Lightning Talks: Round 3

November 3, 2022 at 02:00 UTC

Getting Started With Accessibility

Accessibility can be overwhelming and it can be hard to know where and how to get started. Gregory will cover the basics, such as colour, images, headings, language, and more. This is a great beginner talk, but also a refresher for those who may have forgotten the basics or want to make sure they cover…
Gregory is a young man with piercing blue eyes. He is wearing hearing aids.
Website Consultant, Gregory J Development

You, Me, and Your Content I Can’t See

What do sticky navbars, ellipsis-hidden content, and overlays have in common? They all prevent me from accessing your content. I will touch on these and other design choices, of which your website or app is keeping a visually-impaired user, like me, from using your service. Join me for a brief glimpse into the inaccessible web…
White woman with brown hair wearing small thick glasses and a blue/white striped knit shirt. She is smiling and posing in front of a picturesque quilt.
Accessibility Specialist & Web Developer, Digilou

Video captioning and transcript tricks

Melanie manages the YouTube page for the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) of Western Australia, and her work involves captioning the videos and writing transcripts. Over the years she has done a lot of captioning and learnt a great amount. Melanie will share her tips and tricks for doing good captions quickly and…
Melanie is a white woman in her 40's with short reddish-brown hair. She is sitting in her wheelchair with a big smile on her face.
Video and Media Assistant, Department of Fire and Emergency Services Western Australia