July Event: Hands-On (and Eyes and Ears) Accessibility Workshop

  • 12 Jul 2012
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thomson Reuters

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  • Includes cost of event as needed
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As technology rapidly changes, accessibility becomes a growing issue. Join us Thursday, July 12, for an accessibility workshop led by November Samnee from Thomson Reuters.
 
In this workshop, you will gain a general understanding of accessibility issues and assistive technologies, get tips on how to make designs accessible, and learn about tools you can use for testing. This workshop will leave you with improved planning skills, and you will be better prepared in your career with a greater understanding of how accessibility needs can be considered and more easily factored into your designs.
 
This interactive session will provide a lab area to give you hands-on experience exploring assistive technologies.

Agenda
- Meet and greet, with refreshments: 6:30 - 7:00 PM
- Workshop and discussion: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Location and Parking
Thomson Reuters
610 Opperman Drive, Eagan MN 55123
**PLEASE BRING PHOTO ID** you will be given a badge at the door.


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Meet in the main lobby at the front entrance.
Free parking.
**PLEASE BRING PHOTO ID** you will be given a badge at the door.

Speaker Bios

November Samnee is a Manager of New Product Development at Thomson Reuters, and has worked on making web and mobile products accessible since 2008. November started her accessibility work with a focus on building accessible products to retain revenue. However, she was fully converted to make everything she works on in the web and mobile space accessible after conducting customer research on users with disabilities.

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