Archive for Digital Conferences

Disability Meets Digital unconference

The digital revolution is transforming Britain and the arts. Technology is changing our lives there’s mobile apps, tablets, touch screens even contactless payments. So how do we ensure that disabled people are not left even further behind in the digital world? Disability Meets Digital is part of Future Everything Summit of Ideas and Digital Intervention on 21st March 2013 in Manchester. Whether you use digital technology in exhibitions, performances,... 
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Getting Online Together 12th May 2011 < have your say

Yesterday was an extreme day for me: witnessing the end of the Hardest Hit march and my personal fears from the current cuts. This was followed by  the opening of Getting Online Together conference (more later) where  the opening video was from David Cameron giving a speech which included the success of getting disabled people online. I didn’t clap, I shook my head (you can’t yell at a video recording – which by the way WAS NOT... 
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Pesky People speaking at B2 Camp on 12 August 2010

Pesky People is doing a short presentation at the B2Camp on 12th August in the Birmingham Library Theatre. Pesky People ‘s presentation is about digital accessibility and announcing both the OLILI project and Pesky People’s new website . The unconference focuses on the built environment and digital technologies – like last year there is a sparkling line up including: Brian Gambles – Head of BCC Library Services (Introduction... 
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Watch National Digital Inclusion 2010 online with subtitles + BSL interpretation

We have been harping since we started a year ago about web accessibility and the need for Disabled and Deaf people to access online content. A great example of this is the The National Digital Inclusion Conference that took place in March 2010 streamed the video content not only live with subtitles and BSL interpretation but made it available afterwards. Alison Smith from Pesky People also got to present two of the Pitches that were taken forward... 
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National Digital Inclusion Conference restricts deaf access

Update Organisers have stepped up efforts to find BSL interpreters following @alisonvsmith’s postings on twtitter – thanks to the  intervention of great people on Twitter especially @DC10plusnetwork and @sarahkatenorman. It is clear that without this very public cryout by @alisonvsmith it would fall through the big digital exclusion cracks in the floor and be ignored. Sadly there has been no reply to Alison since 26th February and she... 
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