December 7, 2016 — Sushil is a youth and disability rights activist currently working to raise awareness on disability rights and issue in Nepal and beyond. He is also a computer instructor, sound editor, blogger, positive thinker, writer, and the founder of a volunteer-based youth-led venture called, Bright Star Society.
Sushil is visually-impaired IT promoter and the advocate for accessibility. Through his presentation he highlighted the importance of having accessible ready websites and why it is one of the rising issue in the digital world.
October 8, 2016 — The transfer of information is paramount in design. Technology has made it possible to consume a mass of information in minimal time – is your design helping the flow of this information, or hindering it? While accessibility for those with challenges is one end of the spectrum, have you been designing for the other end? Have you been designing for telepathy or those with advanced capabilities? This talk will explore the spectrum of accessibility for both the challenged and the more advanced in today’s design.
October 8, 2016 — When your website is accessible, all users can access your content no matter their abilities. Visually-impaired users can visit your website using a screen reader.
October 3, 2016 — In my discussion, I will review the Israeli website accessibility regulation, and discuss how website developers can act in order to limit their liability in case that the website owner is sought for damages.
September 29, 2016 — WordPress is secretly running so many sites we use today. WordPress is amazing, heavily distributed, and loved by many. Heather Migliorisi explains how they can be made even better when accessibility is added into the mix.
-Quick and easy fixes you can do right now (contrast, colors, and :focus)
-Common mistakes we make (images, icons, placeholder text vs. label, semantic faux pas, and roles)
-Choosing accessible themes and plugins
-Where to go for help
-Giving back to the community
September 24, 2016 — Trisha Salas presents ‘Accessibility: Tips, Tricks & Best Practices for Plugin Developers’.
August 26, 2016 — Accessibility Tips, Tricks and Best Practices for Plugin Developers
August 15, 2016 — Heroes? Pricing tables? THE GRID? Why DO all websites look like the same? Starting with a well-organized theme framework and a little SASS, this talk will cover how to identify user experience patterns and stories that guide your visitors where you want them to go, while giving you the freedom to create new designs that stand out from the sea of sameness prevalent in today’s websites. We also cover how curating your own pattern library enables you to hit the cornerstones of successful web design – Accessibility, Responsiveness, Usability, and Conversion.