On Saturday October 17 at 1pm I will be speaking at BlogWorld New Media Expo in Las Vegas on the topic of website and blog
accessibility. I want to thank Glenda Watson Hyatt (known as the left thumb blogger) for inviting me to join her. As many of
you know, Glenda was responsible for my inspiration to make FindAnyFloor.com accessible as well as educating myself so that I
could educate others.
Here is the announcement from Glenda's website.
After months of anticipation, the details are finally finalized: I am presenting at WordCamp Las Vegas at the BlogWorld
& New Media Expo. Yes, the Left Thumb Blogger live in Vegas!
Together with WordPress' parent company Automattic's "User Interface Goddess" Jane Wells, who will be appearing via video,
and Damien Patton, founder and CEO of
FindAnyFloor.com (plus countless other projects on his plate!), we will be presenting
the "Three Faces of Blog Accessibility". We'll be discussing blog accessibility from three perspectives:
- barriers bloggers with disabilities face and tips for increasing your blog's accessibility;
- benefits to businesses for implementing the web accessibility guidelines; and
- the blogging platform WordPress' commitment to accessibility accessibility.
Please join us!
When: Saturday, October 17th, 2009, at 1pm
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center,
towards the back of the Exhibit Hall
I'd like to thank BlogWorld Co–founder and CEO Rick Calvert and BlogWorld's Social Media Director Jim
including accessibility on the blogging agenda, and john Hawkins for welcoming our panel presentation onto the WordCamp Las
Vegas schedule. Having blog accessibility included at such an event is a huge step forward for increasing awareness of this
See you in Vegas!
Glenda Hyatt (http://www.doitmyselfblog.com)
About the Author:
Damien is the Founder and CEO of FindAnyFloor.com as well as several other technolgy businesses specializing in social media and search.