Free webinar: Accessible design tips for a competitive edge: AbilityNet Live!

Accessible design does not mean difficult design.

Register for our free webinar on Tuesday 14 July, 1pm, to find out from expert panellists in UX and accessible design roles at Sony, Moneysupermarket Group and AbilityNet about how you can design for a digital world accessible to all. 

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During the free webinar, Accessible design tips for a competitive edge (part of our AbilityNet Live free webinar series), expert panelists will share their experiences of designing with accessibility in mind, describing success stories and explaining how establishing accessibility best practices can put you at a competitive advantage, particularly as Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of  accessible design for meeting the needs of diverse users. 

Join expert speakers from Sony Europe, Moneysupermarket and AbilityNet to discuss topics including: 

  • Top tips for accessible design 
  • Designing for older people and disabled people 
  • Common accessibility issues that can be fixed by inclusive design 
  • Career prospects for those with accessible design credentials 

About our speakers

Sarah Zama – Sony Europe 

Sarah is currently the UX, Design and Videography Manager at Pro.Sony & the Global Accessibility ‘go to’ person. The accessibility add-on is as a result of her time working in digital production for more than 12 years at Living Paintings and Guide Dogs, both charities in the sight loss sector.

Emily Cheshire - Moneysupermarket 

Emily is a UX Designer at Moneysupermarket Group. Determined to have an ethical impact on the world, Emily stepped into UX resolved to create inclusive products that better users' lives. Emily’s dedication to building inclusivity was recognised internally with the Inclusion Icon award in 2019.  Since then she’s been leading and participating in a number of accessibility-focused projects at Moneysupermarket Group.

Alice Taylor - AbilityNet

Alice joined AbilityNet after spending five years working as a Front End Developer in a range of digital agencies. As a senior accessibility consultant in our Accessibility Services Team, Alice provides in-depth auditing of web/mobile websites and applications, and carries out design, wireframe and specialist assistive technology reviews, for a wide range of clients across the public and private sectors.

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Who will benefit from this webinar?

This webinar is for web designers, people in digital content and UX roles and those working in accessibility roles.

The session may also be of interest to designers moving into working within digital services and products.

Further resources:

Blog: The Carrots and Sticks of Inclusive Design

Podcast: Top tips and insights from TechSharePro 2019

Training: AbilityNet offers training courses on all aspects of digital accessibility. Learn new skills!