Hashnode IRL Lagos (The Mysteries Behind Web Accessibility)

Hashnode IRL Lagos
Hashnode IRL Lagos
Public group

IBM Innovation Client Center

Churchgate St · Lagos

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Blind and visually impaired make up 285,000,000 people according to the World Health Organization (June 2012) with 39,000,000 categorized as legally blind and the remaining 246,000,000 visually impaired. Deaf and hearing impaired make up 275,000,000 (2004) in the moderate-to-profound earing impairment category.

Many developers have only a little or blurred understanding of what accessibility means, of course, accessibility can be a complex and difficult topic but understanding it, its scope and its impact can make you a better and inclusive web developer.

In this meetup, we’ll uncover the hidden mysteries of web accessibility and demystify what a better web looks like with a Practical Accessibility Workshop and talks on Accessibility in Media, Design and JavaScript.

⏰ Meetup Schedule

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 👉 Arrivals/ Network
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 👉 Introductory Address from the Organizers
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM 👉 Individual Introductions Session
11:15 AM - 11:35 PM 👉 Accessibility auditing in Reactjs by Ademola Adegbuyi
11:35 PM - 12:35 PM 👉 Accessibility Workshop by Segun Ola
12:35 PM - 12:50 PM 👉 Short Break / Network
12:50 PM - 01:10 PM 👉 What if your design was not accessible? by Marvin Ogah
01:10 PM - 01:30 PM 👉 Web Gone Visua11y!! by Obinna Ekwuno
01:30 PM - 01:50 PM 👉 Effective Networking: The Right Way by Joy Joel
01:50 PM - 02:10 PM 👉 Designing accessibility: the IBM way by Titiloluwa Animasaun
02:10 PM - 02:20 PM 👉 Q/A
02:20 PM - 02:30 PM 👉 Kahoot Games
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM 👉 Dine/ Swags/ Network/ Photos

What to expect:
- Good content and amazing speakers!
- Good food
- Good swag
- Networking


This event is FREE and we have just 80 slots open for this event, kindly RSVP if you are certain you will be attending and if for some reason you cannot attend, please leave the slot for someone who is available.

👫 Code of Conduct

We are a community for everyone and we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all. Please read and abide by our code of conduct: https://hashnode.com/code-of-conduct

🤔 What's Hashnode IRL?

Kindly read the announcement for full details: https://l.hshno.de/hashnode-irl

🌎 Discord Server

Get exclusive access to a pool of enthusiastic Hashnoders and collaborate in real-time. Invite link: https://discord.gg/EYjyfKJ and join the #hashnode-irl-lagos channel.

Feel free to reach any of the organizers and facilitators at the event if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions.