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Louisville, KY /

World Interaction Design Day 2018: Designing for Accessibility

Forest Giant 2858 Frankfort Ave , Louisville, (map)

Designing for inclusion benefits us all, for accessible experiences are also well-designed experiences. Join us for presentations and a Q&A with local experts on designing for accessibility. Learn what it's like to experience the world for those who use screen readers, alternative input devices, and other assistive solutions, and learn best practices for designing for inclusion.


5:00 - 6:00 pm - Show up, hang out, meet some new folks! Food and soft drinks will be provided.

6:00 pm - Presentation begins!

Speakers Include:

• Lisa Barnett -User Experience Designer and Certified Usability Analyst at Humana

• Ed Blayney - Civic Technology Manager leading Louisville's digital inclusion plan

• Wil Limoges - American Printing House for the Blind - Web and Accessibility Developer

• Maria Delgado - American Printing House for the Blind - Director of Accessibility

• Angel Cho - SolidLight - Experience Designer

• Tricia O’Connor - SolidLight - Sr. Content Developer

7:00 pm - Q&A Panel

8:00 pm - Presentation ends - socialize, talk to the speakers, eat more food!

9:00 pm - Event ends

Contact the hosts if you have any questions!

Additional useful information before your visit:

Main Entrance (Stairs)

Forest Giant’s main entrance is located directly on Frankfort Ave. After parking, or if you are being dropped off, you may use this entrance, and go up the stairs to access the event space. Heads up, there are quite a few stairs after this entrance.


Find parking off of Frankfort Avenue, or find our rear parking lot behind the building, or we also have parking reserved for those who need easier access to the elevator behind Blue Dog Bakery.

Elevator / Accessible Entrance

Our accessible elevator entrance is located directly behind the left side of our building. You may access this elevator entrance by going around our neighbors, Blue Dog Bakery. We recommend folks park in-front of or behind Blue Dog Bakery if they'd prefer to use the elevator.

We'll post up elevator wayfinding signs and have some volunteers helping folks around. As you are facing our office, the bakery is to your left. After Blue Dog Bakery, turn right toward their back parking lot and make another right until you find the elevator at the back of our building.

Accessible Parking

Blue Dog Bakery has graciously agreed to let us use their parking lot during our event. Feel free to park in any spot available behind the bakery. This is also where our elevator is located for those looking to avoid our main entrance stairs.


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