Shaping the future of design is all of our responsibility and this ends and begins with consideration for people. In a world where more than a billion people are disabled, we must keep in mind making accessible products. Universal Design and User Centered design is at the heart of making products for all of our users.
In this talk, we will cover approaches and perspectives of incorporating accessibility into the creation of digital products.
1. The importance of accessible design
2. Goals of Universal Design
3. Aligning business goals with universal design
4. Resources for accessibility
Regine Gilbert is a User Experience Designer based in NYC. She is a professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, where she teaches user experience design to students in the Integrated Digital Media program. Regine has more than 10 years of experience in the tech arena with much focus on inclusion and accessibility. She has a strong belief in making the world a more accessible place, and is passionate about advocating for good user experience that starts and ends with the user.