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Speaking

I am an enthusiastic and engaging speaker and love sharing knowledge at conferences, webinars and meetups

Talks you can watch online

Not all issues are equal: How to prioritise an accessibility backlog - Virtua11y 2022

Virtua11y 2022. Watch on YouTube (1:00:11)

A common scenario after an accessibility audit/review is being faced with many issues that need fixing and not knowing where to start. In this talk, I show show that not all accessibility issues are equal and that considering factors such as impact on user, complexity to fix and relation to core journeys can help you create a pragmatic prioritised backlog.

Evolving Accessibility: Thinking beyond compliance to inclusion

Virtua11y 2021. Watch on YouTube (0:59:56)

Accessibility is often treated as checklist to meet legal compliance. But such as approach doesn't reap the full rewards that accessibility has to offer. In this talk I explore the differences between compliance and inclusion and show you how accessibility can be used as a tool to improve design for everyone.

Creating accessible digital experiences: a strategy - not a checklist

Interact Virtual Festival 2020. Watch on YouTube (0:58:18)

Most organisations and teams find designing and building accessible digital experiences difficult. A checklist can be a useful first step in making accessibility more digestible, but a strategy is needed to achieve real accessibility in an effective and efficient way and to realise all its benefits. In this talk I shares insights into what works and what doesn't and shows you how to improve your approach to accessibility.

How making services accessible benefits all users

Service Experience Camp 2018, Berlin. Watch on YouTube (0:19:52)

In his talk I share how services can be more accessible to users and what designers should consider ​to design better services and touchpoints.

A four-part accessible design strategy

Accessibility London Meetup November 2018, London. Watch on YouTube (0:49:13)

Making something accessible is about much more than just following a checklist. But sometimes teams need to know where to start. This talk outlines a 4-part strategy for making digital products and service accessible. Following this approach will immediately improve the usability for everyone - and will kick-start the delivery team's understanding of how to go on to make a product truly accessible.

Accessibility for developers

Frontend NE November 2016, Newcastle. Watch on YouTube (00:42:54)

I talk about understanding accessibility, covering the challenges users face with accessibility and how this is approached at GOV.UK, where he headed up the accessibility team.

Talks that are not online

Not all issues are equal: How to prioritise an accessibility backlog - Front Conferece 2022

Front Conferece 2022, Zurich

In this talk, I explain how accessibility issues are not all equal and describe how to prioritise and group them so that you can tackle them effectively. Lessons will also be shared on how to approach accessibility more efficiently.

Strategies for Accessible Design

Camp Digital 2018, Manchester

I outline a 4-part strategy for making digital products accessible. Following this approach will immediately improve the usability for everyone - and will kick-start the delivery team’s understanding of how to go on to make a product truly accessible.