Accessible Design 101

Feb 8, 2022 · Calgary, Canada

Calgary UX is proud to start our first event in our "Inclusiveness and Accessibility" Series. We are happy to welcome Diana Kourbo, Senior Product Designer. Join us and learn the principles that will guide you on our quest for more accessible experiences for everyone.

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About the event

Inclusive and accessible design seems to be a trendy concept in the design world today. For those of us not familiar with it, what is it really and how does it relate to you even if you do not think that accessible design is part of your everyday life?

You might be surprised to find out that it actually is and that you have had several instances in your life where it played a key role in helping you complete everyday tasks.

In this presentation, we'll cover what inclusive and accessible design is, why it's so important and what tools designers can use to create accessible products that can benefit everyone, no matter their skill or ability.

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About the speaker

Diana Kourbo is a Senior Product Designer, having spent the last 15 years in the digital field.

Her design journey took her from the humble beginnings of web and graphic design to the complex practice of what user experience design is today.

She's worked in a variety of industries, from online casino gaming, airlines, utilities, oil & gas to most recently online education.

She also loves helping up-and-coming designers through virtual coaching and mentorship.

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    Hobnob with Calgary’s finest user experience practitioners and hangers on. Calgary UX aims to inspire and connect user experience professionals across all disciplines and all industries in Calgary. Together with our members, we form new relationships, showcase local talent, and draw inspiration from the larger UX community. Our members include designers, developers, content writers, product managers, researchers, and more. ===== Current leadership team: Andrew Wright – ATB Financial @andrewjwright Jason

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