Past Meetup

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

This Meetup is past

130 people went

Adobe Campus in Fremont

801 N 34th St · Seattle, WA

How to find us

The entrance to the Adobe building can be found closer to the canal, under the Fremont Bridge. Parking is available on the street or in pay lots nearby. The closest bus routes are the 31, 32 and 40.

Location image of event venue

Details

To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017 (http://globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/), we're getting together as a community to share ideas and get inspired! Come learn about web accessibility perspectives and techniques from other Meetup members and make new friends.

We're so excited to see everyone! If your schedule changes closer to the event and you can't attend, please update your RSVP to allow people to join from the wait list. That will also help the food situation!

• Detailed Agenda (https://www.meetup.com/a11ysea/pages/23160294/GAAD_Agenda/)

Talks:

Introduction & Welcome
Marcy Sutton, Senior Engineer at Deque Systems

Adapting to Low Vision and Moving on With Your Life
Shawn Henning, Senior Project Manager at Deloitte Digital

Ode to an Accessibility Bug
Wendy Chisolm, Senior Accessibility Strategist at Microsoft

Visualizing Access - A Toolkit for Documenting Digital Accessibility Requirements
Jack Nicolai, Project Manager, Accessibility for Adobe Creative Cloud

–Live transcription will be provided by ACS, thanks to LJWatson Consulting (http://tink.uk).

–Catering from Metropolitan Market will be provided by Deque Systems (http://www.deque.com).

Event location:
Adobe Seattle
801 N. 34th St, Seattle WA

Note: Adobe requires attendees to sign an NDA to be in their office. Beware if that provides a conflict for your business.

Date & Time:
6-8:30pm Thursday, May 18

Interested in sponsoring this Meetup? Get in touch with Marcy Sutton by clicking "Contact" under Organizers.