how WCAG 2.1 will impact your work and your responsibilities?

Countries around the world are improving their accessibility regulations. Learn about digital accessibility for Canada’s new Accessible Canada Act, Europe’s EN 301 549, Australia’s DDA … and even those constituencies with the US that have already upgraded from WCAG 2.0 to 2.1 AA.

We’ve worked with dozens of development teams from around the world, helping them update to the latest standards. How will you get to WCAG 2.1 AA? We’ll show you the easiest path to get there, no matter where you are at right now.

This presentation will cover:

  • Everything that’s in WCAG 2.1
  • How WCAG 2.1 AA compares to WCAG 2.0 AA
  • Whether your laws call for WCAG 2.1, and by when
  • The best methods to get to WCAG 2.1 AA certified conformance
  • What 3Play is doing to anticipate WCAG 2.1


David Berman l President lDavid Berman Communications

About David Berman

David Berman is one of the few hundred people worldwide to hold all of the CPWA, WAS, and CPACC certifications (in fact, he was the first person in Canada to sit for the examinations), the World’s highest certification for accessibility professionals, issued by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals. IAAP is a division of G3ICT, for which David is an International Advisor. David has over 30 years of experience in design and communications and has worked extensively in the adaptation of content for electronic distribution, including accessible Web and software interface development.

He regularly teaches WCAG accessibility as part of his professional development workshops. His work includes award-winning projects for the City of Ottawa, the Ontario government, and Canada’s federal government.