In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), the organizers and winners of the international WWW+W4A Accessibility Hackathon met to discuss the innovations that resulted from the event.
In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016 (GAAD), the organizers and winners of the international WWW+W4A Accessibility Hackathon met to discuss the innovations that resulted from the event. In April 2016, this internationally-focused hackathon challenged participants to take a popular web-based product used widely in workplaces and schools, H5P, and make it accessible to all users.
Featured speakers include:
- Volker Sorge, Managing Director of Progressive Accessibility Solutions, and a member of the winning team
- Svien-Tore Griff With, Managing Director of Joubel, the primary inventor and architect of H5P, and a hackathon judge
- Greg Gay, 2016 Web For All (W4A) Conference Chair and hackathon judge
PEAT Talks is a monthly virtual speaker series to showcase organizations and individuals whose work is advancing accessible technology in the workplace. Held the third Thursday of every month at 2pm ET, these events are designed to be energetic and interactive discussions highlighting a spectrum of exciting work. Featured speakers will deliver a 10- to 15- minute talk and then field questions from attendees. To see upcoming events in this series, please visit our calendar.