BIL 2015

March 21-22nd at Imperial Vancouver. Doors open at 8am. Opening remarks begin at 9:30AM.

Melody Ma


Melody is a web developer and previously a software product manager. She is a member of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Education and Outreach Work Group and is a contributor to the Web Experience Toolkit (WET) open source project led by the Government of Canada, which is an award-winning framework for building accessible websites.

Talk Title: #TheDress and building a web for everyone

Are you #teamwhite&gold or #teamblue&black? Regardless, this ridiculous internet meme tore the internet apart and showed just why as creatives, technologists, marketers, and anyone that is a part of creating the web, need to build web products that are accessible for everyone regardless of their physical and cognitive abilities. This talk will give an overview of what web accessibility means, why it matters and what you can do about it.