The State of Digital Accessibility in 2020

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Virtual Roundtable

Thursday, May 28th, 15:00 EST

A virtual roundtable for senior legal peers in North America.


The State of Digital Accessibility in 2020

Each year brings new developments in technology and new challenges for accessibility. That means that more must be done to be inclusive so that everyone can benefit equally from the advances that make our lives more efficient, more fun, and more interesting. The digital advancements that are coming in 2020, just as those seen in recent years, will be influenced by the need for accessibility to be at the front of each development effort. We can thank the Americans With Disabilities Act and W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines for this.

We are bringing together a group of prominent general counsels and senior legal decision-makers in North America to discuss and learn about the following issues:

  • How will digital accessibility evolve? And what will the next version of the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines look like?
  • What are companies in the US doing to become and/or remain compliant?
  • What are the specific challenges general councils face when driving change within their organisations?

Attended by:

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer & General Counsel at NYIAX
CEO & General Counsel of Children’s Advocacy Centers at Georgia
Chief Legal Officer at BDP International
Chief Legal Officer at Affirm, Inc.
Chief Legal Officer at Workhuman
Interim Chief Legal Officer at Alliance Laundry Systems
Partner at Bailey Brauer
Partner at Dinsmore & Shohl
Partner at Tong Tejani
Senior Paralegal & Head of Legal Operations at Mitratech Holdings, Inc.
Head of Legal at Greenhouse Software, Inc.
Head of Security Compliance at ForgeRock
Senior VP & AGC at Sotheby’s
VP & General Counsel of Stefanini
VP & GC of Legal and Operations at Hired, Inc.
VP & AGC of Employment Law at TriNet
VP & AGC at Primary Residential Mortgage
VP Counsel at Leaf Group
Director of Heading Legal Operations at Ameriprise Financial
Chief Counsel of US Commercial & M&A atThe Hershey Company
GC at Simplus
GC at Coinsource
GC of Procurement at Honeywell
GC at HarborOne Bancorp, Inc.
GC at GOWell International
GC at Givsum, Inc.
GC at Undisputed Studios
GC at New Season
GC at Rack Room Shoes
Legal Counsel at Kazoo
Corporate Counsel at StockX
Deputy GC at Fareportal
Deputy GC at eHealth
Deputy GC at QOL Medical
AGC of Digital Media at Ziff Davis
AGC at Calendly
AGC of Robinhood Markets
AGC at McGraw-Hill Education
AGC at McKinsey & Company
Managing Corporate Counsel of Dispute Resolutions at Subway
Attorney at McAfee&Taft
Accessibility & Compliance Coordinator at MPAC

3:00 pm:  Introduction from The Ortus Club
3:10 pm:  Introduction to ‘The State of Digital Accessibility’
3:30 pm:  Roundtable Discussion – Breakout groups of 10
4:20 pm:  Q&A
4:30 pm:  Conclusion and end of the session

Hosted by eSSENTIAL Accessibility

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Event Detail

Thursday, May 28, 2020 15:00
North America

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