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Google Announces Two Accessibility Sessions for I/O Conference


Google has posted about 70 sessions on the calendar for its upcoming I/O conference including two which are accessibility-focused.
Google I/O is the company's annual conference for developers and is traditionally where the next version of Android is revealed. This year's event will be held May 17-19 in Mountain View, Calif. Registration is now closed but many sessions will be viewable online.
Google says that more sessions will be added between now and the event. Here's what the schedule has to say about this year's accessibility sessions:

What's New in Android Accessibility - May 17, 3-4 PM

Come hear what is new in Android for accessibility! Learn about new additions in the next version of Android, and hear about new APIs that developers can use to create experiences to make apps more accessible. Get an update on accessibility testing and best practices, and hear about how Google conducts UX research for users with disabilities.
Patrick Clary
Google
Maya Ben Ari
Google
Astrid Weber
Google
Melissa Barnhart
Google
Victor Tsaran
Google

Office Hours with Google’s Accessibility experts - May 17, 6-7PM

Have questions about how to improve accessibility on your Website or Android app? Want to create more inclusive experiences for people with disabilities? Want to learn how to design, develop and test for everyone? Come have a chat with Android and Web accessibility experts

Source: Google I/O Accessibility Schedule
Category: News

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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