Accessibility at SXSW: March 13–14
Learn from and be inspired by some of the top minds in the accessibility industry at SXSW on Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14. Listed in alphabetical order, the sessions that focus on this topic are as follows:
Wednesday, March 13
Add Accessibility to Your Process the Easy-ish Way
Being Human: The Future of Innovation and Success
The Blind Cook: MasterChef Winner, Christine Ha
Designing for the Forgotten: Impact Behind Empathy
Litigation Mitigation: ADA Website Compliancy
Navigating the New Frontiers in Accessibility
Thursday, March 14
Austin’s Blind Gaming Champ Shares His Amazing Story
Cross-Platform: Designing for Users, Not Devices
Empowering Accessibility with AI, IoT, & Robotics
How Austin Has Embraced Archer’s Challenge
Is Corporate Inclusion Diversish?
Original Lifehacking at SXSW: The Journey of Thisten
The Outer Limits: Tackling Inclusivity in the Media
These accessibility-related sessions occur in Ballroom FG and Ballroom H on the third floor of the JW Marriott.
Also, SXSW is working with a new app called Thisten for these accessibility-related sessions. Learn more about this new app from Liz Jackson (the activist who invented it) at the “Original Lifehacking at SXSW: The Journey of Thisten” session on Thursday, March 14.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.