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Tue, Feb 27, 2024 @ 07:30 PM   FREE   Venue, 72 Spring St
 
   
 
 
              

      
 
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EVENT DETAILS
This event will be online & in-person. NOTE! We're in a different location. Details below. The speaker & live stream starts at 7:30 pm ET. In-person attendees may arrive as early as 7 pm ET.

States are creating new laws & there are many other changes on the horizon with the recent release of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.2.

Thomas Logan will review what is happening in the legal space as it pertains to digital accessibility from the perspective of a technologist. Thomas has been called on as a legal witness in digital accessibility cases. He has gained unique insights into state laws related to digital accessibility.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to navigate the shifting sands of digital accessibility with an expert.

Why attend?

Gain insights into laws shaping digital accessibility
Learn from real-world experiences from a legal witness in accessibility cases
Elevate your understanding of the intersection between technology & the law
Network with industry professionals & thought leaders
There will be time for your questions. This event will be online & in-person.

Livestream
View on YouTube

Presenter bio
For 20 years, Thomas Logan has helped organizations create technology solutions that work for people with disabilities. Over his career, he has worked with startups to Fortune 500s including Microsoft, Google, Meta, Bank of America, New York Times, Princeton University, & Disney. He has also done projects for many federal, state, & local government agencies in the U.S.

Thomas & Ken Nakata have a podcast called A11yInsights. In every episode, they look at a legal case, a proposed or passed state law, & interesting news stories related to digital accessibility & the law. You can catch their episodes in the Equal Entry blog.

He's the owner of Equal Entry, whose mission is "contributing to a more accessible world." Clients come to Equal Entry for accessibility audits, training on accessibility, & legal accessibility expertise.

He's the founder of Accessibility Virtual Reality & co-founder of Accessibility New York, & Accessibility Tokyo. These are Meetups related to accessibility & people with disabilities.

Location details
The event is on the 4th floor. Attendees can enter on the third floor & go up the staircase, or request accommodation to go directly to the 4th floor. (They will need to be accompanied.) Thanks to Ben Ogilvie to making this possible! Let us know if you're coming!

The building is near several transit stops:

6 train
- Spring Street (non-accessible stop): 100 feet
- Canal Street (accessible stop): 0.4 miles
NQRW trains
- Prince Street (non-accessible stop): 0.2 miles
- Canal Street (accessible stop): 0.3 miles
M1 / M55 Bus lines
- Broadway/Spring Street stop: 500 feet

Cabs/Rideshares can let passengers out right near the building entrance

Accessibility

The presentation will have human captions [CC], not automatic captions. Please let us know about accessibility requirements two weeks before the event.

Accreditation

All A11yNYC meetups are pre-approved for IAAP Continuing Accessibility Education Credits (CAEC).

Sponsors

Thanks to Asana, Evinced, Equal Entry, & Fable for sponsoring.
 
 
 
 
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