• 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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Unlocking the Impact of WCAG 2.2 on Electronic Documents

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 3:20 PM PDT  
Platinum 3 (ALLYANT)  
In the rapidly evolving realm of web accessibility, the imminent arrival of WCAG 2.2 signals a significant milestone. This session provides a comprehensive overview of what to anticipate from WCAG 2.2, highlighting its distinctions from its precursor, WCAG 2.1, and its specific implications for electronic documents. WCAG 2.2 primarily addresses the accessibility needs of individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities, low vision, and those navigating the digital world through mobile devices. However, it introduces new criteria that directly affect the accessibility of electronic documents. It will shape the practices of document creators and remediators, molding how digital content is conceived and made accessible. Learn the intricacies of WCAG 2.2's Success Criteria, focusing on their application to electronic documents. Attendees will gain insights into practical compliance strategies. Real-world examples will illustrate successful implementations as well as common pitfalls to avoid. Even before formal adoption, adhering to WCAG 2.2 is a best practice. Whether you're a seasoned accessibility professional or a beginner, this session offers valuable insights for anyone committed to forging a more inclusive digital environment. Join us as we explore the present and future of document accessibility. Prepare for WCAG 2.2 and its influence on electronic documents. Let’s create a digital landscape that is truly inclusive and accommodating to all.  
  • Higher Education
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Government
  • Finance & Banking
  • Insurance
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
We delve into the Success Criteria introduced in WCAG 2.2, explore their relevance within electronic documents, and provide guidance on achieving conformance whether you are a document creator or a document remediator.  
Primary Topic
Digital Accessibility  
Secondary Topics
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Evaluation & Remediation
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Law, Compliance, and Policy
Session Type
General Track  


  • Paul Rayius

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