Speaking at Accessibility Camp Toronto 2014
I am excited to say that I will be speaking at Accessibility Camp Toronto in late September. It probably goes without saying that I’ll be speaking on accessibility. Given Toronto’s proximity to my home town of Buffalo, and the fact that I used to wander up to Toronto about once a month, it will be nice to visit a city I’ve neglected for a couple years now.
Instead of re-stating what Accessibility Camp Toronto is all about, I am going to cheat and quote the site directly:
Focusing on users with different disabilities, sessions can cover digital accessibility topics from the web (technical to tactical), desktop software, mobile apps, eLearning, online gaming, open source innovations, and everything in between. Watch this brief video from the first Accessibility Camp Toronto to get a feel for what to expect during the day. Also, video recordings from the 2013 camp are available.
Regardless of your level of knowledge, this event is for you. It will be a great opportunity for members of the design/development, usability, accessibility, other IT and end-users with disabilities communities to interact and learn from each other. We recommend you browse the Frequently Asked Questions, especially if you have never attended a participant-driven BarCamp/unconference before.
Please support the event with a $5 suggested donation at the door. Your donation will help cover the costs for miscellaneous expenses – event materials, food, etc.
Please follow event updates on Twitter via @a11yto.
Make sure you register as it is my understanding that the event is three quarters full. If you don’t follow @a11yto for updates, at least check in on the #a11yto hashtag.
The nitty gritty: the event is held from 9:00am until 4:00pm on Saturday, September 27, 2014. It is being held at OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1. As a courtesy and way to fill space on this post I have embedded the map:
My slides are now online. Go check them out.
Leave a Comment or Response