Global Accessibility Awareness Day Meetup

May 17th @ 12:30AM - 3:30AM
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. Here's the lineup:
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Topic: Tools and techniques to help you keep accessibility in mind from the start of your next project.

Ricardo Rodriguez is a foster youth alumni who is living his dream as a web developer with Journeymen of San Diego. His interests include volunteer work with foster youth and entrepreneurship.
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Topic: Adding accessibility testing to your git workflow.

Wei-En is a software engineer passionate about using technology to better society as a whole. His interests include back-end development, automation and tooling.
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Topic: The current and future state of web accessibility and ADA-related lawsuits.

Dan Payne is a web accessibility consultant with over 12 years of experience in web development and operations. He's certified by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals as a Web Accessibility Specialist.
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Topic: How to create accessible drag-and-drop list reordering UI with Dragon Drop.

Harris Schneiderman, co-organizer of a11ySD, is a web developer with a strong passion for digital equality. He is a member of the W3C ARIA Working Group where he works on standardizing web accessibility.
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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!

Look for parking north and/or east of Blink to avoid Petco traffic.

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

RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/a11ySD/events/260122988/

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