Jesse Loseberg (he/him)
This session will investigate the hidden questions in the websites and applications we build: Who is this for? Who is able to use it? Who is unable to use it? Why is this the case? What previous experiences, assumptions, and understandings do we incorporate into the things we create? By exploring the process by which my organization rebuilt its website, I’ll provide examples and methods for going beyond simply meeting WCAG guidelines—instead, reaching for a new way of thinking about technology, our place in its development, and our work overall. We’ll also present concrete ways that everyone involved in the creation of a website or application—from project managers to designers to developers to content creators—can bring accessibility practices into their day-to-day efforts.
Read more about The Accessibility Mindset: Moving Beyond Remediating, Fixing, and Reacting →
AmyJune Hineline (she/her)
What does it mean to have accessible and inclusive presentations?
In this session, we'll go over what we can do as presenters to ensure inclusivity for all our attendees regardless of how they consume the content, beyond the basics of captions and color contrast. We'll briefly cover accessibility definitions, standards, and guidelines and then share practical tips and examples to help make presentation slide decks and the presentations more accessible.
Read more about Creating Accessible and Inclusive Presentations →
Gaurav Gupta (he/him)
Read more about Semantic Components and Custom Lint Rules for Improving the A11y Mindset →
A11y Talks Team
Have you ever wondered how the A11yTalks team, month after month, delivers accessible online events? Our team is excited to let you see behind-the-scenes on how we prepare, perform, and produce high quality and meaningful conversations around digital accessibility.
Read more about Behind the Stream - How A11yTalks Creates Accessible Virtual Events →