Our regularly scheduled September meeting for BayCHI UE BOF/ Bay Area UPA Chapter
has been moved to October 18th and will be held at Intuit in Mountain View. We'll learn about ensuring accessibility of web-based interfaces to users with disabilities. Treats/socializing will begin at 7pm and the talk will start at 7:30pm.
We hope to see you there!
Mary VanRiper, Emily Hebard and Kaaren Hanson
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of SSB Technologies will discuss issues relating to ensuring the accessibility of web based interfaces to users with disabilities. His talk will cover:
- Assistive technologies used by individuals with disabilities
- Relevant US and International legislation
- Usability issues specific to the disabled community
- Methods for auditing accessibility
Tim Springer, Chairman
As co-founder of SSB Technologies, Mr. Springer designed SSB's patent-pending core technology and led the development of InFocus™, the industry's first commercial software for testing Web accessibility. Tim is the chief architect of the Accessibility Management Platform and SSB's proprietary accessibility assessment methodology. Mr. Springer advises many large corporations and Federal agencies (including the Social Security Administration, HP and Wells Fargo Bank) on the technical challenges and best practices required to successfully achieve accessibility.
Mary VanRiper | QuickBooks Group, Intuit | Senior User Researcher | 650-944-2529