Come talk accessibility with us in downtown SD at Blink UX. We will have pizza, beer, and some amazing lightning talks!
We'll start the lightning talks around 7:15pm.
Topic: How to bake accessibility into UX from the beginning through top-down communication
Allie Curtis is the organizer and lead mentor of the CappUXcino & Coffee mentorship group. She is a Sr. UX Researcher and Product Designer with two decades of experience in front-end/software development and design.
Topic: Practical tips for accessibility on your client’s budget
Chance Strickland is an independent frontend developer with a decade of experience in design and client services. His mission is to create a better web that breaks down barriers, and to empower others to do the same.
Topic: Accessibility within the team workflow, not as an afterthought
Megan Reeder is a designer turned Front End Engineer. She is passionate about spreading the knowledge and need for web accessibility at American Specialty Health.
Topic: How user research informed eone's product strategy in developing a watch for the blind
Syrena H. is a user experience researcher with over 5 years of experience in hardware product development, service design and digital experience strategy. Syrena will share a case study about the Bradley watch and discuss the research methods that contributed to the product's inclusive design.
Please let us know if you have any needs we can accommodate.
Whether you're an accessibility guru or are just curious about what exactly web accessibility and inclusive design are, this event is for you. This group is for designers, developers, project managers, execs... really anyone involved in building and supporting IT products. Let's get together, network, collaborate and learn from one another!
About the Location
Blink is a UX research and design firm that works with great companies to create meaningful digital products, brands, and experiences. Our downtown San Diego studio is walking distance from PETCO park and has two state-of-the-art usability labs. Parking info: http://a11y.work/blink-parking.pdf