Panel Discussion – Designing for Accessibility: Creating Inclusive and User-Centric Products



10 July

16:00 – 17:00 EST


Online, via Zoom

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Almost 1 in 7 people in the world have some kind of disability, which is almost 20% of the world’s population. No matter if it’s a form of a physical disability such as low vision, hearing, or other mobility issues, or some kind of cognitive issue, our job as designers is to make websites and applications that are inclusive and accessible for everyone. 

We’re excited to invite you to an upcoming panel discussion – Designing for Accessibility: Creating Inclusive and User-Centric Products 

Register HERE.  


Guest Speakers:  



Date & Time: July 10th | 4 – 5 pm CEST (7 – 8 am PDT) 


In this panel we will learn more about accessibility and why it is important, what key things every designer needs to consider when designing a product, and what technologies people with disabilities use to interact with digital content. Our panelists will also be on hand to answer any questions on the topic. 

Be prepared to expand your knowledge in this important area and help us in creating a better world for everyone.  

Join us by registering HERE


About panelists: 

Léonie Watson, Director at TetraLogical & Member of the W3C board of directors 

With more than 25 years of experience working for organisations including Nomensa, The Paciello Group, and Government Digital Service, Léonie is a respected member of the web community. Naturally hard-working and organized, she has spent time managing complex web projects, as well as working in her habitual capacity as an accessibility engineer. In 2018, Microsoft recognised her contribution to the field of accessibility by making her one of the first Most Valued Professionals (MVP) outside of the Microsoft community. She was a co-author of the Inclusive Design Principles, and more recently co-authored the Do No Harm Guide: Centering accessibility in data visualization

Rakesh Paladugula,  Sr Product Manager, Accessibility at Adobe 

Rakesh has more than 14 years of professional experience in WCAG, ADA, Section 508 training, auditing and consulting. His expertise is in training on basics to advanced accessibility including but not limited to websites, documents and mobile applications. The trainings include WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, WAI ARIA, Section 508, EN 301-549, Website accessibility testing, accessibility development, mobile accessibility, advanced web accessibility, accessibility of UI frameworks such as angular, react, document accessibility such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Portable Document Format (PDF). Rakesh is a leader in the digital accessibility space, and he believes that equal opportunity for all can be possible through digital equality. 

Don’t miss the valuable insights!  

The panel discussion is open to the public, entirely free and taking place live via Zoom platform.  

Register NOW.