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Léonie Watson, Nomensa

Léonie Watson

Director of Accessibility and Web Development

A business approach to HTML5


This presentation will look at the business case for HTML5 and its viability as an enterprise production tool. Using industry case studies, it will explore the commercial benefits, challenges and practicalities of moving towards an HTML5 code base.


“Léonie Watson is Director of Accessibility and Web Development at Nomensa, and Chair of the British Computer Association of the Blind. A well known figure in the accessibility and inclusive design arena, she helps organisations around the world to create and implement successful digital inclusion strategies. Léonie contributes to the development of international accessibility guidelines and standards. Amongst other things, she is a member of the W3C HTML Accessibility Taskforce, a member of the international committee that produced ISO 14289-1 PDF Universal Accessibility, and a co-author of British Standard 8878 Web Accessibility Code of Practice.”