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MERGE is a group of DIGITAL ASSET EVENTS with a focus on current trends in a holistic manner, and different technologies, segments, and sectors.  MERGE attendees, speakers, and sponsors can audit different but adjacent technology disciplines and build meaningful ROLODEX DIVERSITY while exploring new regions of opportunity.

MERGE will take place within the entirety of the Grand Ballroom space at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista, located in Orlando, Florida.

Registered attendees will be treated to a variety of content that comes from the different shows and events and group meetings that are occurring during MERGE, as well as keynotes, panels and networking activities.

Interested in sponsoring? There are some last-minute options available.

Meanwhile, check out MERGE.SHOW for more information, and stay tuned!

[Please note, Schedule may be subject to small changes]
Saturday, September 15 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Access for Everyone: Building Accessible Interfaces

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The web was always intended to allow everyone to share and consume information. Building websites and interfaces that can be understood by anyone regardless of their ability to see, hear, or move should be a top priority for anyone designing for the web today. In this talk we'll break down areas of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), talk about the concepts you'll want to keep in mind, and look at how you can best write front-end code to interact with assistive technologies. You'll walk away from this talk feeling more comfortable and confident with your new accessible-drive front-end super powers ready to take on the world.

Speakers
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Tim Knight

Director of User Experience, GravityFree Studios
Tim Knight is an award-winning product designer and software developer who has been working on the web since 1996. Since 2002, Tim has been working in the agency world to help clients develop their web projects both in service and product design. He is currently the Director of User... Read More →


Saturday September 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
1: ICA Breakout Room Salon 1, Hilton LBV @ Disney Springs (Orlando, FL)

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