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A11y Camp 2018 – Conference, Workshops and Much, Much More

Conference Update A little over a week to go before A11y Camp 2018 starts in Melbourne, and we are all getting very excited! We have an extraordinary program of presentations on digital accessibility and inclusion, including four distinguished keynotes and a further 12 talks in two streams, delivered by practitioners right at the coal face of […]

Jason Kiss Confirmed as Final A11y Camp Speaker

Providing the final element of a truly stellar conference program, expert New Zealand accessibility advocate and popular speaker Jason Kiss has been confirmed as the twelfth and final speaker at our A11y Camp 2018 conference in Melbourne next month. We’re privileged to have Jason cross the ditch to give us his perspective on WCAG 2.1, […]

Another Speaker Announced – Program Almost Complete

We can confirm one more speaker has been added to the conference program for A11y Camp 2018. Zoe Paleologos, Senior Project Officer at the Australian Human Rights Commission, will speak about the Commission’s Human Rights and Technology project, which aims to explore the impact of technology on our human rights. “For 1 billion people with disabilities in the […]

A11y Camp 2017 Highlights Video Released

We have released a short video of highlights from last year’s A11y Camp, to give people an idea of what transpired in 2017 and the sort of thing they can expect this year. Captions are available. Please do share the highlights video among your colleagues and contacts through your work and social networks. With your […]

Two More A11y Camp Speakers Locked In

We are delighted to announce two more speakers have been confirmed for our A11y Camp 2018 conference program. As it happens, these two speakers (or three, actually), like several others at A11y Camp this year, come from a section of the digital design and development community that is critical to the full adoption of accessible and inclusive design. They […]

Side Event: Sydney Panel Discussion

One of our wonderful event sponsors, Intopia, is co-hosting an event in Sydney on Monday 15 October featuring two of our A11y Camp 2018 keynote speakers. Together with the Sydney Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup, Intopia is hosting a panel discussion titled Legislation, Policy and Practice for Digital Inclusion as part of International Digital […]

Two Latest Conference Speakers Announced

It’s time for us to announce two more A11y Camp 2018 speakers, and a fascinating pair they are. How we understand disability and accessibility is, without question, changing. The notion that people with disability are a tiny slice of the community for whom we must do “special things” is largely, and thankfully, outdated. The focus is […]

Two More Conference Speakers Confirmed

Good news! While we’d hoped to announce up to four more A11y Camp speakers today, we’re still waiting on some final confirmations and presentation details, so we can tell you about our next two exciting speakers. It’s especially exciting as the speakers in question are well known Telstra API & Platform Evangelist and general dev-gamer-geek-about-town Steven Cooper, […]

Four Conference Speakers Announced

We’ve already released information on our four fabulous keynote speakers and our four wonderful workshops. Now, we’re delighted to announce our first four main conference speakers. Ashlea McKay Russ Weakley Julie Grundy Ross Mullen Do click through for details of their presentations. Note that we have another eight speakers lined up, and we’ll bring you […]

Alastair McEwin to Deliver Fourth Keynote

We’re proud and pleased Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin has been confirmed as the fourth invited speaker for A11y Camp 2018. While Commissioner McEwin’s educational background is in arts, law and business administration, he also brings a wealth of personal and professional experience with disability. He has been the Executive Director of Community Legal […]