Events

16
May / 2019

Global Accessibility Awareness Day - t12t Meetup

Stockholm, Sweden
Global Accessibility Awareness Day - t12t Meetup

Join us for an evening to think about, learn and experience digital accessibility!
Thursday, May 16 will mark the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), an event which sees organisations all over the world promote digital accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities. This year to mark the event, Spotify will host the local Stockholm based meetup group T12t at our Urban Escape HQ in Stockholm.

T12t, stands for tillgänglighet and is the Swedish equivalent of a11y for accessibility. This will be T12t’s largest ever meetup with over 400 people attending, public tickets sold out in under 24 hours.

Lineup:

  • Accessibility at Spotify (Shaun Bent, Engineering Manager and Phil Strain, Senior User Researcher)
  • Designing for Neurodiversity (Sara Lerén, Director of Inclusive Design at inUse)
  • Really accessible low hanging fruits (Daniel Göransson, Accessibility Clippy at Axess Lab)
  • The change that lead to independence (Victor Kaiser, Tobii Dynavox)

Our keynote speaker will is accessibility and UX consultant Molly Watt, who will be joining us from the UK for this event.

For the chance to get a return ticket, you need to join the t12t group on meetup.com. (https://www.meetup.com/t12t-Stockholm/events/260048922/). We will be videoing the event and distributing the content, so don't worry if you missed out.