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Accessibility Audits: What Now?

Hosted by

Soren Hamby

Thu, Jul 18, 2024

8:00 PM UTC (30 minutes)

Virtual (Zoom)

Free to join

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What you'll learn

Understanding Accessibility Audits

I'll share the purpose and content of an accessibility audit as well as a birds eye view of criteria and metrics.

What to do with the results of an audit

How audits are different and how to implement results at different product development phases.

Why this topic matters

Accessibility audits ensure digital inclusivity for all, especially people with disabilities. Professionally, understanding accessibility audits enhances your skills, as companies value this expertise to avoid legal risks, expand their market, raise product quality, and improve user experience. Appropriately using audits can greatly improve digital products.

You'll learn from

Soren Hamby

A seasoned UX design leader and accessibility specialist, author, and speaker

As a senior design leader, Soren focuses on building inclusive systems, communities, and products, all while cultivating diverse and robust teams. Soren's passion for accessibility is evident through their involvement in various initiatives, including serving as a maintainer at The A11y Project.

Throughout their career, Soren has collaborated with renowned organizations such as Google, Waymo, Verizon, Benjamin Moore, MRM//McCann, JPMorgan, InVision, Wunderman Thompson, E*Trade, and the Department of Defense's Software Engineering Directorate. They have led numerous talks and workshops, sharing insights on product design and accessibility.

In their free time, they often indulge their creative side through crafting, fashion, collecting enamel pins, and creating weird art that glows.

Previously at

Wunderman Thompson
J.P. Morgan

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