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TSP48: Accessibility Insights with Larry Goldberg of Verizon Media

TSP48: Accessibility Insights with Larry Goldberg of Verizon Media

June 8, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Larry Goldberg, Head of Accessibility at Verizon Media as the latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, introduced by AbilityNet's Annie Mannion, Larry Goldberg discusses topics including:

  • How technologies can both enable yet also create barriers for people with disabilities
  • How to support the next generation of accessibility professionals
  • Digital accessibility trends
  • Pushing the frontiers of future, inclusive experiences.

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you will also find additional Q&As.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP47: Accessibility Insights with Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon, co-founders of GAAD

TSP47: Accessibility Insights with Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon, co-founders of GAAD

May 4, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon, co-founders of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) as the latest guests.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, introduced by AbilityNet's Annie Mannion, Jennison and Joe discussed their experiences creating GAAD, what they've learned along the way, and their plans for the future of inclusion and accessibility.

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you will also find additional Q&As.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP46: Accessibility Insights with Emma Pratt Richens of the BBC

TSP46: Accessibility Insights with Emma Pratt Richens of the BBC

April 7, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Emma Pratt Richens, Accessibility Specialist at the BBC, as our latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, introduced by AbilityNet's Annie Mannion, Emma and Robin discussed:

  • Emma's decades of web experience including front-end web development, UX and accessibility-focused roles 
  • Developments in attitudes towards web accessibility
  • Accessibility, disability, and empathy while working from home during a pandemic
  • Technology's role within inclusive practices in the future

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you will also find additional Q&As.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP45: Accessibility Insights with Caroline Casey of The Valuable 500

TSP45: Accessibility Insights with Caroline Casey of The Valuable 500

March 16, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Caroline Casey, founder of The Valuable 500, as the latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, introduced by AbilityNet's Annie Mannion, Caroline and Robin discussed:

  • recent highlights with The Valuable 500,
  • learnings about diversity and digital inclusion from COVID and remote working,
  • what the future looks like for people with disabilities, and
  • what needs to change to create more inclusive organisations.

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you will also find additional Q&As.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP44: Accessibility Insights with Sarah Herrlinger of Apple

TSP44: Accessibility Insights with Sarah Herrlinger of Apple

February 16, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Sarah Herrlinger, Senior Director of Global Accessibility, Policy & Initiatives at Apple as the latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, introduced by AbilityNet's Annie Mannion, Sarah discussed Apple's accessibility developments over the past year, its experiences with Covid 19, and how the organisation prioritises inclusion.

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you can also find additional Q&As and shownotes.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP43: Accessibility Insights with Alejandro Moledo of the European Disability Forum

TSP43: Accessibility Insights with Alejandro Moledo of the European Disability Forum

January 20, 2021

In this audio extract from AbilityNet's monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Alejandro Moledo, Policy Coordinator at the European Disability Forum (EDF) as the latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, Alejandro discussed the recent EU legislation on accessibility (the European Accessibility Act), and accessibility issues across media, telecoms and emerging technologies (AI, robotics, smart environments) and more.

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you can also find additional Q&As and shownotes.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

TSP42: Accessibility Insights with Malin Rygg of the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency

TSP42: Accessibility Insights with Malin Rygg of the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency

December 9, 2020

In this audio extract from our monthly Accessibility Insights webinar series, we welcome Malin Rygg, Head Of Department at the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency as the latest guest.

Robin Christopherson MBE Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet hosts a monthly online chat with individuals who are each working to improve digital accessibility and digital inclusion.

On this webinar, Malin spoke about enforcing inclusive design principles, and the challenges and successes she has experienced with this in Norway. 

You can download a transcript of this session from the AbilityNet website and about view the video recording of the webinar on the AbilityNet website, where you can also find additional Q&As and shownotes.

Get in touch via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

 

TSP41: Accessibility Insights with Christopher Patnoe of Google: November 2020

TSP41: Accessibility Insights with Christopher Patnoe of Google: November 2020

November 11, 2020

This is an audio recording of our Accessibility Insights webinar series, this month featuring Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion at Google chatting with AbilityNet's Robin Christopherson MBE, Head of Digital Inclusion. The session is introduced by Annie Mannion, Digital Communications Manager at AbilityNet.

 

On the webinar, Christopher, whose background includes innovation roles at Disney Mobile, Sony Ericsson and Apple, shared inclusivity developments at Google and discussed topics including:

  • Covid-19
  • The future of digital accessibility 
  • Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence 

And more!

You can access the webinar recording on the AbilityNet website, along with slides and Q&As from the session.

Download a text transcript of this session via the AbilityNet website.

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TSP40: Accessibility Insights with Bryn Anderson of Sainsbury’s

TSP40: Accessibility Insights with Bryn Anderson of Sainsbury’s

October 7, 2020

This is an audio recording of our new Accessibility Insights webinar series, this month featuring Bryn Anderson, Digital Accessibility Specialist at Sainsbury's chatting with AbilityNet's Robin Christopherson MBE, Head of Digital Inclusion. The session is introduced by Annie Mannion, Digital Communications Manager at AbilityNet.

Bryn supports all of Sainsbury’s' brands to build accessible web and mobile applications. He played a key role in Sainsbury’s' COVID-19 Feeding the Nation work, which shone a spotlight on disability and accessibility both at Sainsbury’s and across society as a whole.
 
Bryn has a background in customer experience and product development, accessibility testing, and is a contributing author to the W3C Accessibility Conformance Testing Rules Community Group.

Born with albinism, Bryn is registered visually impaired, and has a keen interest on the mental impact of inclusive versus non-inclusive experiences in regard to social participation and brand perception.

You can access the webinar recording on the AbilityNet website, along with slides and Q&As from the session.

Download a text transcript of this session via the AbilityNet website.

TSP39: Accessibility Insights with Paul Smyth of Barclays

TSP39: Accessibility Insights with Paul Smyth of Barclays

September 9, 2020

This is an audio recording of our new Accessibility Insights webinar series, this month featuring Paul Smyth MBE, Head of Digital Accessibility at Barclays chatting with AbilityNet's Robin Christopherson MBE, Head of Digital Inclusion.

As founder and leader of Digital Accessibility at Barclays, Paul's an international expert and thought leader who helps to address technological barriers faced by disabled customers or staff. Over recent years Paul’s led on a number of firsts for accessible banking, including talking ATMs, high visibility debit cards and regularly performing disabled user testing across the Barclays website and mobile app. He’s also helped overhaul their Workplace Adjustments process to support staff with disabilities to be as productive as possible.
 
Topics covered in the chat include:

  • How COVID-19 has impacted Barclays customers and staff
  • Where accessible banking is heading
  • How Barclays embeds accessibility at scale
  • How the accessibility profession is evolving 

You can access the webinar recording on the AbilityNet website, along with Q&As from the session.

Download a text transcript of this session via the AbilityNet website.

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