This months Joomla Chicago Palatine meeting will be hosted at CMS Expo!
Meetup Monday Night
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, May 13, 2013
Orrington Conference Center
Registration is required.
7:30: Welcome and Introductions -Led by Jen Kramer
7:45: On The Joomla Horizon - Led by Paul Orwig
8:00: Must Have Joomla Extensions and Hosting Recommendations -Led by Justin Kerr and Jen Kramer
8:15: Announcements - Led by Jen Kramer
8:20: Three-minute Networking - Led by Nick Martinelli and Jen Kramer
9:00: Wrap up and Adjourn to Hotel Lobby (or Stay for a Special Presentation On Accessibility)
9:05: A Special Presentation (following Meet Up) Accessibility Session -Led by Steven Pignataro and Kim Testa
3 Steps to avoid negative social media and lawsuits over website accessibility
Step 1: Understand the expectations and your obligations. We will explain where you are vulnerable and the potential legal and social exposure.
Step 2: Asses your current websites accessibility issues. We will explain how to assess your websites current level of accessibility using minimal resources
Step 3: Set up an internal process to address accessibility issues. We will explain how to effectively and realistically setup an internal website accessibility process to resolve issues.
-What is website accessibility
-ADA – law
-What is Section 508 - who put these rules in place / when will these rules be updated
-What is WCAG2 – who put these rules in place
-Who is affected by non accessible websites
-Prevent lost revenue
-How to code for accessibility
Come share a great time, make new connections, and learn a lot along the way. Come Monday night, May 13th for CMS Expo's annual Meetup Monday Night event, bringing together a diverse, interesting meeting of the minds all under one roof!
Hosted by the CMS Association, Meetup Monday Night officially kicks off at 7:30 pm at the Hilton Orrington Hotel on Monday, May 13th, 2013. If you're already signed up to attend CMS Expo, you're already pre-registered, so c'mon out! If you're not registered yet, register today!
Whether you can attend any of the 3 days of CMS Expo or not, this night is for you! Meetup Monday Night is free. It's a business & social networking event, hosted by the CMS Association with one purpose in mind: Foster the growth of Content Professionals worldwide. Come mix it up with the who's who in the CMS Community.
Meetup Monday Night is part User Group meeting, part social. You'll get to meet and interact with many of the leading CMS developers and business leaders of the world, all in one place.
Thought leaders from the CMS community will be at Meetup Monday Night to mingle, share knowledge, and make the CMS Community an even friendlier place to do business. ;)
Tell your friends in your local Meetup User Groups about Meetup Monday Night. We'll be splitting up for 90 minutes, for an actual User Group Meetup, talking roadmap and the FUTURE OF CMS. Most, if not all, of our Showcase CMSs will have their top speakers on hand. You're invited to be an important part of it! Then we'll all meet back up in the hotel's lobby bar to continue networking and sharing our passion for CMS!