WeCo Minneapolis Summer Training WorkshopsA room full of people receiving training from WeCo.

WeCo’s Public Workshops are open to everyone and held at our Minneapolis location at Assemble Shared Offices, 15 So. 5th Street, Suite 500, in downtown Minneapolis.  Refreshments are always provided!

Applying Accessibility Criteria to Your Project / June 7th

Desinged specifically for developers and UX professionals.  WeCo will walk you through our Standards of Access, including WCAG 2.0, and help you understand the success criteria as they apply to your website/software, and users living with disabilities.

Accessible Microsoft Documents: Word, Power Point and PDF / July 13th

Learn how to make documents accessible from authorship, or to convert other’s documents to an accessible format.   Covering the two most widely used of Microsoft programs, you’ll leave knowing how to make them accessible and to generate fully accessible PDFs.

Your Website and the ADA /  August 16th (Free  Public Training)

Whether your a business owner, work for a government or a nonprofit, understanding how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to your website is crucial. This free training will help you understand where you are, and good goals to set for website accessibility, regardless of the size of your organization.

Getting Started in Digital Accessibility / September 14th

If your organization is new to website or software accessibility, join us for this session.  We will review the “whys” behind digital access and give you some great first steps towards the “how.”

Other Summer 2017 Events in Minneapolis

A group of testers with white canes, chatting together.WeCo sponsors Accessibility Testers Twin Cities (ATTC) MeetUp!

Join us for wine and small bites in a relaxed after-work setting at WeCo’s new downtown Minneapolis office for bi-monthly gatherings for accessibility testing professionals.  We meet on the last Monday of each month.

Next meeting: Monday, July 31st beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Digital Accessibility Puzzles: Bring Yours and Get it Solved!

What is ATTC?
Accessibility Testers Twin Cities is a MeetUp designed to bring together people who work in the accessibility testing industry.  This could be accessibility testers and accessibility specialists.

How do I join?
Sign up for ATT on our MeetUp website.  You’ll receive invitations and reminders for all of our meetings.

How often does ATTC meet?
The last Monday of every other month, beginning in November 2016.

What is the schedule?
Happy Hour begins at 5:30 p.m.
Program begins at 6:15 p.m.

Dates for 2017 will be:
July 31st
September 25th
November 27th