What is Inclusive User Testing - Live from Google Accessibility Discovery Centre, London

  • Free webinar
  • 1pm BST, Wednesday 5 June 2024
  • Online - ZoomFour different shaped dots

Join us live from Google's Accessibility Discovery Centre (ADC) in Kings Cross, London for a discussion about inclusive user research with Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at Google and Ashley Peacock, Senior Accessibility Consultant at AbilityNet.

Christopher and Ashley will tour the ADC and discuss how to ensure that user research includes the views of disabled people.

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Who will benefit from this webinar?

The session is aimed at anyone who would like to learn about inclusive user testing and research including web designers, developers, product managers, UX/UI designers and accessibility professionals, or anyone passionate about inclusive design and user experience.

The resources shared can be used to help anyone in your organisation:

  • Understanding the importance of inclusivity in user testing and research
  • Explore cutting-edge accessibility technology
  • Witness the impact of inclusive design firsthand

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a live exploration of Inclusive User Research with Google and AbilityNet.

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Meet the Panellists

Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at GoogleChristopher Patnoe, smiling at the camera

Christopher Patnoe is the Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion for EMEA at Google. He leads Google's efforts concerning the accessibility of products, focusing on people – both Google creators and end users. He has more than 25 years experience in technology and design, inclduing time at Apple and Disney. The London Accessibility Discovery Centre opened in November 2022 and has been a huge success, attracting external attention from all over Europe as well as building strong links with internal teams. 

Profile image of Ashley Peacock smilingAshley Peacock, Senior Accessibility Consultant at AbilityNet 

Ashley works primarily on AbilityNet’s inclusive user-research practices. Her expertise lies at the intersection of cognitive science, AI and technology.

Ashley previously led a company for four years, specialising in tailored assistive solutions for governments, businesses, and charities. This included creating 3D autism simulations, collaborating with the NHS on a mental health triaging tool during the COVID pandemic and engineering custom software to help people with neurodegenerative conditions to read again, working in partnership with UCL.

As a neurodivergent professional she continues to make an impact in this field through public speaking, writing and research.


This webinar will be 60 minutes and include an opportunity to pose questions to the panel. Any unanswered questions will be answered on this page after the webinar broadcast. 

Learn more about user testing    

If you're interested in putting disabled individuals at the heart of your project through User Research, explore AbilityNet’s User Research service. 

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Date of webinar: 
5 Jun 2024 - 13:00