Welcome to NYC DiCon 2022!

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DiCon Presents: Maps, Data Visualizations and Accessible Design!

DICON or Digital Inclusion Conference is organized by the City of New York, our sponsors and community partners. Our mission is to educate digital professionals on accessibility and inclusion.

This year DiCon is brought to you by the NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication and Disability Unite!

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), DiCon invites you to a presentation on maps, data visualizations and accessible design. Attendees will learn about:

  • Intro to digital accessibility and the WCAG standard
  • Designing using an accessibility first approach
  • Considering the needs of various users in your design and UX
  • Concepts and features to make your maps and data visualizations more accessible
  • Live screen reader demonstrations of accessible examples
  • The value of testing your products with the disability community

Date, Time and Streaming Details

Date: May 19, 2022

Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This online presentation will be held on Zoom Webinar and streamed on the Disability Unite Website.

Use the button below to register for the Zoom Webinar

Disability Unite streaming link coming soon…

Who is this event for?

This event will benefit all types of digital professionals including:

  • GIS Architects
  • Data scientists
  • Web managers
  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Content creators

Accessibility Info

This online event will be held on Zoom and the Disability Unite website which are both accessible platforms. For Deaf and hard of hearing access, there will be American Sign Language Interpreting and human captions. For blind access, presenters will include image descriptions for visual content. To request any accommodations such as the slides in an accessible format, please reach out to Walei Sabry at 212-788-8291 or [email protected] no later than May 16 at 9 AM.

Conference Organizers and Sponsors

It takes great effort and a lot of resources to put together a free conference. Special thanks to the organizations below who organized and sponsored DiCon 2022!

N Y C Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Logo. On the left is Blue text that says N Y C. On the right is black text that says Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
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