Building for Everyone

Google UK, 6 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

“Building for Everyone” is an event entirely focused on accessibility and inclusion in technology, with the mission to educate developers to incorporate accessibility best practices into their products, and to raise awareness about accessibility guidelines and tools.

Sep 26, 2022, 4:30 – 8:00 PM

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About this event

“Building for Everyone” is an event entirely focused on accessibility and inclusion in technology, with the mission to educate developers to incorporate accessibility best practices into their products, and to raise awareness about accessibility guidelines and tools.

At the event, attendees will learn how to develop products and applications that are more accessible and inclusive, and use the accessibility testing tools available.
Registration will open at 5:30 pm and close at 6:45 pm (last entry). The sessions will start at 6:30 pm.


Agenda

5:30 PM - Registrations and networking

6:30 PM - Welcome and introduction

6:40 PM - Keynote: Building inclusively, building accessibly - Christopher Patnoe

7:10 PM - Building for Accessibility in Reusable Components - Emily Meng

7:40 PM - Q&A

8:00 PM - Networking


Talk description

  • Keynote - Building inclusively, building accessibly: Christopher will discuss three principles about building inclusively and will share examples from Google demonstrating them in products and services, and the challenges that brings.
  • Building for Accessibility in Reusable Components: How the Google Maps Platform approaches building accessibility into reusable components which get used by developers in many different ways.

When

When

Monday, September 26, 2022
4:30 PM – 8:00 PM UTC

Speakers

  • Christopher Patnoe

    Google

    Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion for EMEA

  • Emily Meng

    Google

    Software Engineer, Maps JavaScript API

Organizers

  • Renuka Kelkar

    techpowergirls

    GDG Organizer

  • Sumith Damodaran

    sitecore

    PM / GDG Organizer

  • Jai Campbell

    Wipro

    Senior Architect / GDG Organizer

  • Chris Bouloumpasis

    GDG Organizer

  • Goran Minov

    Okta

    Team Lead | GDG Organizer

  • Inès Rigaud

    GDG Organizer

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