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San Diego Accessibility & Inclusive Design May Meetup

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come talk accessibility with us at Red Door Interactive! We’ll have some amazing lightning talks and time for networking and hanging out.

We’ll start the lightning talks around 7:00pm. We’ll live stream the event. Food and drinks will be provided!

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Speakers & Topics

How video game development can benefit from Accessibility

Ricardo Rodriguez is a Jr Web Developer and Accessibility Consultant. He uses his lived experience as a disabled individual to help make products and services more accessible. In his spare time he can be found making YouTube videos around video game accessibility or streaming on twitch to increase awareness of accessible video games.
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Concrete to Code: Accessibility Lessons Learned in Construction vs. Tech

How do two vastly different industries — construction and tech — integrate accessible practices into their products? In this thought-provoking speech, we’ll delve into how accessibility is enforced in the construction site, and explore how these lessons can build a better & inclusive digital world. Oscar Corral is a multidisciplinary Product Designer with a background in architecture and business. He’s designed everything from custom toothpicks, responsive websites, and luxury skyscrapers. You can learn more at OscarDCorral.com
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The European Accessibility Act and selling A11Y

David Martin is a cybersecurity professional and A11Y champion at Intuit. He manages their Technical Compliance team and is responsible for cybersecurity, privacy, and accessibility controls across their small business offerings. He is also a member of the product A11Y team, and heads up the San Diego chapter of Intuit’s Abilities Network advocating for better inclusion of persons with disabilities for both customers, and the Intuit workforce.
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Creating Equitable Access Through Mindful Design

India Kaltsas West is a partially sighted, neurodivergent disability inclusion and equity activist, passionate about all things related to accessibility, co-creating a world where people with disabilities can operate fully and without barriers.

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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 an email from Christopher Land (Meetup) the day of the event for the door code for entry – it might go into your spam folder!

Special thanks to our sponsors Deque and Evinced!

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.meetup.com/a11ysd/events/299621848/

Venue

Red Door Interactive
2436 Market St
San Diego, 92102 United States
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Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
, , ,
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/a11ysd/events/299621848/

Venue

Red Door Interactive
2436 Market St
San Diego, 92102 United States
+ Google Map