From the Organizers:
In this presentation, we will explore the landscape of digital accessibility. What is the current snapshot of accessible design and development, especially after the changes brought about by COVID-19? What can content creators and web professionals do to build accessibility into their own spaces? How might accessibility fit into the EFF and EFF-Austin's work and objectives?
Our speaker this month is Erica Braverman. Erica is a UX researcher with a passion for digital accessibility. She started her professional life as a teacher, and when a friend suggested she try UX on for size her response was "What's that?" She is still figuring this out, both as a UX program manager at Knowbility and in various other creative projects.
Tuesday, August 9
7 pm – 9 pm CT
The Devvie Room at the Capital Factory, on the 16th floor of the Omni Hotel at 701 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
Note: To locate Devvie, locate Capital Factory's main event room off the Omni lobby, Voltron, Suite 150. Once inside, there should be someone at the desk to direct you to our meetup, but, if no one is there, proceed to the left past the kitchen and down the hallway, Devvie is right around the corner. You may also message us on this event or message us at @EFFaustin on Twitter if you are having trouble finding us.
Talk will be livestreamed at https://www.youtube.com/user/austintechlive and will later be archived at https://www.youtube.com/user/effaustin. Questions for the speaker from virtual attendees may be submitted via the livestream chat or our twitter account, @EFFaustin.
This event is organized not by EFF, but by EFF-Austin, a grassroots group participating in the Electronic Frontier Alliance. The EFA is a network of grassroots organizations across the country committed to promoting digital rights. Together, we're building a movement to promote freedom of expression, privacy, security, creativity, and access to knowledge.