Events

Local and remote accessibility events

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Event List

Accessibility Camp Seattle Regional

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1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
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An unconference about accessibility and people. Event hashtag: #a11yCampSeattle

#a11yTOConf Regional

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25 York St., Toronto, ON M5J 2V5, Canada
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A curated playlist of talks, focused on digital accessibility Event hashtag: #a11yTOConf

Live aXe-core Webinar: Updates and aXe Coconut Webinar

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On November 7th at 2pm EST, Senior Front-End Engineer, Accessibility Evangelist, and aXe-Master Marcy Sutton will walk you through the new aXe-core updates and how to test with aXe Coconut. Event hashtag: #axeCore

Ann Arbor Web Accessibility Meetup Regional

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401 E Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 USA
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Our first event! You should come on Monday, November 13th from 6-8PM. This will be a pretty low-key social gathering to give us all the opportunity to hang out with others who are interested in digital accessibility. Bring ideas for what you'd like to get out of an accessibility meetup! Also, feel free to reach out to either of us organizers with any questions or concerns. We plan to send out a survey to all members after the event to gather feedback and suggestions.

Accessibility for Everyone - An Evening with Laura Kalbag Regional

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500 N Dearborn St #1200, Chicago, IL 60654 USA
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Laura gets really tired of the myth that accessible websites are ugly websites. First of all, accessibility starts with our content, and Laura will explore ways to make content more inclusive. Then, let’s look at inclusive aesthetics, and how layout, typography and color can be used to improve a site’s accessibility while also making for an attractive page. We’ll prove them wrong! Event hashtag: #a11yChi

Inclusive Design 24 Webinar

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A Free 24-Hour Online Community Event On Accessibility Organized by The Paciello Group. Event hashtag: #ID24

a11yTOCamp Regional

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100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada
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#a11yTOCamp believes in introducing digital accessibility to new people all year round through our monthly Meetups and at Camp. Event hashtag: #a11yTOCamp

A11Y Talks - November 2017 Webinar

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Join us on November 29th at 12pm EST for a panel discussion on all things accessibility with four accessibility experts! There will be a few questions queued up to start the discussion, but more questions can be submitted using the hashtag #a11ytalks on Twitter. Event hashtag: #a11ytalks

Virtual Panel: How Persons with Disabilities Use the Web Webinar

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Join us on Thursday, November 30th at 11:00AM to learn how persons with disabilities use the web.This panel is a great introduction for people who are new to accessibility but want to learn more. Millions of people have disabilities that affect their use of the web. Currently, most websites and software have accessibility barriers that make it difficult or impossible for many people with disabilities to use the web. Our panelists will go over the various scenarios they encounter.

A11yBos: An Overview of CAST Figuration Regional

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75 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, USA
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Looking for a development framework designed to include accessibility from the start? Join us for an overview of CAST, the AEM Center, and the latest version of CAST Figuration: A feature rich, responsive, mobile first, accessible, front-end framework. Presenter: Lynn McCormack, Software Engineer, Senior Technologist – AEM Center Event hashtag: #a11yBos

Chicago Digital Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup: Digital Accessibility Lightning Talks & Holiday Social Regional

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1033 W Van Buren #700, Chicago, IL 60607
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This event will be a hybrid lightning talk, social networking meetup. Between 6-8pm, join us for a mix of formal talks and holiday merrymaking. We're looking to have food and beverage for this event. Event hashtag: #a11ychi

Live Panel: Are you ready for the Section 508 Refresh? Regional

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1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
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Join us on Wednesday, December 6th at 9:00AM to learn the steps you can take for organizational readiness for the Section 508 Refresh. Doors will open at 8:30AM and we welcome attendees to stay and network after the panel until 12:00PM. This panel is hosted by Deque Systems and includes a panel of Section 508 experts.

Chicago Digital Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup: Mobile Screen Readers 101 - Hands On for Developers & Designers Regional

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1033 W Van Buren #700, Chicago, IL 60607
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For this meetup event, learn the basics of using a mobile screen reader. Mobile screen reader expert Sam Joehl will cover an overview of VoiceOver and TalkBack, how to navigate through user interfaces, common gestures used with each screen reader, and how to use mobile screen readers for testing. The talk will also delve into accessibility architecture and how mobile screen readers use accessibility information to present an aural UI. Event hashtag: #a11ychi

Accessibility Club #7 Regional

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Münchner Künstlerhaus
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We are extremely pleased that Marcy Sutton — senior front-end engineer at Deque Systems, writer and speaker — will give us a visit and, among other things, talk about her work on the axe-core team focusing on accessibility test integrations into web developer tooling. Event hashtag: #a11yclub