Web Accessibility and Usability Presentations at Columbus Digital

Next Tuesday (July 29th), I will be presenting on Web Accessibility to Columbus Digital – the Central Ohio Adobe Users Group. Starting off the meeting will be a presentation on Usability on the Web.

Announcing this month’s Adobe User Group Presentation Night, hosted by Quest Software!

[Google Calendar Link]

6:10- 7:00: Usability on the Web
Chris Peters, Marketing Director at Quest Software

Chris Peters has been producing websites for almost as long as the Web has existed as a medium. He has been studying usability, accessibility, and human factors avidly since 2000. Chris has doubled paid search conversion rates since beginning his role as Search Marketing Manager for Quest Software, and he leads the open source ColdFusion on Wheels project in his spare time.

7:10- 8:00: Web Accessibility
Andrea Hill, Senior Developer at Resource Interactive

Andrea Hill is a Senior Developer at Resource Interactive, a leading independent interactive agency in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to starting at Resource, Andrea worked in the User Experience group at LexisNexis, coding prototypes for usability testing and serving as the company’s key accessibility contact. Andrea’s background in user-centered design has fueled her interest in usability and accessibility, and her experience as a front-end developer has provided her with the technical background to see how it all fits together. She recently graduated with a Master in Computer Science degree from Franklin University, where her research focus was on RIA Accessibility.

8:00: SOFTWARE RAFFLE
It’s time for our 6-Month software raffle. Come on by for $2000 worth of Adobe Software!

Directions
Take 270 to Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Turn West on Tuttle Crossing Blvd. Shortly after is Emerald Parkway, turn right. 6500 Emerald Parkway is on your right. Plenty of parking.

(totally stolen from the Columbus Digital site.)