Disability Meets Digital

Digital access and technology unconference for the cultural sector

21 March 2013

Disability Meets Digital 2013l [DMD] is a FREE unconference centring around digital access and technology and its use in the arts & cultural sectors, taking place as part of the FutureEverything Summit of Ideas & Digital Invention.

When digital technology is employed in exhibitions, performances, productions, interactives, mobile or web platforms the content on offer should be accessible to all users, including those who have access needs.

DMD aims to offer a chance for the the cultural sector to discuss issues, share knowledge, find solutions and develop best practice procedures.

DMD will begin with a series of presentations from key speakers in the field.

This will be followed by the main DMD unconference, with a flexible format where the audience decides and leads the breakout sessions.

DISABILITY ACCESS: BSL, Speech to Text reporters, wheelchair accessible.

7 speakers

  • Chris Hammond @full_circle_art Artistic Director
  • Janet Vaugan @birdmail Artistic Director, Talking Birds
  • Dr. Makayla Lewis @maccymacx HCI, web accessibility + social media researcher. Founder of A11yLdn accessibility minconferences.
  • Brad Giblin @bradleybones Head of Games Investment Fund, Film Victoria (Australia)
  • Lynsey Graham @Missus_Toast Designer, Blitz Games Studios. Passionate advocate of accessibility in games design.
  • Samantha Chrisnall Cultural Vulture and Pesky People blogger
  • Pesky People @peskypeople Director + Founder of Pesky People

6 known attendees

  • Full Circle Arts
  • Talking Birds
  • Dr Makayla Lewis
  • Brad Giblin
  • Lynsey Graham
  • Pesky People

6 people tracking this event

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  • Boon Chew
  • Nick Pozek
  • Tatianna Wiegand
  • Marcia Togara
  • Gaz Shaw

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