PEAT Talks

PEAT Talks: Making Tech Fields Accessible

Introduction And welcome to PEAT Talks. This is a virtual speaker series from the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. We have these talks on the third Thursday of every month, and PEAT Talk showcases various organizations and individuals whose work and innovations are advancing technology in the workplace. My name is Josh Christianson. I'm the [...]

2020-07-17T15:36:23+00:00Published: August 24th, 2017|Tags: |

PEAT Talks: How and Why to Make VPATs a Priority

Accessibility experts Ted Gies and Jay Nemchik discussed the business significance of VPATs, and their best practices for handling requests. Over the years, Elsevier has responded to hundreds of customer requests for Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs). In this webinar, accessibility experts Ted Gies and Jay Nemchik discussed the business significance of VPATs, and their best practices for handling requests. Original Recording [...]

2021-10-26T23:30:20+00:00Published: August 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |

PEAT Talks Transcript: Neurodiversity & Workplace Technology

Introduction   Welcome to PEAT Talks, the virtual speaker series from the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. On the Thursday of every month, PEAT Talks shows various organizations and individuals whose work and innovations are advancing technology in the workplace. My name is Corinne Weible. I'm the deputy director for PEAT, and I'll be hosting [...]

2023-11-01T18:07:19+00:00Published: July 26th, 2017|Tags: |

PEAT Talks: Making Tech Fields Accessible

EvoXLabs founder Ather Sharif discusses his experiences in making tech-focused workplaces more inclusive, from building technology solutions to how and why EvoXLabs developed a partnership with AccessComputing at UW that connects students with disabilities with mentors and internships in tech. […]

2020-07-17T15:36:23+00:00Published: July 18th, 2017|Tags: , |

PEAT Talks Transcript: Why Jobseekers Need a Digital Brand

Introduction PEAT talks showcases various organizations and individuals whose work and innovations are advancing accessible technology in the workplace. My name is Corrine Weible. I'm the deputy director for PEAT, and I will be hosting today's talk. Before we get started I'm going to quickly review a few logistics. We will have time for questions and [...]

2023-10-27T16:59:00+00:00Published: June 20th, 2017|Tags: |

PEAT Talks Transcript: The Future of Accessible Work

Introduction Hello everybody. Welcome to today's special PEAT Talks. This is our virtual speaker series from the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. We hold these on the third Thursday of every month, and PEAT Talks, in general, showcases the various organizations and individual events, where the work and innovation that are advancing accessible technology pertaining [...]

2023-10-25T19:11:32+00:00Published: May 25th, 2017|Tags: |

PEAT Talks: Why Jobseekers Need a Digital Brand

Today, eRecruiting dominates all aspects of hiring & recruiting, and a successful job search starts by investing in a digital brand. For students with disabilities in particular, strategically shaping an online persona can open many career doors. In this webinar, Intuit’s Ted Drake profiles how several people with disabilities leveraged social media to start successful careers. [...]

2024-02-06T14:53:25+00:00Published: May 10th, 2017|Tags: , |

PEAT Talks: Neurodiversity & Workplace Technology

Shea Tanis, Associate Director of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, led a discussion of why technology and information access is a critical right for everyone, and how technology solutions are changing employment opportunities for people with cognitive disabilities.  Shea Tanis, PhD is a long time PEAT contributor, PEAT Policy Think Tank member, and the Associate [...]

2024-01-24T17:04:08+00:00Published: May 9th, 2017|Tags: , |

PEAT Talks: Making Taleo Accessible

Taleo is the leading talent management system used by HR professionals worldwide. In this webinar, Senior Director of Oracle’s Accessibility Program Peter Wallack, Product Management Director of Taleo Development Ali Moosvi, and Accessibility Test Engineer Priyanka Jampana​ will discuss the challenges and successes that their team has experienced, as well as the accessibility features currently in production. Taleo is the leading talent management system [...]

2021-10-26T23:28:31+00:00Published: April 25th, 2017|Tags: , |

PEAT Talks Transcript: Making Taleo Accessible

Introduction Hello and welcome to PEAT Talks, the virtual speaker series from the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology. On the third Thursday of every month, PEAT Talks showcases various organizations and individuals whose work and innovations are advancing accessible technology in the workplace. My name is Corinne Weible. I'm the Deputy Director for PEATS, and [...]

2023-10-25T19:09:09+00:00Published: April 25th, 2017|Tags: |