The pandemic made our lives much more reliant on apps and websites to help us stay connected and access essential services to keep us safe. Yet much of the web is inaccessible for many people with a spectrum of disabilities. How do we as designers ensure that anyone can enjoy & participate in the internet fully?
Ahead of an upcoming class on web accessibility, Dan Bivins joins us in discussion about what is the state of the web today and answers our urgent questions about what it takes to make the web more inclusive.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Dan Bivins designs, writes a little bit of front-end code, and spends time helping designers and developers create more inclusive digital products. He has worked across various industries but currently works with Ad Hoc
, building digital services that help the federal government better serve people. Outside of working, Dan has (strangely) become an avid trail runner and also is involved in a couple very different musical projects.
ABOUT OUR SUBJECT MATTERS SERIES
Subject Matters Series brings us together on topics we wonder about for open discussion and shared learning.
Proceeds for this event make all of our programming possible so we may in turn fairly compensate our speakers, fund our programs & outreach, and operational costs. AIGA Los Angeles is a nearly entirely volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and are thankful for your continued support.
This is a virtual event using Zoom. Once you are registered, an email will be sent at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, June 30, with a link to join the online event.
Accommodations for captioning and/or sign language interpreter can be provided. Please let us know at time of registration by emailing us at: administration [at] aigalosangeles.org. Zoom also offers accessibility features which can be found on their website.
SOCIAL MEDIAInstagram: @AIGALosAngelesTwitter: @AIGALosAngelesTikTok: @AIGALosAngeles
#AIGALosAngeles #AIGALA #LACreativeCommunity #LADesignCommunity #WebAccessibility #a11y
TERMS OF PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
By registering and attending/participating at the event, you grant AIGA Los Angeles permission to capture photo/video of the event.Please consider joining AIGA to support our programs and initiatives.